Branscomb | PC Received Recognition in The 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms”

Posted on Dec 15, 2016

Branscomb | PC received Tri-Tier Metropolitan recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in the 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” As Listed in the Seventh Edition of the “Best Law Firms” Rankings Metropolitan Tier 1 Corpus Christi Commercial Litigation Litigation – Trusts & Estates Tax Law Trusts & Estates Law San Antonio Real Estate […]

Branscomb | PC Supports Hill Country Family Services

Posted on Sep 26, 2016

Branscomb | PC is sponsoring the Hill Country Family Services Charity Golf Tournament, which will take place at 8:30 a.m. on October 3, 2016, at Cordillera Country Golf Club in Boerne, Texas. Click here for tickets. To learn more about the organization, visit their website by clicking here.

Branscomb|PC Supports Corpus Christi Young Lawyer’s Association

Posted on Jun 13, 2016

This month, Branscomb | PC is sponsoring “Burgers with the Bench,” which will take place at 4:00 p.m. on June 16, 2016, at Railroad Seafood Station. To learn more about the organization, follow them on their Facebook page.

The Accommodation Doctrine and Dominant Estate Rulings Regarding Groundwater

Posted on Jun 10, 2016

The Accommodation Doctrine and Dominant Estate Rulings Regarding Groundwater (Coyote Lake Ranch, LLC v. The City of Lubbock) A Landmark Groundwater Case On May 27, 2016, in the case of Coyote Lake Ranch, LLC v. The City of Lubbock, the Texas Supreme Court held that groundwater estates are governed by the “accommodation doctrine.” This is […]

Branscomb|PC Supports Citizens for Educational Excellence

Posted on Jun 10, 2016

Branscomb | PC is a participating sponsor in the June 16, 2016 Leading by Example: Educational Advocate Awards being held at the Al Amin Shriners Pavilion in Corpus Christi, Texas. For more information about the organization, visit their website.

Susana Canseco, Texas Real Estate and Water Law Attorney

Posted on Jun 1, 2016

Author Jillian Beck featured Susana Canseco, a real estate and water law attorney with Branscomb | PC, in the June 2016 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. Susana Canseco has spent many mornings and afternoons surveying her cattle as they graze on grassy pastures lined with rows of pecan trees. It’s a stark contrast to […]

Don’t Fall Prey to an Incomplete Overtime Exemption Analysis

Posted on Jun 1, 2016

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule increased the levels of salary required to be paid to employees to qualify for certain exemptions from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Some employers have mistakenly interpreted the DOL’s final rule as setting the only standard for overtime exemption, believing that if the minimum salary […]

Department of Labor’s Final Rule – Updates Overtime and “White Collar” Exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Posted on May 18, 2016

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has, at last, issued its Final Rule on overtime. The key provisions of the Final Rule include: (i) increases to the minimum salary levels for employees to be classified as exempt under the FLSA from $455 to $913 per week or $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year; (ii) increase […]

Texas Open Carry Law

Posted on Jan 29, 2016

As of January 1, 2016, individuals who have a concealed handgun license (CHL) may openly carry a handgun. This change in the law raises questions and concerns for many employers who want to keep guns out of the workplace. The following is a summary of Texas gun laws with which employers should be familiar. The […]

BRANSCOMB | PC HIRED TO REPRESENT CREDITORS OF SHERWIN ALUMINA

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Branscomb | PC has been engaged to represent a significant vendor to Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC, which on January 11, 2016 filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U. S Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division. For more information on Bankruptcy Law in Texas, please email Pat […]