2012 Summer Conference Speaker Papers

Attorney MCLE Directions and Course Number
Conference Attendee List

Wednesday, June 6

Working with Your City Manager
Diane Wetherbee, City Attorney, and Bruce Glasscock, City Manager, Plano
PowerPoint

Water Issues Update:

Thursday, June 7

The Legal Framework for Municipal Fees
Leela Fireside, Assistant City Attorney, Austin
PowerPoint
Handout

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

Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities
Laura Mueller, Assistant General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Paper
PowerPoint

Enforcement of Economic Development Agreements
Thomas Gwosdz, City Attorney, Victoria
Paper
PowerPoint

Ethics
Chuck Thompson, Executive Director, International Municipal Lawyers Association
Paper
PowerPoint

Substandard Building Issues:  City of Dallas v. Stewart and More
Janet Spugnardi, Messer, Campbell, & Brady, Frisco; and Jennifer Richie, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Irving
Paper
Handouts: A_Chapter 54 Notice Letter_1; B_Chapter 54 Notice Letter_2; C_Meeting Letter; D_Repair Agreement; E_Petition; F_Petition TRO; G_Lis Pendens; H_Temporary Restraining Order; I_Temporary Injunction; J_Agreed Temporary Injunction; K_Motion for Contempt; L_Show Cause Order; M_Judgment of Contempt; N_Commitment Order; O_Permanent Injunction Default; P_Agreed PI

Legislative Forecast
Snapper Carr, Partner and General Counsel, Focused Advocacy, Austin
Resources

I Do Declare!  Or why a declaratory judgment action may not be in the best interest of the city
Loren Smith, Olson and Olson, L.L.P. Houston
Paper
PowerPoint

Drafting a Peddler/Itinerant Merchant Ordinance
Slater Elza, Underwood Law Firm, Amarillo
Paper
PowerPoint

Friday, June 8

Ethics
Jill Hoffman, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC, Austin
Paper
PowerPoint

Employment Law Update
Elizabeth Provencio, Denton Navarro Rocha & Bernal, P.C., San Antonio
Paper
PowerPoint

Eminent Domain After Senate Bill 18
Robert Brown, Brown and Hofmeister, Richardson
Paper
PowerPoint

Public Information Act Update, Including the Status of Personal E-mails
Jennafer Tallant and George Hyde, Denton Navarro Rocha & Bernal, P.C., San Antonio
Paper
PowerPoint

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