Texas Bar Plans Appellate Practice Course

Friday, September 1, 2006 - 01:00

The State Bar of Texas this month will present its 20th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course.

The program will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 7 and 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, TX. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on day one and from 8:20 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on day two.

Discussion topics will include: Supreme Court Trends; Legal Sufficiency/No Evidence Appeals in the Supreme Court; Hot Litigation Topics Including Breach of Fiduciary Duties and Restitution/Unjust Enrichment & Insurance; Standards of Appellate Conduct; Avoiding Appellate Malpractice; Winning Appeals for Summary Judgments, Evidence Challenges, and Mandamuses; Brief Writing (What Works and What Doesn't); Multi-District Litigation, and Use of Federal and Out-of-State Authorities.

Among the speakers will be the Hon. Terry Jennings, justice of the First Court of Appeals; the Hon. Nathan L. Hecht, chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and Scott P. Stolley, Thompson & Knight.

For details on registration fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for the program, call (800) 204-2222, extension 1574 or visit www.texasbarcle.com.