2016 Animal Law Institute

The agenda for the 2016 Animal Law Institute, offering seven hours of MCLE credit (including one hour of ethics), is available below. More information about our 2016 speakers is here, and you can register online here.

8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:30 Estate Planning and Legal Ethics in Animal Law

Joel Hailey, Attorney at Law and President, Hailey Foundation

1.0, including 1.0 ethics
9:30 -10:30 Animal Cruelty Prosecutions from Seizure to Trial

Lara Tomlin, Assistant D.A., Denton County

10:30 -10:45 Break
10:45 -11:45 Case Law Update

Fran Ortiz, Professor, South Texas College of Law

11:45 – 12:45 Legal Efforts to Address Federal Animal Welfare Act Implementation Issues

Delci Winders, Animal Law Fellow, Harvard Law School

12:45 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 -2:30 Getting Political for Animals

Shelby Bobosky, President, Texas Humane Leg. Network

Laura Donahue, Executive Director, Texas Humane Leg. Network

2:30 – 3:30 Legal implications of the San Diego SeaWorld Orca Breeding Ban

Carney Anne Nasser, Sr. Counsel for Wildlife & Reg. Affairs, ALDF

3:30–3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45 Breed-Specific Legislation: Inaccurate, Expensive and Proven Ineffective

Don Feare, Law Offices of Donald D. Feare, PC & Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law


Total CLE Credits 7.0, including 1 hour ethics (Course Number: 901348234)