Perspectives on Bond

Legal Area:        Civil Criminal Litigation Trial Appellate
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        06/30/2023
Information:        NEW   - ONLY $ 15

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This special online CLE program is designed to present varying perspectives on the issue of bond from the viewpoints of the district attorney, the judiciary, and the defense bar. This course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on February 25, 2022.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Current Bail Bond System Issues

  • The District Attorney Perspective

  • The Defense Bar Perspective

  • The Judicial Perspective

  • Bond Issues Specific to Harris County

  • Moderator:   Jennifer Hasley, HBA President, Hasley Scarano, LLP.  Jennifer A. Hasley's statewide trial practice focuses on civil litigation, attorney disciplinary and disability law, and a broad range of professional liability and legal malpractice claims involving negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, fraud and other deceptive practices. Jennifer is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyer as a Professional Liability Attorney. More information may be found on her firm's website.


    David Mitcham, First Assistant / Chief of Courts, Harris County District Attorney’s Office  David Mitcham is the supervising attorney over every prosecutor representing the State of Texas in every State Criminal Court in Harris County: the 16 Justice of the Peace Courts, 16 County Criminal Courts at Law and 23 State Criminal District Courts. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar in 1979.  More information may be found on the Harris County District Attorney's website.

    Alex Bunin, Harris County Public Defender.  Alex Bunin was appointed in November 2010 to be the first Chief Public Defender in Harris County, Texas. Mr. Bunin is board certified in criminal law and criminal appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He was given the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Champion of Public Defense Award. Mr. Bunin received his J.D. in 1985 from South Texas College of Law.  More information may be found on the Harris County Public Defender's website.

    Hon. Chris Morton, 230th District Court.  More information may be found on the District Courts of Harris County's website.


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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