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Learn From Our Experience: ‘If you die without a will’ …

No matter how young you are or how little you own, McCleskey attorney Ben Davidson advises getting a will. Now. If you don’t think you need to, Davidson has a heartbreaking, frustrating story about a client from his hometown of Littlefield that will change your mind. A married couple, both teachers, had two children and

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EEOC answers key ‘vax’/workplace issue, but it’ll take time for others to be decided

USA Today headline: 178 health care workers suspended from Houston Methodist hospital system for refusing COVID-19 vaccination Wall Street Journal headline: Texas hospital system can require employees to get Covid-19 vaccine, judge rules … federal judge upheld Houston Methodist’s vaccine requirement and said lawsuit’s legal assertions lacked merit Houston Chronicle headline: 153 Houston Methodist workers fired,

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Tommy Swann retires from McCleskey after 41 years

Tommy Swann has told the story many times. Shortly after joining the McCleskey Law Firm in 1979, bankruptcy laws changed. The late Harold Harriger told Tommy he’d be the firm’s bankruptcy lawyer, asking him to learn the changes. Tommy’s practiced law in many other areas in more than 40 years at the firm, but his

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The four names behind the McCleskey Law Firm

For roughly the first half of its history, the McCleskey Law Firm’s name changed often – depending who led the firm.  In 1972 the name changed to McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf and even though three of those legendary Lubbock lawyers have passed on – the name has not changed since. “I have great respect

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Will Griffis joins Shannon Hospital Community Board

McCleskey Attorney Will Griffis has joined the Shannon West Texas Memorial Hospital Community Board of Directors in San Angelo. Griffis is based in McCleskey’s San Angelo office, which opened a year ago after Griffis and his family returned to the area where he grew up. “It’s an honor for them to consider me to be

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