HCCLA must attend event is coming next week April 16-17 CLE (1.0 Ethics)
I will be the course director and speaking on some great topics about running a DWI law firm.
We are giving away a free iPad and 5 Free HCCLA Memberships for 1 year (Must be present to win)
Thursday, April 16, 2015
8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks :: Carmen Roe
8:45 Keep That Shingle Hanging…How to Get Clients :: Tyler Flood
9:30 Happy Clients and a Happy Office :: Dan Cogdell
10:45 Post Trial Parachutes :: Carmen Roe
11:45 BREAK FOR LUNCH PROGRAM
12:00 TED Talks :: Todd Dupont, John Denholm
12:45 To Plea or Not to Plea, That is the Question :: Danny Easterling
1:30 Ethics In an Unethical World :: Robert Pelton
2:00 The Defense Lawyer as Guerilla :: Joseph Varela
3:00 Pre-trial Gold Mining, Investigation Techniques :: Robert Fickman
3:45 Staying Out of the Fire in Voir Dire :: Nicole DeBorde
Friday, April 17, 2015
8:00 Opening Remarks :: Tyler Flood
8:15 Say Something Interesting…Opening Statements :: Mark Bennett
9:00 Stand Up for Yourself and Your Client, Objections 101 :: JoAnne Musick
9:45 How to Look Good on Appeal, Preservation of Error :: Brian Wice
10:45 Less is More Cross Examination :: Kent Schaffer
11:45 BREAK FOR LUNCH PROGRAM
12:00 TED Talks :: Tyler Flood, Chris Tritico
1:15 Directing the Action, Putting on a Defense :: Chris Downey
1:45 The Less Evidence the Better, Suppress It :: David Ryan
3:00 Free Legal Research :: Grant Scheiner
3:45 Finally You Get to Argue…Closing Statements :: Tyrone Moncriffe
The Harris County District Attorney’s office notified defense lawyers on Wednesday that a crime-scene investigator made errors in 65 cases.
In a newly obtained video, a Houston Police officer is seen balling his fist, punching a woman in the face and slamming her to the floor of a drunk-tank cell after she swung her elbow at the officer while questioning the no-refusal blood test.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office has dismissed 90 pending misdemeanor and felony drug cases after a deputy improperly destroyed evidence at the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office is forced to throw out more than 140 cases so far after it was discovered over 21,000 pieces of evidence was destroyed by the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's office is re-evaluating a decade's worth of DWI cases. This comes after the credentials of an expert witness, a toxicology analyst, were called into question.
There are over 1,000 cases under review because of the misuse of evidence. While 142 have been dismissed thus far, there has been a high number of cases in which evidence has been destroyed - most of the cases involving drug crimes.
After and expert's qualifications have been questioned, there are nearly 10 years of DWI cases being under review in Harris County.
After being questioned about her credentials in DWI cases, a woman responds publicly.
Expert witness has been accused of lying on the stand and moved down to a lower level position.