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eSupplement to the 30th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Contains material from Nov 2019 to Mar 2020

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Session 1: Write Your Brief Like a Country Song: The Universal Rules of Effective Communication -  A great country song tells a compelling story in a way that makes you want listen to whole thing. A brief should do the same. Richard Hunt, an attorney with 37 years of experience writing briefs, shares the new perspective on brief writing he gained when he started writing country music.

Session 2:  Dos and Don'ts of Discovery in Texas Civil Proceedings -  Join Robert K. Wise and Kennon L. Wooten as they cover tips and traps relating to seeking and resisting discovery in litigation pending in Texas state courts. They will focus on the Texas discovery rules and will cover both written discovery and depositions.

Session 3: How to Be an Ethical Ally (When You Work with a Bunch of Attorneys) - Are you a person who notices inequities around you? Do you want to respond when you see or hear another person being slighted? Do you work with a bunch of attorneys? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the ethics presentation is for you. Join DeDe Church as she dives into some common biases sometimes seen in law firms and legal departments and discuss how you can effectively interrupt these biases by being an ally to your peers and to your profession.
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Total Credit Hours:
3.00 | 1.00 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2021

Includes: Video Paper Slides

$135  

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1. Write Your Brief Like a Country Song: The Universal Rules of Effective Communication (Feb 2020)

Richard M. Hunt

1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00  

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Video (mp4) 59 mins
Paper (pdf) 16 pgs
Slides (pdf) 19 pgs

SESSION 1 — 59 mins, credit 1.00

Session 1:

Write Your Brief Like a Country Song: The Universal Rules of Effective Communication (Feb 2020)

A great country song tells a compelling story in a way that makes you want listen to whole thing. A brief should do the same. Richard Hunt, an attorney with 37 years of experience writing briefs, shares the new perspective on brief writing he gained when he started writing country music.

Originally presented at: Jan 2020 Write Your Brief Like a Country Song: The Universal Rules of Effective Communication

Richard M. Hunt, Hunt | Huey PLLC - Dallas, TX

2. Do's and Don'ts of Discovery in Texas Civil Proceedings (Nov 2019)

Robert K. Wise, Kennon L. Wooten

1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00  

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Video (mp4) 60 mins
Slides (pdf) 31 pgs

SESSION 2 — 60 mins, credit 1.00

Session 2:

Do's and Don'ts of Discovery in Texas Civil Proceedings (Nov 2019)

Cover tips and traps relating to seeking and resisting discovery in litigation pending in Texas state courts. Focus on the Texas discovery rules and cover both written discovery and depositions.

Originally presented at: Oct 2019 Do's and Don'ts of Discovery in Texas Civil Proceedings

Robert K. Wise, Lillard Wise Szygenda PLLC - Dallas, TX
Kennon L. Wooten, Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP - Austin, TX

3. How to Be an Ethical Ally (When You Work with a Bunch of Attorneys) (Mar 2020)

DeDe Church

1.00 1.00 0.00 1.00 | 1.00 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 64 mins
Slides (pdf) 21 pgs

SESSION 3 — 64 mins, credit 1.00 | 1.00 ethics

Session 3:

How to Be an Ethical Ally (When You Work with a Bunch of Attorneys) (Mar 2020)

Are you a person who notices inequities around you? Do you want to respond when you see or hear another person being slighted? Do you work with a bunch of attorneys? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the ethics presentation is for you. We'll dive into some common biases sometimes seen in law firms and legal departments and discuss how you can effectively interrupt these biases by being an ally to your peers and to your profession.

Originally presented at: Feb 2020 How to Be an Ethical Ally (When You Work with a Bunch of Attorneys)

DeDe Church, DeDe Church & Associates, LLC - Austin, TX