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Parker Straus Presents at EMAT Symposium

Parker Straus, LLP at Law Presents at EMAT Symposium

Parker Straus, LLP Presents at the 10th Annual Emergency
Management Association of Texas Symposium

SAN MARCOS, TX March 9, 2017. On March 6th to the 8th, the Emergency Management Association of Texas held its 10th Annual Symposium in San Marcos, Texas. The Emergency Management Association of Texas is a statewide group of Emergency Management professionals that seek to advance the profession within Texas. Though EMAT is active throughout the year, it holds an annual symposium to discuss a wide variety of topics each Spring in San Marcos.

Our Managing Partner, Michael Parker, and J. Andrew Robertson, a Partner based in our Fort Worth office, were invited by EMAT to present on legal topics related to Emergency Management at this year’s Symposium. Mr. Parker and Mr. Robertson covered the topics of Litigation of Arson Cases, The Clean Water Act, Hail Damage Claims in Texas, and Spotting Fraud During Disaster Recovery. In addition, Parker Straus, LLP Law Clerk, William Gribble, was invited to the event to present a Case Study on the University of Texas Medical Branch’s Public Assistance Appeal from Hurricane Ike, touch on the Legislative Process, and facilitate a discussion on the development of a legal annex for an Emergency Operations Plan.

In whole, Parker Straus, LLP Attorneys and Practice Area Experts gave the following presentations:

  • Arson & Response: How Much Response is Too Much?
  • Hail Damage Claims in Texas
  • Identifying and Prosecuting Disaster Relief Fraud
  • The Clean Water Act & Your Project
  • Case Study: UT Medical Branch’s Hurricane Ike FEMA Appeal
  • Statutes, Courts, and Codes; Oh My!
  • The Paper Mache Minefield: Developing Your Legal Annex

Parker Straus, LLP is a proud member of the Emergency Management Association of Texas and thoroughly enjoyed being able to partake in the 10th Annual Emergency Management Association of Texas Symposium. For more information about these presentations or to schedule a presentation for your organization or group, please contact our firm at (888) 557-3311 or by visiting www.parkerllp.com.