Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP has been chosen to receive the 2012 Spirit of Enterprise Award. Bestowed by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the award, recognizes local enterprises for outstanding contributions to the development of the community. The Spirit of Enterprise award was initiated in 1975 to recognize local companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement and prosperity of the city, as well as its commitment to the preservation of the American private enterprise...
Twenty-six Kelly Hart attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Texas Rising Stars. The list appears in the April 2013 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.
Marshall Searcy has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Texas Bar Foundation’s Ronald D. Secrest Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award.
Christopher L. Taylor Elected to the Board of Directors of the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum
The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum (NMWHM) announces the appointment of Christopher L. Taylor to its Board of Directors. The elction of the musem's newest board members took place at the January 2013 board meeting.
Sharon Millians has been selected as the Outstanding Woman in the Workplace by the Fort Worth Commission for Women for her many contributions to improving Fort Worth.
Sean A. Bryan Re-Elected to the Board of Directors for the Greater Fort Worth/Arlington Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
The Greater Fort Worth/Arlington Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation announces the appointment of Sean A. Bryan to its Board of Directors. Sean served the Fort Worth/Arlington Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation from 2002-2008. Sean was re-elected to serve the Board in another multi-year term.
Russell Cawyer and Ezra Kuenzi published in Texas Lawyer, article titled, Jury Waivers Are Alternatives to Arbitration Agreements.
Kelly Hart Attorneys named as 2012 Top Attorneys by Fort Worth, Texas magazine.
Kelly Hart Attorneys Recognized as Top Attorneys, Under Five Years in Practice, by Fort Worth, Texas magazine
2012 Top Attorneys, Under Five Years in Practice, by Fort Worth, Texas magazine.
Judge Walker of the Texas Second District Court of Appeals swears-in five Kelly Hart attorneys to the State Bar of Texas.
The TCU Magazine recognizes four alumni as among the Best Lawyers in America 2013
Twenty-three Kelly Hart attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers. Selections for Texas Super Lawyers are based on peer nominations and independent evaluations of the lawyers professional achievement and community service. Only five percent of lawyers in Texas are named Super Lawyers.
Twenty-eight Kelly Hart attorneys have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America 2013®. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
David Keltner has been selected as one of five finalists in the field of Appellate Law for the Texas Lawyer 2012 Go-To Guide.
The Fort Worth Business Press selected Pati Meadows and Bob Grable as 2012 Power Attorneys. Power Attorneys are chosen based on peer recognition, reputation and professional accomplishment, including honors and awards, verdicts and settlements, special licenses and certifications, position within the firm, lecture and writings, and civic contributions.
Sharon S. Millians, co-chair of the Real Estate practice group at Kelly Hart, was elected chair of the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation for the period of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. The Texas Bar Foundation solicits charitable contributions and provides funding to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in the state of Texas.
Michael A. McConnell received the 2012 esteemed James B. Barlow Emeritus Fellow Award presented by the Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of Court. The Executive Committee of the Mahon Inn confers the Barlow Emeritus "in recognition of continued distinguished service to the Inn as an Emeritus Master of the Bench." The Inn has only named one other person as a Barlow Fellow.
David Keltner co-chair of the Appellate practice group at Kelly Hart, received the Texas Bar Foundation's first annual Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award at the State Bar Convention on June 15th, 2012. This prestigious award, established by Yetter Coleman in 2011, celebrates the high ideals and standards that Mr. Coleman demonstrated in his appellate practice and personal life.
The Tarrant County Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans named Jeff Whitfield, an associate in Kelly Hart's litigation section, as a chair-elect in May 2012. Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans is a new State Bar of Texas program to develop and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the states for military veterans who cannot afford or do not have access to the legal services they need.
Seventeen Kelly Hart attorneys have been selected for inclusion on Super Lawyers' 2012 "Texas Rising Stars" list. The honorees are Fort Worth attorneys Chad J. Arnette, S. Benton Cantey, Leslie M. Darby, Sharon F. Fulgham, Christopher S. Greer, Thomas R. Hegi, Brandon M. Hill, Brandon T. Hurley, Stephanie E. Kaiser, Chad A. Key, Cheryl P. Leb, Ross S. Martin, Derek L. Montgomery, Preston R. Mundt, Dana M. Stayton and Matthew D. Stayton. Also receiving the honor is Monica M. Jacobs from Kelly Hart's Austin office.
