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2016 TMCEC Prosecutors Conference

June 5-7, 2016

Omni Corpus Christi
900 N.. Shoreline || Corpus Christi,, TX 78401 || 361..887..1600

 

 

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

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

 

Day 1 -

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration
 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. GUNSAPALOOZA 2016: DOUBLE BARREL, DOUBLE FEATURE!
 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Got Guns 2: Open Carry and Local Regulation
David Hamilton, Prosecutor, Reno in Lamar County
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Surviving an Active Shooter
Scott Cubbler, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Day 2 -

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Announcements
Course Director: Shelia Seymore, Court Administrator, City of Canyon
8:10 - 9:20 a.m.

Legislative Recap*
Robby Chapman, Director of Clerk Education & Program Attorney, TMCEC

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

 Reel Legal Ethics+ (1.0 hour Ethics)
Ivan Martinez, Assistant District Attorney, 34th Judicial District Attorney's Office, El Paso

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

Case Law and Attorney General Update*+ (0.25 hour Ethics)
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC

12:00 - 12:55 p.m. Lunch
  TRACK A
TRACK B
Texas Truancy Transition 
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Don't Be a Nuisance: Nuisance Abatement
Sherri Russell, City Attorney, lake Jackson



The Law is Electric: e-Warrants in Texas*
Tom Bridges, Deputy City Attorney, Portland



Truancy Court: Transitioning
Eric Ransleben, Judge, Trophy Club





2:05 - 3:00 p.m.

True or False: Dangerous Dogs in Texas Get more Appeals than Death Row Inmates 
Matt Dixon, Assistant City Attorney, City of Arlington




 

Debtor Prison: Fact or Fiction
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel and Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC







Truancy Court:  Intake, Adjudication, and Orders
Eric Ransleben, Judge, Trophy Club









3:05 - 3:55 p.m.

Direct Verdicts 
Peter Graham, Judge , City of Graham


Truancy Court:  Intake, Adjudication, and Orders
Eric Ransleben, Judge, Trophy Club

 

4:05 - 5:00 p.m.

Body Cameras: Everybody is Watching
Gary Teeler, Assistant Commander, Texas Parks & Wildlife Law Enforcement Field Operations

5:05 - 6:15 p.m.

Optional Debriefing Session

Day 3 -

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

DWLI: After the DWI and Surcharges*
Patricia Nasworthy, Assistant City Attorney, Grand Prairie

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Dealing with Difficult Attorneys+ (1.0 hour ethics)
Julie Dosher, Associate Attorney, Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith, LLP
Dana Huffman, Presiding Judge, Cities of Balch Springs, Fairview, and Princeton & Prosecutor,
Cities of Ferris, Red Oak, and Waxahachie

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

What Every Prosecutor Needs to Know after Ferguson+ (1.0 hour ethics)
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)