BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

3395 HARRISON AVENUE BEAUMONT, TX 77706

DATE

CHECK NUMBER

04/05/12

606683

VOID AFTER 90 DAYS
CHECK AMOUNT

PAY FIFTY FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED SIXTY TWO DOLLARS AND 78 CENTS
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Atlanta, Dagen, County, Georgia 64-1278/611 GA

****$54,362.78

TO WELLS, PEYTON, GREENBERG & HUNT, LLP THE P 0 BOX 3708 ORDER BEAUMONT, TX 77704 OF

NON - NEGOTIABLE

BEAUMONT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Account Number Invoice

3395 HARRISON AVENUE, BEAUMONT, TX 77706

89900
Disc Paid

Check Request ID

Amount

199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 634.81.6211.00.999.99.000

174020 174020

54,362.78

54,362.78

Selected Position: null

Role Name: Admin Assistant Chief Business Officer

Fiscal Year 2012

Requestor. Thompson, Lana M

Check Request ID: 174020

Fiscal Year 2012

Category:

Legal Services, Attorneys, lawyers

Vendor. Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, Lip 89900

Supporting Documentation: Inter-Office Mail

Remit To: P 0 BOX 3708; BEAUMONT, Texas 77704-3708

Contract(s):

Invoice Number.

Needed By: 04-05-2012

Requestor.

6657- Thompson, Lana M

Event Date: 04-04-2012

Route Check: Send to Vendor

Justification: March 2012 Billing

Need Separate Check?:

W-9 Status:

Subject to 1099-MISC:

Amount: 2015.00

Description: Inv 128716 Retainer Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 4250.75

Description: Inv 128718 Special Ed Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128719 Misc Litigation Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128721 Personnel Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128722 Contracts Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128723 Redistricing

Amount: 1300.06

Amount: 755.00

Amount: 60.00

Amount: 4711.34

Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 3920.00

Description: Inv 128724 Administration Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128725 Prevailing Wage Suit Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128726 US Gen Contract LLC Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 650.00

Amount: 250.00

Amount: 53.00

Description: Inv 128727 Milton, P

Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 270.00

Description: Inv 128728 Clay, Earl III

Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 5100.00

Description: Inv. 128729 Board Governance

Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 20814.63

Description: Inv 128730 L&L Contractors Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128731 GADV Vs BISD/Morganti Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128732 Forges, Donna Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 848.66

Amount: 2569,35

Amount: 50.00

Description: Inv 128733 Western Surety Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 4053.95

Description: Inv 128734 Elliot, Garry Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 791.04

Description: Inv 128800 Superintendent Contract Account: 199.41.6211.70.701.99.000 - 100.0% Description: Inv 128720 Bond Issue Account: 634.81.6211.00.999.99.000 - 100.0%

Amount: 1900.00

Total Check Request Amount:

$54362.78

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706 File #: Inv #:
RE:

April 1, 2012

100439-0 128716

Retainer

DATE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS AMOUNT LAWYER

Mar-01-12

Receipt and review of e-mails re: fence encroachments (x2) Reviewed Lone Star Sport Agreement and phone conference with athletic director.

0.50 0.50 0.75 3.50 0.25 3.00

100.00 100.00 150.00 700.00 50.00 600.00

MC - NW-- -NH MC MC NH

Mar-02-12 Mar-15-12 Mar-26-12 Mar-30-12

Research on background of sports entity and manager. Preparation for and attend board meeting E-mail district re: postings Reviewed documents provided by the organization, started drafting the certificate of formation for filing with the Texas Secretary of State, drafterd e-mail correspondence to board of directors about need for name of resident agent Per Retainer Agreement- MC Total Fees:

Apr-01-12

300.00 8.50 $2,000.00

MC

100439-0

Invoice #:

128716

April 1, 2012

Page 2

DISBURSEMENTS

Messenger Service Total Disbursements:
Total Charge for this Invoice:

15.00 $15.00
$2,015.00

Previous Balance Previous Payments
ATTORNEY HOURS RATE

2,003.00 2,003.00
FEE

Melody Chappell Nancy Hart

4.25 4.25

$200.00 $200.00

$1,150.00 $850.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$2,015.00

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: Special Education

100439-82 128718

DATE Mar-02-12

DESCRIPTION Reviewed due process complaint for first child. Reviewed due process complaint for second child. Email correspondence with co-counsel about notice of procedural safeguards for 2012. Phone conference with special ed department regarding need for January 2012 procedural safeguards. Received and reviewed procedural safeguards to make sure the last page had the required information and emailed to co-counsel. Receipt, review and response to parent's attorney regarding whether the district wants to waive resolution session and go forward with mediation.

