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2015 TMCEC Prosecutors Conference

March 8-10 2015
Omni Dallas Hotel Park West
1590 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy,
Dallas, TX 75234
972.869.4300

 

 

Introduction (Agenda, Participant Roster, Board & Staff Roster)

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

 

Day 1 - March 8, 2015

1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Session:
A Glimpse at the Horizon: Legislation of Interest in the 84th Texas Legislature*
TMCEC Staff
Procedural and Substantive Issues
Local Government and Administration
Juvenile Justice
Substance Abuse and Impaired Driving

Day 2 - March 9, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Announcements
8:10 - 9:20 a.m.

 Got Guns: Open Carry and the Local Regulation
David Hamilton, Prosecutor, Reno in Lamar County

9:20 - 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Weight or Bait?: Scenarios and Ethics + (1.0 hrs. Ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 12:00 p.m.

Undercharging: If Only There Were a Class D Misdemeanor in Texas+ (1.0 hrs. Ethics)
Paul Liston, Attorney at Law, Liston Law Firm

12:00 - 12:55 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Case Law and Attorney General Update*+ (.25 ethics hours)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

  TRACK A
TRACK B
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Notice: Did You Know What You are Accused Of and Where You are Supposed to Be? (0.75 hrs. Ethics)
Ryan Henry, Attorney At Law, The Law Office of Ryan Henry, PLLC
Elder Issues: Problems and Solutions (0.75 hrs. Ethics)
Debbie McLeod-McCurdy, Presiding Judge, City of Fredericksburg
3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Administrative Search Warrants: You can Look but You Better not Touch
Lysia Bowling, City Attorney, San Angelo
It's Heavy! Weight Violations and Other Federal Motor Carrier Violations
Matt Dixon, Assistant City Attorney, City of Arlington
5:05 - 6:15 p.m.

Optional Debriefing Session

Day 3 - Tuesday, March 10, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

 

Cell Phone Bans and Evidentiary Issues
Robby Chapman, Program Director, TMCEC


9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Where the Sun Don't Shine: Disturbing Trends in Alcohol and Drug Abuse*
Gary Teeler, Inspections and Strategic Planning Special Operations, Texas Parks & Wildlife Law Enforcement

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 12:00 p.m.

Blinded by the Light: Texas Enforcement of Outdoor Lighting Regulations
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

12:00 p.m. Adjourn


* Denotes Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) curriculum funded by a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT.
+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics MCLE credit.

Credit:
Up to 14.00 CLE
Up to 3.00 Ethics

Breakdown:
Day 1: Up to 2.75 CLE (0.0 Ethics)
Day 2: Up to 7.75 CLE (3.0Ethics) (includes 1.25 CLE for Optional Debriefing)
Day 3: Up to 3.50 CLE (0.00 Ethics)