2011 Summer Conference Speaker Papers

Program At Glance
Attorney MCLE Directions and Course Number

Wednesday, June 8

Ethics: Social Media and Legal Ethics Update
Sheila B. Gladstone, Lloyd, Gosselink, Rochelle and Townsend, Austin
PowerPoint

Title VII and the Guidelines: Promotional Exams and Recent Trends
Clarissa Rodriguez, Denton, Navarro, Rocha and Bernal, San Antonio
PowerPoint
Paper 

How to Write a Prosecutor Friendly Ordinance
Robin Cross, Assistant City Attorney, Galveston
PowerPoint

Making Public/Private Partnerships Work
Ron Stutes, Potter Minton, Tyler
PowerPoint
Paper

“Sinful Activities” Regulation and the First Amendment
 Brad Bullock, Russell and Rodriguez, Georgetown
PowerPoint
Paper

Thursday, June 9

Budget Pitfalls
Leela Fireside, Assistant City Attorney, Austin
Paper

Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities
Randy Montgomery, D. Randall Montgomery and Associates, Dallas
PowerPoint
Paper

Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities
Sarah Gardner-Cox, Assistant City Attorney, Temple
PowerPoint
Paper

Zoning Board of Adjustment – Pitfalls to Avoid
Steven Wood, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla and Elam, Fort Worth
PowerPoint
Paper

Ethics: Duties, Obligations, and Potential Liability for Signing Legal Opinion Letters
Slater Elza, Underwood Law Firm, Amarillo
PowerPoint
Paper

Advanced Employment Law Pitfalls
Elisabeth Kaylor, Assistant City Attorney, Arlington
PowerPoint
Paper

Legislative Update
Scott Houston, Texas Municipal League, Austin
Paper

Friday, June 10

Billboard and Sign Regulation: Recent Cases and Trends
Chris Nichols, Randle Law Office, Houston
PowerPoint
Paper

Top Ten Construction Procurement Mistakes
Jeff Chapman and Curt Martin, Ford, Nassen and Baldwin, Austin/Houston
PowerPoint
Paper

Effective Communications with the Police Department
Joe C. Tooley, Dallas
PowerPoint
Paper

Real Estate Issues: Dealing with Liens and Other Issues
Kevin B. Laughlin, Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager and Smith, Dallas
PowerPoint
Paper

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