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A.C. Gonzalez

Art Hudman

Blake Evans

Brandi Youngkin

Chris Caso

Elaine Rodriguez

Jason Schuette

Jeff Moore

Jennifer Lapinski

John Rogers

Jonathan Winocour

Larry Casto

Lisa Lynch

Lisa Ruiz

Maureen Milligan

Mike Ferris

Pete Haskel

Robert Albright

Terry Welch

Warren Ernst


Thursday, June 7, 2012, Auditorium Day 1

Chris Caso - Legal Ethics Jeopordy

Mike Androvett - Legal Issues in the Media

Robert Hirschhorn - 10 Voir Dire Tips that will Motivate Jurors Lips

Edwin Voss - Ethics for Municipal Attorneys

Terry Welch - ADAAA

Lary Casto - 2013 Legislative Agenda

Jonathan Winocour - Lex Occupare (Lawyer's Perspective on Occupy Dallas)


June 8, 2012, Litigation

Jason Schuette - 42 U.S.C. 1983

E. Leon Carter - Jury Selection for the Governmental Entity

Courtney Perez - Social Media and the Puplic Employer, Employer: Policies, Pitfalls and Proof

Sam Hawk - CJIS and NCIC

Jason Fagelman - Update on Recent Case Law

Sean Hamada - Technology and the Practice of Law

Bob Davis - Vexatious Litigants and Pro Se Plantiffs

Friday, June 8, 2012, General Council

Bert Vandenberg - The Rise of the Bike

Eileen Youens - Legal and Ethical Issues of Procurement

Ben Brooks - General Oblication Bonds, Use of Bond Funds, Municipal Financial Issues

Friday, June 8, 2012, Prosecution

Chris Caso - Effective use of Audio-Visual Aids at Trial

Honorable Daniel Solis - Direct and Cross Examination

Honorable Victor Lander - Civil Jurisdiction of Dallas Municipal Court

Gabriel Reyes - Voir Dire, Jury Selection

Fredrick Williams - Municipal Court Procedure and Trial Anatomy

Dallas City Attorney's CLE 2011

Audry Mross- Types of Privacy

Barbara McAninch - The Law of Redistricting

Chris Caso - Ethics for Municipal Attorneys

Ed Voss - Cases Affecting Local Government

Jeff Abrams - Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Mark McPherson - Ethical Art of Drafting Water Contracts

Tom Perkins - State of the Office 2011


Dallas City Attorney's CLE 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010

General Counsel & Litigation

Meet and Confer- Collective Bargaining. Lowell Denton (Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal) Handout Presentation

Local Option Briefing. John Rogers (CAO) Handout1 Handout2 Presentation

Ethics Jeopardy. Chris Caso (CAO) Presentation

Does Immunity From Suit for Breach of Contract Still Exist? Barbara Rosenberg (CAO) Handout

Social Networking in the Workplace. Tanya Oliveira (CAO)

Friday, June 4, 2010

General Litigation

Third Party Discovery. Pete Haskel (CAO) Handout

Jury Selection. Lisa Blue (Baron & Blue)

Creative Tools for Handling Frivolous Litigation. Cob Davis (Matthews, Carlton, Stein, Shields, Perace & Knott, L.L.P.) Handout

Texas Supreme Court Update. Jim Pinson (CAO) Handout

Update on Attorney General Opinions. Jeff Moore (Brown and Hofmeister)

Records Retention Update. Heather Silver & Lois Dillard (CAO) Presentation

Expert Witnesses and Robinson/ Daubert Motions. Ken Bennett (CAO) Presentation

Representing Multiple Parties - the City and Individuals. Jason Schuette (CAO)

Employee Misconduct. Andrea Hyatt (Thompson & Knight)

Friday, June 4, 2010

General Counsel

Selected Issues in Municipal Real Estate Transactions. Art Hudman (CAO) Handout

Public Improvement Districts. Misty Ventura (Shupe Ventura Lindelow & Olson, P.L.L.C.) Handout

Procurement - How Many Hoops Do I Have to Jump Through to Buy That? Don Knight (CAO) Presentation Handout

Issues that Arise When Transactions are financed by Bonds. Jennifer Taffe (Vinson and Elkins)

Oil and Gas Drilling and Municipal Government Responses. Terry Welch


Dallas City Attorney's CLE 2009

Thursday, June 4, 2009

General Counsel & Litigation

Texas Open Records Act: Heather Silver, CAO Handout

Bankruptcy: Pete Haskel & Mark Baggett, CAO Handout1 Handout2 Presentation

Ethics and the Local Government Lawyer: Chris Caso, CAO Handout

Texas Public Employment Law in a nutshell: Frank Waite, Andrea Hyatt, Thompson & Knight Handout Presentation

2009 Stimulus Bill: Scott Deatherage, Thompson & Knight Presentation

Friday, June 5, 2009


Preparing Witnesses for Deposition and Trial: Jason Schuette, CAO Presentation

Pleas to Jurisdiction: Barbara Rosenberg, CAO Handout

Supreme Court Update: James Pinson, CAO Handout Presentation

Voir Dire: Tammy S. Wood, Bell Nunnally & Martin, LLP Handout Presentation

Emerging Issues in Electronic Discovery: Michael McCabe, Munck Carter Presentation

Tips for Effective Cross-Examination: Eve Henson, Sayles & Werbner Presentation

Ethical Consideration and Traps When Responding to Discovery: Jason Schuette, CAO Presentation

Friday, June 5 2009

General Counsel

All According to Plan: Water for Dallas in the 21st Century: Gwendolyn Webb, Webb & Webb Handout Presentation

Economic Development: Myron Dornic, Jackson Walker Law Firm Handout

Parliamentary Procedure Made Simple: John Rogers, CAO Handout Presentation

Form Based Zoning: Ileana Fernandez & Cindy Steiner, CAO Handout1 Handout2 Presentation