2017 Spring Bench Bar Conference

It's that time again! The 2017 Spring Bench Bar Conference

This time with three hours of ethics in a joint session in the morning, lunch provided, and then two break-out sessions - one for family and civil law attorneys, the other for criminal law.

Free CLE for paid members of the Bell County Bar Association. $45 for non-member attorneys and $25 for non-member paralegals.

See the flyer for more information: 2017 Spring Bench Bar Conference Flyer.

The morning session:

8:30-8:45 - Business Meeting

8:45-9:45 - Jeff Parker presents "Technological Competence for Attorneys" (1.0 hour Ethics)

9:45-10:45 - Cameron Vann of the The Texas Lawyers Assistance Program and Darren Bertin, Coryell County Assistant District Attorney present Substance Abuse Issues (1.0 hour Ethics)

10:45-11:00 - Break

11:00-12:00 - Bruce Burleson presents HIPAA - Confidentiality and Disclosure of Medical Information (1.0 hour Ethics)

12:00-1:15 - LUNCH provided

Family/Civil Law track:

1:15-2:15 - Barbara Allen presents Benefits of Co-Mediation

2:15-3:15 - Cristi Trusler and Larry Maxwell present Collaborative Law in Family and Civil Cases

3:15-3:30 - Break

3:30-4:30 - Bryon Barnhill presents DRO Drafting Tips and Techniques

Criminal Law track:

1:15-2:15 - The Honorable Barbara Hervey, Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presents The State of the Court and Significant Recent Decisions

2:15-3:15 - Russ Hunt, Jr. presents Pretrial Motions

3:15-3:30 - Break

3:30-4:30 - Janet Burnett presents Case Law Updates and Jury Charge Issues

Lunch and afternoon snacks are provided!