Updates

Andy Simmons interviewed in Arts+Labor for legal perspective in the Sailor Jerry intellectual property dispute

May 13, 2015

Anderson Simmons was interviewed for his legal perspective on who owns the rights to Sailor Jerry’s name and likeliness for Arts+Labor.  A question has arisen whether the rights belong to his widow or to the company now selling spiced rum and merchandise under the Sailor Jerry’s name. http://www.artslabormagazine.com/stewed-screwed-and-tattooed-the-selling-of-sailor-jerry

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Austin attorney Anderson M. Simmons honored by Texas Bar Foundation

October 3, 2014

Mr. Anderson M. Simmons with the Law Offices of Anderson M. Simmons P.C. has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation, January of 2013.  Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas.  Election is a mark …

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“It is my opinion that Anderson Simmons takes pride in representing the ‘little guy’ when they are being bullied by a big corporate entity.”

September 25, 2014

One of my clients recently posted this review, “I highly recommend the legal services of Anderson Simmons. Mr. Simmons recently assisted me with a lawsuit in which I was being sued for the balance of a second mortgage. Anderson proved to be an excellent communicator and very knowledgeable in this area of the law. I was advised at each step …

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Another legal victory for a client

September 4, 2014

Won a $169,996.14 judgment today. Now comes the hard part: collecting on it.

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Why do small businesses put arbitration clauses in their contracts?

August 18, 2014

Exclude your collections claims from your arbitration clauses. Why force yourself to go to arbitration just to collect a debt?

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Nice client review on Avvo.com: “Plain and simple, as my title says, Anderson Simmons is the best there is at defending against junk debt buyers…”

July 16, 2014

“Plain and simple, as my title says, Anderson Simmons is the best there is at defending against junk debt buyers. I hired him on three separate occasions after being served with lawsuits from them. He forced two into dropping their suits early- one actually folded upon receiving word that Andy was representing me. The third he fought tooth and nail …

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Travis County Court at Law granted our no evidence motion for summary judgment against one of the nation’s largest and most aggressive collectors of consumer junk debt, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC

April 2, 2014

The Travis County Court at Law granted our no evidence motion for summary judgment against one of the nation’s largest and most aggressive collectors of consumer junk debt, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC.  Previously in the same case, Portfolio and its lawyers, Anh Regent and J. David Roberson of Regent & Associates were sanctioned by the court for discovery violations and …

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Congratulations to my colleague, Brad Rock Reagan

March 12, 2014

Congratulations to my colleague, Brad Rock Reagan, for winning a defense verdict in a trademark infringement case, jury trial, in the Western District, Austin Division of the United States District Court of Texas, in Premiere Hot Tubs v. A-Tex.  I worked with Brad on some of the trademark legal issues behind the scenes. He and his legal assistant, Kate Beaudin, …

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Defeated National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2003-1 today in Williamson County District Court

March 10, 2014

We defeated National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2003-1 today in Williamson County District Court.  The hearing on our motion for no-evidence summary judgment was not going well for their lawyer, J. David Roberson of Regent & Associates, so he non-suited the case in open court. In the course of discovery in this case, we have learned that National Collegiate Student …

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Another nice review from a client

February 27, 2014

“I was scared & confused. I’m a single mom & also taking care of my elderly mom. When I was informed that I was being sued & that they wanted to put a lien on my house. Andy guided me to try and settle with them first. Since we were not willing to settle, I hired Andy Simmons and resolved …

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