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Grant Martinez Presents at UT Law CLE’s 33rd Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals

UT Law CLE’s 33rd Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals – designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners – 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.

Yetter Coleman attorney, Grant Martinez, was among this year’s faculty, presenting,  “Equitable and Declaratory Remedies for Ultra Vires Acts,” an overview and update on the legal and practical challenges of suing state actors.

2023 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 of recent opinions on the most interesting and important cases from the Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. Fifth Circuit.
  • Insight from Chiefs of the Courts of Appeals regarding the challenges and strategies of efficient case management in The Administration of Justice…
  • Tips for how to make use of Under-Utilized Procedural Tools and learn Persuasive Oral Argument Techniques.
  • 2.75 hours of ethics, including presentations on Socratic Rules of Engagement: A Model for Civil DiscourseDon’t Do It: Legal Temptations to Resist, the popular podcasters from Lawyers Behaving Badly, and Appeals from Sanctions Orders.
  • Multiple networking opportunities to connect with fellow colleagues and members of the judiciary, including Thursday’s Evening Reception and Friday’s Luncheon with the Judiciary.