2012 pro bono case in which I negotiated settelment which minimized destruction of trees.
Eminent domain claim by Oncor relating to right of way for wind farm transmission lines in West Texas which cut through an area of old growth hardwood forest on cient's land. These trees were estimated to be over 400 years old and have been the subject of study of University professors and students.
City of Dallas vs Gideon
2010 pro bono case in which a temporary Injunction was granted against City of Dallas preventing its removal of family pets which ultimately resulted in settlement of the case in which the family pets were allowed to remain with the Gideons.
City of Dallas revoked the Gideons' grandfathered right to possess more than 4 dogs and cats after the passage of a city ordinance limiting the number of such pets within the city limits. Their dogs and cats were rescued animals and essentially members of their family. All except one troublesome neighbor testified that the Gideons were model neighbors and their animals were well cared for and were not a bother to anyone. Several animal rescue groups confirmed the level of care and devotion of the Gideons to their pets.
Farmersville vs Two Pups and the Man Who Didn't Want Them
2011 pro bono case in which the Court granted a reprieve for the two puppies upon agreement that they be placed with a shelter outside of the city limits until adopted.
Representation on behalf of a no kill shelter to overturn the euthansia order of the Court for two puppies.