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   C O U N T Y A N D D I S T R I C T C L E R K S A S S O C I AT I O N O F T E X A S


                         April 24–26, 2013
                  Embassy Suites San Marcos, Texas

               Earn up to 14.50 Hours of Continuing Education Credit
           1.00 Hour regarding Registry Funds Handled under Chapter 117
  1.00 Hour regarding Fraudulent Court Documents and Fraudulent Document Filings
             1.00 Hour regarding Open Records: Public Information Act

                        512.475.6700
                                        2013 COUNTY AND DISTRICT CLERKS
                                           LEGAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
                              April 24–26, 2013  Embassy Suites San Marcos  San Marcos, Texas
                                                     Earn up to 14.50 Hours of Continuing Education Credit

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, APR. 24, 2013                          4:30 p.m.                                        .75 hr   9:45 a.m.                                           .50 hr

                                                            Legislative Update                                        Reporting Unclaimed Property
12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exhibitor Show Open
                                                               Moderator:                                                 Larry Schilhabel, Texas Comptroller of Public
                                                               Hon. Cynthia Mitchell, County Clerk, Denton County,          Accounts, Austin, TX
12:00 p.m.           Registration Opens                         Denton, TX
                                                               Panelists:                                             10:15 a.m.                                          .50 hr
Presiding Officer:                                             Carter B. Casteel, Casteel & Roberts, Austin, TX
  Hon. Sheri Woodfin, District Clerk,                          Hon. Dana Debeauvoir, County Clerk, Travis County,     Ancillary Processes
                                                                 Austin, TX
  Tom Green County, San Angelo, TX                                                                                        Jeffrey A. Swain, Parker County District Attorney’s
                                                               Cary Roberts, Casteel & Roberts, Austin, TX
                                                                                                                            Office, Weatherford, TX
                                                               Hon. Joy Streater, County Clerk, Comal County,
                                                                 New Braunfels, TX
12:45 p.m.                                                     Paul J. Sugg, Director, Legislative Department,        10:45 a.m.                                          .50 hr
                                                                 Texas Association of Counties, Austin, TX
Call to Order                                                  Hon. Caroline Woodburn, District Clerk,                NISI Interlocutory
Pledge of Allegiance                                             Potter County, Amarillo, TX
                                                                                                                          Jeffrey A. Swain, Parker County District Attorney’s
Invocation                                                                                                                  Office, Weatherford, TX
Welcome and Announcements                                   5:15 p.m.           Adjourn
                                                                                                                      11:15 a.m.             Pick Up Lunch
1:00 p.m.                                      1.00 hr      THURSDAY MORNING, APR. 25, 2013
                                                                                                                      Included in conference registration.
Open Records: The Public Information Act
                                                            8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.       Exhibitor Show Open           THURSDAY AFTERNOON
   Zindia Thomas, Office of the Attorney General,
     Austin, TX
                                                            8:00 a.m.           Conference Room Opens                 Presiding Officer:
                                                                                                                        Hon. Diane Hoefling, District Clerk,
2:00 p.m.                                       .75 hr                                                                  Moore County, Dumas, TX
                                                            Presiding Officer:
Legal Research                                                Hon. Teresa Kiel, County Clerk,
   Kasia Solon Cristobal, Reference Librarian,                Guadalupe County, Seguin, TX
     The University of Texas School of Law Tarlton
                                                                                                                              LUNCHEON PRESENTATION
     Law Library, Austin, TX
   Joseph W. Noel, Reference Librarian, The University of   8:30 a.m.                                    1.00 hr      11:45 a.m.                                      1.00 hr
     Texas School of Law Tarlton Law Library, Austin, TX
                                                            Registry of the Court                                     Leading without Authority
2:45 p.m.                                       .50 hr         Danny King, Austin, TX                                     Anne Pritchard Grady, President,
                                                                                                                           Acclivity Performance, Austin, TX
Rules of Civil Procedure                                    9:30 a.m.           Break
   Guy D. Choate, Webb, Stokes & Sparks, L.L.P.,                                                                      12:45 p.m.             Break
    San Angelo, TX

