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2022 UT Law Conference on State and Federal Appeals

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V&E is a sponsor of UT Law’s 2022 Conference on State & Federal Appeals. On Thursday, June 16, Partner Tom Leatherbury will speak on the panel, “Get Schooled! Practice and Professional-Identity Lessons from Law School Clinics.” As Director of SMU’s First Amendment Clinic, Tom will offer insights into the real-world experience law students obtain from involvement with clinics and also how law firm and solo appellate practices can benefit from partnering with clinics. Tom also served on the Conference Planning Committee.

On Friday, June 17, Counsel Marc Fuller will speak on “What Landry’s Means for Press Statements.” Last year, the Texas Supreme Court held that an attorney’s statements to the press are not immune from defamation claims. Now, what’s an attorney to say, and what legal protections remain?

For more information about the conference, visit here.