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Texas Judge Wants More Briefs In Pierce Bainbridge Debt Suit

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Texas Judge Wants More Briefs In Pierce Bainbridge Debt Suit

Law360 (June 9, 2020, 5:36 PM EDT) — Embattled law firm Pierce Bainbridge must submit more briefing to back its attempt to dismiss a $280,000 lawsuit from a creditor, a Houston state court judge said Tuesday after hearing the firm’s argument it was never properly served because its offices were closed due to COVID-19.

Harris County District Judge Rabeea Sultan Collier said during a short Zoom hearing that she wants to see case law that supports the parties’ respective arguments on whether the service issue Pierce Bainbridge raised is foreclosed by a Texas judgment clause in a loan agreement between the law firm and merchant cash advance lender Creative Capital…

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