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eSupplement to the 25th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Dec 2017)

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Session 1: Bad Lawyering Caught on Tape - An entertaining and educational review of some of the best deposition misconduct tapes found online. As you watch video clips documenting attorneys who mistreat others, discredit themselves and mock their licenses, explore better ways to maintain decorum and ethical conduct. Armed with the Texas Disciplinary Rules and Lawyer's Creed, sort through what happened, what it means and how you can be different.

Session 2: The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management Analyze the ethical quandaries of client intake, case selection, and client communications. Learn how to manage healthy and unhealthy client relationships, setting expectations for clients, and withdrawing from bad relationships.

Session 3: Texas Civil Procedure Update - Examine recent judicial decisions affecting Texas litigation practice, including proposed modifications to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Review highlights from the accompanying comprehensive review of recent case law—designed to be a handy reference tool for practitioners.

Total Credit Hours:
1.50 | 1.00 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$75  

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Credit Hours
1. Bad Lawyering Caught on Tape (Oct 2014)

Adam T. Schramek

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 1 — 29 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 1:

Bad Lawyering Caught on Tape (Oct 2014)

An entertaining and educational review of some of the best deposition misconduct tapes found online. As you watch video clips documenting attorneys who mistreat others, discredit themselves and mock their licenses, explore better ways to maintain decorum and ethical conduct. Armed with the Texas Disciplinary Rules and Lawyer's Creed, sort through what happened, what it means and how you can be different.

Originally presented at: Oct 2014 Civil Litigation Conference

Adam T. Schramek, Norton Rose Fulbright - Austin, TX

2. The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management (Sep 2017)

William J. Chriss

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

Preview Session Materials

You may download session materials
for offline use.

Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Slides (pdf) 11 pgs

SESSION 2 — 30 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 2:

The Noble Lawyer and the Ethics of Client Management (Sep 2017)

Analyze the ethical quandaries of client intake, case selection, and client communications. Learn how to manage healthy and unhealthy client relationships, setting expectations for clients, and withdrawing from bad relationships.

Originally presented at: Aug 2017 The Car Crash Seminar

William J. Chriss, Law Office of William J. Chriss, P.C. - Corpus Christi, TX

3. Texas Civil Procedure Update (Dec 2017)

Courtney Taylor Carlson, Elaine Grafton Carlson

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

Preview Session Materials

You may download session materials
for offline use.

Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 258 pgs

SESSION 3 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Texas Civil Procedure Update (Dec 2017)

Examine recent judicial decisions affecting Texas litigation practice, including proposed modifications to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Review highlights from the accompanying comprehensive review of recent case law—designed to be a handy reference tool for practitioners. 

Originally presented at: Nov 2017 Civil Litigation Conference

Courtney Taylor Carlson, Jackson Walker LLP - Houston, TX
Elaine Grafton Carlson, South Texas College of Law Houston - Houston, TX