UT Law CLE's Conference on State and Federal Appeals – designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners – has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners.
2020 highlights include:
Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Justices, including Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners.
Updates on recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and Fifth Circuit on contract issues, attorney’s fees, advanced personal jurisdiction, and certification.
Tips for using visuals to transform briefs and writing effective replies, in addition to the findings included in the 2020 Texas Appellate Judicial Survey.
Insight into Preparing for and Delivering an Effective Appellate Argument from Michael Dreeben, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, DC.
2.50 hours of ethics, including presentations on Standards for Appellate Conduct and the always popular Ethics Game Show.
Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing up to an additional 2.00 hours of MCLE (including 0.50 hour of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year!