Courtney Carlson speaks at UT Law’s State and Federal Appeals Conference

Houston litigation partner Courtney T. Carlson presented the “Texas Civil Procedure Update: A Look at Recent Decisions and Legislative Mandates,” a paper she co-authored, at UT Law’s 27th Annual CLE Conference on State and Federal Appeals on June 1, 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.

The Annual CLE Conference on State and Federal Appeals is aimed at civil appellate practitioners and is considered a leading forum on appellate procedure in Texas. It also serves as the annual gathering of state and federal appellate judges.

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About Courtney 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.