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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?

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 28 | 11:30am

Business, Corp., & Tax Section CLE

Topic: What the Business Attorney needs to know about the Qualified Small Business Stock Exclusion Speakers: Tom McGraw and Kerry Ugarte with JPMorgan Space is limited to…

  • McGinnis Lochridge,
    600 Congress Ave. Ste 2100
  • $15.00 for members | 1 CLE credit hour


Wednesday, September 28 | 12:00pm

Entertainment & Sports Law Section CLE

Topic: How the Music Lives On: Handling an Entertainer’s Estate Speaker: Hailey A. Hobren, The Law Office of Laura Roth After a brief review of applicable law…

  • Longhorn Room – Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., Floor 3
  • $15 for members | 1 CLE credit hour


Friday, September 30 | 8:00am

Real Estate Section Land Development Seminar

The Austin Bar Real Estate Law section is hosting the 24th  Annual Austin Land Development Seminar.  Registration now open.  Scroll down to see full schedule. Click here…

  • Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • $125 for members | 7.00 CLE credit hours

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Monday, October 3 | 12:00pm

Austin Lawyers Wellness Group

A confidential monthly education group for lawyers, judges and law students seeking help while healing from depression, addiction, job stress, anxiety and other mental health issues.

  • Bluebonnet Room – Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 4 | 3:00pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Profiles of Foster and Non-Foster Youth Served by LifeWorks Speaker: Susan McDowell, MA, Executive Director of LifeWorks | Liz Schoenfeld, PhD – LifeWorks Director of Research…

  • Lifeworks South Austin Youth & Family Resource Center,
    3700 South First St.
  • | 1 CLE credit hour

Wednesday, October 5 | 11:45am

Family Law Section CLE

Topic:Cyber Security, Cyber Stalking: Digital Forensics in Family Law Cases Speaker: Matt Danner, Senior Forensic Examiner, Flashback Data Matt Danner, Senior Forensic Examiner at Flashback…

  • UT Club,
    2108 Robert Dedman Dr.
  • $35.00 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

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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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