No. 90-8301.

933 F.2d 1277 (1991)

In the Matter of James Yao GLEASMAN and Margaret Yao Gleasman, Debtors. James Yao GLEASMAN and Margaret Yao Gleasman, Appellants, v. JONES, DAY, REAVIS & POGUE, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

June 10, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James M. Vogt, Stephen A. Roberts, Edward D. Burbach, Griggs & Harrison, Austin, Tex., for appellants.

Morris Atlas, Gary Gurwitz, Lisa Powell, Atlas & Hall, McAllen, Tex., for appellee.

Before GOLDBERG, HIGGINBOTHAM, and JONES, Circuit Judges.


This suit for legal malpractice rests on diversity jurisdiction and is controlled by Texas law. The grant of summary judgment for the law firm rested on Texas's two-year period of limitations and discovery rule.

James and Margaret Yao Gleasman sued the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in a Texas state court. After the case was removed to the federal bankruptcy court, where the Gleasmans had earlier filed for...

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