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  • Rusty Hardin Enters ‘Not Guilty’ Plea for Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood

    February 9, 2016

    Former Pilot J President Mark Hazelwood was arraigned on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud as well as witness tampering in a nearly three-year investigation. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton allowed Hazelwood to go free under standard conditions of release, restricting his travel to Knoxville... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Featured in Texas Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Profile

    November 5, 2015

    Rusty Hardin, whose legal career continues to be one of the most interesting and successful in the nation, was profiled by Texas Lawyer as part of their series on the recipients of their 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards(subscription required). The profile here (subscription required) hits some of the highlights of  Hardin's career... read more

  • Rusty Hardin named a “Lion of the Texas Bar”

    October 1, 2015

    Rusty Hardin was named a "Lion of the Texas Bar" by the Texas legal news service Texas Lawbook and the Dallas Morning News. In the profile of Hardin titled "Rusty Hardin Loves Juries and Juries Love Him," reporter Mark Curriden noted that while Hardin appreciates the media and... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Featured in “Trial Ace” Profile by National Legal News Service Law360

    September 22, 2015

    Rusty Hardin was named a national "Trial Ace" and featured in a laudatory profile by the national legal news service Law 360. The profile is here: Trial Ace: Hardin & Associates' Rusty Hardin (subscription required). The article mentions some of Hardin's triumphs and hard cases from successfully defending... read more

  • Former Cancer Agency Official Found Not Guilty

    August 26, 2015

    Jerry Cobbs , a former high-ranking official with the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), was acquitted by an Austin jury. He was accused of improperly  securing an $11 million grant for a biotechnology firm by misleading his colleagues. Mr. Cobbs, former chief commercialization officer of the state... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Wins 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Lawyer Newspaper

    August 24, 2015

    Texas Lawyer newspaper announced that Rusty Hardin was among only 22 lawyers on their 2015 Professional Excellence Award: Lifetime Achievers list. This list recognizes lawyers who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State. Mr. Hardin has received many accolades in his career and he... read more

  • Testimony begins in trial for Ex-CPRIT official Jerry Cobbs

    August 19, 2015

    Firm lawyers Rusty Hardin and Jennifer Brevorka, representing ex-cancer agency officer Jerry Cobbs in an Austin trial, told jurors in opening statements that their client became a scapegoat for his embattled employer that faced allegations of corruption over how it awarded state money to commercial research projects. Mr.... read more

  • HCC Settles With Ousted Chancellor For $850,000

    August 14, 2015

    Rusty Hardin and firm lawyer Jennifer Brevorka represented former Houston Community College chancellor and general counsel Renee Byas and successfully negotiated an $850,000 payout for her, including attorneys fees. Ms. Byas worked to update policies at the community college  but was dismissed and then taken to court... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Named A National Trial Ace by Law360

    July 27, 2015

    Houston lawyer Rusty Hardin was one of 50 national lawyers named as Trial Aces by the respected national legal news service Law360. In a story titled "Law360's Trial Aces Make Winning Look Easy" (subscription required) Mr. Hardin is named with a select national group as "champions in the... read more

  • Rusty Hardin on NBC Nightly News & Today Show discussing controversial traffic stop of Sandra Bland

    July 23, 2015

    Rusty Hardin appeared on NBC Nightly News and NBC's The Today Show in stories about the case of Sandra Bland, who died in the Waller County jail after an arrest resulting from a traffic stop. Controversy over her arrest and death quickly became a national story. The news clips include... read more

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