Joe Marrs Selected as Texas “Super Lawyer”

Texas Super Lawyers recently recognized Joe Marrs, a partner at Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge, as one of Texas’s top attorneys in the practice area of Estate and Trust Litigation. The Super Lawyers rating service showcases outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice areas. Texas Super Lawyers selects attorneys for recognition based upon their professional reputation, achievements, and contributions toLearn More

Joe Marrs Speaks at State Bar Conference

Joe Marrs, a partner at Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge, recently spoke at the 12th Annual Fiduciary Litigation Course presented by the Texas Bar. The conference covered a multitude of Fiduciary Litigation issues to keep attorneys in the practice area up to date on developments in the law. Mr. Marrs discussed how the United StatesLearn More

Chris Johns selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America”

Chris Johns, a partner at Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge, was recently selected for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which highlights the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer review from over 7.4 million evaluations of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues withinLearn More

Justin Hodge, Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge Partner Featured in Houston Chronicle

The Texas transportation and energy industries’ need for new infrastructure often brings them into conflict with landowners whose properties are required for these expansions. This tension has only increased in recent years, as economic and population growth have produced a need for ever greater quantities of energy, and the infrastructure necessary for its production andLearn More

Houston Chronicle Interviews JMEH Partner Justin Hodge About Eminent Domain

JMEH Partner Justin Hodge interviewed with reporter L.M. Sixel of the Houston Chronicle for a Q&A session on Texas Eminent Domain. He answered legal questions concerning TxDOT, pipeline, and powerline eminent domain cases. He also discussed the landowner protections contained in the law, and explained when it is necessary to hire a condemnation or eminentLearn More

Joe Marrs Speaks at Texas Bar Seminar on Damages in Civil Litigation

On February 16-17, the Texas State Bar sponsored a two-day seminary entitled “9th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation,” presented live in Houston and by video conference in Dallas. Joe Marrs, a partner with JMEH, was invited to speak on “Remedies for Mismanagement of Trust Assets” the morning of the first day of the seminar. InLearn More

JMEH win in Burks v. XL Specialty Ins. Co. Cited by Appellate Courts

JMEH’s appellate win in November 2015, Burks v. XL Specialty Insurance Company, __ S.W.3d __ Tex. App.–Houston [14th. Dist.] 2015, no pet.), has been cited in Texas and in Utah in the past year in cases concerning Directors’ and Officers’ coverage. See Allstate County Mutual Insurance Company v. Wootton, — S.W.3d —, Tex. App.–Houston [1st Dist.] 2016,Learn More