Cokinos | Young Provides Guidance on Wrap Up Insurance Programs

Pat Wielinski has published an article in the Summer 2019 edition of the Construction Law Journal of the Construction Section of the State Bar of Texas. The article is entitled: “Current Status of Controlled Insurance Programs under Texas Law” and addresses issues as to controlled insurance programs (CIPs) under both...

Pat Wielinski Continues Amicus Curiae Assistance for the Construction Industry

Over the past fifteen years, Pat Wielinski has leant his assistance to the Associated General Contractors of America and its local chapters not only in Texas, but throughout the United States. His assistance takes the form of drafting and filing amicus curiae (friends of the court) briefs in appeals involving...

New Construction Laws Passed

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE New Construction Laws Passed The 2019 Texas legislative session resulted in significant new laws benefitting the construction industry. Stephanie Cook, principal in the Austin office, testified in both the House and the Senate in support of HB 1999, HB 1734, and HB 2826, which Governor Abbott signed into...

New Texas Supreme Court Ruling

  LaLonde v. Gosnell, No. 16-0966 (Tex. June 14, 2019). Today the Texas Supreme Court issued its majority and dissenting opinions in a case addressing implied waiver of the right to seek dismissal under the certificate-of-merit statute, chapter 150 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. In LaLonde v....

Cokinos | Young Attorneys ranked by prestigious Chambers USA in 2019 Directory

Chambers USA has released their 2019 version of America's Leading Lawyers. Chambers has been one of the leading authorities in law firm and lawyer rankings in the country for over 20 years. Gregory M. Cokinos (Construction Law in Texas), Patrick J. Wielinski (Construction & Insurance Law in Texas), Stanley W....

John Grayson Named an Arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association

Houston attorney, John Grayson, was recently named an arbitrator by The American Arbitration Association. The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is a not-for-profit organization in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. The AAA’s role in the dispute...

John Warren Recognized on 2019 Up and Coming 100 List

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that Principal John Warren was recognized by Super Lawyers on the Up and Coming 100 list. The Super Lawyers Up and Coming 100 is an additional distinction to the Rising Stars ranking service that is based on a statewide survey, peer nominations and...

Cokinos | Young Honors its 2019 Rising Stars

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 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...

Nationally Recognized Appellate Lawyers Join Cokinos | Young

Roger D. Townsend, one of the founders of the civil appellate practice group in Texas, has joined Cokinos Young, P.C. as a principal in its Houston office. Townsend has a long history of growing successful appellate practices, having founded the first appellate practice at a Texas based national firm and...

Stephanie Cook Named Principal at Cokinos | Young

We are thrilled to announce that Stephanie Cook has become a Principal at Cokinos | Young. Stephanie has extensive experience in both litigation and transactional matters for all types of commercial, industrial, and residential construction, as well as real estate development. She utilizes her prior experience in banking and civil...