Espey & Associates is pleased to announce that Jon Darnell and Vivian
Ethridge have been selected among San Antonio’s best attorneys in 2015
by San Antonio Scene Magazine. This distinction was voted on by fellow
attorneys in the San Antonio area, and is further evidence of the respect
Espey & Associates commands within the legal community. The issue
featuring Jon and Vivian will be released this June. Congratulations Jon
03/10/15: Espey & Associates Obtains Summary Judgment
Espey & Associates was called to trial in Harris County, representing a
building owner sued as a result of a man falling through the roof while
it was being replaced. The plaintiff’s medical bills exceeded $400,000.
During pre trial hearings the court reconsidered a motion for summary
judgment, which was granted. Final take nothing judgment was entered on
March 10, 2015.
02/27/15: Espey & Associates' Inaugural Blog Entry
Espey & Associates' inaugural blog entry is authored by Matt Soliday, and
addresses a landmark ruling in the Texas Supreme Court pertaining to
admissiblity of seat belt evidence.
02/10/15: Espey & Associates Saves Client Millions
Espey & Associates represented a lawyer in a multi million dollar malpractice suit.
A motion for special appearance contesting jurisdiction was denied. This decision
was appealed to the Houston Court of Appeals, where the trial judge’s order was reversed.
On February 10, 2015 the Texas Supreme Court denied review, in turn dismissing the case on
Espey & Associates welcomes Vivian L. Ethridge to the firm. Vivian hails from Houston,
Texas and graduated from the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law.
Vivian has extensive experince working as in house counsel for AIG, American General
Life Insurance Corp., USAA, and most recently as staff counsel for AIG. Vivian's litigation
experience includes life insurance, bad faith, oil fields and trucking accidents, as well as
medical malpractice and all types of personal injury.
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intermediaries, and a long time client. Espey & Associates is the recipient of the
distinguished Brown & Brown Peacemaker Award, presented in grateful recognition
of outstanding legal counsel in defense of Brown & Brown. A “bullet” is added for each
distinguished case resolution. Espey & Associates is the proud recipient of 10 bullets and