Professor Arthur R. Miller Visits Texas Tech LawAlumni
Texas Tech law students had the enormous privilege of spending a week with the nation’s leading scholar in the field of civil procedure. Read more…
Durrett was elected a new member with Dykema effective January 1, 2019. Durrett is a Board Certified oil and gas attorney in Dykema’s Corporate Finance Practice Group. He maintains a diverse upstream industry practice focused on identifying and solving problems his clients encounter in the exploration, development, operation, production, sale, and leveraging of oil and gas properties.
Ellis has been promoted to Partner in Scott Douglass & McConnico. His trial litigation practice focuses in the energy, medical device/pharmaceutical, and financial services sectors and routinely involves disputes concerning products liability, breach of contract, fraud, securities, real property, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices claims, and various other consumer-protection statutes.
Since 2014, he has served on the board of directors to the Texas Young Lawyers Association where he has helped create and execute a wide variety of public service projects. In 2018 he was elected to serve as the District Representative for District 25 (South/Central Texas), to the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division. He was recently elected to the 2019 Executive Board for the Boy Scouts of America Capitol Area Council.
Grant joins Jackson Walker’s Wealth Planning, Probate, & Trust practice as a trust and estate strategist working closely with clients to counsel them through the optimal creation, use, and coordination of estate planning vehicles and techniques, including trusts, family-owned entities, charitable planning, and various disposition matters. In her practice, Grant regularly corresponds with and counsels clients on trust administration practices, including assisting co-trustees in carrying out fiduciary duties and assisting in trustee succession planning, governance processes, and trustee appointments and resignations.
“We are excited to work with Kal to provide our diverse clientele with strategies for building and transferring wealth to their family and to their community,” Wealth Planning Chair Sam K. Hildebrand said. “Her many connections, strong community involvement, and experience in the wealth planning industry will make a great addition to the Firm.”