2020 TCAA Summer Conference

This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 12.5 credit hours, of which 2.0 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.

To access the MCLE Accreditation Notice and QR code for claiming the on-demand course credit Click Here. Alternatively, you can access the State Bar of Texas website at https://www.texasbar.com/#navigation-login to claim your credit hours.

Seminar Materials Are Available Here

Cybersecurity
Aaron Hardiman, Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool, Austin (.5 hour)
Local Government Co-Ops Aren’t Just for Widgets Anymore, but Where Is the Contract?
Brenda McDonald, Messer, Fort & McDonald, PLLC, Frisco (.5 hr)
Strategies for Processing PIA Requests
Julie Dosher, Dosher Law, PLLC, Washington, D.C. (.5 hr)
Street-Smart
Judith El Masri, Randle Law Office Ltd., L.L.P., Houston (.5 hr)
Who’s Your Client? Exploring the Attorney-Client Relationship with Cities
Daniel Olds, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP, Austin (.5 ethics hr)
Regulating Noise
Andrew Quittner, City of Seguin (.5 hr)
Walk Hard: The Walking Quorum Story 
Joshua Katz, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP, Austin (.5 hr)
Recent State Cases of Interest 
Laura Mueller, City of Dripping Springs (.5 hr)
The Art of Procurement: Navigating the Code with a Focus on Construction Projects
Jeff Chapman, The Chapman Firm, PLLC, Austin (.5 hr)
Building Codes
Derra Purnell, Olson & Olson, L.L.P., Houston
Hamid Naderi, International Code Council, Austin
Virgilio Gonzalez, Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT), Hidalgo (.75 hr)
Real Estate Issues for City Attorneys
Allison Bastian-Rodriguez, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., Harlingen (.5 hr)
COVID-19 Update
Scott Houston, and Amber McKeon-Mueller, Texas Municipal League, Austin (.5 hr)
IMHO, the FYI on BYOD: Employment Law Update on Technology in the Workplace
Sheila Gladstone, Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C., Austin (.5 hr)
Legislative Advocacy: Cities Are the Key to the State’s Success
Bill Longley, and Monty Wynn, Texas Municipal League, Austin
Three Important Tips for Flood Mitigation Planning and Funding under SB 7 and SB 8
Rebecca Andrews, Best Best & Krieger, LLP, Houston
Brooke Paup, Texas Water Development Board, Austin
Kim Mickelson, Houston (.75 hr)
Interim City Attorney for Fun and Profit
Mick McKamie, Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla & Elam, LLP, San Antonio (.25 hr)
Serving as Of-Counsel
Dottie Palumbo, Bojorquez Law Firm, P.C., Austin (.25 hr)
Statutory Construction for Voter-Approved Measures
Danielle Folsom, City of Houston (.5 hr)
U.S. Supreme Court Case Update
Chuck Thompson, International Municipal Lawyers Association, Rockville, MD (.5 hr)
Ultra Vires Claims – Where Did Your Immunity Go?
Kevin Curley, Messer, Fort & McDonald, PLLC, Frisco (.5 hr)
Credit Access Business Regulation
Chase Gomillion, City of Austin (.5 hr)
Rule 3.08 Considerations for Attorneys as General Counsel
Ryan Henry, Law Offices of Ryan Henry, PLLC, San Antonio (.5 ethics hr)
Retaliation Update
Clarissa Rodriguez, Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C., San Antonio (.5 hr)
Conflicts of Interest
Ben Gibbs, Associate, Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P., Fort Worth (1.0 ethics hr)