Underwood attorney Slater C. Elza recently presented the topic “Municipal Liability: Understanding the Texas Tort Claims Act” at the Texas City Attorneys Association’s 2022 Riley Fletcher Basic Municipal Law Seminar in Austin, Texas. Slater serves as Second Vice-President of the TCAA, which is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League that was formed to promote, encourage, and advance the professional development of municipal attorneys throughout Texas. TCAA currently has a membership of over 400 attorneys with a continued focus on meeting the needs, concerns, and problems of its members through educational and other opportunities.
Slater Elza’s practice focuses on representing businesses and governmental entities in litigation matters. As a litigator, Slater has tried over 125 matters through verdict in state courts, federal courts and arbitrations. Over the past few years he has handled significant litigation in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia and Pennsylvania for clients.