When You (or Your Opponent) Do Not Want to Mess with Texas (State Court): Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Trial Appellate Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2018
Information:        
  

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide information and insight pertaining to considerations for the prosecuting and opposing state court forum non conveniens dismissal motions. The presentation content also reviews the law governing forum non conveniens dismissal and offers practical comments on the implications of the statutory and case authority. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on September 30, 2016. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.



Some of the subjects for this course include:



    • Two Sources of Authority for Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal

    • Major Difference Between Common Law and Statute

    • Is Appellate Review Largely the Same?

    • Important Statutory Procedures

    • Substantive Principles of the Common Law Doctrine

    • Adequate Alternative Forum

    • Observations

    • Written Opinion Requirements

    • Cautions Concerning Statutory Requirement of Formal Order Granting Dismissal

    • Conditions on Dismissal and Return - Jurisdiction Provisions



    The speaker for this course is B.D. Daniel, who is an attorney with the firm of Beck Redden, LLP.   An engaging advocate in trial and appellate courts, B.D. Daniel works to develop novel case strategies to secure victory by means of jury verdict, judicial decision, arbitration award, or mediated settlement. Colleagues and clients welcome B.D.’s insightful analysis and innovative approaches in the firm’s most complex commercial and financial cases. Because of his groundbreaking work as Special Litigation Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice and his involvement at the firm in “bet the company” oil spill disaster cases, B.D. has unique experience handling lawsuits raising novel issues under a broad range of federal environmental statutes. Education: J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with honors, 1976 - Articles Editor, Texas Law Review; B.A. Yale University, 1973.  An extensive biography for Mr. Daniels may be found on his firm's website.




    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.


    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *


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