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816 Congress Avenue, Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
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Welcome to the new bar year!

Find where you can plug in to the Austin Bar and participate in legal activities, community events, and more! Where will your light shine?

Kick off the New Bar Year and attend the New Bar Year Happy Hour on Thursday, September 8. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 30 | 12:00pm

Estate Planning & Probate Section CLE

Cannon Teleconference Topic: Valuation Vendetta: 2704 Regs Seek to Dump Discounts *Don’t forget to pack your own lunch!* On Thursday, August 4, the IRS published proposed…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700


Thursday, September 1 | 11:30am

Environmental Law Section

Topic: Managing Client Relationships Speaker: Claude Ducloux, LawPay Claude will train lawyers in the skills necessary to identify potential disciplinary rule, conflicts, and trust account errors within…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • $15 for members | .75 CLE credit hours


Wednesday, September 7 | 11:45am

Family Law Section CLE

Topic: Preparing Your Witness For Trial Speaker: Robert Swafford, Strike for Cause Jury Consulting Mr. Stafford will present on his unique approach to witness preparation:  the art…

  • UT Club,
    2108 Robert Dedman Dr.
  • $35 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

Buy Tickets: Click Here


Wednesday, September 7 | 12:00pm

Labor & Employment Section CLE

Topic: Updated Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations Speakers: Stephanie S. Rojo, Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, L.L.P. | Ann Price, Boulette Golden & Marin, L.L.P. This…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • $15.00 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

Buy Tickets: Click Here

Thursday, September 8 | 5:30pm

Welcome to the New Bar Year Happy Hour

All Austin Bar members are invited to attend a happy hour to help kick off the new Bar year.  Join us! Where:  Mean Eyed Cat,…

  • Mean Eyed Cat,
    1621 W. 5th St.

Friday, September 9 | 11:45am

Legislative Update Commitee CLE

Topic: Disaster Response: 5 years since the Bastrop Fires, feat. Sen. Kirk Watson Panelist: State Senator Kirk Watson | Legislative Committee Co-Chair Elizabeth Caples Rogers | Legislative Committee Co-Chair…

  • Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • Free Event | 1 CLE credit hour

member spotlight: Stephen foster

How long have you been a member of the Austin Bar and what is your favorite thing about the organization?

I’ve been a member since 1995-1996. All of the relationships I have I’ve made through the Austin Bar.

What do you like most about being in the legal field?

I like helping people with their issues. I like finding a resolution or the best reasonable outcome for people.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of Stephen’s Q & A.

The member spotlight is a recurring feature on the Austin Bar website, subject to space availability.  If you are an Austin Bar member and would like to be considered for a spotlight, or if you would like to nominate a member for the spotlight, please contact Kelli Horan.

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