The 2017 Animal Law Institute will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 8am at the Texas Law Center in Austin.
|8-8:30 am||The Link Between Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence (0.5 ethics)||Genie Wright & Susan Skinner|
|8:30-9 am||Dangerous Dog Litigation: Who is the client? (0.5)||Dawn Reveley|
|9-10 am||Animal Crimes Investigations: From the Report to the Prosecution (1.0)||Sally Hernandez and Charles Jantzen|
|10:15-11:45 am||Defending Dangerous Dog Cases (1.5)||Melissa Lesniak, Eric Torberson, and Don Feare|
|11:45 am-12:45 pm||Lunch-time Keynote: Senator Kirk Watson “Practitioners: Opportunities & Income” (0.75)|
|12:45-1:45 pm||The Evolution of Animal Cruelty Prosecution in Houston and Dallas (1.0)||Felicia Kerney & Belinda Smith|
|1:45-2:15 pm||Prosecuting Civil Seizure (0.5)||Don Feare|
|2:30-3:30 pm||What to Expect from your Forensic Veterinarian (1.0)||Melinda Merck|
|3:30-4:15 pm||Service, Assistance, and Emotional Support Animals (0.75)||Randy Turner|
|4:15-5 pm||Civil Animal Matters (0.75)||Brandy M. Austin & Jill R. Warren|
|Join the Section for a happy hour following the Institute at the bar at the Double Tree, 303 W 15th St, Austin, TX 78701.|
The Institute has been approved for 8.25 hours of: MCLE credit; Texas Board of Legal Specialization credit in the areas of Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, and Criminal Law; Texas Veterinary Medical Association continuing education credits; and ACO credit. The Institute also is eligible for TCOLE credit.