Houston Appellate Calendar

July 2008 through September 2008.


July 4:

Fourth of July Holiday

The following courts will be closed:

· Texas Supreme Court
· Fifth Circuit
· First Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available
· Fourteenth Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available


July 17:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Leane Caps Medford on “A Modern Approach to Appellate Advocacy: Using the Latest Technology to Annotate Transcripts and Organize the Court Record, and examples of the Effective Use of e-Briefs in Trial and Appellate Courts”

Place: Coronado Club, 919 Milam Street, 5th Floor

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 members; $30 non-members with RSVP and section walk-ins; $35 non-member walk-ins

CLE Credit: 1.0 hr. participatory credit

RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 by NOON

Contact: scampbell@rustyhardin.com or call Shannon Campbell at 713-652-9000 (Please note the new RSVP contact)

Additional Information: If you would like a vegetarian or fruit plate, please note this request when making your RSVP and kindly inform your waiter at the luncheon that you requested a vegetarian entrée/fruit plate.


August 21:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Judge Thomas Reavley (Fifth Circuit) on Posner's How Judges Think

Place: Coronado Club, 919 Milam Street, 5th Floor

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 members; $30 non-members with RSVP and section walk-ins; $35 non-member walk-ins

CLE Credit: 1.0 hr. participatory credit

RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 by NOON

Contact: scampbell@rustyhardin.com or call Shannon Campbell at 713-652-9000 (Please note the new RSVP contact)

Additional Information: If you would like a vegetarian or fruit plate, please note this request when making your RSVP and kindly inform your waiter at the luncheon that you requested a vegetarian entrée/fruit plate.


September 1:

Labor Day

The following courts will be closed:

· Texas Supreme Court
· Fifth Circuit
· First Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available
· Fourteenth Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available


September 3:

Civil Appellate Practice Boot Camp

By The State Bar of Texas

Place: Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.

Cost: $175

CLE Credit: 6 hours participatory credit

For more information: http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/AABuy0.asp?sProductType=EV&lID=7801 or call 1-800-204-2222 x1574


September 4 & 5:

Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course

By The State Bar of Texas

Place: Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Thursday); 8:30 a.m. to 3:35 (Friday)

Cost: $545

CLE Credit: 12.25 hours participatory credit (including 3 hours ethics)

For more information: http://www.texasbarcle.com/CLE/AABuy0.asp?sProductType=EV&lID=7801 or call 1-800-204-2222 x1574


September 18:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Prof. Henry J. Abraham (University of Virginia) constitutional scholar to speak on the US Supreme Court. (Tentatively scheduled)

Place: Coronado Club, 919 Milam Street, 5th Floor

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 members; $30 non-members with RSVP and section walk-ins; $35 non-member walk-ins

CLE Credit: 1.0 hr. participatory credit

RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 by NOON

Contact: scampbell@rustyhardin.com or call Shannon Campbell at 713-652-9000 (Please note the new RSVP contact)

Additional Information: If you would like a vegetarian or fruit plate, please note this request when making your RSVP and kindly inform your waiter at the luncheon that you requested a vegetarian entrée/fruit plate.


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