- Reported Decisions -

The trial of a lawsuit often follows with an appeal. The following reported decisions are representative examples of the trial and/or appellate work the lawyers of Shafer, Davis, O'Leary and Stoker have been involved in over the years.

Jordan v. Ector County, 290 S.W.3d 404 (Tex.App-Eastland, May 14, 2009)

Brown v. Dillards, Inc., 289 S.W.3d 340 (Tex.App-Eastland, May 07, 2009)

Arthur W. Tifford, PA v. Tandem Energy Corp, 562 F.3d 699, 2009 (C.A.5 [Tex.] March 11, 2009)

Service Corp. Intern. v. Aragon, 268 S.W.3d 112 (Tex.App-Eastland, August 07, 2008)

Land v. Dietz, 276 Fed.Appx. 384, 2008 (C.A.5 [Tex.] April 24, 2008)

Moon Royalty, LLC v. Boldrick Partners, 244 S.W.3d 391 (Tex.App.-Eastland, August 09, 2007)

In re Estate of Velasco, 214 S.W.3d 213 (Tex.App-El Paso, February 01, 2007)

Foster v. Zavala, 214 S.W.3d 106 (Tex.App.-Eastland, December 21, 2006)

In re Champion Technologies, Inc., 222 S.W.3d 127 (Tex.App.-Eastland, November 02, 2006)

Communications Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 467 F.3d 427 (C.A.5 [Tex.] October 05, 2006)

Wilderman v. Cooper & Scully, P.C., 428 F.3d 474 (C.A.3 [PA.] October 28, 2005)

Jeffery v. Robertson Sales & Service, Inc., 182 S.W.3d 65 (Tex.App-Eastland, October 13, 2005)

In re Champion Technologies, Inc., 173 S.W.3d 595 (Tex.App.-Eastland, September 15, 2005)

Alvarado v. Oklahoma Sur. Co., 281 S.W.3d 38 (Tex.App-El Paso, May 19, 2005)

Primrose Operating Co., Inc. v. Senn, 161 S.W.3d 258 (Tex-App.-Eastland, March 31, 2005)

Communication Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 402 F.3d 503 (C.A.4 [Tex.] March 01, 2005)

Paredes v. City of Odessa, 124 Fed.Appx. 263 (C.A.5 [Tex.] February 28, 2005)

Communication Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 392 F.3d 733 (C.A.5 [Tex.] December 01, 2004)

Primrose Operating Co. v. National American Ins. Co., 382 F.3d 546 (C.A.5 [Tex.] August 23, 2004)

GeoSurveys, Inc. v. State Nat. Bank, 143 S.W.3d 220 (Tex.App.-Eastland, June 24, 2004)

Lohmann v Lohmann, 62 S.W.3d 875 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 29, 2001)

JVA Operating Co. v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co., 11 S.W.3d 875 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 29, 2001)

Justice Bail Bonds vs Samaniego, 68 S.W.3d 811 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 21, 2001)

Manzano Oil Corp. v. Chesapeake Operating, Inc., 178 F.Supp.2d 1217 (D.N.M., August 27, 2001)

Parsons ex. Rel. Parsons vs. Turley, 46 S.W.3d 873 (44 Tex. Sup. Ct. J. 692, Tex., April 26, 2001)

In re Apache Corp., 61 S.W.3d 432 (Tex.App.-Amarillo, February 01, 2001)

Hawkins v. Walvoord, 25 S.W.3d 882 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 03, 2000)

Walton v. City of Midland, 24 S.W.3d 853 (Tex.App.-El Paso, April 27, 2000)

Insurance Co. of State of Pennsylvania v. Martinez, 18 S.W.3d 844 (Tex.App-El Paso, April 27, 2000)

Smith v. McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill, & Graf, L.L.P., 15 S.W.3d 644 (Tex.App-Eastland, April 06, 2000)

Harris v. Jones, 8 S.W.3d 383 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 30, 1999)

In re Hoover, Bax & Slovacek, L.L.P., 6 S.W.3d 646 (Tex.App.-El Paso, October 07, 1999)

In re Anaheim Angels Baseball Club, Inc., 993 S.W.2d 875 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 27, 1999)

SMS Financial Ltd. Liability Co. v. ABCO Homes, Inc., 167 F.3d 235 (C.A.5 [Tex.] February 18, 1999)

Williamson v. Williamson, 986 S.W.2d, 379 (Tex.App.-El Paso, February 18, 1999)

Adkins v. Ector County Independent School. Dist. 969 S.W.2d 142 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 07, 1998)

World Distributors, Inc. v. Knox, 968 S.W.2d 474 (Tex.App.-El Paso, April 09, 1998)

Camacho v. Samaniego, 954 S.W.3d 811 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 21, 1997)

