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CHAMBER SELECTS LATIN AND CURRIE FOR BOARD POSITIONS

Carrington Coleman is proud to announce that Monica Latin has been installed as the Chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s 2014 Leadership Dallas Alumni Board, and Lance Currie has been selected to serve on the Chamber’s Young Professionals 2014 Board. For more information, please click here.

CARRINGTON COLEMAN ADDS EAST TEXAS OFFICE

Carrington Coleman has added an East Texas office located in Longview.  Longview native Rodney Lawson will head up the office.  Rodney is a trial lawyer and also chair of Carrington Coleman’s healthcare practice.  He will spend time in both the Longview and Dallas offices.

“East Texas historically has been a significant region of the state and is an important part of the legal landscape, both locally and nationally,” said Mr. Lawson.  “This is an exciting step for our Firm.  We believe this office gives us an opportunity to work with and serve clients in the area and to play a positive role in the East Texas community.” (more…)

CARRINGTON COLEMAN HONORED WITH ABA NATIONAL AWARD

The American Bar Association’s Death Penalty Representation Project honored Carrington Coleman and the Denver firm of Lewis Roca Rothgerber with the 2013 Exceptional Service Award for the pro bono representation of Manuel Velez, who was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in 2008. Partners Lyndon Bittle and Neil Burger, along with several other Carrington Coleman lawyers, have worked for over four years with the Rothgerber attorneys from to discover, develop, and present evidence demonstrating that Mr. Velez’s conviction was the product of misleading medical testimony and the ineffective assistance of his trial counsel. That effort resulted in a trial court’s order granting Mr. Velez a new trial, which was upheld by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Click here to read the recent Texas Lawbook story.

Click here to read the Carrington Coleman press release.

Click here to read the Texas Monthly story on the Velez case.

Click here to read the trial court order.

Click here to read the appellate court’s Opinion.

JIM COLEMAN — OUR FOUNDING PARTNER

Jim Coleman, Founding Partner of Carrington Coleman, recently celebrated his 90th birthday.  In an article that appeared in The Texas Lawbook and also in the Dallas Morning News, Senior Writer Mark Curriden profiled Mr. Coleman’s exemplary career.  Click here for the full story from The Texas Lawbook.

CLIENT WINS FEDERAL BENCH TRIAL IN $12 MILLION SECURITIES LAWSUIT

A team of Carrington Coleman Lawyers, led by Bruce Collins, prevailed in a one-week bench trial in September in federal district court in Kansas. Click here for the full story from Carrington Coleman.
Click here for the New York Times article.

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