Houston litigation partner Courtney T. Carlson presented the “Texas Civil Procedure Update,” a paper she co-authored, at UT Law’s 41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference on November 2, 2017 in Austin. Her presentation examined recent judicial decisions and legislative mandates affecting Texas litigation practice, including proposed modifications to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.
During the conference, The Honorable Jeffrey S. Boyd was awarded the Page Keeton Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education by Dean Keeton’s daughter, Carole Keeton Rylander, the first female comptroller of Texas.
The Annual CLE Conference on Civil Litigation is aimed at trial practitioners and provided updates on various areas including civil procedure, the 85th Texas Legislature, Anti-SLAPP, business torts and damages, arbitration, e-discovery, and the ethics of social media.
For more information on the conference, visit UT Law’s 41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference online.
About Courtney T. Carlson
Courtney T. Carlson is a partner in the litigation and environmental sections at Jackson Walker. Courtney represents clients in a variety of business and commercial litigation matters, including companies in the energy and financial industries.
Courtney practices in both state and federal courts but focuses on Texas litigation; she has co-authored and presented numerous CLE articles on Texas procedural updates and related issues. Courtney also practices environmental law. Her experience includes active participation in several site cleanup and remediation projects and related litigation and non-litigation matters.
Before joining Jackson Walker, Courtney had the honor to serve as a law clerk to Justice David M. Medina of the Supreme Court of Texas, where she gained valuable insight into the appellate process as well as the overall litigation process.