Civil Litigation


Upcoming events


Monday, April 21: POSTPONED: Civil Litigation Section CLE


---This CLE has been postponed. Rescheduled date and time is to be determined.--- 

Topic: Writing for Travis County Judges: Straight from the Court
Speakers: Judge Stephen Yelenosky, 345th District Court, and Judge Amy Clark Meachum, 201st District Court
Moderator | Sean Flammer, Office of the Attorney General
Date: Monday, April 21
Time:
Noon
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Ave, Suite 700
CLE: 1 hour, including 1 hour ethics credit
Cost: $15 for Section members* Includes lunch.


Tuesday, April 1: Civil Litigation Section CLE

Topic: eDiscovery: Messing with Metadata
Speakers: Reid Wittliff of Wittliff | Cutter & R3 Digital Forensics and Jessica Neufel of Munsch, Hardt, Kopp & Harr
Time: Noon
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Ave, Suite 700
CLE: 1 hour, including 1 hour ethics credit
Cost: $12 for Section members* Includes lunch.
RSVP to Angela Mays at amays@munsch.com or 512-391-6101 by Friday, March 28.

Please contact Marissa or Julie at 512-472-0279 if you'd like to pay in advance by credit card.
*Those that RSVP but no-show may be invoiced for the cost of lunch.


Sunday, March 9: Civil Litigation Ski-L-E Conference

Date: Sunday, March 9, through Tuesday, March 11
Location: Park City, Utah
CLE: 3.5 hours credit, including 1 hour ethics credit
Cost: Free to Section Members, $25 for Austin Bar Association and AYLA Members, $45 for Nonmembers for snacks and beverages.
RSVP to Eric Boucheron to eboucheron@richardsonburgess.com.
For more information call or e-mail: Karen Burgess at kburgess@richardsonburgess.com  or 512-482-8808 

Topics & Speakers:

Sunday, March 9

Wisdom from the Bench and Bar
Judge Orlinda Naranjo of the Travis County 419th Civil District Court and Jim Ewbank of Ewbank & Harris

Uniform Trade Secrets and Data Theft
Karen Burgess of Richardson + Burgess


Tuesday, March 11

Positioning Your Company for an Exit
J. Matthew Lyons of Andrews Kurth

The Endangered Species Act and the Recent Texas Salamander Listings
David Smith of Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody

10-1's Impact on Development
Steve Metcalfe of Metcalfe Wolff Stuart & Williams


Tuesday, February 25: Civil Litigation & ADR Sections' Joint CLE

Topic: What Every Litigator Needs to Know About Mediation
Speakers: Ben Cunningham of Galton, Cunningham & Bourgeois,
Eric Galton of Lakeside Mediation Center, and
Joe de la Fuente of Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend
Moderator: Karin Crump of Lakeside Mediation Center
Time: Noon
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
CLE: 1 hour credit, including .25 hours ethics credit
Cost: $12 for Section members. Includes lunch.
RSVP to ADRsection@gmail.com by noon on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. *Please specify which Section you belong to!*

No refunds will be given once you have RSVP'd.
Make checks payable to Austin Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
Mail checks to:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attn: Belinda Herrera
4408 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, TX, 78759


Monday, January 27: Civil Litigation Section CLE

Topic: Lex Encryptus: Keeping Client Data and Your Law License Secure
Speakers: Michael Peck of Brown Dean and Ron Chichester, Attorney at Law
Time: Noon
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Ave, Suite 700
CLE: 1 hour, including 1 hour ethics credit
Cost: $12 for Section members* Includes lunch.
RSVP to Martha Bowen at Martha.Bowen@strasburger.com or 512-499-3672 by Jan. 21.

Please contact Marissa or Julie at 512-472-0279 if you'd like to pay in advance by credit card.
*Those that RSVP but no-show may be invoiced for the cost of lunch.

There will also be a hands-on demonstration following the first hour of CLE for those who wish to remain and learn how to use the encryption software (TrueCrypt). For those wishing to remain after the initial hour, participants will be taught how to use the thumb drive to store and secure client data, including instruction on how to secure and encrypt laptop hard drives and personal thumb drives. Attendees can bring their laptops during this second hour to learn hands on how to encrypt their hard drives.




  

 

News:


Officers

Frank A. King, Chair
Attorney General of Texas
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-936-1301
frank.king@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Leslie Ritchie Robnett, Vice-Chair
Gardere Wynne Sewell
600 Congress Ave.
Suite 3000
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: 512-542-7140
Fax: 512-542-7100
lrobnett@gardere.com
James M. Richardson, Treasurer
Richardson + Burgess
221 W. 6th St.
Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-482-8808
Fax: 512-692-2676
jrichardson@richardsonburgess.com
Gregory Sapire, Secretary
K&L Gates
111 Congress Ave.
Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701-4209
Phone: 512-482-6988
Fax: 512-482-6859
greg.sapire@klgates.com
Karen Crook Burgess, Past-Chair
Richardson + Burgess
221 W. 6th St.
Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-482-8808
Fax: 512-692-2676
kburgess@richardsonburgess.com
Eric Nichols, Director
Beck, Redden, & Secrest
515 Congress Ave
Suite 1750
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-708-1000
Fax: 512-708-1002
enichols@brsfirm.com
Michael B. Johnson, Director
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons
701 Brazos St.
Suite 1500
Austin, TX 78701-3232
Phone: 512-708-8200
Fax: 512-708-8777
mjohnson@thompsoncoe.com
Reid Wittliff, Director
Lancaster, Helling, Grable & Wittliff
610 W. Lynn St.
Austin, TX 78703
Phone: 512-847-6101
Fax: 512-847-7138
rwittliff@lancasterhelling.com
Arturo M. Aviles, Director
Segal, McCambridge, Singer & Mahoney
100 Congress Ave.
Suite 800
Austin, TX 78701-2752
Phone: 512-476-7834
Fax: 512-476-7832
aaviles@smsm.com
James Chrisman Phillips, Director
Lloyd Gosselink Blevins Rochelle & Townsend
816 Congress Ave.
Suite 1900
Austin, TX 78701-2478
Phone: 512-322-5800
Fax: 512-472-0532
cphillips@lglawfirm.com
Sara Wilder Clark, Director
Scott Douglass & McConnico
600 Congress Ave.
Suite 1500
Austin, TX 78701-0000
Phone: 512-495-6300
Fax: 512-474-0731
swilder@scottdoug.com
Mitchell Zoll, Director
Strasburger & Price
720 Brazos St.
Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-499-3600
Fax: 512-499-3660
mitchell.zoll@strasburger.com
Christopher L. Rhodes, Director
The Law Offices of Christopher L. Rhodes
1501 S. Mopac Expressway
Suite A 320
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-328-7055
Fax: 512-328-8441
christopherlrhodes@yahoo.com
James B. Ewbank II, Director
Ewbank & Harris
1210 Nueces St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-476-1080
Fax: 512-476-7770
ewbank@ewbankandbyrom.com
Sean Flammer, Director
Office of the Attorney General
Austin, TX
Phone: 512-475-4866
sean.flammer@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Jonathan M. Buck, Director
Volunteer Legal Services
816 Congress Ave
Suite 701
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-535-7082
Fax: 512-322-0764
jbuck@vlsoct.org
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