Questions About Appeals - Answers for Novices and Experts *** 50% OFF - LAST CHANCED

Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Trial Appellate Family Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        3.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $75.00
Course Materials:        textvideo
Session END DATE:        06/30/2019
Information:        ONLY $37 Code: SAVE50

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Tarrant County Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of appellate law. This course features streaming video and audio presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Tarrant County Bar Association on March 28, 2014. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Subjects and speakers for this course include:

  1. E-Briefs
    • Jeff Sanford, Juris Fabrilis

  2. Issue Framing
    • Hon. Bill Meier, 2nd Court of Appeals
    • Jerry Bullard, Adams Lynch & Loftin PC

  3. Attorney's Fees
    • Dabney Bassel, Law Office of Dabney Bassel

  4. Amicus Briefs
    • Lisa Hobbs, Kuhn Hobbs PLLC

  5. Docket Equalization Transfers and Surrounding Issues
    • Hon. Phil Johnson, Supreme Court of Texas

  6. Judicial Panel

    • Moderator: Hon. John Cayce, Kelly Hart LLP
    • Hon. Terrie Livingston, 2nd Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Brian Quinn, 7th Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Ann McClure, 8th Court of Appeals
    • Hon. Jim Wright, 11th Court of Appeals

The presenter for this course is the Honorable David F. Farris, Of Counsel with the firm of Lively & Associates, LLP in Fort Worth. David enjoyed an active private practice in Tarrant County for over twenty years prior to his election to the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth. While in private practice he tried civil and criminal cases before juries in Tarrant and several other Texas Counties and argued cases before many of the Texas Courts of Appeals, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Texas Supreme Court. During his service on the Second Court of Appeals, he led the Court in the number of opinions written every year. After leaving the Second Court in 1994, he served as a visiting judge on several Trial Courts throughout North and Northeast Texas and on seven of the fourteen Texas Courts of Appeals. Since retiring from the judiciary, David has concentrated on his active Appellate practice. He served as a mediator with Burdin Mediations from 1995-2003 He 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. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation and the College of the State Bar of Texas. He received his law degree from Baylor Law School (J.D., 1965) and his undergraduate degree from Baylor University (B.A., 1963). A more extensive biography for Mr. Farris may be found at his firm's website.

Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area

3.25 Civil Appellate Law
3.25 Civil Trial Law
3.25 Family Law
3.25 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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