Firm News

Welcome Cody Lewis!

Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant would like to welcome Cody Lewis to our firm! Cody comes to us from Beasley, Hightower & Harris in Dallas, Texas. Cody works tirelessly to uphold his client’s values, interests, and objectives while providing them with the highest level of information to achieve their objectives. Cody will be practicing Civil,…

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HBWV Hires New Family Law Attorney

HBWV would like to welcome Colby G. Berry to the firm! Colby comes to us from the Thomas J. Henry Law firm in Corpus Christi and is the son of partner Byron Berry. He is a hardworking attorney who works tirelessly to obtain his clients’ goals, by building his practice on a foundation of compassion,…

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Title IX

Title IX was a law enacted in 1972, sign by President Nixon, which read: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”   On July 21,…

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Ten New Texas Laws

Changes to Texas Law You Should Know We have successfully made it through the first month of 2016, and as far as we can tell, the new year is off to a great start. Whether you’ve been striving to make some changes in your life as part of your New Year’s resolutions or avoiding resolutions…

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Why Does a Lawyer Cost So Much?

Why Does It Have to Cost? I know his brother, you think to yourself as you sit across from the lawyer, wondering why the retainer he just quoted you didn’t seem to include any discount. “And this retainer is no indicator of how much this may ultimately cost,” the lawyers says. What?!? MAY? ULTIMATELY? COST?…

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Texas Covenants Not to Compete: Part 2

Definitions and Enforcement of Covenants Not to Compete 1. Definitions  The law uses complex, and often times confusing terminology. This entry is designed to help the reader follow along as Covenants not to Compete are discussed more in depth over coming articles.  A “Covenant not to Compete” is an agreement not to engage in the…

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Denton County Bar UNT Tailgate

Associate Daniel Abasolo writes about the Denton County Bar Association’s UNT Tailgate: “On November 3rd, our Mean Green took on the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Apogee Stadium. The Mean Green was a little short in their homecoming game, but the DCBA show our support in force. The weather was perfect for tailgating. Members and…

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