Rules Related to Drafting Texas Appellate Briefs and Motions

There are many rules governing the contents of Texas appellate documents, and […]

Deadlines in a Texas Appeal

Handling an appeal is deadline-intensive, and missing an appellate deadline can have […]

Four Newest Dallas Court of Appeals Justices

The Dallas Bar Association’s appellate section recently hosted a panel of the […]

Dallas-area Judges Agree on Advice for Practice Before Their Courts

The Mac Taylor Inn of Court recently had a lunch meeting in […]

Appellate Lawyer Chad Ruback interviewed in NBC 5 studio

I was interviewed in the NBC 5 studio about a recent U.S. […]

Legal commentary on CBS 6 o’clock news

The lead story on the 6 o’clock news featured Dallas County Judge […]

Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett’s Thoughts on Amicus Briefs

This afternoon, Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and Austin lawyer Don […]

Appellate Judges Education Institute seminar in Dallas, TX

The American Bar Association’s Judicial Division and Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School […]

Five Judges from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Offer Pointers on Appellate Advocacy

The Dallas Bar Association Business Litigation Section recently hosted an outstanding panel […]

“The Best Lawyers in America” list

I am honored that my peers have once again voted to include […]

Interview on KDAF CW Channel 33

As an appellate lawyer, I often have to answer difficult questions. On […]

Supreme Court Hobby Lobby opinion might only directly impact two companies

After the Dallas Business Journal published an article about the U.S. Supreme […]

Chad Ruback interviewed live in Fox 4 studio

This morning, I gave a live interview to a Fox 4 news […]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Texas Appeals

Whether you are a law student studying Texas appellate procedure or are […]

Appellate Judges Tell Dallas Lawyers How to Handle an Appeal

The Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee recently hosted a panel discussion with […]

KTVT CBS 11 interview regarding recent appellate opinion

A couple of weeks ago, I was interviewed by a KDFW Fox […]

KDFW Fox 4 interview regarding constitutional claims

I was interviewed by a KDFW Fox 4 reporter regarding constitutional claims […]

Dallas Lawyers on Twitter

I have compiled the following list of Dallas-area lawyers on Twitter and […]

Nathan Hecht Sworn-In as Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court

Yesterday, Nathan Hecht was sworn-in as chief justice of the Texas Supreme […]

Chad Ruback to speak about how to ethically market a law practice


Join the DAYL Solo and […]

Pointers from a Dallas Court of Appeals Justice

Yesterday afternoon, I attended a CLE presented by Dallas Court of Appeals […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Offers Tips on Appellate Advocacy

I recently attended a CLE presented by Catharina Haynes, the only federal […]

Facts in Oral Argument at the Texas Supreme Court

Last week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann spoke in Dallas about […]

Common Mistakes Seen in Appellate Petitions and Briefs

Last week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann spoke in Dallas about […]

How the Texas Supreme Court Decides Whether to Grant or Deny Review

Last week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann spoke in Dallas about […]