Sam L. Majors Jewelers v. ABX, Inc., 117 F.3d 922 (C.A.5 [Tex.] July 30, 1997)

City of Odessa v. Barton, 939 S.W.2d 707 (Tex.App.-El Paso, January 16, 1997)

Martinez v. Humble Sand & Gravel, Inc., 940 S.W.2d 139 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 21, 1996)

Woodfin v. Coleman, 931 S.W.2d 383, 1996 WL 557399 (Tex.App.-Austin, October 02, 1996)

Rogers v. Ricane Enterprises, Inc., 930 S.W.2d 157 (Tex.App.-Amarillo, July 24, 1996)

M-T Petroleum, Inc. v. Burris, 926 S.W.2d 814 (Tex.App.-El Paso, July 11, 1996)

Columbia Universal Life Ins. Co. v. Miles, 923 S.W.2d 803 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 16, 1996)

Pride Petroleum Services, Inc. v. Criswell, 924 S.W.2d 720 (Tex.App.-El Paso, March 07, 1996)

Figueroa v. West, 902 S.W.2d 701 (Tex.-App.-El Paso, June 29, 1995)

Eagle Properties, Ltd. v. KPMG Peat Marwick, 912 S.W.2d 825 (Tex.App.-El Paso, June 15, 1995)

Chopra v. Hawryluk, 892 S.W.2d 229 (Tex.App.-El Paso, January 12, 1995)

Texas Health Enterprises, Inc. v. Reece, 44 F.3d 243 (C.A.5 [Tex.] December 16, 1994)

Marklyn Controls Supply v. Pall Trinity Micro Corp. By and Through Pall Corp., 862 F.Supp. 140 (W.D.Tex., August 09, 1994)

Izzarelli v. Rexene Products Co., 24 F.3d 1506 (C.A.5 [Tex.] June 22, 1994)

George Bros. Fabrication, Inc. v. Bryant, 865 S.W. 2s 725 (Tex.App.-El Paso, October 06, 1993)

Dunn v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., 860 S.W.2d 571 (Tex.App.-El Paso, July 02, 1993)

Rodriguez v. Love, 860 S.W.2d 541, 1993 WL 235519,  (Tex.App.-El Paso, June 30, 1993)

Satanta Oil Co. v. Henderson, 855 S.W.2d 888 (Tex.App.-El Paso, June 09, 1993)

Smith v. Ponton, 855 S.W.2d 849 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 19, 1993)

Cearley v. Cross Timbers Production Co., Inc., 855 S.W.2d 852 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 19, 1993)

Browning v. City of Odessa, Tex., 990 F.2d 842 (C.A.5 [Tex.] May 17, 1993)

Progressive County Mut. Ins. Co. v. Parks, 856 S.W.2s 776 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 12, 1993)

Martinez v. Humble Sand & Gravel, Inc., 860 S.W.2d 467 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 12, 1993)

Diaz v. Texas Health Enterprises, Inc., 822 F.Supp. 1258 (W.D.Tex., April 13, 1993)

Dresser Industries, Inc. v. Snell, 847 S.W.2d 367 (Tex.App.-El Paso, February 03, 1993)

Lone Star Industries, Inc. v. Ater, 845 S.W.2d 334 (Tex.App.-El Paso, December 02, 1992)

U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co. v. Slaughter, 836 S.W.2d 745 (Tex.App.-El Paso, July 29, 1992)

Brown v. Petrolite Corp., 965 F.2d 38 (C.A.5 [Tex.] July 13, 1992)

Rodriguez v. Holmes, 963 F.2d 799 (C.A.5 [Tex.] June 24, 1992)

Galvan v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co., 831 S.W.2d 29 (Tex.App.-El Paso, April 29, 1992)

Ector County v. Lewis, 824 S.W.2d 315 (Tex.App.-El Paso February 05, 1992)

Hill v. Ector County, 825 S.W.2d 180 (Tex.App.-El Paso, February 05, 1992)

Duncan v. Employers Cas. Co., 823 S.W.2d 722 (Tex.App.-El Paso, January 15, 1992)

Cass v. Stephens, 823 S.W.2d 731 (Tex.App.-El Paso, January 15, 1992)

Eagle Properties, Ltd. v. Scharbauer, 816 S.W.2d 559 (Tex.App.-El Paso, September 23, 1991)

Denman v. Burris, 815 S.W.2d 793 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 14, 1991)

Hulsey v. State of Texas, 929 F.2d 168 (C.A.5 [Tex.] April 19, 1991)

Texas Employer's Ins. Ass'n v. Parra, 806 S.W.2d 294 (Tex.App.-El Paso, March 06, 1991)

Texas Health Enterprises, Inc. v. Gentry, 787 S.W.2d 604 (Tex.App.-El Paso, April 04, 1990)

