Hot Topics: Appellate and Civil Litigation ** 50% OFF **

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Appellate Family Personal InjuryTrial
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        08/31/2017
Information:        Code: SPEC316
  

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CLEonline.com, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program covering hot topics in both Civil Litigation and Appellate law. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on April 16, 2015 at the Bench Bar Silver Anniversary Conference. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for 1.50 MCLE credit hours.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • New Rules for Spoliation Instructions

  • Can You Pierce the LLC Veil in Texas Law?

  • Can You Enforce Arbitration in Medical Malpractice Cases Without Complying With Ch. 74.451?

  • Due Process for Victims and the Accused in the Recent Increase in Sexual Assault Allegations at Colleges and Universities

  • ESI (Electronically Stored Information) Discovery in Multi-District Cases with Protective Orders




The speakers for course are:


Mr. Evan Young, who is an attorney with the firm Baker Botts. Mr. Young's practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. He has argued cases before both the Supreme Court of the United States and the Supreme Court of Texas. Ranging from those courts to state trial courts, he has represented clients across the country before every level of the state and federal judiciary. Before joining Baker Botts, Mr. Young worked as a lawyer in the judicial and executive branches of the federal government. He served as a law clerk to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and then to Justice Antonin Scalia at the U.S. Supreme Court. A more extensive biography for Mr. Young may be found at his firm's website.


Mr. Jim George, who is an attorney with the firm George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas (B.A., 1966) and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1966). Mr. George has been included in The Best Lawyers in America for Bet the Commercial Litigation, Commercial Litigation and First Amendment Law since 1987. A more extensive biography for Mr. George may be found at his firm's website.


Mr. Patrick L. O'Daniel, who is an attorney with the firm Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Mr. O'Daniel has served for many years as a trusted business and tax advisor to clients efficiently solving their legal problems as part of their business team. A large portion of his practice is dedicated to the tax and public law aspects of municipal finance and structured and project finance. Patrick served as a clerk for US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge Will Garwood. Mr. O'Daniel received his law degree, with high honors, from The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1992)


Mr. Andy Oldham is Solicitor General with the Office of the Texas Attorney General.


Mr. James B. Ewbank,II, who is an attorney with the firm Cokinos, Bosien & Young. Mr. Ewbank is an exemplary litigator and trial counselor who has tried a wide variety of civil cases, both Plaintiff and Defense, including over 120 jury trials. Jim is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for both Civil Trial and Personal Injury Trial Law. In addition to his talents in the courtroom, Jim is a decorated expert in the legal community as a lauded author, speaker, and professor. In 1982, Jim was bestowed the Outstanding Law Review award by the Texas Bar Foundation, having co-authored with Judge Shannon, and in the years of 2003, 2004, 2009-2012, Jim has been named a Thomson Reuters Super Lawyer. A more extensive biography for Mr. Ewbank 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


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This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Tennessee. 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" (Tennessee). CLEonline.com is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. (These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.)


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