Monday, August 27, 2007
Disqualification denial stands - First Court of Appeals declines to order BP counsel removed from plant explosion case
In re BP Plaintiffs' Steering Committee, No. 01-07-00624-CV (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Aug. 16, 2007)(Per Curiam)(mandamus)(attorney disqualification)(Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Taft and Alcala)
Appeal from 212th District Court of Galveston County
Original Proceeding on Petition for Writ of Mandamus
By petition for writ of mandamus, relator, BP Plaintiffs' Steering Committee, challenges the trial court's (1) July 5, 2007 order denying relator's motion to disqualify attorney Ronald Krist.
We deny the petition for writ of mandamus.
Panel consists of Chief Justice Radack and Justices Taft and Alcala.