3:15 p.m.            Break

3:30 p.m.                                       .50 hr
                                                                                        THANK YOU TO OUR EXHIBITORS
State Library Retention
   Bonnie Zuber, Government Information Analyst,                                              KOFILE Preservation, Inc.
    Texas State Library and Archives Commission,
    Austin, TX
                                                                                            Local Government Solutions
4:00 p.m.                                       .50 hr

E-filing Mechanics                                                                                            NET Data
   Brian McGrath, TexFile Program Director,
     Tyler Technologies, Plano, TX
                                                                     Office of the Attorney General – Child Support Division


                                          phone 512.475.6700                                fax 512.475.6876
             COUNTY CLERK TRACK                                              DISTRICT CLERK TRACK                                    FRIDAY MORNING, APR. 26, 2013

Presiding Officer:                                              Presiding Officer:                                                   8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Exhibitor Show Open
  Hon. Teresa Kiel, County Clerk,                                 Hon. Diane Hoefling, District Clerk,
  Guadalupe County, Seguin, TX                                    Moore County, Dumas, TX
                                                                                                                                     8:00 a.m.                    Conference Room Opens

1:15 p.m.                                          .50 hr       1:15 p.m.                                                .50 hr      Presiding Officer:
Commissioner Court Minutes                                      Parental Notification                                                  Hon Heather H. Hawthorne, County
     Hon. Joe G. Rivera, County Clerk, Cameron County,
                                                                                                                                       Clerk, Chambers County, Anahuac, TX
                                                                     Ruth Rodriguez, Gonzalez Rolon Valdespino &
      Brownsville, TX                                                 Rodriguez, and former board member of Jane’s
                                                                      Due Process, Dallas, TX
                                                                                                                                     8:15 a.m.                                         1.00 hr
1:45 p.m.                                          .50 hr
                                                                1:45 p.m.                                                .50 hr      Fraudulent Filings and Identity Theft
Probate Citations and Notices
     Hon. Beth A. Rothermel, County Clerk, Washington           Child Support                                                        9:15 a.m.                    Break
      County, Brenham, TX                                            Karen Cable Matkin, McLennan County, Waco, TX

                                                                                                                                     9:30 a.m.                                           .50 hr
2:15 p.m.                                          .50 hr       2:15 p.m.                                           1.50 hrs
                                                                                                                                     OCA – How Are We Doing?
Uniform Commercial Code                                         Roundtable Discussion: District Clerks
                                                                                                                                           David Slayton, Administrative Director, Office of
     Randy Moes, Director, Office of the Secretary of           Criminal Case Procedures                                                    Court Administration, Austin, TX
       State of Texas, Austin, TX
                                                                     Hon. Tammy Kneuper, District Clerk, Bandera County,             10:00 a.m.                                          .50 hr
2:45 p.m.              Break                                          Bandera, TX
                                                                     Panelists:                                                      Gun Control and Courthouse Security
3:15 p.m.                                       1.25 hrs             Hon. Sherri Adelstein, District Clerk, Denton County,                 Charles J. Sebesta Jr., Attorney at Law, Caldwell, TX
                                                                       Denton, TX
Roundtable Discussion: County Clerk                                  Hon. Rhonda Barchak, District Clerk, Brazoria County,
Criminal Case Procedures                                               Angleton, TX                                                  10:30 a.m.                                          .75 hr
                                                                     Hon. Jo Carter, District Clerk, Randall County,
     Moderator:                                                        Canyon, TX                                                    That Which Doesn’t Kill Me – Successful
     Hon. Brenda Hudson, District and County Clerk,                                                                                  Management of Stress in the Modern World
      Swisher County, Tulia, TX
                                                                3:45 p.m.               Break                                              Mark Warren, Training Coordinator and Consultant,
     Panelists:                                                                                                                             Texas Association of Counties, Austin, TX
     Kristi Johnston, Deputy County Clerk, Guadalupe
       County, Seguin, TX                                       4:15 p.m.                                                .75 hr
     Hon. Teresa Kiel, County Clerk, Guadalupe County,                                                                               11:15 a.m.                                        1.00 hr
       Seguin, TX                                               Slavery out of the Shadows:
     Hon. Karren Winter, County Clerk, Archer County,           Spotlight on Human Trafficking                                       Costs and Filing Fees
       Archer City, TX                                                                                                                     Theodore L. Wood, Assistant General Counsel,
                                                                A discussion and viewing of Texas Young Lawyers
                                                                                                                                             Office of Court Administration, Austin, TX
                                                                Association’s latest public service project to
4:30 p.m.                                          .50 hr       educate legal professionals and the public about
                                                                                                                                     12:15 p.m.                   Adjourn
TABC                                                            the horrific crime of human trafficking and what
                                                                people can do about it.
     Amy Harrison, Director of Licensing, Texas Alcoholic
      Beverage Commission, Austin, TX                                Laura A. W. Pratt, Assistant City Attorney, City of
                                                                       Lubbock, Lubbock, TX
5:00 p.m.              Adjourn
                                                                5:00 p.m.               Adjourn

