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Judge denies HCC protective order request

Houston Community College, which fired its lawyer Renee Byas and then sued her, won't get the protective order it sought last week to seal HCC documents in the court case. Rusty Hardin told the court that HCC sought to fire…


Attorney Derek Hollingsworth Defends Clients in a Variety of Interesting and High Profile Cases

Derek Hollingsworth is profiled here on a legal website. A partner at Rusty Hardin & Associates, he is fortunate enough to represent clients in a wide variety of interesting cases all over the United States. He has a lot of…


Kurt Busch attorney Rusty Hardin rips congresswoman for NASCAR letter

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kurt Busch's attorney lashed out in response to a California congresswoman lobbying NASCAR and Stewart-Haas Racing to suspend Busch for the season finale Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., wrote a letter to NASCAR and the race team…


After CAA firing, Ben Dogra hires Rusty Hardin

The details regarding CAA's decision to fire agent Ben Dogra for cause remain unclear.  It's becoming clear that a legal fight is looming. According to Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal, Dogra has hired lawyer Rusty Hardin in connection with the termination…


Rusty Hardin: Don’t lump Adrian Peterson in with Ray Rice

If Ray Rice's elevator video hadn't become public, Adrian Peterson probably would have been playing for the Vikings over the last eight weeks. But Peterson's indictment on a charge of abusing his 4-year-old son was handed down just as the NFL was in…


Small town, big lawyer: Rusty Hardin gives Adrian Peterson major edge

CONROE, Texas — Here in the land of barbecue joints, strip malls and Tea Party politics, attorney Rusty Hardin is getting ready to do what he does best — ride to the rescue of another famous athlete. He's got another…


Former HCC Lawyer: Trustees Wanted to Make Multimillion-Dollar Bond A “Private Slush Fund”

The Houston Press writes about a whistle blower claim filed by Renee Byas: . . . Shortly after joining HCC as general counsel in 2008, the college, one of the country's largest community college systems, was rocked by allegations that…


Star attorney will defend Adrian Peterson in child-abuse case

Star attorney will defend Adrian Peterson in child-abuse case Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson's Texas attorney is as much an MVP in the courtroom as the running back is on a football field. In his taupe and gray suits paired with sherbet-colored…


Former principal resolves charges of failing to report abuse

The former Sharpstown High School principal charged nearly a year ago with failing to properly reportsuspected sexual abuse involving a teacher and students will have a clean record if he steers clear of trouble this year under a deal reached Monday.…


Adrian Peterson’s biggest advantage may come from his famous lawyer, Rusty Hardin

USA Today Sports hails Mr. Hardin's legal talents: He may come across (perhaps on purpose) as a down-to-earth guy from Texas who is just trying to talk to a neighbor, not an opposing witness or a jury. But if Adrian…


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