2013 Government Law & Liability Conference

November 6-7, 2013

You are invited to attend the 2013 Government Law & Liability Conference  sponsored by the Office of the Attorney General.  This conference is designed for board members, general counsels and executive directors of state agencies.  If you are a newly appointed state agency board member, this conference will provide you with the board member training possibly required by your agency.  The conference will be held on November 6-7, 2013, at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

Topics will include:

Role of the Office of the Attorney General

2013 Legislative Update on Laws Affecting State Agencies

Texas Open Government Laws:  2013 Legislative Update and Handling Open Records Requests

Litigation Hold and Electronic Discovery

When is an Utterance a Rule?

Employee Relations: Practical Ideas on Common Recurring Issues

Whistleblower and Employment Law Update

Case Law Update

Emergency Preparedness and Contact with the Media  

Board Member Liability

Ethics in State Government                 

Update on the Texas Open Meetings Act

Working Effectively with Your AAG at Every Step of the Trial Process        

Criminal History and Occupational Licensing

Workplace Safety

Dual Office Holding, Nepotism, Resign to Run and Conflicts of Interest

Reviewing and Acting on a Proposal for Decision

Litigation under the Public Information Act


Continuing Education

  • 11.50 Hours has been approved by the MCLE-State Bar of Texas.

This includes:                                                                              

1.5 Hours of Ethics                                                                                                         

11.50 Hours Civil Trial Law from Board of Legal Specialization

11.50 Hours Labor and Employment Law from Board of Legal Specialization

11.50 Hours Administrative Law from Board of Legal Specialization