HOURS 0.50 0.50 0.25 0.25

AMOUNT 100.00 100.00 50.00 50.00

LAWYER NH NH NH NH

0.25

50.00

NH

0.25

50.00

NH

Mar-07-12

Receipt and review of email from BISD regarding information needed by insurance carrier.

0.25

50.00

NH

100439-82

Invoice #:

128718

April 1, 2012 0.25 0.25

Page 50.00 50.00

2 NH NH

Gathered information for form and emailed back to BISD.
Mar-09-12 Receipt, review and response to email from co-counsel regarding request by parents for mediation. Receipt and review of new due process complaint. Receipt, review and response to seventeen emails from mediator, opposing counsel, and co-counsel regarding scheduling mediation Mar-13-12 Receipt and review of scheduling order and correspondence from hearing officer. Receipt and review of notice of appearance. Receipt review and response to sixteen emails from mediator, co-counsel, opposing counsel regarding scheduling of mediation. Mar-14-12 Attend scheduling conference relative to A---case. Pre hearing phone conference. Receipt and review of correspondence and two revised scheduling orders. Phone conference with Vincent Middle School regarding need for school records, need to talk to diagnostician and teacher. Email correspondence to Special Ed supervisor regarding Need for special ed records. Email correspondence to BISD regarding need to report to insurance carrier and ask to have Henslee Schwartz appointed as counsel. Phone conference with Vincent Middle School principal regarding records request and information he may know about the student. Receipt, review and response to two emails from co-counsel regarding records. Mar-15-12 Receipt, review, and response to eleven emails from co-counsel and BISD person that handles

Mar-12-12

0.75 1.75

150.00 350.00

NH NH

0.75 0.25 1.75

150.00 50.00 350.00

NH NH NH

1.00 0.50 0.25 0.25

250.00 100.00 50.00 50.00

BP NH NH NH

0.25 0.25

50.00 50.00

NH NH

0.25

50.00

NH

0.25 2.00

50.00 400.00

NH NH

100439-82

Invoice #:

128718

April 1, 2012

Page

3

insurance issues for coverage on due process complaints. Mar-16-12 Receipt review and response to email from BISD person handling insurance carrier issues regarding need for another copy of due process complaint. Reviewed response to due process complaint and prior written notice. Receipt, review and response to email from co-counsel regarding issues with Chartis Insurance. Receipt review and response to two emails from BISD insurance person regarding questions from Chartis Receipt, review and response to email from co-counsel regarding records. Attended mediation at BISD. Receipt and review of several emails from co-counsel and opposing counsel regarding typo on settlement agreement and how to fix. Mar-29-12 Phone conference with Student's teacher regarding student's work that needs to be produced. Receipt and review of email regarding type on settlement agreement. Receipt and review of correspondence from hearing officer and order of dismissal regarding first child. Receipt and review of correspondence from hearing officer and order of dismissal regarding second child. Receipt and review of corrected settlement agreement. Total Fees: DISBURSEMENTS 0.25 50.00 NH

Mar-21-12 Mar-23-12

0.25 0.25

45.00 50.00

NH NH

Mar-26-12

0.25

50.00

NH

Mar-27-12 Mar-28-12

0.25 5.00 0.50

50.00 1,000.00 100.00

NH NH NH

0.25

50.00

NH

0.25 0.25

50.00 50.00

NH NH

0.25

50.00

NH

0.25

50.00

NH

21.00

$4,245.00

100439-82

Invoice #: Postage

128718

April 1, 2012

Page 4 5.75 $5.75
$4,250.75

Total Disbursements:
Total Charge for this Invoice:

Previous Balance Previous Payments
ATTORNEY HOURS
RATE

903.00 903.00
FEE

Bruce Partain Nancy Hart

1.00 20.00

$250.00 $200.00

$250.00 $3,995.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$4,250.75

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: Misc. Litigation

100439-83 128719

DATE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

AMOUNT

LAWYER

Mar-01-12

Reviewed additional records produced by BISD in response to subpoena duces tecum (Hawkins v. Carter lawsuit), redacted identifying student information. Receipt and review of letter re: personnel investigation Receipt and review of coverage letters re: Smith litigation and Arfeen (x2) (Ralph Arline) Review correspondence from Arline's counsel re: issues pertaining to the complaint and response to same; prepare correspondence to BISD re: documentation needed to respond to letter.

