Category Archives: Judge Solis (Ret.)

Judge Lynn To Become New Chief Judge Of The Northern District of Texas

With Chief Judge Solis’ retirement, Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn will become the Northern District of Texas’ Chief Judge, effective May 1, 2016. Congratulations Chief Judge Lynn!

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Chief Judge Solis To Retire in May 2016

It has recently been reported that Chief Judge Solis intends to retire in May 2016. The Chief Judge’s retirement will create four judicial vacancies in the Northern District of Texas.

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Judge Solis Grants Motions to Consolidate in StoneEage Cases

On January 28, 2014, Judge Solis granted plaintiffs’ motion to consolidate in the StoneEagle cases (Order available here). Judge Solis found that both suits were before the same court and involve similar parties. The suits also were “riddled with factual overlaps … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Awards $433,000 In Attorney’s Fees in FLSA Case

We previously discussed the jury verdict in Parker v. ABC Debt Relief, and did an interview with plaintiff’s attorney Clay Branham. On April 9, 2014, Judge Solis entered an Order (available here) resolving the issue of attorney’s fees in this … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Resolves Post-Trial Motions in Kaneka v. JBS

On October 24, 2013, Judge Solis entered an Order (available here) resolving post-trial motions in Kaneka v. JBS, a patent infringement case in which the jury had found in favor of the plaintiff. Judge Solis determined, among other things, that … Continue reading

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CCRG Interviews Trey Branham, Plaintiffs’ Attorney In Parker v. ABC Debt Relief FLSA Trial

As litigators know, the vast majority of cases do not make it to trial. The parties either reach a settlement, or the Court disposes of the case on a motion to dismiss or at summary judgment. Parker v. ABC Debt … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Denies Motion To Dismiss Due To Alleged Lack of Patentable Subject Matter In StoneEagle Case

On August 14, 2013, Judge Solis issued an opinion (available here) in StoneEagle Services v. Store Value Payments. Defendants had filed a motion to dismiss (among other things) plaintiff’s claims for patent infringement. Defendants argued that the patent-in-suit did not claim … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Denies Motion to Enjoin and Motion to Dismiss in Excentus Patent In-fringement Lawsuit

On February 5, 2013, Judge Solis issued an Order (available here) in Excentus v. CodePro, a patent infringement lawsuit pending in the Northern District of Texas. Plaintiff (who had filed a declaratory judgment lawsuit against the Defendant after receiving a … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Reverses Course, Grants Motion to Withdraw as Counsel in Galaxy Powersports Case

Last July, we wrote about a motion to withdraw as counsel that Judge Solis denied in his Galaxy Powersports case. There, Judge Solis denied the motion to withdraw and directed defendant’s counsel to respond to the plaintiff’s anticipated summary judgment … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Denies Motion to Withdraw As Counsel in Galaxy Powersports Case

On July 25, 2012, Judge Solis denied Ufot Umana and Stanley Kuan’s motion to withdraw as counsel for defendant Benzhou Vehicle Industry Group (decision available here).  Movants had sought to withdraw as counsel after being discharged by Benzhou in March … Continue reading

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