Notices and Announcements

Volume 9, Issue 8

TCAA to Fill Board Position on October 2, 2014

Those interested in applying for a place on the Board of the Texas City Attorneys Association should fill out an application and return it via email to Scott Houston at Application forms are available on the front page of TCAA’s website at and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on September 5, 2014.

TCAA 2014 Fall Conference in Houston –
Registration/Housing Information

The Texas City Attorneys Association Fall Conference will be held in conjunction with the TML Annual Conference and Exhibition on October 2, 2014, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

Topics will include: (1) background checks; (2) outdoor lighting ordinances; (3) recent state cases; (4) recent federal cases; (5) the Voting Rights Act; (6) ethics; and (7) a legislative forecast. Attorneys can earn up to 4.75 MCLE hours, including 1 ethics hour.

For more information or to register, please visit (Note:  Attorneys who will not be attending the entire TML Annual Conference and Exhibition will want to choose the “one-day registration” option.)

If you have questions or need more information, please contact Heather Mahurin at 512-231-7400 or

TCAA Awards Scholarships

TCAA has awarded four $2,000 scholarships to in-house city or assistant city attorneys to attend the 2014 IMLA Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD, on September 10–14, 2014.  Congratulations to the four winners:

  • John E. Chosy
    Assistant City Attorney
    City of Brownsville
  • Andrew Quittner
    City Attorney
    City of Seguin
  • Jessica Richard
    Municipal Court Coordinator/Assistant City Attorney
    City of New Braunfels
  • Jennifer Richie
    City Attorney
    City of Waco

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.)

If you would like to have an article considered for publication in the TCAA newsletter, please send your request to Christy Drake-Adams at