Top Lawyers 2020

Leon Jaworski: The Houston Lawyer Who Got the Watergate Tapes Released

The attorney was known for his willingness to take on the tough cases.

12/14/2020 By Jeff Balke

Top Lawyers 2020

Houston’s Original Nasty Woman

Hortense Sparks Ward fought for women’s rights and permanently changed Texas law in the process.

12/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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The Change of Plans That Made Rufus Cormier a Trailblazer

The attorney never wanted to practice law, but he ended up in the middle of history.

12/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Top Lawyers 2020

The Life and Trials of Richard "Racehorse" Haynes

How Houston produced one of the winningest criminal defense attorneys in recent history.

12/14/2020 By Dianna Wray

Top Lawyers 2020

Why Haven't You Heard of CES Openshaw?

The lawyer made a splash in the '30s fighting capital punishment with a high-profile Barrow Gang case.

12/14/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp