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<br /> JUNE 27, 2011 · VOL. 27 · NO. 13 · $9.00<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> Family Seeks Fees, Expenses From Former Judge, Two Lawyers<br /> by JOHN COUNCIL<br /> jcouncil@alm.com<br /> Three family members of a man killed in a helicopter<br /> crash have sued two trial lawyers who represented them<br /> in a wrongful-death case, as well as a former judge who<br /> presided over that suit.<br /> The plaintiffs filed Alicia Sanchez, et al. v. Rosenthal<br /> & Watson, et al. after one of their trial lawyers in the<br /> underlying wrongful-death suit, Jose Santiago “Jim” Solis,<br /> and Judge Abel Limas each entered guilty pleas in federal<br /> court: On March 31, Limas pleaded guilty to one count of<br /> racketeering and on April 29, Solis, a former Democratic<br /> state representative, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding<br /> and abetting extortion.<br /> The Sanchez plaintiffs name Limas<a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=1"> JUNE 27, 2011 · VOL. 27 · NO. 13 · $9.00 ww</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=2"> 2 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=3"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=5"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=7"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=9"> junE 27, 20113 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=11"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=12"> 12 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=13"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=15"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=17"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=19"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=21"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=23"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=24"> 24 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=25"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=26"> 26 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=27"> JUNE 27, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, June 27, 2011 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/90eaa9fc?page=28"> How will you make your Mark? d A F </a>