Resluts Matter



Sabrina Karels has been invited to join the USCCA® (United States Concealed Carry Association) Advisory Board. This Board is comprised of professionals with knowledge of numerous aspects of concealed carry and firearms. USCCA® is the first and largest association dedicated to educating, training, and insuring responsibly armed Americans.


Mitzi Mayfield will be a speaker at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Trial Strategies Course in New Orleans February 15-16, 2018.


Tom Riney was named as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” in Texas for 2017 by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters). This is the ninth year he has been named to the Top 100 list.


Mitzi S. Mayfield, current Amarillo ABOTA President, co-chaired the “Teachers Law School” presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates in partnership with West Texas A&M University on August 1, 2017.


Alex Yarbrough has joined the firm as an associate. His practice includes Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation and Trial & Appellate.


Mitzi S. Mayfield presented the paper she co-authored, “Confidentiality and Rule 76A in Your Law Practice” at the State Bar of Texas 40th Advanced Civil Trial Course in both San Antonio and Houston, Texas in August of 2017.


Tom Riney conducted a voir dire demonstration at the “Teachers Law School” presented by the American Board of Trial Advocates in partnership with West Texas A&M University on August 1, 2017.


Sabrina Karels will present her paper, Firearms Liability, Immunity, and Insurance Issues for Property Owners on September 15, 2017 at the 6th Annual Firearms Law Seminar in Houston, Texas. She was appointed to the Planning Committee for this seminar.


Sabrina Karels is now a certified United States Concealed Carry Association firearms instructor.


Tom Riney will speak on Vicarious and Participatory Liability at the State Bar of Texas 2017 Business Disputes seminar in Austin on September 7, 2017.


Sabrina Karels will be a presenter on Viridian Weapon Technologies' JUST THE FACTSTM stage on April 29, 2017, during the NRA Annual Meeting and Expo. She will discuss the legal aspects of a self-defense shooting.


Tom Riney served as Program Co-Chair for the Texas Association of Defense Counsel Spring 2017 meeting in New Orleans.


Sabrina Karels served as a featured speaker at the United States Concealed Carry Expo in Fort Worth on April 8, 2017 on Texas Gun Laws and Understanding the Second Amendment. She also participated in a panel discussion on the Walkthrough and Outcome of a Self-Defense Case.









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