September 9, 2008 Edition

Welcome to the September 9, 2008 edition of the
Appellate Lawyer --
the monthly newsletter of the HBA Appellate Section.

Click on these titles to view the contents:

1 - Justice Wanda McKee Fowler Retires from the Bench: an article on Justice Fowler's contributions to the bench by Kevin F. Risley, Thompson Coe

2 - Welcome Christopher Prine, Clerk of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals: an article about the new Clerk of the Fourteenth Court by Amy D. Maddux, Shipley Snell Montgomery LLP

3 - Case Summaries: A summary of selected recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court and the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals (from the August 2008 luncheon). Presented by Jason Bottlinger, The Hudgins Law Firm, P.C., and co-Authored by Nicole James, The Hudgins Law Firm, P.C. Edited by Jennifer Kingaard, Baker Botts, L.L.P. and Karlene Poll, Baker Botts, L.L.P.

4 - Tips from the Top: Robert Dubose, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP, shares his writing expertise.

5 - Current Practices of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals: Beth Crawford, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. shares information about the attorneys of the First and Fourteenth Courts.

6 - Houston Appellate Calendar: Derek D. Bauman, Franklin, Cardwell and Jones, P.C., provides a calendar of appellate events from September through November 2008.