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Legal Issues Facing City and County Governments, May 10-11

May 10, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites, 25518 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach, Alabama
6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour

Working with local governments is no day at the beach – OR IS IT?  This two day program focuses on the unprecedented challenges facing local governments, and the lawyers who represent them.  From open meetings and records to public accounts, from employment law issues to the most recent legislative updates, this seminar concentrates on the important issues and topics that are crucial for you to know.


$379 LIVE ON SITE SEMINAR – includes handout materials in ELECTRONIC FORMAT Registration
Save money by printing the materials yourself. 48 hours prior to the seminar you will receive a link for downloading the written materials.



To pay by check, you may download and print the mail in registration form.
Mail your form and check to: CLE Alabama, Box 870384, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0384.


To Make Your Hotel Reservation:  Visit our hotel reservation page at:


Or, call the Hampton Inn at 251-923-4400 (800-HAMPTON).  Please identify yourself as part of CLE UA Spring Conference – City & County Government, booking ID# CLE to get our special rate.  Our room block expires April 18, 2019, and rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.


The Schedule

Friday, May 10
Presiding: Kendrick E. Webb
Webb & Eley PC, Montgomery

1:00 How to Avoid Invalid Local Legislation
Heyward C. Hosch III & Barry A. Staples
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC, Birmingham

1:45 Recent Developments in City and County Government Law
Othni J. Lathram
Alabama Law Institute, Montgomery

2:30 Open Meetings Update: Navigating Serial Meetings & Executive Sessions
T. Mark Maclin
Wilmer & Lee PA, Athens

3:00 Networking and Refreshment Break

3:10 What Every City and County Attorney Needs to Know
Tenee’ Frazier
Alabama League of Municipalities, Montgomery

3:40 Ethical Issues for City and County Attorneys
Jeremy McIntire
Alabama State Bar, Montgomery

4:40 Adjourn


Saturday, May 11
Presiding: Kyle Shirley
McDowell Faulk & Shirley LLC, Prattville

8:30 Update on Open Records Law
Fred L. Clements Jr.
Webb & Eley PC, Montgomery

9:00 Emily’s Law: Dangerous Dog Law
Julie Barnard
Office of the City Attorney, Birmingham

9:45 Networking and Refreshment Break

9:55 Examiners of Public Accounts
Jason Paulk
Alabama Dept. of Examiners of Public Accounts, Montgomery

10:25 Employment Law Update
David J. Canupp
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne PC, Huntsville

11:10 Adjourn


Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach
25518 Perdido Beach Blvd.,
Orange Beach, AL 36561 United States

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