Features for April 2015

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Practice Section.

TOWARD A KINDER AND GENTLER (AND MORE EFFECTIVE) ADVOCACY STYLE
Kevin Dubose, Alexander, Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend, LLP, discusses the underlying principles of effective appellate advocacy

REWRITE THIS SENTENCE
Justice Bill Boyce, 14th Court of Appeals, considers the effects of jumping the overly-expansive-legislative-interpretation shark. That tagline works; just go with it.

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Derek D. Bauman explains ways to stay up-to-date on potential legislative changes to your area of practice.

CASE UPDATES FOR JANUARY TO MARCH 2015
Case updates for the Houston practitioner
by John Barnes, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, and Andrew Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP

UPCOMING LUNCHEONS
A look at the upcoming CLE luncheons for the HBA Appellate Practice Section