Blog Posts in 2017

  • Sep14 2017

    Was it Harvey or the City of Houston? Flooded Houston Residents File Claim for Inverse Condemnation

    Last week, individuals and businesses affected by the "controlled release" of water from Harris County's Addicks and Barker Reservoirs on August 28, 2017 took action. In a petition filed in the Harris County District Court, the plaintiffs estimate that thousands of homeowners and businesses have had ...

  • Sep13 2017

    Fox 4: Shareholder Sid Scheinberg Comments on Hurricane Harvey Gasoline Price Gouging

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Shareholder, Sid Scheinberg, is featured on the Fox 4 News story regarding the Texas Attorney General's lawsuit against businesses who were apparently price gouging during the gasoline shortage in North Texas following Hurricane Harvey. If found guilty, businesses could pay ...

  • Sep6 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorneys Receive 2017 Texas Super Lawyers Honors

    Five attorneys of Godwin Bowman & Martinez have been selected to the 2017 list of Texas Super Lawyers. Each attorney has received this honor in previous selections. (Left-to-Right): Jenny L. Martinez, Carolyn Raines, Donald E. Godwin, Shawn M. McCaskill, Bruce W. Bowman, Jr. DALLAS – Texas trial and ...

  • Aug15 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorneys Recognized Among 2018 Best Lawyers in America

    DALLAS –Attorneys from Texas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Woodward White's The Best Lawyers in America, one of the leading guides to the nation’s top legal counsel. Donald E. Godwin, Chairman and CEO of Godwin Bowman & ...

  • Aug11 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorney Israel Silvas Chosen to The Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas

    DALLAS – Noted Texas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, has announced that Shareholder, Israel R. Silvas, has been selected as one of the 2017 "Top 50 Multicultural lawyers in Dallas" by the National Diversity Council. This honor recognizes lawyers from diverse backgrounds ...

  • Jun27 2017

    D CEO Magazine Feature Story! Don Godwin shares the "Secrets of a Winning Trial Lawyer"

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Chairman & CEO, Donald E. Godwin, is showcased in the feature story of the July, 2017 issue of D CEO Magazine, as he reveals the "Secrets of A Winning Trial Lawyer". The 6-page profile presents Mr. Godwin in his own words….the first time that D CEO has ever presented a story ...

  • Jun27 2017

    Cover Story! Donald E. Godwin Featured in University of Memphis Publication

    Donald E. Godwin, Chairman & CEO of Godwin Bowman & Martinez, is featured in the Spring, 2017 issue of Fogelman Focus , the publication of the University of Memphis' Fogelman College of Business & Economics. Mr. Godwin is showcased on the cover, and is the subject of a 4-page feature article within ...

  • Jun26 2017

    How to Protect Your Company from Cybersecurity Litigation and Other Software Disputes

    Though it has made headlines for years – see Dropbox (in 2012 and 2016), Evernote (2013), Target (2013), Apple (2014), Home Depot (2014), Ashley Madison (2015), LinkedIn (2016) – hacking rarely affected our day-to-day lives. Then came reports of the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee, ...

  • Jun14 2017

    Sidney H. Scheinberg to Speak on NARCA Webinar Panel

    Sidney H. Scheinberg , Chair of the Godwin Bowman & Martinez Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights section, will be part of panel presenting a nation-wide webinar to members of the National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA). The topic of discussion will be a Fair Credit Reporting Act Overview: Rights, ...

  • May30 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez CEO Donald E. Godwin Earns Four-Time Chambers USA Honors

    DALLAS – Eminent Dallas Attorney Donald E. Godwin, Chairman and CEO of the Texas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business among the top commercial ...

  • May12 2017

    What If the Border Wall Happens to You?

    Many people in the Rio Grande Valley are wondering what they will do in the event the fateful condemnation letter, announcing the government's acquisition of their property, arrives in the mail. Should they fight the government to keep their property, should they fight the offered compensation, or ...

  • Apr21 2017

    Six Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorneys Honored Among Best Lawyers in Dallas

    DALLAS – The Texas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, is pleased to announce that six of its Dallas attorneys have been selected to the 2017 list of D Magazine's Best Lawyers in Dallas. Named among this year's Dallas Best were firm Chairman and CEO, Donald E. Godwin, Senior ...

  • Apr12 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - Honored to Support the Dallas Cattle Baron's Ball and the American Cancer Society

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud and honored to be a continuing sponsor of the Dallas Cattle Baron's Ball in its support of the American Cancer Society and its fight against cancer. Since 1974, the Cattle Baron's Ball has raised nearly $70 million for the fight against cancer. Godwin Bowman & ...

  • Apr10 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - A Continuing Sponsor of the Crystal Charity Ball and Crystal Charity Fashion Show & Luncheon

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is honored to be a continuing participant and sponsor of The Crystal Charity events in Dallas, Texas, including the Crystal Charity Ball and the Crystal Charity Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon. The Crystal Charity Ball, which has been in existence since 1952, seeks to aid, ...

  • Mar8 2017

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorneys Named to 2017 Texas Rising Stars

    Five Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC attorneys were named to the 2017 list of Texas Rising Stars Left to Right: Israel Silvas, Stefanie McGregor, Ira Bowman, Laci Bowman, Alison Battiste DALLAS – Five attorneys from the noted Dallas trial and appellate law firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC, have been ...