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<br /> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 · VOL. 27 · NO. 23 · $9.00<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> Court Reverses Sanction Order Against Fulbright Partner<br /> by BRENDA SAPINO JEFFREYS<br /> bjeffreys@alm.com<br /> The 5th Court of Appeals has reversed a sanction order<br /> against Fulbright & Jaworski partner Oscar Rey Rodriguez<br /> of Dallas that called for him to place a newspaper advertise-<br /> ment apologizing to his courtroom opponents in a specific<br /> case.<br /> In Rodriguez v. MumboJumbo LLC, a unanimous<br /> three-justice panel of Dallas' 5th Court found that the trial<br /> judge abused his discretion in the sanction order against<br /> Rodriguez and found that there was no evidence to support<br /> the finding that is the “sole basis” for the March 19, 2010,<br /> sanction order.<br /> Rodriguez did not return a telephone call seeking com-<br /> ment, but his attorney, Jeffrey Leving<a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=1"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 · VOL. 27 · NO. 23 · $9.0</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=2"> 2 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=3"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=5"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=7"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=9"> SEpTEmbER 5, 20113 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=11"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=12"> 12 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=13"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=15"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=17"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=19"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=21"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=23"> SEPTEMBER 5, 2011 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Sept. 5, 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c53fcf6f?page=24"> How will you make your Mark? d A F </a>