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31st Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Fun with the Charge: Storming the Casteel

June 10-11, 2021




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On Friday, June 11, Beck Redden appellate partners David Gunn and Russell Post, along with Hon. Thomas R. Phillips, will present “Fun with the Charge: Storming the Casteel”. The panel discusses the latest on the “rotten apple” problem in jury charge practice, including issues to consider in drafting charge material, making a record, and arguing the points on appeal.

Beck Redden LLP is a proud sponsor of UT Law CLE’s 31st Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals. Designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners, this conference has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners.

2021 highlights include:

  • Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Justices about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners.
  • Review recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. Fifth Circuit on stays, supersedeas judgments, and preserving appellate complaints.
  • Tips and considerations for conducting your practice virtually in Pandemic Preservation: Practice Tips for Preserving Error Before, During, and After COVID-19.
  • Looking back at Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s work, life, family, and the pursuit of justice in Law Clerk Reminiscences of Working with RBG.
  • 2.75 hours of ethics, including presentations on Meet the PressWhat Should Be in Your Appellate Representation AgreementRecovering Appellate Attorney’s Fees, and the return of Ethics Jeopardy.
David M. Gunn 713.951.6290
Russell S. Post 713.951.6292