Houston Appellate Calendar

April 2009 through June 2009


April 16:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Rusty Hardin, of Rusty Hardin & Associates, P.C.: Inside the mind of a trial lawyer: what appellate lawyers ought to know.

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, April 14, 2009 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.

Please note: This will be the Appellate Section's annual meeting. Officers will be elected.


April 24–25:

HBA Civil District / Appellate Bench Bar Conference

Place: San Luis Resort and Conference Center, 5222 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas

Time: Begins at 8:45 on Friday; Ends at noon on Saturday

Cost: $425 single occupancy; $370 per person double occupancy; $50 Spouse/Guest Dinner

CLE Credit: 9.25 hours MCLE credit (3.0 hours ethics credit)

RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 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: call Lucy Fisher at (713) 759-1133


April 29:

Farewell Ceremony for Justice Tim Taft

Place: Joe M. Green Auditorium, South Texas College of Law, 4th Floor

Time: 4:00 P.M.

Additional Information: Light refreshments afterward


May 6:

Corporate Counsel / Appellate Counsel Seminar

Place: Damian's Cucina Italiana, Second Floor, 3011 Smith Street

Time: 2:00 - 5:00; reception to follow

Cost: none

CLE Credit: 3 hours MCLE credit (1.0 hour ethics credit)

RSVP: spaces are limited; email gholland@adtappellate.com to reserve a space


May 12:

18th Annual Appellate Judicial Reception

Place: Ouisie's Table, 3939 San Felipe Drive

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.d

Cost: $20 members; $40 non-members; cash bar


May 15:

Practice Before the Texas Supreme Court

Place: Norris Houston CityCentre, 800 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N.

Time: Begins at 8:00 am; Ends at 4:30 pm

Cost: $195

CLE Credit: 5.50 hours MCLE credit

Additional information: http://www.texasbarcle.com/materials/Programs/1927/Brochure.pdf


May 21:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

Justice Jeff Brown of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, "How To Be a Good Scout Law-yer"

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, May 19, 2009 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.


May 24:

Memorial Day

The following clerk’s offices will be closed:

  • Texas Supreme Court

  • Fifth Circuit
  • First Court of Appeals
  • Fourteenth Court of Appeals


May 29-31:

14th Appellate Practice Institute

Place: 163 East Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois

Time: Begins at 7:45 A.M. on Friday; Ends at 10:30 A.M. on Sunday

Cost: $875 private practice ABA member; $925 private practice non-ABA member; $725 government ABA member; $775 government non-ABA member

CLE Credit: not listed

Additional Information: http://www.abanet.org/jd/ajc/cal/pdf/appellate_practice_institute_brochure.pdf


June 4-5:

19th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Place: Four Seasons Hotel, Austin, Texas

Time: Begins at 8:00 A.M. on Friday; Ends at 4:15 P.M. on Saturday

Cost: $545 if registered by May 27; $595 if registered after May 27

CLE Credit: 12.0 hours MCLE credit (2.5 hour ethics credit)

Additional Information: http://www.utcle.org/conference_overview.php?conferenceid=852


June 18:

HBA Appellate Practice Luncheon

TBA

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, May 16, 2009 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.


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