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HowryBreen Assists Lottery Winner to Recover Stolen Prize Money

October 26, 2009 | Press Release, Randy Howry, Sean Breen

For Immediate Release

HowryBreen is representing Grand Prairie resident Willis Willis whose winning lottery ticket was stolen by a store clerk who ran off with the money. Randy Howry and Sean Breen are helping Willis to recover his rightful winnings. The story first appeared in the Dallas Morning News, then was picked up by the news wire and consequently has been published world wide as a human interest story. The story continues to unfold.

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South Texas College of Law Alumni Association Names Randy Howry 2009 Distinguished Alumnus

October 16, 2009 | Press Release, Randy Howry

For Immediate Release

The South Texas College of Law Alumni Association honored Randy R. Howry as the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus at a luncheon on October 5, 2009. The Alumni Association honors one graduate each year for their service to the college, the profession, and the community. Howry is a partner in the Austin litigation firm of HowryBreen LLP where he handles commercial and employment litigation, insurance and medical malpractice cases, and wrongful death, wills and trust, and real estate litigation. Howry serves on the South Texas College of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors and is a director of the Texas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is the president-elect of the West Austin Youth Association, and is a former president of the Austin Bar Association. Howry was the featured speaker at the South Texas College of Law Alumni Association’s Annual Meeting October 5.

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Randy Howry Scores Victory with Breach of Contract and Deceptive Trade Practice Trial in Angleton, Texas

September 18, 2009 | Press Release, Randy Howry

For Immediate Release – September 18, 2009

Despite a hometown advantage with a local jury, attorney team, and client in Angleton, Texas at the Brazoria County Courthouse, Randy Howry and his plaintiff client, a natural gas company from Los Angeles, California, were victorious in their breach of contract and deceptive trade practice trial. The verdict exceeded $1.5 million in favor of Howry’s client, for punitive damages, expenses, lost profit and attorney fees. During the five-day trial, Howry presented the saga of his client located in Los Angeles and their experience with the equipment purchased from the Angleton company. The equipment was supposed to chill natural gas as it was extracted from the ground but it never functioned properly and was ultimately discarded. Howry used various GPS-type applications in his presentation to the jury and judge to help explain the predicament of his client.

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Sean Breen Serves on Corporate Ethics Panel

May 6, 2009 | Press Release, Sean Breen

For Immediate Release
The Texas General Counsel forum is hosting a seminar on Corporate Ethics and has asked Sean Breen to serve on the panel. Joining Sean on the panel are moderator Arthur Miller, a nationally known legal scholar and University Professor at New York University; Justice Harriet O’Neil, Texas Supreme Court; Moris Davis, Legal Counsel of Temple-Inland; John Holmes, VP and Acting Legal Counsel, Freescale Semiconductor; Mary Mack, Corporate Technology Counsel, Fios; and Merrie Spaeth, Founder, Spaeth Communications, Inc. The event takes place May 13, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas.

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Tim Herman Reunites with HowryBreen

May 1, 2009 | Press Release, Randy Howry, Sean Breen, Tim Herman

For Immediate Release

HowryBreen LLP is pleased to welcome Tim Herman back to the firm in an invaluable Of Counsel position. Tim will continue to actively represent clients full time in many facets of litigation. “No attorney in Central Texas has more courtroom experience than Tim Herman when it comes to trying business, commercial or bet the company type cases. We are ecstatic to have Tim on board with our team and available to our clients,” comments Randy Howry. “Tim’s unmatched reputation and skill as a trial attorney adds even more to the arsenal for our clients and enhances our firm’s ability to win high stake cases,” adds Sean Breen.

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Agreement Between Westlake Fire Department and City of Austin Generates Lawsuit to Protect Property Owners in Rollingwood and West Lake Areas

December 8, 2008 | Press Release, Randy Howry

For Immediate Release

When word got out to Rollingwood and West Lake residents that an Interlocal Agreement between Emergency Service Department (ESD) #9, with three stations in the Westlake area, and the City of Austin, was in negotiation, immediate questions and concerns were raised about how the area’s firefighting service would be compromised. The Interlocal Agreement is an Agreement for Automatic Aid Assistance to be provided to the City of Austin by ESD #9.

In response, a lawsuit has been filed by Rollingwood business owner Robert Brooks against the Board of Directors of ESD #9, stating that the Agreement would jeopardize the level of service to businesses and residences within the current 18 square-mile service area of ESD #9. (more…)

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