August 11, 2008 Edition

Welcome to the August 11, 2008 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the monthly newsletter of the HBA Appellate Section.

Click on these titles to view the contents:

1 - A Modern Approach to Appellate Advocacy

Leane Capps Medford shares her expertise using the latest technology to annotate transcripts, organize appellate records and effectively use e-briefs in trial and appellate courts (presented at the July 2008 luncheon).

2 - Case Summaries

A summary of selected recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court and the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals by Amber Ramon, Fourteenth Court of Appeals (from the July 2008 luncheon).

3 - Tips from the Top - Tips from Appellate Practitioners

Lynne Liberato, Haynes & Boone, LLP shares her expertise concerning client communication.

4 - Current Practices of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals

Beth Crawford on the practices of the First and Fourteenth Courts regarding citations to LEXIS and Westlaw.

5 - Houston Appellate Calendar

Calendar of appellate events from August through October 2008.