Features for September 2016

Welcome to the September 2016 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Practice Section.

JUDICIAL INTERVIEW SERIES
Engaging the Law: A Profile of Justice Michael Massengale, First Court of Appeals, Houston
by Meredith Parenti, Parenti Law PLLC

WHY ME(DIATION)?
What the Appellate Practitioner Should Know After Being Ordered to Mediation in State Court
by Justice Evelyn Keyes and Angela Spoede, First Court of Appeals, Houston

APPELLATE MEDIATION: EMBRACING A PRAGMATIC APPROACH
by Mark Ritchie, Law Office of Mark Ritchie, P.C.

TEXAS JUDICIAL ELECTIONS BEGAN AT SAN FELIPE DE AUSTIN IN 1823
by David A. Furlow

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Derek D. Bauman discusses how to link to legal authority in your electronic brief.

CASE UPDATES FOR JULY TO AUGUST 2016
Case updates for the Houston practitioner
by Andrew C. Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP, and Andrew Raber, Watt, Thompson, & Henneman LLP

CROSSWORD PUZZLE
by James Marrow

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

A CALL FOR TEACH TEXAS VOLUNTEERS
Please sign up to help the HBA TEACH TEXAS COMMITTEE bring the Lone Star Rule of Law to Our Seventh Grade Students
by David A. Furlow