1.50

300.00

NH

Mar-06-12 Mar-07-12

0.25 0.50 0.50

50.00 100.00 90.00

MC MC SB

Mar-08-12

Examine letter from Karen Neild attorney to TEA. (Ralph Arline) Discuss with Personnel office that only high school location has the required documents; prepare correspondence to high school principal re: documentation needed.

0.25 0.50

60.00 90.00

TTH SB

Mar-09-12

Telephone conference with attorney re:

0.50

100.00

MC

100439-83

Invoice #:

128719

April 1, 2012

Page 2

per§onnel record request; receipt and review of letter re: intent to sue Mar-12-12 Mar-13-12 Mar-14-12 Receipt and review of status report (Smith) Receipt and review of notice of counsel and notice of claim Prepare correspondence to District re: fourth request for documents from principal; receive and review same. Final review of records produced per subpoena duces tecum for April Hawkins v. Sharon Carter litigation. Total Fees:
DISBURSEMENTS

0.25 0.50 0.50

50.00 100.00 90.00

MC MC SB

Mar-23-12

1.25

250.00

NH

6.50

$1,280.00

Photocopies Total Disbursements:
Total Charge for this Invoice: Previous Balance Previous Payments ATTORNEY HOURS RATE

20.06 $20.06
$1,300.06 4,109.10 4,109.10 FEE

Melody Chappell Tanner T. Hunt Nancy Hart Sarah Frasher

2.00 0.25 2.75 1.50

$200.00 $240.00 $200.00 $180.00

$400.00 $60.00 $550.00 $270.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$1,300.06

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: Personnel

100439-138 128721

DATE Mar-08-12

DESCRIPTION Telephone conference with Ms. Comeaux Telephone conference with administration re: personnel issue; telephone conference with Chief; receipt and review of records for attorney request (Childs) Receive and review correspondence from District re: Childs; prepare correspondence to counsel re: Childs; follow-up conference call re: same.

HOURS AMOUNT LAWYER 0.25 1.00 50.00 200.00 MC MC

0.50

90.00

SB

Mar-09-12

(Childs)Prepare correspondence to District to discuss with co-counsel on board agenda item as per co-counsel; receive and review correspondence from District re: same. Telephone conference with Chief Duncan (x2); telephone conference with employee attorney Research the Education Code requirements for non-renewal; prepare Notice of Proposed Non-renewal of Employee. Total Fees:

0.50

90.00

SB

Mar-12-12 Mar-14-12

0.50 1.25

100.00 225.00

MC SB

4.00

$755.00

100439-138 Invoice #:

128721

April 1, 2012

Page 2

Total Charge for this Invoice:

Previous Balance Previous Payments

$755.00 630.00 630.00 HOURS
1.75 2.25

ATTORNEY
Melody Chappell Sarah Frasher

RATE
$200.00 $180.00

FEE
$350.00 $405.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$755.00

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: Contracts

100439-146 128722

DATE Mar-12-12

DESCRIPTION Hazel & 7th Property: Review appraisal report, email message to Mr. Zingelmann sending appraisal report and asking if he was ready to negotiate offer with owner Total Fees:

HOURS 0.25

AMOUNT 60.00

LAWYER PD

0.25

$60.00

Total Charge for this Invoice: Previous Balance Previous Payments
ATTORNEY Phil Dunlap HOURS 0.25 RATE $240.00

$60.00 900.00 900.00 FEE
$60.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$60.00

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: Redistricting

100439-147 128723

DATE Mar-01-12

DESCRIPTION Revised memo on redistricting. Telephone conference with demographer; draft letter to district with update

