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EL PASO FIFTH CIRCUIT APPELLATE ADVOCACY SEMINAR

Sponsored by the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the Federal Bar Association, the the George A. McAlmon American Inn of Court, the El Paso Bar Association, the El Paso Women’s Bar Association, and the El Paso Young Lawyers Association

Program Chair: Allison Jones

US FEDERAL COURTHOUSE
JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM
515 MAGOFFIN AVE.
EL PASO, TX  79901

 3 Hours of CLE credit including one hour of Ethics

Thursday, November 21

1:00 – 1:45 pm – Registration

1:45 pm – Opening Remarks

Macey Reasoner Stokes, President, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit.

2:00 – 3:00 pm – The Attorney Perspective.
Mara A. Blatt, Assistant US Attorney, Appellate Section, Western District of Texas
Craig A. Haynes, Thompson & Knight, Dallas, TX
Macey Reasoner Stokes, Baker Botts, Houston, TX

Moderator – Allison A. Jones, Downer, Jones, Marino & Wilhite, Shreveport, LA

3:00 – 4:00 pm –  Ethical Implications of the Mueller Report
Ellen Podgor, Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL

4:00 – 5:00 pm –  Judges’ Discussion of the Inner Workings of Processing an Appeal – from Oral Argument to Mandate.

Hon. Priscilla R. Owen, Chief U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Hon. Jennifer Elrod, U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Hon. Catharina Haynes, U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Hon. Philip R. Martinez, U.S. District Court Judge, Western District of Texas
Moderator – Allison A. Jones, Downer, Jones, Marino & Wilhite, Shreveport, LA

5:15 – 6:30 pmHappy Hour at the Stanton House, 209 Stanton St., El Paso, 79901

 

 

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