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                                                                     2013 COUNTY AND DISTRICT CLERKS
                                                                            LEGAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
The University of Texas at Austin
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW                      April 24–26, 2013       Embassy Suites San Marcos                 San Marcos, Texas
PO Box 7759 • Austin, TX 78713-7759

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                                                                   CONFERENCE FACULTY AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

                      SAN MARCOS                                   HON. BARBARA SUCSY—CHAIR*
                                                                   Education Committe Chair, CDCAT
                                                                                                             HON. LAURA HUGHES*
                                                                                                             County Clerk, Kaufman County
                                                                                                                                                         HON. BETH A. ROTHERMEL*
                                                                                                                                                         County Clerk, Washington County
                         April 24–26, 2013                         District Clerk, Lubbock County            Kaufman, TX                                 Brenham, TX
                                                                   Lubbock, TX
                                                                                                             KRISTI JOHNSTON                             HON. DEBORAH L. RUSHING*
                                                                   HON. SHERRI ADELSTEIN                     Deputy County Clerk, Guadalupe              County Clerk, Yoakum County
                                                                   District Clerk, Denton County               County                                    Plains, TX
                 CONFERENCE LOCATION                               Denton, TX                                Seguin, TX
                                                                                                                                                         LARRY SCHILHABEL
                                                                   HON. RHONDA BARCHAK*                      HON. TERESA KIEL                            Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
                                                                   District Clerk, Brazoria County           Vice President, CDCAT                       Austin, TX
                                                                   Angleton, TX                              County Clerk, Guadalupe County
                                                                                                             Seguin, TX                                  CHARLES J. SEBESTA JR.
                                                                   HON. JO CARTER                                                                        Attorney at Law
                                                                   District Clerk, Randall County            DANNY KING                                  Caldwell, TX
                                                                   Canyon, TX                                Austin, TX
                                                                                                                                                         DAVID SLAYTON
                                                                   CARTER B. CASTEEL                         HON. TAMMY KNEUPER                          Administrative Director
                                                                   Casteel & Roberts                         District Clerk, Bandera County              Office of Court Administration
                   Embassy Suites San Marcos                       Austin, TX                                Bandera, TX                                 Austin, TX
                     1001 E. McCarty Lane                          GUY D. CHOATE                             KAREN CABLE MATKIN                          HON. JOY STREATER
                                                                   Webb, Stokes & Sparks, L.L.P.             McLennan County                             County Clerk, Comal County
                     San Marcos, TX 78666                          San Angelo, TX                            Waco, TX                                    New Braunfels, TX
                         512.392.6450                              HON. JUDY CRAWFORD*                       BRIAN MCGRATH                               PAUL J. SUGG
                                                                   District and County Clerk, Crane County   TexFile Program Director                    Director, Legislative Department
                               Self-Parking:                       Crane, TX                                 Tyler Technologies                          Texas Association of Counties
                                                                                                             Plano, TX                                   Austin, TX
                              Complimentary                        KASIA SOLON CRISTOBAL
                                                                   Reference Librarian                       HON. CYNTHIA MITCHELL                       JEFFREY A. SWAIN
                                                                   The University of Texas School of Law     County Clerk, Denton County                 Parker County District Attorney’s
                                                                     Tarlton Law Library                     Denton, TX                                    Office
                                                                   Austin, TX                                                                            Weatherford, TX
                                                                                                             RANDY MOES
                                                                   HON. DANA DEBEAUVOIR                      Director                                    ZINDIA THOMAS
                                KEY DATES                          County Clerk, Travis County               Office of the Secretary of State of Texas   Office of the Attorney General
                                                                   Austin, TX                                Austin, TX                                  Austin, TX

