Thursday, June 15, 2023 (6.75 hours)

7:00 a.m.Registration and BreakfastHosted by Hyde Kelley LLP
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Welcome Remarks & Awards CeremonyKuruvilla “K.O.” Oommen, TCAA President, and Andy Segovia, City of San Antonio
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.Trends in City Charter Initiatives: San Antonio Justice Charter and El Paso Climate Charter (.75 hour)Andy Segovia, City of San Antonio, and Karla Nieman, City of El Paso
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Strategies for Addressing Houselessness (.75 hour)M. Lucille Anderson and Marc Eichenbaum
City of Houston
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Working with Delinquent Tax Collection Attorneys to Help Clean Up the City (.5 hour)Brandon Davis
Olson & Olson LLP
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.Public Corruption in Procurement (1 hour [.5 hour ethics])Theresa James, City of San Angelo, Jeff Andresen, FBI Special Agent, and Nick Hanna, former Texas Ranger
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.Don’t Let Bumps Lead to Blunders: Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act (.5 hour)Melissa Cranford
Messer, Fort & McDonald PLLC
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.AIA and Beyond: Protecting Cities as Building Owners (.5 hour)Dan Barrett
Gravely Law, PC
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities (.5 hour)Laura Mueller
City of Dripping Springs
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Utility Regulatory Update (.5 hour)Jamie Mauldin and Roslyn Dubberstein
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.How to Draft Procurement Documents and Contracts to Avoid Legal Uncertainty (.5 hour)Jeff Chapman
The Chapman Firm PLLC
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Easements and Right-of-Way Challenges and Solutions (.5 hour)Jordan Miller
Baker Moran Doggett Ma & Dobbs LLP
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Ethical Obligations of a City Attorney When a Councilmember is Sued Personally (.5 hour ethics)Meredith Ladd
City of Carrollton
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.ReceptionHosted by Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
Location: the Hidalgo Ballroom