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  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Thursday Morning
  • 8:50 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Frap Amendments and Traps in the Fraps

  • 9:00 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Appellate Procedure Update

  • 9:00 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Sponsored Friday Optional Lunch with Judiciary

  • 9:00 am
    Austin Only
    0.42 hr
    Appellate Procedure Update

    Stephen G. Tipps, Baker Botts - Houston, TX

    A review of the new TRAP amendments, conflicts jurisdiction after Schein, and other recent developments in Texas appellate procedure.
  • 9:15 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    U.S. Supreme Court Update

  • 9:25 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Court of Appeals Panel

    William Guy Arnot III, Eleventh Court Of Appeals - Eastland, TX
    Scott A. Brister, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
    Susan J. Larsen, Susan Larsen, Attorney at Law - Austin, TX
    Daryl L. Moore, Houston, TX
    Jan Patterson, 3rd Court Of Appeals - Austin, TX

    Appellate court justices discuss the effect of the new TRAP amendments and budget cuts on the appellate courts. Topic will focus on the use of the new procedure for memorandum opinions.
  • 9:25 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Court of Appeals Panel

  • 9:45 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Fifth Circuit Update

  • 10:30 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Short Update Topics on Federal Issues

  • 10:40 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Preservation Strategies

  • 10:40 am
    Austin Only
    0.42 hr
    Preservation Strategies

    Reagan W. Simpson, King & Spalding LLP - Houston, TX

    An examination of the rules for preserving appellate complaints with an emphasis on practicalities and strategies for preserving error.
  • 11:05 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Charge Update

  • 11:05 am
    Austin Only
    0.32 hr
    Charge Update

    Jo Ann Storey, Joann Storey, P.C. - Houston, TX

    The court's charge after Casteel and Harris County vs. Smith: Back to the future?
  • 11:25 am
    Austin Only
    0.75 hr
    Short Update Topics on State Issues

    Elaine Carlson, South Texas College Of Law - Houston, TX
    Stacy R. Obenhaus, Gardere Wynne Sewell - Dallas, TX
    Timothy Patton, San Antonio, TX

    Topics covered: Supersedeas Update Understanding Deemed Findings Hot Topics in Courts of Appeals
  • 11:25 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Short Update Topics on State Issues

  • 11:35 am
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Legislative Update

  • Thursday Afternoon
  • 1:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Supreme Court Panel

  • 1:30 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Avoiding Sanctions on Appeal

  • 1:30 pm
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    Avoiding Sanctions on Appeal

    Alice Oliver-Parrott, Burrow & Parrott LLP - Houston, TX

    As if life does not have enough problems, we now worry about sanctions on appeal. This review of the law on appellate sanctions will be geared toward assuring the listeners are never faced with sanctions.
  • 2:00 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice

  • 2:00 pm
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice

    William David Underwood, Mercer University - Macon, GA

    A discussion of current ethics issues that arise in appellate practice.
  • 2:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    The Worst Supreme Court Argument in History

  • 2:30 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Supreme Court Update

  • 2:30 pm
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    Supreme Court Update

    Nathan L. Hecht, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX

    A justice of the Texas Supreme Court reviews recent decisions from that court.
  • 3:05 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Legal Research Implications of the Trap Amendments

  • 3:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Damages Issues on Appeal

  • 3:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Damages Issues on Appeal

    Elizabeth G. Bloch, Brown McCarroll - Austin, TX
    Warren W. Harris, Bracewell & Giuliani - Houston, TX
    Scott Rothenberg, Law Offices Of Scott Rothenberg - Bellaire, TX
    Jane M. N. Webre, Scott Douglass Luton Et Al - Austin, TX

    Actual Damages Statutory Caps and Gaps in the Caps Constitutional Challenges Remittitur
  • 3:25 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Appellate Briefs: The Strategy of Argument Structure

  • 4:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Thinking 'Bout the Government: Recent Appellate Cases Involving Government Entities

  • 4:15 pm
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    Thinking 'bout the Government: Recent Appellate Cases Involving Government Entitites

    Philip Durst, Deats Durst Owen & Levy, P.L.L.C. - Austin, TX

    During its last two terms, the Texas Supreme Court has decided numerous cases, in a variety of settings, interpreting when and how government entities can be sued. No matter which side you represent, analyzing these cases will help keep you off the pavement.
  • 4:45 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Who's Driving the Bus and Where is it Going?

  • 4:45 pm
    Austin Only
    0.67 hr
    Who's Driving the Bus and Where Is It Going?

    James A. Baker, Hughes & Luce - Dallas, TX
    Pamela Stanton Baron, Austin, TX
    Deborah G. Hankinson, Law Offices Of Deborah Hankinson PC - Dallas, TX

    A frank and animated discussion of appellate trends and Supreme Court practice by two former justices of the Texas Supreme Court.
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    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Friday Morning
  • 8:50 am
    Austin Only
    0.42 hr
    FRAP Amendments and TRAPS in the FRAPs

    Jeffrey S. Levinger, Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal L - Dallas, TX

    Your mastery of the TRAPS may be of little use when your appeal is under the FRAPs. Learn about the perils and pitfalls of federal practice.
  • 9:15 am
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    U.S. Supreme Court Update

    David Michael Gunn, Beck, Redden & Secrest LLP - Houston, TX

    Affirmative action, free speech, civil procedure, and more. All the latest developments from the U.S. Supreme Court, with special attention to the ones that impact appellate practice in Texas.
  • 9:45 am
    Austin Only
    0.50 hr
    Fifth Circuit Update

    David S. Coale, Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal L - Dallas, TX

    A summary of significant developments and trends of the past year.
  • 10:30 am
    Austin Only
    1.07 hrs
    Short Update Topics on Federal Issues