Kelly Hart & Hallman attorney Glenn E. Johnson received The Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award by the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy on February 9, 2012. The Ernest E. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award honors practitioners who have participated in the advancement of natural resources law, policy, or scholarship.
Best Lawyers for the Dallas/Fort Worth area has named Dee J. Kelly the "Best Lawyers Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year" and Robert C. Grable the "Best Lawyers Oil & Gas Law Lawyer of the Year."
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million evaluations.
Kelly Hart attorney David Keltner was recognized as the Top Point Getter in the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers nomination process. Texas Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are based on peer nominations and independent evaluations of the lawyers' professional achievement and community service. Marshall M. Searcy was also named to the Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers and Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers...
Twenty-eight Kelly Hart & Hallman attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 Edition.
Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers recognition is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 32,000 leading attorneys cast votes.
The Fort Worth Business Press honored Kelly Hart partners, Brandon T. Hurley and Cheryl P. Leb, in their list of 2011 honorees for 40 Under 40. Every Year, The Fort Worth Business Press hosts the Forty Under Forty event saluting 40 area individuals under the age of 40 years old who are making their mark with professional success and community involvement.
Twenty-four Kelly Hart attorneys have been selected for inclusion on Super Lawyers' 2011 "Texas Rising Stars" list. The honorees are Fort Worth attorneys Michael D. Anderson, Chad J. Arnette, Paige P. Biggs, S. Benton Cantey, Leslie M. Darby, Jeffrey R. Grable, Frank P. Greenhaw IV, Christopher S. Greer, Thomas R. Hegi, Brandon M. Hill, Brandon T. Hurley, Stephanie E. Kaiser, Chad A. Key, Derek L. Montgomery, Marcus G. Mungioli, Jason C. Nash, Marcus R. Patton, Brian S. Stagner, Dana M....
The Texas Advocacy Project named C. Andrew Weber, chair of Kelly Hart's Public Law practice group and former Texas First Assistant Attorney General, to its Board of Directors in 2011. Texas Advocacy Project is a nonprofit organization working directly with victims, shelters, law enforcement agencies and courts across Texas to deliver effective legal services to Texans in need. The Project has developed numerous programs including: Toll-Free Legal Assistance Hotlines; Emergency Protective...
Russell Cawyer has been named a Top Business Defender by the Dallas Business Journal in the May 14, 2010 edition. The Defenders list is compiled by DBJ editorial staff after interviewing highly regarded plaintiff and defense attorneys, judges, corporations and other respected professionals in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The editorial board also considers the candidate's professional achievements and leadership in their industry and in the overall community.
Twenty-eight Kelly Hart & Hallman attorneys have been selected for inclusion on Super Lawyers’ 2010 “Texas Rising Stars” list. Among the honorees are Fort Worth attorneys Michael D. Anderson, J. Chad Arnette, Paige P. Biggs, S. Benton Cantey V, David W. Cook, Matthew C. Cooper, Leslie M. Darby, Jeffrey R. Grable, Frank P. Greenhaw IV, Christopher S. Greer, Thomas R. Hegi, Brandon T. Hill, Brandon T. Hurley, Chad A. Key, Darren J. Keyes, Cheryl P. Leb, Michael C. Lowder, Derek L....
Mark L. Hart, Jr. has been awarded The University of Texas School of Law’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2010. The Lifetime Achievement award, bestowed by the University of Texas School of Law Alumni Association, honors an alumnus who has had a distinguished legal career and who has brought honor to The University of Texas School of Law through his or her service to the legal profession and to society. The award recognizes the alumnus who epitomizes the highest goals and traditions of the...
Four Kelly Hart Attorneys Recognized in the Business Litigation issue of Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
Four Kelly Hart partners have been recognized in the Business Litigation issue of Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel magazine in 2009. The recognized attorneys include founding partner Dee J. Kelly, managing partner Dee J. Kelly, Jr. and William N. Warren, co-chair of the firm’s Litigation practice group and Donald E. Herrmann, a Litigation partner.
Selections for Super Lawyers are based on peer nominations and independent evaluations of the lawyers’ professional...