Austin Bar Association
816 Congress Avenue, Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-2720
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Celebrate Bar & Grill 24: Once Upon a Vote

Join us this Fall for song, dance and laughter as Bar & Grill lampoons the 2016 presidential election! Bar & Grill takes place on Saturday, November 5 from 8 - 10 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Theater.

CLICK HERE for more information and tickets.


Upcoming Events

Monday, October 17 | 8:00am

Animal Law Section Donation Drive!

The Austin Bar Association Animal Law Section is holding a supply donation drive during the months of October and November. Our goal is to help…

  • Austin Bar Association,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700

Sunday, October 23 | 11:00am


The Mother Attorney Mentoring Association (MAMAs) of Austin invites Austin Bar members to bring their families to the Second Annual Fall Carnival on Sunday, October…

  • The Old School,
    1604 E. 11th Street


Monday, October 24 | 12:00pm

Civil Litigation Law Section CLE

Topic: What General Litigators Need to Know about Copyright Preemption Speaker: David Shank, Scott, Douglass & McConnico L.L.P. As a general matter, one cannot copyright an idea…

  • Scott Douglass & McConnico,
    303 Colorado Street, Suite 2400
  • $15.00 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

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Monday, October 24 | 1:30pm

Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans -RESCHEDULED

The Austin Bar Association offers free legal advice to military veterans and their families on a monthly basis at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic. Attorney…

  • Austin VA Outpatient Clinic,
    7901 Metropolis Drive

Tuesday, October 25 | 8:30am

Hays County Bench Bar Conference

Join the Hays, Caldwell, and Comal County Bar Associations for their 6th annual Bench Bar Conference. When:  October 25, 2016 starting at 8:30 Where:  Camp…

  • Camp Lucy in the Hill Country of Dripping Springs,
    3509 Creek Road
  • | 6 CLE credit hours

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Wednesday, October 26 | 11:45am

Austin LGBT Association

Topic: LGBTQ Kids in Schools: Title IX and Trans Kids Just Want to Pee Speaker: Martin Cirkiel, Cirkiel and Associates, PC | Claire Bow, Attorney The Speakers will examine…

  • Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody.,
    401 Congress Ave., Suite 2200
  • $25 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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