“My role is to listen.”

-Jim Yarbrough, Investigator

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  • Rusty Hardin Wins Jail Release of Grandparents Accused in International Child Custody Dispute

    March 6, 2018

    A couple accused of conspiring to kidnap their grandson so he could live with his mother in Brazil won release from a Houston jail after efforts by Rusty Hardin, one of the primary lawyers representing them in a high-stakes international child custody dispute. The couple, Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes,... 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

  • 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

  • Judge denies HCC protective order request

    January 29, 2015

    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 Byas because she, along with attorneys at Gardere Wynne Sewell,... read more

NEWS

  • Naomi Howard Argues Free Speech Challenge to Narrow Section of Texas Open Meetings Act

    October 10, 2018read more
  • Five Rusty Hardin & Associates Lawyers Named to 2018 Texas Super Lawyers List

    September 7, 2018read more
  • Five Firm Lawyers Recognized Among Nation’s Best for Civil, Criminal, and Appellate Work

    August 15, 2018read more

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