Supreme Court

Case: 12-0920
11/14/2012
Petition for Review/Cause under Rule 53.1
CHARLES G. HOOKS, III, ET AL. 
SAMSON LONE STAR, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, N/K/A SAMSON LONE STAR LLC 
Appellate Briefs
Date Event TypeDescriptionRemarksDocument
09/16/2014Exhibits in case/cause filedPetitionerPetitioner's Oral Argument Handout filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III.
01/13/2014Letter brief PetitionerSur-reply letter filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, et al.
01/10/2014Letter brief RespondentReply Letter Brief filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star, LP.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
01/06/2014Reply to Amicus Curiae BriefPetitionerReply to Briefs of Amici filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/06/2013Reply brief filedPetitionerReply Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/06/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Curiae Brief filed on behalf of Independent Petroleum Association of America.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/06/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Curiae Brief of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers in opposition to the Petition for Review.  Submitted by Gloria Leal , 3600C Las Colinas, Austin, TX  78731, Phone (512) 426-1568  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/03/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Brief of The Texas Oil & Gas Association submitted by Pamela Baron, State Bar No. 01797100, Post Office Box 5573, Austin, Texas 78763, 512/479-8480. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
11/04/2013Brief filedRespondentResponse Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/24/2013Fully hyperlinked brief filedPetitionerHYPERLINKED  Corrected Petitioner's Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III.
09/23/2013Corrected Brief filedPetitionerCorrected Petitioner Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/03/2013Brief filedPetitionerPetitioner Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/30/2013Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filedRespondentResponse to Amicus Briefs of Texas Land & Mineral Association and Cardwell, Hart & Bennett, LLP.  On behalf of respondent, Samson Lone Star. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/28/2013Reply filedPetitionerReply to Response to Petition for Review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/23/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Brief filed on behalf of Texas Land and Mineral Owerners' Association.  Submitted by John B. McFarland and Mary A. Keeny, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/10/2013Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filedRespondentResponse to Amicus Brief filed on behalf Samson Lone Star, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/10/2013Response to Petition for Review filedRespondentResponse to Petition filed on behalf Samson Lone Star, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
03/07/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Cardwell, Hart & Bennett, LLP's Amicus Brief in support of Petition for Review. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
02/19/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Curiae Brief of the Bordages in Support of Petition for Review. Submitted by Patton G. Lochridge of McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore LLP of Austin, Texas.  HARD COPIES RECEIVED.
01/31/2013Fully hyperlinked brief filedPetitionerHYPERLINKED version of Petition for Review filed on Jan 25, 2013. On behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.
01/25/2013Petition for Review filedPetitionerPetition for Review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
Case Events
DateEvent TypeDescriptionDispositionRemarksDocument
09/29/2014Post submission brief filedRespondent Response Letter to Charles Hooks' Post Submission Letter. On behalf of Samson Lone Star.
09/25/2014Post submission brief filedRespondent Respondent's Post Submission Letter. On behalf of Samson Lone Star.
09/25/2014Post submission brief filedPetitioner Petitioner's post-submission letter filed on behalf of  Charles Hooks, et al.
09/17/2014Oral argument   Argued on behalf of petitioners by Shannon H. Ratliff; argued on behalf of respondents by Cynthia Keely Timms
09/16/2014Exhibits in case/cause filedPetitioner Petitioner's Oral Argument Handout filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III.
08/13/2014Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney receivedRespondent Oral Argument will be presented by Cynthia Keely Timms on behalf of Respondent Samson Lone Star.
08/12/2014Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney receivedPetitioner Oral Arugment will be presented by Shannon H. Ratliff on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III.
06/13/2014Case set for oral argumentIndicates filing of Petition for ReviewCase set for oral argument[Note: This cause has been set for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., September 17, 2014.]  Time allotted to argue: 20/20 minutes
05/02/2014Petition for Review disposedOral Argument date and time not set at this time.Filing granted[Note: The date and time for oral argument are yet to be determined.]
