Notices and Announcements

Volume 9, Issue 4

TCAA 2014 Summer Conference in South Padre Island – Register Now and Save!

The TCAA 2014 Summer Conference at the Isla Grand Resort in South Padre Island will be held on June 18-20, 2014. To register, go to and click on the banner on the front page. Early registration ends May 6, 2014.

Schlitterbahn Tickets:  TCAA has negotiated discount admission for attendees and their families to the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in South Padre Island during the week of June 15-21, 2014.  The rate is $32.99 per person.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please email JJ Rocha at with your name, contact information, and number of tickets by May 9.  (TCAA will not be able to secure discounted tickets after May 9.)  TCAA will invoice you at a later date.

2014 TCAA Fall Conference: Call for Speakers

The Texas City Attorneys Association invites all attorneys interested in presenting at the 2014 TCAA Fall Conference to submit your ideas to Scott Houston at by May 23, 2014. This year’s conference will be held in Houston on October 2, 2014. Questions? Contact Scott at or 512-231-7400.

IMLA Annual Conference Scholarships

 TCAA, in conjunction with the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA), is proud to continue the Susan C. Rocha Memorial Scholarships for the 2014 IMLA Annual Conference.

In Susan’s memory, TCAA will provide four $2,000 scholarships to the 2014 IMLA Annual Conference for in-house city or assistant city attorneys only. Two will be from the eight largest cities (Arlington, Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, or San Antonio), and two will be from the remaining cities. The conference will be in Baltimore, MD, on September 10-14, 2012. (For more information on the conference, go to

The winners will be drawn from lots. There can be only one winner per city, and winners from previous years are not eligible.

The deadline to apply for the drawing is 5:00 p.m. on June 6, 2014.

If you wish to submit your name for the drawing, please send an email to JJ Rocha at Include your name, position, city, address, phone number, and email address.

FREE CLE! The 2013 TCAA Fall Conference is Available Online

The TCAA Online Seminars are FREE, allowing TCAA members who are city attorneys, assistant city attorneys, or attorneys who regularly practice municipal law to view videos of past seminars in a singlesession format. Viewing of the session allows attorneys to receive participatory CLE credit with the State Bar. To view available seminars, please visit (Use the case-sensitive password “FreeCLE” to gain access to the sessions.)

2014 TMCEC Prosecutor Conference

The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center will hold its prosecutors conference in Houston June 23-25.  The conference covers procedural and substantive law issues that are essential to prosecuting in municipal court.  More information about the conference is available here: