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We are committed to safeguarding the health of our attendees and speakers. This seminar has been moved to an online format due to public health concerns.
Don't Waste Time! Use Every Contact with the Judge to Convey Information and Propel the Case Forward
Communication between the judge and attorneys is essential to the smooth running of the courts system. Are you making the best use of every contact with the judge to ensure clarity and to facilitate effective handling of each case? This unique course will put you face to face with your local civil court judges and give you the opportunity to address the essential questions you've always wanted to ask. Learn how to build your reputation with the court and provide zealous representation without wasting valuable time. Explore what works and what doesn't in motions practice, in-person contact and interactions through court staff. Improve your trial presentations and avoid ex parte problems. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level judicial forum is designed for attorneys.
All times are shown in Central time
MORNING SESSION - 9:00 - 12:00
Panelists: Hon. Jaclanel McFarland, Hon. Elaine H. Palmer, Hon. Fredericka Phillips, Hon. R.K. Sandill and Alexandra Smoots-Thomas
Moderator: Luke C. Carrabba
AFTERNOON SESSION - 1:00 - 4:30
Panelists: Hon. Rabeea Sultan Collier, Hon. Mark Davidson, Hon. Steven Kirkland and Hon. Latosha Lewis Payne
Moderator: Luke C. Carrabba
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course is accredited for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 6.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. Hours in attendance at National Business Institute CLE seminars may be applied to the minimum Judicial Education requirement.
HON. RABEEA SULTAN COLLIER is the Presiding Judge of the 113th Judicial District Court.
HON. MARK DAVIDSON serves as a Multi-District Litigation Judge.
HON. STEVEN KIRKLAND is the Presiding Judge of the 334th Judicial District Court.
HON. JACLANEL MCFARLAND is the Presiding Judge of the 133rd Judicial District Court.
HON. ELAINE H. PALMER is the Presiding Judge of the 215th Judicial District Court.
HON. LATOSHA LEWIS PAYNE is the Presiding Judge of the 55th Judicial District Court.
HON. FREDERICKA PHILLIPS is the Presiding Judge of the 61st Judicial District Court.
HON. R.K. SANDILL is the Presiding Judge of the 127th Judicial District Court.
HON. ALEXANDRA SMOOTS-THOMAS is the Presiding Judge of the 164th Judicial District Court.
MODERATOR - LUKE C. CARRABBA is a partner in the Houston law firm of Miller, Scamardi & Carrabba, P.C., where he practices in the areas of personal injury, insurance defense, civil litigation and construction contract disputes. He is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
$349 / Each Additional