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Hot Topics Appellate Law Practice (2019): TCPA, Jury Charge, Legal Malpractice, and more

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Session 1: A Deep Dive Into Selected Issues Under the Texas Citizens Participation Act Since its passage in 2011, the Texas Citizens Participation Act has given rise to a perhaps surprising array of interpretive issues and controversies. Explore several recurring and/or open issues under the TCPA, as well as any legislative efforts to amend this statute.
 
Session 2: Jury Charge Update Examine the significant jury charge cases over the past year and the most common recurring problems.
 
Session 3: Legal Malpractice Update Get the latest on recent developments in Texas legal malpractice law, as well as notable ethics opinions that are applicable to appellate practitioners.
 
Session 4: The Dicta Plague Take a look at language that is not necessary to the decision. Are we seeing more of this? What could that mean for you and your clients?
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Total Credit Hours:
2.25 | 0.50 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. A Deep Dive Into Selected Issues Under the Texas Citizens Participation Act (Jul 2019)

Thomas S. Leatherbury, Hon. Bob Pemberton, Amanda G. Taylor

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Paper (pdf) 76 pgs
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 1 — 45 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

A Deep Dive Into Selected Issues Under the Texas Citizens Participation Act (Jul 2019)

Since its passage in 2011, the Texas Citizens Participation Act has given rise to a perhaps surprising array of interpretive issues and controversies. Explore several recurring and/or open issues under the TCPA, as well as any legislative efforts to amend this statute.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Thomas S. Leatherbury, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Dallas, TX
Hon. Bob Pemberton, Third Court of Appeals (Ret.) - Austin, TX
Amanda G. Taylor, Butler Snow LLP - Austin, TX

2. Jury Charge Update (Jul 2019)

David Keltner

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 38 pgs
Slides (pdf) 22 pgs

SESSION 2 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Jury Charge Update (Jul 2019)

Examine the significant jury charge cases over the past year and the most common recurring problems.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

David Keltner, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP - Fort Worth, TX

3. Legal Malpractice Update (Jul 2019)

Robyn Bigelow Hargrove

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 28 mins
Audio (mp3) 28 mins
Paper (pdf) 33 pgs
Slides (pdf) 22 pgs

SESSION 3 — 28 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 3:

Legal Malpractice Update (Jul 2019)

Get the latest on recent developments in Texas legal malpractice law, as well as notable ethics opinions that are applicable to appellate practitioners.

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Robyn Bigelow Hargrove, Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP - Austin, TX

4. The Dicta Plague (Jul 2019)

David M. Gunn

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 25 mins
Audio (mp3) 25 mins
Paper (pdf) 26 pgs
Slides (pdf) 23 pgs

SESSION 4 — 25 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

The Dicta Plague (Jul 2019)

Take a look at language that is not necessary to the decision. Are we seeing more of this? What could that mean for you and your clients?

Originally presented at: Jun 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

David M. Gunn, Beck Redden LLP - Houston, TX