CLE

Noon CLE meetings are typically held on the fourth Friday of every month (with some exceptions).

 

We also host periodic breakfast CLE roundtable discussions at a North Dallas location on important IP topics.

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Next CLE: Friday, November 13, 2020: 12:00-1:00PM

“Conducting Jury Trials in COVID-19 Era”

 

Speakers: Chief Judge Barbara Lynn, Northern District of Texas

Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap, Eastern District of Texas

Moderator: Matt Acosta, Platt Cheema Richmond PLLC

Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas and Chief Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn of the Northern District of Texas have both administered and conducted live jury trials during the Covid-19 pandemic.  During this presentation, they will explain the reasoning behind their decisions to conduct in-person trials, the unique challenges that they faced in preparing for, administering and conducting those trials, how these challenges were overcome, and the reception by all of those involved.  The IP Section wishes to express its gratitude to the Judges, their staff and coordinators, Matt Acosta and Elizabeth Evert for all their efforts in supporting this CLE event. 

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Sheet music: "Beauiful Dreamer" by S

Sheet music: "Beauiful Dreamer" by Stephen Foster