Motorola, Inc. Hitachi, Ltd., 750 F.Supp. 1319 (W.D.Tex., March 29, 1990)

Successor Trust Committee of Permian Distributing, Inc. Employees' Profit Sharing Plan and Trust v. First State Bank, Odessa, N.A., 735 F.Supp.708 (W.D.Tex., February 15, 1990)

Dominguez v. Kelly, 786 S.W.2d 749 (Tex.App.-El Paso, January 10, 1990)

Aberdeen Ins. Co. v. Bovee, 777 S.W.2d 442 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 23, 1989)

Rivera v. Mitchell, 764 S.W.2d 393 (Tex.App.-El Paso, February 01, 1989)

American Motorists Ins. Co. v. Lynn, 762 S.W.2d 229 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 16, 1988)

Sledge v Alsup, 759 S.W.2d 1 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 10, 1988)

Texas Employers' Ins. Ass'n V. Gomez, 756 S.W.2d 80 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 10, 1988)

Snellenberger v. Rodriguez, 760 S.W.2d 237 (Tex., May 04, 1988)

Sarabia v. Aetna Ca. and Sur. Co., 749 S.W.2d 157 (Tex.App.-El Paso, February 24, 1988)

Burton v. Texas Employment Com'n, 743 S.W.2d 690 (Tex.App.-El Paso, December 09, 1987)

Houston General Ins. Co. v. Lujan, 740 S.W.2d 34 (Tex.App.-El Paso, October 13, 1987)

Douthit v. Ector County, 740 S.W.2d 16 (Tex.App.-El Paso, September 30, 1987)

Martinez v. RV Tool, Inc., 737 S.W.2d 17 (Tex.App.-El Paso, July 01, 1987)

Cradoct v. Employers Cas. Co., 733 S.W.2d 301 (Tex.App.-El Paso, May 20, 1987)

Dowell Schlumberger, Inc. v. Jackson, 730 S.W.2d 818 (Tex.App.-El Paso, April 29, 1987)

Reed v. Campbell, 719 S.W.2d 655 (Tex.App.-El Paso, October 22, 1986)

Worley v. Texas Employment Com'n, 718 S.W.2d 62 (Tex.App.-El Paso, September 10, 1986)

City of Odessa v. Meek, 695 S.W.2d 775 (Tex.App.-El Paso, August 07, 1985)

Durbin v. American Mfg. Co. of Texas, 643 S.W.2d 239 (Tex.App.-El Paso, November 24, 1982)

Texas Emp. Ins. Ass'n v. Ontiveros, 570 S.W.2d 98 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, July 19, 1978)

Texas Emp. Ins. Ass'n v. Marsh, 567 S.W.2d 832 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, May 24, 1978)

Robertson v. Union Planters Nat. Bank of Memphis, Tenn., 561 S.W.2d 901 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, January 25, 1978)

Evans Prescription Pharmacy, Inc. v. Ector County, 535 S.W.2d 704 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, March 03, 1976)

Burton v. Home Indem. Co., 531 S.W.2d 665 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, December 03, 1975)

Stafford Const. Co., Inc. v. Martin, 531 S.W.2d 667 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, December 03, 1975)

Allen v. Manhattan Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 519 S.W.2d 706 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, February 12, 1975)

McCrary v. City of Odessa, 482 S.W.2d 151 (Tex., June 07, 1972)

Commercial Union Ins. Co. of New York v. Rios, 473 S.W.2d 958 (Tex.Civ.App.-Amarillo, November 01, 1971)

Johnson & Safeco Ins. Co., 464 S.W.2d 164 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, February 17, 1971)

Travelers Indem. Co. v. Edwards, 462 S.W.2d 533 (Tex., November 25, 1970)

Allstate Ins. Co. b. Zellars, 462 S.W.2d 550 (Tex., October 07, 1970)

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Zellars, 452 S.W.2d 539 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, March 11, 1970)

Travelers Indem. Co. v. Edwards, 451 S.W.2d 313 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso February 04, 1970)

Leckbee v. Continental Airlines, Inc., 410 F.2d 1191 (C.A.5 [Tex.] May 05, 1969)

Green v. Lanny Ice Truck Supply Co., 441 S.W.2d 32 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, April 23, 1969)

Starr Gas Co. v. McAlister Trucking Co., 436 S.W.2d 192 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, December 26, 1968)

Van Horn State Bank v. Bennett, 428 S.W.2d 468 ( Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, May 08, 1968)

Barber v. Intercoast Jobbers and Brokers (417 S.W.2d 154, , Tex., June 14, 1967)

Texaco, Inc. v. Faris, 413 S.W.2d 147 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, March 08, 1967)

Intercoast Jobbers and Brokers v. Barber, 410 S.W.2d 249 (Tex.Civ.App.-El Paso, December 14, 1966)