2015 Summer Conference Speaker Papers

Attorney MCLE Directions and Course Number
Program
Attendee List

Wednesday, June 17

Federal Environmental Rules Update
Shawn Hagerty, Best Best & Kreiger, Washington, D.C.
PowerPoint/Supporting Material

Service Animals and City Facilities
Mick McKamie, McKamie Krueger, San Antonio
Paper
PowerPoint

Substandard Structures Update
Janet Spugnardi, City of Irving
PowerPoint

State Utility Issues Update
Thomas Brocato and Georgia Crump, Lloyd Gosselink, Austin
PowerPoint

Municipal Law Jeopardy
Terry Welch, Brown & Hofmeister, Richardson
Paper
PowerPoint

Thursday, June 18

Municipal Environmental Enforcement
Daniel Ray, Scott and Ray, Greenville
PowerPoint

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

Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities
Laura Mueller, Texas Municipal League, Austin
Paper
PowerPoint

Officer Involved Shootings: Shades of Gray
Jack Smith, City Attorney, Orange
Paper
Article
PowerPoint

Early Dismissal Options in Municipal Litigation
Kurt Banowsky and Matt Durham, Assistant City Attorneys, Garland
Paper
PowerPoint

Employment Law Update
Sheila Gladstone, Lloyd Gosselink, Austin
PowerPoint

Neighborhood Empowerment Zones
Meredith Ladd, City Attorney, Carrollton
PowerPoint

Ethics – Conflict Issues for City Attorneys
Art Pertile, Olson and Olson, Houston
Opinions
PowerPoint

Criminalized Information Flow
Miles Risley, City Attorney, Corpus Christi
Paper
PowerPoint

Legislative Update
Texas Municipal League Staff
Paper
PowerPoint

Friday, June 19

Ethics in Municipal Law
Ed Voss, Brown & Hofmeister, Richardson
Paper
PowerPoint

Police Officer Terminations – F5 Issues and More
Slater Elza, The Underwood Law Firm, Amarillo
Paper
PowerPoint

Working Through Contractor Default: Tips and Tools from Lessons Learned on Tough Projects
Jeff Chapman, The Chapman Firm, Austin
PowerPoint

Ethics – The Opportunity of Service for Lawyers
Ebb Grindstaff, City Attorney, Ballinger
Paper

Regulation of Wireless Towers
Ashley Dierker, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla and Elam, Fort Worth
Paper
PowerPoint

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