Houston Appellate Calendar

September 2008 through October 2008.

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 “Reflections on the History of Appointments to the United States Supreme Court.”

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.

October 13:

Columbus Day

The following courts will have limited staff on duty:

· Fifth Circuit

October 16:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

How The Changes to the Texas Pattern Jury Charges Will Impact Your Practice - Presented by an all-star panel: The Honorable Caroline Baker, The Honorable Tracy Christopher, Brock Akers of Phillips & Akers, P.C., and Brett Busby of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP.

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, October 14, 2008 by NOON

Contact: scampbell@rustyhardin.com or call Shannon Campbell at 713-652-9000

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.

November 11:

Veteran’s 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

November 20:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Speaker to be announced

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, October 18, 2008 by NOON

Contact: scampbell@rustyhardin.com or call Shannon Campbell at 713-652-9000

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.

November 26:

Day Before Thanksgiving

The late filing box will not be available:

· First Court of Appeals

· Fourteenth Court of Appeals

November 27–28:

Thanksgiving

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

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