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Litigation Strategies and Employment Law

Contains material from May 2020

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Session 1: Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law - Experienced arbitrators discuss the advantages and pitfalls of arbitration as an alternative to litigation, trends in arbitrating employment cases, interpretation of arbitration clauses, and what both sides can do to reduce costs and make effective presentations.

Session 2: Texas Citizen’s Participation Act: Recent Statutory and Decisional Developments - How have recent amendments and decisions affected the scope and viability of the TCPA? What strategies are effective for TCPA movants and respondents?

Session 3: Appellate Judge's View of Employment Law Cases - A mid-level update of employment law opinions from our intermediate courts of appeal.

Session 4: Preparing Witnesses; Practical and Ethical Considerations - Witness preparation involves both practical and ethical challenges. How do you ensure your witnesses are well prepared and comfortable with the process? And how do you navigate between zealous advocacy and the duty of candor to the tribunal? Gain useful tips from both the plaintiff and defense perspective.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 | 0.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021

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1. Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law (May 2020)

David Schlottman, Hon. Alvin L. Zimmerman

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47 mins
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Session 1 — 47 mins, credit 0.75
Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law (May 2020)

Experienced arbitrators discuss the advantages and pitfalls of arbitration as an alternative to litigation, trends in arbitrating employment cases, interpretation of arbitration clauses, and what both sides can do to reduce costs and make effective presentations.

Originally presented at: Apr 2020 Litigation Strategies and Employment Law

David Schlottman, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX
Hon. Alvin L. Zimmerman, Spencer Fane LLP - Houston, TX

2. Texas Citizen’s Participation Act: Recent Statutory and Decisional Developments (May 2020)

David C. Holmes

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50
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30 mins
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30 mins
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14 pgs
Session 2 — 30 mins, credit 0.50
Texas Citizen’s Participation Act: Recent Statutory and Decisional Developments (May 2020)

How have recent amendments and decisions affected the scope and viability of the TCPA? What strategies are effective for TCPA movants and respondents?

Originally presented at: Apr 2020 Litigation Strategies and Employment Law

David C. Holmes, Law Offices of David C. Holmes - Houston, TX

3. Appellate Judge's View of Employment Law Cases (May 2020)

Hon. Amanda L. Reichek

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50
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29 mins
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29 mins
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22 pgs
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23 pgs
Session 3 — 29 mins, credit 0.50
Appellate Judge's View of Employment Law Cases (May 2020)

A mid-level update of employment law opinions from our intermediate courts of appeal.

Originally presented at: Apr 2020 Litigation Strategies and Employment Law

Hon. Amanda L. Reichek, Fifth Court of Appeals - Dallas, TX

4. Preparing Witnesses; Practical and Ethical Considerations (May 2020)

Vianei Lopez Braun, Joseph Gillespie

0.50 0.25 0.00 0.50 | 0.25 ethics
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32 mins
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31 mins
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Session 4 — 32 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.25 ethics
Preparing Witnesses; Practical and Ethical Considerations (May 2020)

Witness preparation involves both practical and ethical challenges. How do you ensure your witnesses are well prepared and comfortable with the process? And how do you navigate between zealous advocacy and the duty of candor to the tribunal? Gain useful tips from both the plaintiff and defense perspective.

Originally presented at: Apr 2020 Litigation Strategies and Employment Law

Vianei Lopez Braun, Decker Jones, P.C. - Fort Worth, TX
Joseph Gillespie, Gillespie Sanford LLP - Dallas, TX

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