05/02/2014Petition for Review granted   
04/03/2014Address Change Petitioner The Houston office of McGinnis Lochridge moved to new location on March 31, 2014.  The new address: 711 Louisiana St, Ste, 1600  Houston, TX 77002
01/13/2014Letter brief Petitioner Sur-reply letter filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, et al.
01/10/2014Letter brief Respondent Reply Letter Brief filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star, LP.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
01/06/2014Reply to Amicus Curiae BriefPetitioner Reply to Briefs of Amici filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
01/06/2014Letter FiledPetitioner Letter filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.
12/31/2013Phone call from Clerk's OfficeAmicus Curiae  To Ms. Gloria Leal in re:  submitting 2 hard bound courtesy copies of amicus efiled on 12/6/13.
12/20/2013Letter FiledRespondent Letter filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star, Limited Partnership, et al.
12/06/2013Reply brief filedPetitioner Reply Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/06/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Amicus Curiae Brief filed on behalf of Independent Petroleum Association of America.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/06/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Amicus Curiae Brief of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers in opposition to the Petition for Review.  Submitted by Gloria Leal , 3600C Las Colinas, Austin, TX  78731, Phone (512) 426-1568  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/03/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Amicus Brief of The Texas Oil & Gas Association submitted by Pamela Baron, State Bar No. 01797100, Post Office Box 5573, Austin, Texas 78763, 512/479-8480. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
11/12/2013Motion for Extension of Time disposed.PetitionerFiling grantedUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time to file Petitioner's Reply Brief on the Merits is Granted. Further requests for extensions of time will be disfavored. Reply brief is due December 6, 2013.
11/12/2013Motion for extension of time to file brief.Petitioner Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to file Reply Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.
11/04/2013Brief filedRespondent Response Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/24/2013Fully hyperlinked brief filedPetitioner HYPERLINKED  Corrected Petitioner's Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III.
09/23/2013Corrected Brief filedPetitioner Corrected Petitioner Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/11/2013Motion for Extension of Time disposed.RespondentFiling grantedUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time to file Response Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Samson Exploration, LLC has been granted. FURTHER REQUESTS FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR THIS FILING WILL BE DISFAVORED. Response Brief due November 4, 2013; Reply Brief due November 19, 2013.
09/11/2013Motion for extension of time to file brief.Respondent Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to file Response Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Samson Exploration, LLC.
09/03/2013Brief filedPetitioner Petitioner Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
08/01/2013Motion for Extension of Time disposed.PetitionerFiling grantedMotion for Extension of Time is granted.  Petitioner's Brief is due September 13, 2013.  FURTHER REQUESTS FOR EXTENSIONS OF TIME FOR THIS FILING WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  Response Brief is due October 3, 2013.  Reply Brief is due October 18, 2013.
08/01/2013Motion for extension of time to file brief.Petitioner Unopposed Second Motion for Extension of Time to file Petitioner's Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles Hooks, et al.
07/18/2013Case Record Filed Clerk of the Court of Appeals Electronic Appellate Record Received
07/01/2013Motion for Extension of Time disposed.PetitionerFiling grantedPetitioner brief due 08/14/13; Response brief due 09/03/13; Reply brief due 09/18/13; FURTHER REQUESTS FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR THIS FILING WILL BE DISFAVORED.
07/01/2013Motion for extension of time to file brief.Petitioner Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Petitioner Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.
06/14/2013Record Requested in Petition for Review   
06/14/2013Brief on the Merits RequestedIndicates filing of Petition for Review Brief on the merits requested:  Petitioner's brief due no later than 7/15/13; Response brief due 8/5/13; Reply brief due 8/20/13.
05/30/2013Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filedRespondent Response to Amicus Briefs of Texas Land & Mineral Association and Cardwell, Hart & Bennett, LLP.  On behalf of respondent, Samson Lone Star. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/30/2013Address Change Respondent Address Change for Dick Watt:  dwatt@wattbeckworth.com.  Filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star.
