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Human Resources Division, Staff Development Section
Continuing Legal Education
2016-09-01 to 2016-09-31

Training Calendar

It's the End of Attorneys' Fees as You Know It (But You'll Be Fine)
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Thursday, September 22nd

This CLE will teach you how to prove up attorneys’ fees at trial in light of the recent Texas Supreme Court opinions in El Apple and Long

This presentation will include discussion on how recent Texas Supreme Court opinion have changed the attorney’s fees landscape and practical pointers on how you can prove up your fees in this new environment. 

Gloria Salinas is Managing Attorney in the Consumer Protection Division – Austin Office, William Carpenter is an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division – Houston office.  Robin Brooks is a former OAG Consumer Protection Division Law Clerk.    

 

This presentation has been approved for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit, including .50 hour of ethics credit, by the State Bar of Texas’ MCLE Department.   

OAG Employees Only

Slowing the Flow of Spice - Litigating Synthetic Cannabinoid Cases
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Friday, September 23rd

This presentation offers a brief overview of legal issues, background information, and current Consumer Protection Division cases related to the prosecution of synthetic marijuana cases by the OAG.

Patricia Stein (AAG Dallas) and Rick Berlin (AAG Houston) are Assistant Attorneys General in the Consumer Protection Division.

 

This presentation has been approved for 1.0 hours of MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas MCLE Department.

OAG Employees Only

Drafting Injunctions
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 
Wednesday, September 28th


This presentation will discuss the law of injunctions with specific application to statutory injunctions enforced by the Texas Attorney General. Topics include basic elements, venue, the measure of relief, formal requirements, and drafting tips. We will also discuss ethical considerations when seeking to enforce an injunction.

 

Mark Steinbach is an Assistant Attorney General in the Environmental Protection Division.

 


This presentation has been approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit, including .25 hour of ethics credit, by the State Bar of Texas' MCLE Department.

OAG Employees Only