    Dana Livingston Cobb, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP - Austin, TX
    Clinard J. Hanby, The Woodlands, TX
    Lori Renee Ploeger, Cooley Godward LLP - Palo Alto, CA
    Russell Stanley Post, Beck Redden & Secrest - Houston, TX

    Topics covered: Federal Maximum Recovery Rule and Its Implications Supervening Decision Doctrine A Decade of Daubert Federal Stay and Supersedeas Issues
  • 11:35 am
    Austin Only
    0.42 hr
    Legislative Update

    Deborah Johnson Race, Ireland Carroll & Kelley - Tyler, TX

    The latest on rules, amendments and actions taken by the 78th Legislature that may affect your practice.
  • Friday Afternoon
  • 1:15 pm
    Austin Only
    1.00 hr
    Supreme Court Panel

    Nina Cortell, Haynes & Boone - Dallas, TX
    Harriet O'Neill, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
    Thomas R. Phillips, Baker Botts LLP - Austin, TX
    Michael H. Schneider, United States District Judge - Tyler, TX
    Hon. J. Dale Wainwright, The Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX

    A panel of Supreme Court justices answers frequently asked questions about practices before the court.
  • 2:15 pm
    Austin Only
    0.57 hr
    The Worst Supreme Court Argument in History

    James A. Baker, Hughes & Luce - Dallas, TX
    William J. Boyce, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP - Houston, TX
    David W. Holman, The Holman Law Firm, PC - Houston, TX
    J. Woodfin Jones, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend - Austin, TX
    David E. Keltner, The Keltner Law Firm - Fort Worth, TX
    Harriet O'Neill, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX

    Let David Holman and David Keltner show you how not to win friends and influence justices at argument.
  • 3:05 pm
    Austin Only
    0.32 hr
    Legal Research Implications of the TRAP Amendments

    Tracy L. McGaugh, South Texas College of Law - Houston, TX

    Where to find unpublished opinions and how to cite to them properly.
  • 3:25 pm
    Austin Only
    0.75 hr
    Appellate Briefs: The Strategy of Argument Structure

    Robert B. Dubose, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP - Houston, TX
    Robert M. Roach Jr., Cook & Roach - Houston, TX

    A survey of appellate briefs with a focus on ways practitioners structure an argument to make it more persuasive.

Conference Faculty

William Guy Arnot III

Eleventh Court Of Appeals
Eastland, TX

James A. Baker

Hughes & Luce
Dallas, TX

Pamela Stanton Baron

Austin, TX

Elizabeth G. Bloch

Brown McCarroll
Austin, TX

William J. Boyce

Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
Houston, TX

Scott A. Brister

Supreme Court Of Texas
Austin, TX

Elaine Carlson

South Texas College Of Law
Houston, TX

David S. Coale

Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal L
Dallas, TX

Dana Livingston Cobb

Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP
Austin, TX

Nina Cortell

Haynes & Boone
Dallas, TX

Robert B. Dubose

Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP
Houston, TX

Philip Durst

Deats Durst Owen & Levy, P.L.L.C.
Austin, TX

David Michael Gunn

Beck, Redden & Secrest LLP
Houston, TX

Clinard J. Hanby

The Woodlands, TX

Deborah G. Hankinson

Law Offices Of Deborah Hankinson PC
Dallas, TX

Warren W. Harris

Bracewell & Giuliani
Houston, TX

Nathan L. Hecht

Supreme Court Of Texas
Austin, TX

David W. Holman

The Holman Law Firm, PC
Houston, TX

J. Woodfin Jones

Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend
Austin, TX

David E. Keltner

The Keltner Law Firm
Fort Worth, TX

Susan J. Larsen

Susan Larsen, Attorney at Law
Austin, TX

Jeffrey S. Levinger

Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal L
Dallas, TX

Tracy L. McGaugh

South Texas College of Law
Houston, TX

Daryl L. Moore

Houston, TX

Harriet O'Neill

Supreme Court Of Texas
Austin, TX

Stacy R. Obenhaus

Gardere Wynne Sewell
Dallas, TX

Alice Oliver-Parrott

Burrow & Parrott LLP
Houston, TX

Jan Patterson

3rd Court Of Appeals
Austin, TX

Timothy Patton

San Antonio, TX

Thomas R. Phillips

Baker Botts LLP
Austin, TX

Lori Renee Ploeger

Cooley Godward LLP
Palo Alto, CA

Russell Stanley Post

Beck Redden & Secrest
Houston, TX

Deborah Johnson Race

Ireland Carroll & Kelley
Tyler, TX

Robert M. Roach Jr.

Cook & Roach
Houston, TX

Scott Rothenberg

Law Offices Of Scott Rothenberg
Bellaire, TX

Michael H. Schneider

United States District Judge
Tyler, TX

Reagan W. Simpson

King & Spalding LLP
Houston, TX

Jo Ann Storey

Joann Storey, P.C.
Houston, TX

Stephen G. Tipps

Baker Botts
Houston, TX

William David Underwood

Mercer University
Macon, GA

Hon. J. Dale Wainwright

The Supreme Court Of Texas
Austin, TX

Jane M. N. Webre

Scott Douglass Luton Et Al
Austin, TX

Credit Info

Key Dates

Austin – Jun 5-6, 2003 – Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
Austin – Jun 5-6, 2003 – Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
Austin – Jun 5-6, 2003 – Four Seasons Hotel
Conference Concluded
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Austin
Last day for Standard Registration early registration: Dec 31, 1970

Add $50 for registrations received after this time

Last day for cancellation (full refund): May 30, 2003
Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Jun 2, 2003

$50 processing fee applied

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Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
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Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
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98 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX 78701-4082
512.685.8100 (reservations)
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