Houston Appellate Calendar

December 2008 through February 2009



December 9, 2008:

HBA Appellate Section Holiday Party

Place: Gravitas, 807 Taft St.

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Admission is free. Monetary donations to the Houston Food Bank are encouraged.

December 24–26:

Christmas

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



December 31:

New Year’s Eve

The late filing box will not be available:

·First Court of Appeals

·Fourteenth Court of Appeals


January 1:

New Year’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



January 15:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

The Honorable Sherry Radack, Chief Justice of the First Court of Appeals and the Honorable Adele Hedges, Chief Justice of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals: First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Update.

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, January 13, 2008 by NOON. Please note that, if you RSVP and do not attend, you will be billed for the cost of the lunch. RSVP’s are transferable.

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.


January 19:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The following courts will be closed:

·First Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available

·Fourteenth Court of Appeals – the late filing box will not be available



February 16:

Presidents’ 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


February 19:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Terry Jennings and Kent Rutter: (Topic 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, February 17, 2008 by NOON. Please note that, if you RSVP and do not attend, you will be billed for the cost of the lunch. RSVP’s are transferable.

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.

February 24:

Mardi Gras

The following courts will be closed:

·Fifth Circuit




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