TEX-ABOTA & State Bar of Texas 2019 Advanced Trial Strategies

We hope you plan to attend the State Bar of Texas Advanced Trial Strategies Course in New Orleans, February 14-15, 2019. (TEX-ABOTA Board Meeting on Saturday, February 16th, 9:00-11:00am.)

TEX-ABOTA is once again a proud co-sponsor of this event, and we invite Texas ABOTA members to attend this outstanding program.

Please click here to tell us what events you will attend so we will have an accurate headcount for our reception and Board Meeting.

The event will be at the
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in New Orleans (make your hotel reservation online here
621 St. Louis Street
New Orleans, LA   70140
(504) 529-5333
$219++ Single/$239++ Double per night.  Deadline to reserve a room within their block is January 23, 2019. Reserve now, as rooms in the block will sell out.

You must make your own hotel and CLE program attendance reservations.

Register to attend the CLE by January 31 and save $50! TEX-ABOTA members can save up to $75!

Call the Omni Royal Orleans at 504-529-5333 before the January 23 deadline and indicate that you will be attending this State Bar of Texas course to get the special rate, available on first come-first served basis.

Make your HOTEL reservations online here.

If room block is sold out, please contact the State Bar of Texas CLE division.

>>> If you plan to attend the Saturday TEX-ABOTA Board Meeting, book your room now, as they only have a limited number of rooms Friday evening.

TEX-ABOTA will have our first Board Meeting of the year that Saturday, February 17th. It will be from 9:30am-11:30am. All ABOTA members are welcome to attend.

TEX-ABOTA Schedule:

Thursday, February 14th – TEX-ABOTA will host a cocktail reception at the hotel for all attendees immediately after the rolling excitement of Second Line!

Saturday, February 16th – TEX-ABOTA Board meeting at the hotel from 9:30-11:30am

Remember to click on the link near the top of the page to let us know which events you will attend.


More Info or Register for the CLE program: Click here


About the Seminar:

Advanced Trial Strategies 2018 (live)
MCLE Credit: 13.25 hrs., including 3 ethics hrs.

Designed for the experienced practitioner, this course is in-depth and highly advanced, providing unique opportunities to interact with experts on the most crucial issues you face daily. This course should not be missed by lawyers who litigate for a living.

Topics Include:

  • Initiating Litigation
  • Forum Selection and Jurisdictional Challenges in Multiple Defendant Litigation Post-Daimler
  • Witness Preparation
  • Jury Selection
  • Civility Matters
  • eDiscovery
  • Visual Persuasion
  • Trial Technology
  • Selling Your Case to the Judge
  • Recent Decisions in the Law of Lawyering: Fee Issues, Disqualification, Attorney Immunity, and Malpractice
  • Cross Examination
  • Preservation of Error & Verdict Aftermath
  • Hot Topics
  • Trying Cases in a Divided Nation
  • Summary Judgment & Experts
  • Closing the Case
  • Ethics Jeopardy

Introducing the Speakers’ Bullpen! Speakers will be available for questions during the scheduled break that follows their presentation. We will have an area outside of the main ballroom dedicated to the Speakers’ Bullpen.

Course Amenities:

  • Chicory coffee and beignets served daily
  • Cajun, Creole, and New Orleans cuisine provided at lunch both days
  • Materials provided as a hard copy book and PDF download, or download only for a discount!