05/28/2013Reply filedPetitioner Reply to Response to Petition for Review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/23/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Amicus Brief filed on behalf of Texas Land and Mineral Owerners' Association.  Submitted by John B. McFarland and Mary A. Keeny, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/17/2013Call receivedPetitioner Call received to inform the Court that a reply will be filed by May 28, 2013.
05/10/2013Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filedRespondent Response to Amicus Brief filed on behalf Samson Lone Star, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
05/10/2013Response to Petition for Review filedRespondent Response to Petition filed on behalf Samson Lone Star, et al. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
03/26/2013Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposedRespondentFiling grantedUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Response to Petition for Review is Granted. Further requests for extensions of time will be disfavored. Response is due May 15, 2013.
03/25/2013Motion for Extension of Time to File ResponseRespondent Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Response to Petition for Review filed on behalf of Samson.
03/15/2013Supreme Court of Texas Requested ResponseIndicates filing of Petition for Review Response to petition for review due no later than 4/15/13.
03/07/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Cardwell, Hart & Bennett, LLP's Amicus Brief in support of Petition for Review. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
02/21/2013Letter FiledRespondent If the Court requests a formal response to the Hooks Petition for Review, then, at that time, Samson will respond to the "amicus" brief.
02/19/2013Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed) Amicus Curiae Brief of the Bordages in Support of Petition for Review. Submitted by Patton G. Lochridge of McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore LLP of Austin, Texas.  HARD COPIES RECEIVED.
02/12/2013Case forwarded to Court   
02/08/2013Response to Petition for Review waivedRespondent Response waiver filed on behalf of Samson Lone Star Limited Partnership.
01/31/2013Fully hyperlinked brief filedPetitioner HYPERLINKED version of Petition for Review filed on Jan 25, 2013. On behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.
01/25/2013Petition for Review filedPetitioner Petition for Review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks, III, et al.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
12/21/2012Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposedPetitionerFiling granted2nd Motion for Extension of Time to file Petition is granted. Petition is due January 25, 2013.  FURTHER REQUESTS FOR EXTENSIONS OF TIME FOR THIS FILING WILL BE DISFAVORED.
12/19/2012Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filedPetitioner Second Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to file Petition for Review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks III, et al.
11/15/2012Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposedPetitionerFiling grantedPetition due 12/26/12.
11/14/2012Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filedPetitioner Unopposed motion for exension of time to file petition for review filed on behalf of Charles G. Hooks III, et. al.
Calendars
Set DateCalendar TypeReason SetRemarks
09/17/2014Submitted (Awaiting Opinion)Submitted (Awaiting Opinion) 
Parties
PartyPartyTypeRepresentative
The Texas Alliance of Energy ProducersAmicus CuriaeMs. Gloria Leal
Independent Petroleum Association of AmericaAmicus CuriaeMr. Craig T. Enoch
Cardwell, Hart & Bennett, LLPAmicus CuriaeMr. Jeffery L. Hart
Mr. J. Bruce Bennett
Bordages, Jr., Joe A.Amicus CuriaeMr. Patton G. Lochridge
The Texas Oil and Gas AssociationAmicus CuriaeMs. Pamela Stanton Baron
Hooks, III, Charles G.PetitionerMr. Paul F. Simpson
Mr. Dale Wainwright  
Mr. Patton G. Lochridge
Mr. Jason Derrick Price
Mr. Shannon H. Ratliff
Ms. Erin Hilary Huber
Mr. David M. Gunn
Ms. Marla Diane Broaddus
Texas Land and Mineral Owners' AssociationAmicus CuriaeMs. Mary A. Keeney
Mr. John B. McFarland
Samson Lone Star LLCRespondentMs. Cynthia Keely Timms
Mr. Michael V. Powell
Mr. J. Matthew Marchak
Mr. Dick Watt
Mr. M. C. Carrington
Court of Appeals Information:
Aff-Mod/Pt,Rev & Rem/Pt  
389 SW3d 409, 05-31-12 
1st Court of Appeals 
Honorable Evelyn Keyes 
Trial Court Information
60th District Court 
Jefferson 
Honorable Gary Sanderson 
Bl73008-B 
 
 

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