Notices and Announcements

Volume 14, Issue 9

TCAA 2019 Fall Conference in San Antonio

The Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) Fall Conference will be held in conjunction with the TML Annual Conference and Exhibition on October 10 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio.

Topics include:

  • Dealing with difficult employees
  • Contracts immunity
  • Limits on city regulatory authority
  • Game room regulation
  • Drug testing
  • Recent federal cases
  • Right-of-way acquisition and land development programs
  • And more!

Attorneys can earn up to 5 MCLE hours, including 1 ethics hour.

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION about registration and housing. Note: The schedule for the TCAA program is under “Affiliate Programs,” and most attorneys who will not be attending the entire TML Annual Conference and Exhibition will want to choose the “one-day registration” option, starting at $185.

State and Local Legal Center – Supreme Court Preview Webinar

Join Michael Dreeben, former Deputy Solicitor General and currently visiting lecturer at Georgetown Law; Joe Palmore, Morrison Foerster, who will argue a case this term on the interplay between state tort law and the Superfund statute; and Todd Ruger, legal affairs staff writer at CQ Roll Call, in a discussion of the most interesting and important cases of the term for states and local governments on topics including: guns, DACA, Bridgegate, copyrighting statutory annotations, school choice, and many other topics. Thanks to NACo for hosting!

Date:  September 24
Time: 1 PM Eastern
Register here

RFQ for City Attorney/Legal Services

The City of South Padre Island has issued a Request for Qualifications for City Attorney/Legal Services. The RFQ is available here.

TCAA Online Membership Directory

Looking to find the contact information for a fellow TCAA member? You can find it using the TCAA membership directory, available here:  http://members.tml.org/Web/Online/Directories/TCAA_Directory.aspx

IMLA Membership

Membership with IMLA doesn’t just mean discounts to their events. It’s much more than that. Click here to view a quick video about IMLA membership.

Continuing Legal Education

Riley Fletcher Basic Municipal Law Seminar

TCAA is proud to present the February 2018 Riley Fletcher Basic Municipal Law Seminar as an online course! The seminar is designed for attorneys who are new to municipal law or for those who want to brush up on the basics. For more information, or to purchase the course, go to https://tcaarileyfletcherseminar.org/registration/. For $149, you can access this seminar online at a time and place that works best for you. Up to eight hours of CLE credit hours (including 0.75 ethics hour) are available for this course.

2018 TCAA Fall Conference and 2019 TCAA Summer Conference

These TCAA online seminars are FREE, allowing TCAA members who are city attorneys, assistant city attorneys, or attorneys who regularly practice municipal law to view each video from these conferences in a singlesession format. Viewing a session allows attorneys to receive participatory CLE credit with the State Bar. To view available seminars, please visit www.tcaaonlineseminars.org. (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 christy@tml.org.

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