MehaffyWeber Shareholder, Barbara Barron, recently moderated a panel discussion comprised of seven sitting Harris County District Judges. This seminar coordinated by the National Business Institute was designed to guide civil litigation attorneys through the do’s and don’ts of discovery and trial practice and what civil court judges want attorneys to know.
This intermediate-to-advanced level program provided attorneys the opportunity to have questions answered by panel members with nearly 40 years of judicial experience. The distinguished judicial panel consisted of the Honorable Kyle Carter, the Honorable Debra Mayfield, the Honorable Elaine Palmer, the Honorable R.K. Sandill, the Honorable Robert Schaffer, the Honorable Jeffery Shadwick, and the Honorable Smoots-Hogan. This course was accredited for the Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE for 6.0 credit hours, of which 0.5 credit hour apply to legal ethics.
For more than 32 years, Barbara Jane Barron has represented clients in personal injury, mass tort, products liability, commercial litigation, and other complex civil litigation and has effectively and efficiently coordinated the nationwide and statewide defense for defendants. Her litigation experience includes numerous first chair trials in counties across the State of Texas to successful results, arguing major motions in various states, and taking lead for defense groups on significant motions in several states. Barbara received a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, from Baylor University and her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center, where she was managing editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. Before joining MehaffyWeber, she was the briefing attorney for United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, Robert M. Parker.
About MehaffyWeber, P.C.
For more than 70 years, MehaffyWeber has evolved into a broad-based regional law firm with a strong emphasis in commercial, pharmaceutical, labor and employment, health care, premises, product liability, toxic tort, and environmental litigation. The firm’s trial lawyers practice in state and federal courts throughout Texas and other states, and the firm often functions as national and regional counsel for several clients. The firm handles the legal interests of multi-national corporations, businesses of all sizes, as well as individuals.