Animal Law

Prosecution and Defense of Dog Bite Civil Cases

Speaker: Donal McRoberts
Moderator: Ashley Morgan
March 2nd, 2023 | Zoom
Course Materials:

2023 Animal Law CLE

Friday, January 20, 2023 | Texas Law Center, Austin


Is It a Statutory or Political Dangerous Dog Case?
Don Feare

What You Need to Know About Persons with Disabilities and their Animals with Respect to the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act
William Goren

Breed Discrimination in Homeowners Insurance Industry
Handout | Paper
Fran Ortiz

Texas Legislative Update
Shelby Bobosky

How 3 Collies Turned Into 150+ Collies: A Legal Saga Involving an Ownership Dispute, Animal Cruelty, Federal Bankruptcy, a Federal Animal Seizure and State/Federal Crimes
State PPT
Zandra Anderson
Federal PPT
Famose Garner

Survive & Thrive: Attorney Wellness and Secondary Trauma
Michelle Fontenot



Animal Law CLE:
How Much for that Doggie in the Window? The True Cost of Puppy Mills

Monday, December 13, 2021 | Zoom

Shelby Bobosky & Lauren Loney PPT



Animal Law CLE:
Under the Dome: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Animal Bills during the 87th Session

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Zoom

Shelby Bobosky PPT
Shelby Bobosky Handout – List of Animal Related Bills



Animal Law CLE:
Estate Planning and Legal Ethics in Animal Law

Thursday, May 27, 2021 | Zoom

Joel Hailey Paper



Animal Law CLE:
Animal Bills Filed in 2021 Texas Legislative Session

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Zoom

Don Feare Paper



Animal Law CLE:
Service, Assistance and Emotional Support Animals

Friday, March 19, 2021 | Zoom

Randy Turner PowerPoint
Randy Turner Paper


2019 Animal Law Institute

Friday, April 26, 2019 | Texas Law Center | Austin, TX


A Legislative Update
BIO – Nikki Prather, The Humane Society of the United States, Austin, TX

Animal Law 101
BIO – Don Feare, Feare Law Firm, Arlington, TX
BIO – Randy Turner, Law Offices of Randall E. Turner, Ft. Worth, TX
Service, Assistance, and Emotional Support Amimals

The Laws Surrounding Emergency Response and Animals in a Natural Disasters
BIO – Fran Ortiz, South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, TX

Ethics: An Interactive Discussion of the Rules of Professional Responsibility as They Apply to an Animal Law Case
BIO – Russ Mead, Allen & Mead, Seattle, WA
Presentation Paper

Aquatic Animal Law Overview
BIO – Kathy Hessler, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR

Protections Afforded Under the Endangered Species Act
BIO – Daniel Waltz, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Washington D.C.
PowerPoint Presentation

Role of Aquatic Animals in Animal Agriculture
BIO – Kathy Hessler, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR

Seizure of Exotic Animals
BIO – Robyn Katz, Comal County District Attorney’s Office, New Braunfels, TX
BIO – Don Feare, Feare Law Firm, Arlington, TX