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Jason W. Snell Becomes Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
The Snell Law Firm is proud to announce Jason Snell’s nomination to the Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF).  Mr. Snell’s invitation was extended upon the recommendation of the national officers of The Fellows and Fellows leadership in “recognition of a lawyer whose public and private...
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Snell Law Firm Hits PR Nutrition with Lawsuit on Behalf of Special Olympics
On November 10, 2016, The Snell Law Firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Special Olympics against PR Nutrition and Travis Goodwin, former Vice President of PR Nutrition, in Harris County, Texas District Court seeking to recover $270,000 in unpaid sponsorship fees. PR Nutrition—headquartered in Da...
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The Snell Law Firm Wins Trial for Clients in a Travis County Real Estate Dispute
On Friday, October 28, after a lengthy legal battle and a bench trial in Travis County District Court, The Snell Law Firm obtained a victory for clients David and Wendy Salazar, who were sued over a home they sold in 2013.  Travis County District Court Judge Karin Crump also awarded the Salazars mo...
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Jason W. Snell Featured in New Video by the Austin Bar Association
How did you Plug In to the Austin Bar Jason Snell? from Austin Bar Association on Vimeo. For more information about the Austin Bar Association, please visit www.austinbar.org.
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Q&A with J.R. Skrabanek, New Senior Counsel at The Snell Law Firm
Tell us a bit about your background and career path. What led you to pursue a career in law? I’m a native Texan hailing from Aggieland. When I found out in the ninth grade that I wasn’t good enough to make the soccer team, on a whim, I joined the debate team. I fell in
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Class Certification Motion Filed By The Snell Law Firm & Others for Over 13,000 Tenants
Over 50% of Austin’s population are renters and it is well known that Austin rents have skyrocketed. Over 50% of Austin renters are considered “rent distressed,” meaning they spend over 30% of their income just on rent. The Snell Law Firm along with two other law firms have filed a...
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East Austin Rail Station to Be Transformed Into Mixed-Use Project to Be Called Cityline at MLK Station
Through an affiliate, Cityline Companies LLC purchased the four-acre site at East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Alexander Avenue in June. The plan is to build a three-story complex with 134,000 square feet of office space and 11,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 22 townhomes. C...
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J.R. Skrabanek Joins The Snell Law Firm as Senior Litigation Counsel
August 8, 2016 – Austin, TX – The Snell Law Firm PLLC announced today that J.R. Skrabanek has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Mr. Skrabanek’s practice will focus on business and civil litigation including contract disputes; shareholder or partner disputes; business torts; unfair competition...
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Texas Supreme Court’s First Opinion Interpreting TUTSA in Misappropriation Case
Until recently, companies suing for trade secret theft ran a risk of having to disclose to their competitors in open court certain aspects of their trade secrets in order to prove their claim. The companies would argue that they should not have to divulge trade secrets in order to pursue their cases...
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Texas Tech Law Wins First Place in 2016 State Moot Court Competition
Texas Tech University School of Law won first place in the 2016 State Moot Court Competition at the Texas Young Lawyers Association. This is Texas Tech’s fifth championship since 1975. The event took place during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in Fort Worth in June. Participating law school...
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