J. Michael Weston
Mr. Weston passed on October 25, 2019. His obituary can be read here. Clients and friends can reach out to John Frick, partner at Bennett Weston, for more information – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deacon, Catholic Diocese of Dallas, 2002
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Trials involving disputes between businesses – Commercial litigation – in Texas and Federal Courts including, but not limited to, the following:
- Appellate – Federal and State Civil Appeals
- Breach of Contract
- Breach of Fiduciary Duties
- Collections – Commercial
- Fraud, Business, Securities, Real Estate, Common Law
- Municipal Law
- Qui Tam (False Claims)
- Real Estate
- Water flow – diversion, excess flow, erosion and other issues
- 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- Supreme Court of Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
- Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
- J.D. – 1975
- Rice University, Houston, Texas
- B.A. – 1972
- “Vertical Distribution Restraints and the Texas Antitrust Law”, 37 Southwestern Law Journal 601, 1983
- “Extraordinary Remedies and Criminal Contempt”, The Advocate, State Bar Litigation Section Report, Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 22, 1988
- Co-Author, “A Trial Lawyer’s Guide To The Federal Antitrust Laws”, 45 Texas Bar Journal 1286, 1982
- Whether the structure of a limited liability company can restrict a creditor’s right to claim debtor’s ownership interest in limited liability company.
- The legality of the operation of airlines frequent flyer programs.
- The scope of non-compete agreements.
- Fraud in the sale of a business.
- Removal of state court actions to bankruptcy court where one defendant declares bankruptcy.
- The meaning of a triple net real estate lease after the term of the lease.
- The requirements imposed on a lender in the foreclosure of real estate and other liens.
- Landslides adjacent to a city owned creek.
- Diversion of water.
- Real estate Fraud
- Municipal Boundaries
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIP
- State Bar of Texas, Member, Litigation Section