Dealing With Objections to Written Discovery: The Modern Approach to Written Discovery Objections in Texas State and Federal Courts

Legal Area:        Litigation Trial Appellate Civil Criminal Personal Injury Insurance Labor Employment Consumer Family
Session END DATE:        12/31/2024
Total CLE Hours:        1.00
Ethics Hrs Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Information:        ONLY $10
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This excellent CLE presentation addresses the age-old, frustrating discovery game of wading through countless frivolous objections, Interrogatories, and Request for Production. This program provides a summary of the Texas law prohibiting this gamesmanship, along with forms for a “Meet and Confer” letter and a Motion to Compel, with all of the necessary briefing. The course is specifically designed to be extremely practical and time-saving for both lawyers and judges. This CLE course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on August 12, 2022. Some of the subjects include:

  • The Age-Old Written Discovery Game

  • The Modern Approach to Dealing With Written Discovery Objections

  • Texas Rules and Case Law on Discovery Objections / Sample Forms and Letters for Lawyers

  • Texas State Court vs. Federal Court

  • The Purpose of Discovery

  • Putting an End to “General Objections”, Boilerplate, Prophylactic, and Other Unfounded Objections to Written Discovery

  • Some Specific Discoverable Areas

  • The Motion to Compel Hearing

  • Speaker:

    David Bright, Sico Hoelscher Harris LLP.  For over 25 years, David has served as lead counsel on cases across the United States. In addition to trying cases in Texas, he has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Utah, and West Virginia. He has argued high-profile cases before the Texas Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and numerous other Courts of Appeal. David has served as Chairman of the State Bar of Texas District 11-A Grievance Committee, as President of the Corpus Christi Bar Association, and for well over a decade has been an “AV” rated lawyer. He is also an Affiliate with the Society of Automotive Engineers International. David is also a frequent lecturer on topics involving personal injury and product liability litigation, complex litigation, and trial strategy. More information may be found on his firm'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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