Blog Posts in 2015

  • Nov26 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Chairman & CEO Donald E. Godwin Speaks at University of Memphis Alumni Luncheon

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Chairman and CEO Donald E. Godwin was the keynote speaker at the University of Memphis' 23rd Annual Fogelman College of Business & Economics Alumni Day Luncheon in November, 2015. The luncheon honored Outstanding Alumnus David Wedaman, the founder and CEO of Re ...

  • Nov25 2015

    Donald E. Godwin Earns Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers Honors

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez is proud to announce that CEO Donald E. Godwin has been selected among the 2014-2015 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. This is an honor earned by fewer than 1/10 of 1% of all attorneys in the nation. Click here to learn more .

  • Oct24 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorney Leiza Dolghih Speaks to Annette Stewart Inn of Court

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez attorney, Leiza Dolghih presented at the Annette Stewart Inn of Court meeting held at Maggiano's Restaurant on October 20, 2015, regarding the role of non-competition agreements and intellectual property assets in divorce proceedings. Ms. Dolghih, and fellow presenter Brad ...

  • Oct13 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez's Elisaveta Dolghih's News for the Bar "Nuts and Bolts of Employment Litigation for General Practitioners"

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez 's Elisaveta Dolghih's News for the Bar "Nuts and Bolts of Employment Litigation for General Practitioners". Click here to read the guide!

  • Sep5 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorney Leiza Dolghih: Speaker at UT School of Law "Non-Compete Camp"

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Senior Attorney, Elisaveta (Leiza) Dolghih was a panelist at the University of Texas School of Law CLE Non-Compete Camp. Ms. Dolghih discussed "Forum Selection…Choice of Law…and a Tale of Stipulations" on September 3, 2015. This CLE was an in-depth discussion of Non-Compete ...

  • Aug31 2015

    FAQ: How Long Will It Take to Get Through My Divorce?

    Often, when I meet with a new client for the first time, the initial question I am asked is, “How long will my divorce take?” While I would like to provide a definite answer, the response that I normally have to give is that, “It depends”. This logically leads to the next question, which is, “What ...

  • Jun26 2015

    Ira Bowman Quoted in Law360 Article

    Recently, Attorney Ira Bowman told Law360 why the decision in Obergefell et al. v. Hodges et. Al. is a watershed moment. Click here to learn more.

  • Jun15 2015

    Houston Chronicle: Godwin Bowman & Martinez Shareholder Sid Scheinberg Quoted on U.S. Supreme Court Bankruptcy Decision

    Shareholder Sid Scheinberg of Godwin Bowman & Martinez was quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding bankruptcy lawyer fees in cases where the representation and their former client must go to court. You can read the full story here.

  • Jun15 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Family Law Attorney, Laci Bowman Finalizes Adoption

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Family Law Attorney, Laci Bowman recently finalized the adoption of Jenae Taylor Garza. Jenae is an 11 year old girl whose step-dad has been the only father she has known. The family decided that it was time to formalize the relationship by giving Jenae their last name, and ...

  • Apr16 2015

    Fox 4 News: Godwin Bowman & Martinez Attorney Leiza Dolghih Comments on Radio Shack Laid Off Employee Who Can't Collect Unemployment

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Senior Attorney Leiza Dolghih comments on the Fox 4 story of a 34-year Radio Shack employee, and 2-time cancer survivor, who was laid off during her medical leave, and is now unable to collect unemployment insurance. Click here to get the full story .

  • Apr15 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Welcomes New Shareholder Todd Shadle to Its Labor & Employment Practice

    Our firm is honored to add a new Shareholder, Todd William Shadle, for our Labor and Employment practice. Mr. Shadle will be an exceptional addition to our firm, as he brings more than 20 years of insightful legal experience to the table. Read the full story by clicking here.

  • Mar23 2015

    Surrogacy and Gestational Agreements

    Infertility is seldom discussed, but often experienced by so many couples. Thanks to the contributions of our medical professionals, infertility problems can be addressed and oftentimes result in a traditional birth experience. Even if a married couple is unable to give birth to child, the couple is ...

  • Jan23 2015

    Godwin Bowman & Martinez Shareholder Israel Silvas on 2015 Falling Oil Prices - Fort Worth Business Press

    Israel Silvas discusses the falling oil prices across the U.S. and how that may have unexpected repercussions with the Fort Worth Business Press. Notably, the dropped oil prices have hit the state of Texas harder than most, as it is so tied to the oil industry. Read the full story by clicking here.