Bench Motions & Trials, Bexar County Style VI, is your one-stop shop to everything you need to know about getting through a bench trial in Bexar County. This seminar is a MUST for civil practitioners in Bexar County or out-of-town attorneys who try cases in Bexar County. Wouldn’t it be great to know — the next time you’re at the Courthouse — what the judges are looking for — or, just as important, what they’re NOT looking for? Gain practical tips on using motions to win your next bench trial — which will often make or break your client’s case. Move your practice to the next level by utilizing these tools to make you a more powerful advocate for your clients. You’ll hear insights from the decision makers themselves on topics such as:
What Is and Isn’t Sanctionable & Proving It Up
Discovery & E-Discovery from Third Parties
eFiling: Where are We Now? (5 Months Later)
Recovering Attorney’s Fees
Ethics Follies lunchtime performance
Fourth Court of Appeals Update
Trial Tips for Lawyers for Bench & Jury Trials (Especially NEW Lawyers)
Predicates for Introducing Social Media & Technological Evidence
5 Takeaways from Each of the Civil District Judges
Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a Meet-the-Judges social held following the final presentation at 4:30 p.m.
The seminar, which is chaired by 408th District Court Judge Larry Noll, will be held this year at St. Mary's University School of Law (One Camino Santa Maria) on Friday, May 16 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Early registration is $150 to SABA/SAYLA members and $200 to nonmembers through 5 p.m. on May 9, 2014. Register early for the best deal! Newly licensed attorneys are also eligible for an additional $50 discount on top of the early-bird rate! The course is accredited for 7.5 hours of CLE credit, including 2.0 hours of ethics. Lunch and printed materials are included in the cost of registration; electronic materials on a USB drive may be ordered at an additional cost. Register online, or send your check payable to “SABA,” 100 Dolorosa, Ste. 500, San Antonio, TX 78205. Call 210.227.8822 for additional information.