                             April 17, 2013                        HON. MARY LOUISE GARCIA*                  HON. TINA MORGAN*                           MARK WARREN
                                                                   County Clerk, Tarrant County              District Clerk, Caldwell County             Training Coordinator and Consultant
                       last day for early registration             Fort Worth, TX                            Lockhart, TX                                Texas Association of Counties
          Add $50 for registrations received after this time                                                                                             Austin, TX
                                                                   HON. SHARENA GILLILAND*                   JOSEPH W. NOEL
                                                                   District Clerk, Parker County             Reference Librarian                         HON. KARREN WINTER
                                                                   Weatherford, TX                           The University of Texas School of Law       County Clerk, Archer County
                             April 19, 2013                                                                    Tarlton Law Library                       Archer City, TX
                           last day for full refund                ANNE PRITCHARD GRADY                      Austin, TX
                                                                   President                                                                             THEODORE L. WOOD
                                                                   Acclivity Performance                     HON. JAMES PLUMMER*                         Assistant General Counsel
                                                                   Austin, TX                                County and District Clerk, Garza County     Office of Court Administration
                             April 22, 2013                                                                  Post, TX                                    Austin, TX
                        last day for partial refunds               AMY HARRISON
                                                                   Director of Licensing                     LAURA A. W. PRATT                           HON. CAROLINE WOODBURN
                         $50 processing fee applied                Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission       Assistant City Attorney                     District Clerk, Potter County
                                                                   Austin, TX                                City of Lubbock                             Amarillo, TX
                                                                                                             Lubbock, TX
                    April 24, 2013, 12:45 p.m.                     HON. HEATHER H. HAWTHORNE                                                             HON. SHERI WOODFIN
                                                                   Secretary, CDCAT                          HON. JOE G. RIVERA                          President, CDCAT
                           conference begins                       County Clerk, Chambers County             County Clerk, Cameron County                District Clerk, Tom Green County
                                                                   Anahuac, TX                               Brownsville, TX                             San Angelo, TX
                                                                   HON. DIANE HOEFLING                       CARY ROBERTS                                BONNIE ZUBER
                                                                   Treasurer, CDCAT                          Casteel & Roberts                           Government Information Analyst
                     ABOUT THE COVER                               District Clerk, Moore County              Austin, TX                                  Texas State Library and Archives
                                                                   Dumas, TX                                                                               Commission
                                                                                                             RUTH RODRIGUEZ                              Austin, TX
    Bluebonnets and Paintbrush, 68” x 72”, acrylic,                HON. BRENDA HUDSON                        Gonzalez Rolon Valdespino &
       is by Malou Flato. For more information,                    District and County Clerk,                  Rodriguez, and former board
              visit                              Swisher County                            member of Jane’s Due Process              *Education Committee member
                                                                   Tulia, TX                                 Dallas, TX

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