Sanctions in Harris County District Courts *** 50% OFF - LAST CHANCE (ENDS 6/30)

Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Trial Appellate Family Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        06/30/2018
Information:        LAST CHANCE
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Code: SAVE50

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Houston Bar Association (HBA), are pleased to present a special online CLE program on the issues of sanctions. This seminar will cover who should ask for sanctions, what is sanctionable, when should the party ask for them, why judges grant or deny motions for sanctions, and how you can attack or defend sanctions on appeal. This course features a streaming video and a downloadable MP3 audio presentation from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on May 16, 2014. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for 1.5 MCLE credit hours.

This presentation features the following speakers:

  • Peter M. Kelly of the Houston firm of Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP
  • Hon. Brett Busby - 14th Court of Appeals, Houston
  • Hon. Alexandra Smoots-Hogan - 164th District Court, Houston
  • Hon. Patricia J. Kerrigan - 190th District Court, Houston

Some of the subjects to be discussed during this course include:

  • Bases for Discovery Sanctions

  • Transamerican and Its Progeny

  • Low v. Henry

  • Exclusion of Evidence for Failure to Amend/Supplement

  • Spoliation

  • Tips for Discovery Sanctions Practice

  • Ethical Considerations in Discovery

  • The presenter for this course is Mr. Peter M. Kelly, an attorney with the firm of Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP in Houston. Mr. Kelly is board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association. He is also a frequent author and speaker for CLE seminars on various appellate law topics. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1990) and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College (A.B., 1985). A more extensive biography for Mr. Kelly may be found at his firm's website.

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
    Credit Hours Area

    1.50 Civil Appellate Law
    1.50 Civil Trial Law
    1.50 Family Law
    1.50 Personal Injury Trial Law


    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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