University of Texas School of Law
2003
Conference on State and Federal Appeals
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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UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Program Features

UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

12/16/19
Schedule

Thursday Morning

8:50 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Frap Amendments and Traps in the Fraps

9:00 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Appellate Procedure Update

9:00 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Sponsored Friday Optional Lunch with Judiciary

9:00 am

0.42 hr

Austin Only

Appellate Procedure Update

A review of the new TRAP amendments, conflicts jurisdiction after Schein, and other recent developments in Texas appellate procedure.

Stephen G. Tipps, Baker Botts - Houston, TX

9:15 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

U.S. Supreme Court Update

9:25 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Court of Appeals Panel

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.

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

9:25 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Court of Appeals Panel

9:45 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Fifth Circuit Update

10:30 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Short Update Topics on Federal Issues

10:40 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Preservation Strategies

10:40 am

0.42 hr

Austin Only

Preservation Strategies

An examination of the rules for preserving appellate complaints with an emphasis on practicalities and strategies for preserving error.

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

11:05 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Charge Update

11:05 am

0.32 hr

Austin Only

Charge Update

The court's charge after Casteel and Harris County vs. Smith: Back to the future?

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

11:25 am

0.75 hr

Austin Only

Short Update Topics on State Issues

Topics covered: Supersedeas Update Understanding Deemed Findings Hot Topics in Courts of Appeals

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

11:25 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Short Update Topics on State Issues

11:35 am

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Legislative Update

Thursday Afternoon

1:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Supreme Court Panel

1:30 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Avoiding Sanctions on Appeal

1:30 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Avoiding Sanctions on Appeal

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.

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

2:00 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice

2:00 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Ethical Issues in Appellate Practice

A discussion of current ethics issues that arise in appellate practice.

William David Underwood, Mercer University - Macon, GA

2:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

The Worst Supreme Court Argument in History

2:30 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Supreme Court Update

2:30 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Supreme Court Update

A justice of the Texas Supreme Court reviews recent decisions from that court.

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

3:05 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Legal Research Implications of the Trap Amendments

3:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Damages Issues on Appeal

3:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Damages Issues on Appeal

Actual Damages Statutory Caps and Gaps in the Caps Constitutional Challenges Remittitur

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

3:25 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Appellate Briefs: The Strategy of Argument Structure

4:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Thinking 'Bout the Government: Recent Appellate Cases Involving Government Entities

4:15 pm

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Thinking 'bout the Government: Recent Appellate Cases Involving Government Entitites

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.

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

4:45 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Who's Driving the Bus and Where is it Going?

4:45 pm

0.67 hr

Austin Only

Who's Driving the Bus and Where Is It Going?

A frank and animated discussion of appellate trends and Supreme Court practice by two former justices of the Texas Supreme Court.

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

Friday Morning

8:50 am

0.42 hr

Austin Only

FRAP Amendments and TRAPS in the FRAPs

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.

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

9:15 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

U.S. Supreme Court Update

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.

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

9:45 am

0.50 hr

Austin Only

Fifth Circuit Update

A summary of significant developments and trends of the past year.

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

10:30 am

1.07 hrs

Austin Only

Short Update Topics on Federal Issues

Topics covered: Federal Maximum Recovery Rule and Its Implications Supervening Decision Doctrine A Decade of Daubert Federal Stay and Supersedeas 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

11:35 am

0.42 hr

Austin Only

Legislative Update

The latest on rules, amendments and actions taken by the 78th Legislature that may affect your practice.

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

Friday Afternoon

1:15 pm

1.00 hr

Austin Only

Supreme Court Panel

A panel of Supreme Court justices answers frequently asked questions about practices before the court.

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

2:15 pm

0.57 hr

Austin Only

The Worst Supreme Court Argument in History

Let David Holman and David Keltner show you how not to win friends and influence justices at argument.

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

3:05 pm

0.32 hr

Austin Only

Legal Research Implications of the TRAP Amendments

Where to find unpublished opinions and how to cite to them properly.

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

3:25 pm

0.75 hr

Austin Only

Appellate Briefs: The Strategy of Argument Structure

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

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

UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Faculty

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

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UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Credit Information

UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Standard Registration early registration: Dec 31, 1970
    Add $0 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Apr 12, 2013
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Nov 30, -1
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Austin

  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Nov 30, -1
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Nov 30, -1
    $0 processing fee applied

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

UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Hotel / Venue

Austin

Four Seasons Hotel

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


Austin

Four Seasons Hotel

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


Austin

Four Seasons Hotel

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


UT Law CLE

2003 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

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