MacMain Connell & Leinhauser played a large role in the 2019 Defense Research Institute’s Governmental Liability Conference held January 30 – February 1, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. The conference, which is the pre-eminent defense bar civil rights conference, was attended by over 500 lawyers, government officials, and insurance professionals from all over the country.
David MacMain is the Chair of the Governmental Liability Committee and was integrally involved in the planning and running the conference. David also moderated three sessions – Jeffrey Halstead – former Chief of Police of Ft. Worth Texas Police Department – presentation on ‘Limits on the Use of Technology in Small and Large Law Enforcement Departments’, Tara Johnston’s session titled ‘How Far? How Deep? How Wide? Responding To and Limiting Monell Discovery’, and Robert Christie’s presentation on ‘Handling Critical Litigation and Evidentiary Issues in Police Liability Defense Cases.’
Brian Leinhauser was a main stage speaker and presented on ‘Use of #MeToo Evidence’. Brian’s presentation was focused on the impact and admissibility of complaints and ‘me too’ evidence in employment litigation and school-based claims.
Tricia Ambrose, the Governmental Liability Committee’s liaison to the Women In The Law Committee, hosted a Women In The Law Luncheon on Thursday.
And Charles Gilliam-Brownlee hosted the Young Lawyers dinner on Wednesday night.