Special Note on Seminar Materials: TCAA does not provide binders for speaker papers or printed materials of any kind. Instead, TCAA puts all speaker materials on the TCAA Web site at www.texascityattorneys.org under "Seminar Materials" for attendees to download in advance, if they so desire. No written materials are provided at the seminar location.
Ex Mari Veritas
10.5 Hours MCLE Credit, Including 2 Ethics Hours
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP
McKamie Krueger, LLP
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC
Boyle & Lowry, L.L.P.
Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P.
Davidson, Troilo, Ream & Garza, P.C.
Denton, Navarro, Rocha and Bernal, P.C.
Law Offices of Ryan Henry, P.L.L.C.
McKibben & Villarreal, L.L.P.
Messer, Rockefeller and Fort, PLLC
Municipal Code Corporation
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith, L.L.P.
Olson & Olson, L.L.P.
Potter Minton, P.C.
Ross, Banks, May, Cron & Cavin, P.C.
Russell, Rodriguez & Bullock, LLP
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Registration and Refreshments
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Water Issues, Martin Rochelle, Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C., Austin
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Working with TML IRP Counsel Ron Stutes, Potter Minton, Tyler, David Reagan, General Counsel, TML IRP, and Lance Vincent, Ritcheson, Lauffer & Vincent, P.C., Tyler
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lessons Learned from New City Attorneys and City Attorneys in a New City
- Jennifer Richie, City Attorney, Waco
- Mary Ann Powell, City Attorney, Sugar Land
- Charlie Zech, Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal, San Antonio
- Art Pertile, Olson and Olson, Houston
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
TCAA Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Welcoming Reception at Isla Grand Beach Resort hosted by Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks, Frank Garza, Davidson, Troilo, Ream & Garza, and TCAA President
Presentation, Awards for Outstanding Public Service by an Assistant City Attorney
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.
Employment Law Update, Maricela Moore, Farrow-Gillespie & Heath, Dallas
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities, Randy Montgomery, D. Randall Montgomery and Associates, Dallas
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities, Laura Mueller, Assistant General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Tow Truck Regulation, Miles Risley, City Attorney, Wichita Falls
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Ethics, Thomas Gwosdz, City Attorney, Victoria
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
What Every Plaintiff in a Construction Defect Lawsuit Should Know, Kayla Landeros, Deputy City Attorney, Temple
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Legal Notices/Publication Update, Scott Levine, Banowsky and Levine, Dallas
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
City Signs and Trademarks, Zachariah Evans, The Akers Law Firm, Austin.
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Legislative Update, Staff, Texas Municipal League, Snapper Carr, Focused Advocacy, Austin, Bennett Sandlin, Executive Director, Texas Municipal League
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Reception at Louie’s Backyard, 2305 Laguna Boulevard hosted by McKamie Krueger, L.L.P.
5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Parent’s Night Out - For kids 5 and up. Pizza, games, and movies in the Key Largo Room (nominal charge).
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Ethics, John Carlton, The Carlton Law Office, Austin
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
The Affordable Care Act and Cities, Jim Darling, City Commissioner, McAllen
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Animal Control Issues, Jonathan Koury, Assistant City Attorney, Bryan
11:15 a.m. - Noon
Urban Gas Drilling, Steve Wood, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla and Elam, Fort Worth
Shrimp Boil at the Isla Blanca Pavilion hosted by Denton, Navarro, Rocha and Bernal, P.C.
Please click on one of the links below to register. Tuition includes handouts and refreshment breaks.
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TCAA does not provide binders for speaker papers or printed materials of any kind. Instead, TCAA puts all speaker papers on the TCAA Web site at www.texascityattorneys.org under "Seminar Materials" for attendees to download in advance, if they so desire. No written materials are provided at the seminar location.
A $45 fee will be assessed on all registration cancellations. Only written cancellations received prior to May 18, 2013, will be honored. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. You may send cancellations by e-mail to email@example.com or by fax to 512-231-7490. If the registrant is unable to attend, the registrant may send a substitute.
Isla Grand Beach Resort (formerly the Radisson Resort) • 500 Padre Boulevard 956-761-6511
Rate: $180 for cabana rooms and $295 for condominiums until May 16, 2013
Reservations in the TCAA room block at the Isla Grand Beach Resort will open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Refer to the TCAA Summer Conference room block when making your reservations at the Isla Grand to receive the conference rate.
Please Note the Isla Grand's Reservation Policy:
- All reservations at the Isla Grand will require a deposit of one night's room and tax (non-refundable, non-cancelable, and non-transferable).
- The number of rooms that each caller is allowed to reserve will be limited to four.
- Each reservation will require a name to be assigned to each room (e.g., no duplicate names will be allowed).
- The Inn At South Padre, located at 1709 Padre Boulevard, is offering a rate of $89 until June 1, 2013. For reservations, call 956-761-5658.
- Pearl South Padre Hotel, located at 310 Padre Boulevard, is offering a rate of $185 until May 7, 2013. For reservations, call
956-761-6551 or 800-222-4010 and ask for Omar Perera at extension 254.
- Go to http://www.sopadre.com for a listing of other accommodations on South Padre Island.
South Padre Shuttle offers service from Valley International Airport in Harlingen. Call 1-877-774-0050 or book online at www.southpadreshuttle.com. Rates are $25 one-way or $40 roundtrip but are subject to change.
Let us know if you need special accommodations of any kind. In order to respond to any special requests, we would appreciate as much advance notice as possible.
Attorneys can earn up to 10.5 total MCLE hours (including 2 ethics hours). Elected officials (mayors and councilmembers) can earn Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) credits. For further information on the TMLI program, please call us at 512-231-7400, or log on to the TML Web site at www.tml.org.
For more information, call JJ Rocha at 512-231-7400, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two ways to register: Your registration will not be processed until payment is received.