Legislative and Case Law Update 2017

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Civil Criminal Family Trial Appellate Litigation Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        3.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $80.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        02/28/2019
Information:        
  

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


CLEonline.com, together with the Tarrant County Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide important Legislative and Case Law updates. 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 Tarrant County Bar Association on June 9, 2017. 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:



    • “Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid” – Family Law Legislative Update
      JoAl Sheridan, Sheridan Barrett Coble and Andrae, PLLC
      President, Texas Family Law Foundation

    • Looking Over the 85th Lege: An Overview of Selected Bills that Passed and Those that Didn’t (But You Ought to Know About Anyway)
      Jerry Bullard, Adams, Lynch & Loftin, P.C.,
      Co-chair, Legislative Liaison Committee, State Bar of Texas Appellate Section

    • Criminal Law Update
      Emily L. LaChance, Schneider Law Firm P.C.

    • Texas Judicial Council/Court Operations Legislative Update
      Megan LaVoie, Director of Public Affairs/Special Counsel
      State of Texas Office of Court Administration

    • Civil Case Update from the Second Court of Appeals
      Dabney Bassel, Law Office of Dabney Bassel, and Connie Hall, Law Office of Constance K. Hall, PLLC

    • Legislative Issues Affecting Tort/Personal Injury Practitioners
      Brad Parker, Parker Law Firm




    The moderator for this course is Thomas J. Williams, Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.  Tom Williams has served as a trusted counselor to companies, individuals, lawyers and his community for more than 30 years. Throughout Tom’s career, leaders in his community and profession have turned to him for advice, counsel, and service. Before the age of 30, Tom served as vice-chair of the City of Fort Worth Charter Review and Revision Commission. In 2007 and again in 2010, the Supreme Court of Texas appointed Tom to the Board of Disciplinary Appeals, a statewide judicial body of twelve attorneys appointed by the Supreme Court to hear certain lawyer discipline cases, and Tom served two terms as chair of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation. In 2006, the Tarrant County Bar Association honored Tom with its Professionalism Award, given each year to a Tarrant County lawyer who best “exemplifies, by conduct and character, professional traits that others in the bar should try to emulate.” An extensive biography for Thomas J. Williams may be found on his firm's website.



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