LAURIE RAY HAMLETT APPELLANT v. COMMISSION FOR LAWYER DISCIPLINE APPELLEE

Court of Appeals of Texas, Amarillo. LAURIE RAY HAMLETT, APPELLANT v. COMMISSION FOR LAWYER DISCIPLINE, APPELLEE No. 07-16-00256-CV     Decided: December 28, 2017 Before QUINN, C.J., and CAMPBELL and PIRTLE, JJ. OPINION Laurie Ray Hamlett appeals from a judgment publically reprimanding her for violating Rules 3.01, 3.02, and 8.02(a) of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional…

ESTATE LAND COMPANY AARON WIESE AND KAMAL BANNAN KAMAL BANANI V. ANTHONY WIESE

Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.). ESTATE LAND COMPANY, AARON WIESE AND KAMAL BANNAN (A/K/A KAMAL BANANI), Appellants v. ANTHONY WIESE, Appellee NO. 14-16-00040-CV     Decided: December 21, 2017 Panel consists of Chief Justice Frost and Justices Donovan and Wise. (Donovan, J., majority). DISSENTING OPINION The appellants challenge two post-judgment orders, asserting that (1)…

CLEVELAND FRANKLIN V. AMERICAN ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS INC

Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.). CLEVELAND FRANKLIN, Appellant v. AMERICAN ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS, INC., Appellee NO. 14-16-00684-CV     Decided: December 21, 2017 Panel consists of Justices Christopher, Busby, and Jewell (Christopher, J., dissenting). MAJORITY OPIN I O N Appellant Cleveland Franklin became trapped inside his residential elevator when it malfunctioned. Without a phone in…

ATRIUM MEDICAL CENTER LP AND TEXAS HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE LLC V. HOUSTON RED LLC IMAGEFIRST HEALTHCARE LAUNDRY SPECIALISTS

Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (14th Dist.). ATRIUM MEDICAL CENTER, LP AND TEXAS HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE, LLC, Appellants v. HOUSTON RED C LLC D/B/A IMAGEFIRST HEALTHCARE LAUNDRY SPECIALISTS, Appellee NO. 14-16-00277-CV     Decided: December 21, 2017 Panel consists of Chief Justice Frost and Justices Donovan and Wise. (Donovan, J., majority). CONCURRING OPINION The majority rejects the…

IN RE: JOHNATHAN WOMACK AND GENA TAYLOR-WAGNER

Court of Appeals of Texas, Waco. IN RE: JOHNATHAN WOMACK AND GENA TAYLOR-WAGNER No. 10-17-00336-CV     Decided: December 27, 2017 Before Chief Justice Gray, Justice Davis, and Justice Scoggins OPINION Relators Johnathan Womack (John) and Gena Taylor-Wagner (Gena) seek mandamus relief to vacate the “Order to Immunize Foster Child over Parental Objection” (the Order) that was…

REGINALD ARLEIGH NOBLE V. THE STATE OF TEXAS

Court of Appeals of Texas, Dallas. REGINALD ARLEIGH NOBLE, Appellant v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, Appellee No. 05-17-01409-CR     Decided: December 22, 2017 Before Chief Justice Wright, Justice Myers, and Justice Brown MEMORANDUM OPINION Reginald Noble was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced to life in prison. Appellant’s conviction was affirmed on…

TYRONE WILLIAMS V. STATE OF FLORIDA

Supreme Court of Florida. TYRONE WILLIAMS, Petitioner, v. STATE OF FLORIDA, Respondent. No. SC16-785     Decided: December 21, 2017 Rocco J. Carbone, III, Eakin & Sneed, Atlantic Beach, Florida, for Petitioner Pamela Jo Bondi, Attorney General, Trisha Meggs Pate, Bureau Chief, and Michael McDermott, Assistant Attorney General, Tallahassee, Florida, for Respondent In this case we examine…

THE FLORIDA BAR V. FRANCISCO JOSE AGUERO

Supreme Court of Florida. THE FLORIDA BAR Petitioner(s) v. FRANCISCO JOSE AGUERO Respondent(s) CASE NO.: SC17-2181     Decided: December 21, 2017 The Petition for Emergency Suspension filed pursuant to Rule 3-5.2 of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar is approved and it is hereby ordered that Respondent is suspended from the practice of law until further…