Blog Posts in 2014

  • Nov13 2014

    November: National Adoption Month!*

    For so many of us, having a family does not always mean the traditional family structure of one mother and one father. For example, a family may be comprised of biological children, stepchildren, adoptive children, or any combination. From the child’s perspective, his or her “parents” may consist of ...

  • Nov5 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Named Among 2015 Best Law Firms

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez was recently named to the 2015 Best Law Firms listing by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. The firm earned a Tier 1 Metropolitan ranking for its commercial litigation work, with additional recognition based on their expertise in mediation and product ...

  • Oct28 2014

    Shawn M. McCaskill Earns Board Certification in Civil Appellate Law

    Experienced Dallas appellate lawyer Shawn McCaskill, a shareholder in the Texas trial and appellate firm Godwin Bowman & Martinez , has earned Board Certification in Civil Appellate Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In order to secure Board Certification, an attorney must complete ...

  • Sep25 2014

    Donald E. Godwin Named to Who's Who in Energy for 4th Year

    Donald E. Godwin, Chairman and CEO of the Texas Trial and Appellate firm, Godwin Bowman & Martinez, has been honored with selection to the 2014-15 list of Who's Who in Energy by the American City Business Journals. This is Mr. Godwin's 4th consecutive selection to this exclusive list. The Who's Who ...

  • Jul9 2014

    George Carlton Appointed Church Attorney for Episcopal Diocese of Dallas

    George Carlton, Shareholder of Godwin Bowman & Martinez, has been appointed to the position of "Church Attorney" for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas by Bishop James M. Stanton. The position supports the collective diocese of 74 churches located across north east Texas from Corsicana to Texarkana, ...

  • Jul9 2014

    Donald E. Godwin Featured in Super Lawyers Where Are They Now

    Donald E. Godwin is featured in Super Lawyers Where Are They Now. The story appears as a follow up to the 2003 inaugural issue of Texas Super Lawyer s featuring Mr. Godwin on the cover. To read the article click here .

  • Jul9 2014

    Donald E. Godwin Named to Texas Super Lawyers Advisory Board

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud to announce that Chairman and CEO, Donald E. Godwin, has been named to the Texas Super Lawyers Advisory Board. The Board will be made up of highly influential attorneys throughout the state who exemplify excellence in practice. Board members will offer advice on the ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - Proud Sponsor and Patron of the Dallas Theater Center

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is a proud sponsor and patron of the Dallas Theater Center and has been for many seasons, demonstrating the firm's appreciation for the theater group's effort in engaging, entertaining and inspiring a diverse community. The Dallas Theater Center looks to create experience ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Sponsors Junior League of Dallas

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud to be a continuing sponsor of the Junior League of Dallas Ball. The Junior League's community outreach programs, both monetarily and through the efforts of volunteers, are both impressive and inspiring. Their wide variety of community involvement includes health, ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Sponsors The Jewish Community Center

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is honored to be a continuing sponsor of events at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas. Among the events the firm has sponsored have been the Jewish Book Fest, bringing some of the greatest writers in today's culture to the Dallas area, and Titanic The Musical, a factual ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Defending Halliburton Nationwide in the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Defending Halliburton Nationwide in the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil. Click here to learn more.

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Supports the University of Texas Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez was honored to sponsor the 29th Annual Cultural celebration and Awards Banquet of the University of Texas Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association. The event honored 20 outstanding Latinas, including UT Law and CHLSA Alumnae from 1977 to 2004 who have become law firm ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - Supporting the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Through the John Hemphill Dinner

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is a proud continuing sponsor of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. The Society is completely dedicated to both the collection and preservation of documents relating to the Supreme Court of Texas and appellate courts, as well as the judicial history of the great ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - Supporting The Dallas Contemporary and Arts in Dallas

    As an ardent supporter of the arts in Dallas, Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud to be a regular sponsor of the Dallas Contemporary. As a non-collecting art museum, the Dallas Contemporary helps to present new ideas from artists both locally, as well as nationally and globally. It is a non-for-profit ...

  • Jul8 2014

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez - Proud to Support SMU and its Distinguished Alumni Awards

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud to be a continuing sponsor of the SMU Dedman School of Law Distinguished Alumni Awards. More Godwin Bowman & Martinez attorneys have graduated from the SMU Dedman School of Law than any other institution. In addition, Chairman and CEO Donald E. Godwin was presented ...