HOURS 4.00 0.50 4.50 4.60 1.00 3.50

AMOUNT 900.00 100.00 1,012.50 1,035.00 225.00 700.00

LAWYER BW MC BW BW BW MC

Mar-02-12 Mar-05-12 Mar-06-12 Mar-19-12

Made revisions to redistricting memo. Revisions to memo on Section 5 Submission and Redistricting. Revised memo regarding new election scheme and Section 5 Submission. Review DOJ research and review previous map scenarios; receipt and review of questions re: precinct changes Telephone conference with demographer; conference with demographer; prepare for and attend special meeting Total Fees:

Mar-29-12

3.50

700.00

MC

21.60

$4,672.50

DISBURSEMENTS

100439-147 Invoice #:

128723

April 1, 2012

Page 2 38.84 $38.84
$4,711.34

Overnight Courier Total Disbursements:
Total Charge for this Invoice:

Previous Balance Previous Payments
ATTORNEY HOURS RATE

17,622.13 17,622.13
FEE

Boyd Wells Melody Chappell

14.10 7.50

$225.00 $200.00

$3,172.50 $1,500.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$4,711.34

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LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #: RE: ADMINISTRATION

100439-167 128724

DATE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

AMOUNT

LAWYER

Mar-05-12 Mar-06-12

Telephone conference with Superintendent re: bond issue Telephone conference with administration re: Lone Star Sport contract; telephone conference re: personal leave Conference with Superintendent and administration staff Telephone conference with Ms. Comeaux re: personnel nonrenewal; conference with administration Conference with Superintendent Office conference with Superintendent; draft notice of proposed nonrenewal; telephone conference with President Telephone conference with administration (x2) Conference with administration re: miscellaneous litigation issues Telephone conference with Superintendent;

0.25 1.00

50.00 200.00

MC MC

Mar-08-12 Mar-09-12

2.00 2.00

400.00 400.00

MC MC

Mar-13-12 Mar-14-12

3.50 4.00

700.00 800.00

MC MC

Mar-15-12 Mar-16-12 Mar-26-12

0.50 3.00 0.75

100.00 600.00 150.00

MC MC MC

100439-167 Invoice #:

128724

April 1, 2012

Page 2

telephone conference with business office; receipt and review of e-mail re: same; receipt and review of response from Attorney General on various e-mails Mar-27-12 Mar-28-12 Receipt and review of e-mail re: FOIA request; conference with Craig re: same Receipt and review of e-mail re: FOIA request from Craig Receipt and review of Attorney General's decision re: emails to and from Dr. Thomas and to and from Jessie Haynes; review documents and comments made by Attorney General; telephone conference with Jessie Haynes re: AG's decision; draft letter to Jessie Haynes re: same; draft letter to Jerry Jordan re: responsive documents covered by the Public Information Act; review and redact documents submitted to Jerry Jordan Total Fees: 1.00 0.25 1.50 200.00 50.00 270.00 MC MC AH

19.75

$3,920.00

Total Charge for this Invoice: Previous Balance Previous Payments
ATTORNEY Melody Chappell Ann Holland HOURS 18.25 1.50

$3,920.00 1,250.00 1,250.00 RATE
$200.00 $180.00

FEE
$3,650.00 $270.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$3,920.00

LAW OFFICES OF

Wells, Peyton, Greenberg & Hunt, L.L.P.
550 Fannin, Sixth Floor, Century Tower, 77701 P.O. Box 3708 Beaumont, Texas 77704-3708 (409) 838-2644 Facsimile: (409) 838-4713

Beaumont I.S.D. 3395 Harrison Beaumont, Texas 77706

April 1, 2012

File #: Inv #:

100439-197 128725

RE:

Prevailing Wage Suit

DATE Mar-20-12

DESCRIPTION Review Third Amended Petition, Motion to Dismiss, and First Amended Motion to Withdraw in preparation of hearing on same. Attend hearing on Motion to Withdraw and Motions for Continuance; meeting with court clerk to reset trial date and Motion for Summary Judgment hearing date; prepare memo on hearing outcome; review court file and determine if further action is needed. Total Fees: Total Charge for this Invoice: Previous Balance Previous Payments

HOURS AMOUNT LAWYER 1.25 250.00 SB

Mar-21-12

2.00

400.00

SB

3.25

$650.00 $650.00 111.00 111.00

ATTORNEY Sarah Frasher

HOURS 3.25

RATE $180.00

FEE $650.00

TOTAL BALANCE NOW DUE

$650.00

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