Posts By: gmcokinos

Tips for Trial Lawyers Series

Every Wednesday at 11 am. In this series, nationally renowned appellate lawyer Roger Townsend offers rare advice gleaned from his experience of having personally tried 30 civil cases to a jury verdict and having read several hundred appellate records of other trials. Roger D. Townsend

Cokinos | Young Recognizes its 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list of exceptional young attorneys. Rising Stars is a ranking service based on a statewide survey, peer nominations and independent research of Thomson Reuters. Less than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys are...

Travis County & City of Austin Updates

Travis County and the City of Austin have issued a handful of orders this week in response to the severe weather and COVID-19. Additionally, a boil water notice remains in effect for the City of Austin. Highlights are below. Travis County prohibits price gouging. On Tuesday, February 16th, Travis County...

Chance Decker Joins Cokinos | Young as a Principal

Cokinos | Young is thrilled to welcome Chance Decker as a Principal to the firm. Initially, Chance will split his time between the Houston and San Antonio offices. At the end of the spring semester, Chance and his wife, Lauren, will move their family to San Antonio, where Chance grew...

Honoring Our Friend, Michael B. Lee

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Michael B. Lee. Michael passed away on Wednesday, January 27th. Michael is a Houston native and received his undergrad and law degree from the University of Houston. He then entered the...

Going Virtual: A “How-To” Guide on Remote Meetings

As the world continues to operate remotely in 2021, businesses continue to adjust and evolve their corporate processes to accommodate COVID-19 gathering restrictions. If you or your company find yourselves planning your upcoming meetings to be remote (whether shareholder or director meetings for Texas corporations, or member or manager meetings...

Cokinos | Young Elevates Three Attorneys to Principal

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that three attorneys in the Houston office have been promoted to Principal in recognition of their commitment to their clients and the firm, hard work and dedication. Congratulations Chris Wan, Matt Thompson and James Richards! We are proud to have you all as...

6th Court of Appeals Confirms Trial Court Summary Judgment

Dallas/Fort Worth – Cokinos | Young Attorneys Ryan Allen and Anderson Sessions prevailed on appeal defending the successful summary judgment win of BenCo Machinery, LLC’s breach of contract claims in which the trial court granted full relief, including more than 250K in contract damages and attorney’s fees. On appeal, BenCo defended the...

On Duty: The Duties of Management in a Pandemic

It is no secret that COVID-19 has been difficult for businesses, both in terms of financial health and longevity. In addition to keeping your business afloat, what else should you consider “essential” during this time of economic volatility?  Your fiduciary duties. Whether a director, an officer, or a manager, if you...