Cokinos Attorneys Secure Significant Appellate Ruling

Cokinos Attorneys Karen Landinger, Roland Gonzales, Javier Duran, and Kyle Zunker secured a significant appellate ruling last week that will have far-reaching benefits for contractors in Texas.  In its memorandum opinion, the Thirteenth Court of Appeals ruled that a trial court abused its discretion by refusing to compel Nationwide to...

Congratulations to Karen Landinger for Being Rated AV Preeminent

[caption id="attachment_1293" align="alignright" width="240"] Karen L. Landinger[/caption] Congratulations to Karen Landinger for being rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards. This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical...

Leader in the Transactional Field Darrell W. Taylor Joins Cokinos | Young in Houston

We are pleased to welcome Darrell W. Taylor, a recognized leader in the transactional field, to STRUCTURE, Cokinos|Young’s transactional team, where he will be joining our Houston office as Senior Counsel. Darrell is an accomplished and creative transactional attorney, who has served as an adviser and leader in his field...

Stephanie O’Rourke Featured as a 2020 Best San Antonio Lawyer

Congratulations to Stephanie O'Rourke for being featured as a 2020 Best San Antonio Lawyer by Scene in San Antonio Magazine. Established in 1999, Scene in San Antonio Magazine has been San Antonio's Premier City Publication for over 20 years.  Each year, Scene reviews submissions from peers for the Best Lawyer...

Stephanie O’Rourke Named 2020 Litigator of the Year

[caption id="attachment_1291" align="alignleft" width="240"] Stephanie L. O'Rourke[/caption] The American Institute of Trial Lawyers has named Stephanie O'Rourke Litigator of the Year for 2020 in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments in the field of Civil Litigation.  Lawyers are selected based upon their exemplary work in the legal field, their positive standing...

OSHA Releases Additional COVID-19 Guidance for Construction Industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) last week provided a list of safety tips for employers to help protect construction workers from exposure to COVID-19. OSHA’s latest guidance encourages employers in the construction industry to allow workers to wear masks over their nose and mouth, as well as training...

City of Dallas Building Inspection Announcement

The City of Dallas recently enacted its Rules for the Construction Industry as to COVID-19 in Dallas Ordinance No. 200438. Yesterday, the City further announced the strict enforcement of the ordinance and accompanying policies during all building inspections. It will be the responsibility of the contractor to ensure that personnel on the...

All Construction Work Now Permitted in Austin

The City of Austin has confirmed that all construction work is now permitted in Austin.  The City issued Supplemental Guidance late yesterday based on Governor Abbott's March 31 Executive Order, confirming that it will no longer prohibit residential or commercial construction.  The City stressed in a memo to the public...