Monday, December 9
Lawyering 101 - Free* Nuts and Bolts CLE Seminar
What comes between law school and legal practice? Lawyering 101!
Join the Austin Bar and the Austin Young Lawyers Association Dec. 9 for a nuts and bolts seminar including tips you didn't learn in law school.
Date: Monday, Dec. 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Austin Bar & AYLA offices, 816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
Cost: *Free for AYLA and Austin Bar members, $50 for nonmembers
CLE: 4.5 hours credit, including 2 hours ethics credit
RSVP to Debbie Kelly at Debbie@austinbar.org by EOD Thursday, Dec. 5.
Topics and Speakers:
Mr. Vavra will lead a tour of the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse immediately after the CLE
Veterans Legal Advice Clinic
Free Legal Advice for All U.S. Veterans
Click here for event flier.
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
(Please sign-in by 3:30 p.m. | sign-in starts at 1:00 p.m.)
Austin VA Outpatient Clinic
New Facility - 7901 Metropolis Drive or Veterans Way
Click here for Google Maps directions to the new VA Outpatient Clinic.
No appointment or reservations. Attorney volunteers will provide brief, legal advice.
Please note: Our attorney volunteers will not be able to provide services such as wills or filing for divorce at the clinic.We will provide local legal resources if further legal assistance is needed.
To best assist you, please bring any paperwork that is relevant to your case.
This includes copies of all pertinent claims, correspondence and rulings from the court, agency, or VA.If you are seeking veterans benefits or a discharge upgrade, please bring a copy of your DD214 and any evidence related to you claim.
For any questions about the Legal Advice Clinic, please contact the Austin Bar Association at 512-472-0279 or visit http://bit.ly/Help4CenTXVets.
- Need Help Now? Other Legal Resources for Veterans in Central Texas -
Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas: 512-472-8303
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (no criminal or immigration cases): 512-374-2700
Veterans Court (criminal cases only) Travis County/Jackson Glass: 512-854-3829
Texas Veterans Legal Assistance Hotline: 800-622-2520
Camp Mabry Law Dept (Wills & Power of Attorney; call for appt.): 512-782-1169
Are you an attorney that wants to help?
The Austin Bar is looking for attorney volunteers, especially those who handle traffic tickets, criminal law, family law, bankruptcy, veteran benefits, or wills/estate planning, to help veterans in need.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Julie Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, December 10
CAFA Mentoring Breakfast
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
RSVP to Mae Carter, CAFA Mentoring Chair, at email@example.com by noon on Monday, Nov. 11.
Second Tuesday CAFA Mentoring Breakfasts
The Austin Bar CAFA Sections hosts a breakfast on the second Tuesday of each month. This is free to all CAFA Section Members. This is an opportunity to ask questions related to CAFA cases. There is no restriction on the questions as this is an informal mentoring opportunity. Questions asked could lead to future CLE topics. Please remember to RSVP to Mae Carter if you plan to attend, in order to ensure there is enough breakfast.
Real Estate Section CLE & Breakfast
Speakers: Nicole Brenning and Richard Cardillo, both of Jackson Walker
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location: UT Club, 2108 Robert Dedman Dr.
CLE: 1 hour credit
Cost: $27 for Section Members; FREE for Section Members who have already paid the annual Breakfast Meeting Fee.
RSVP to Barbara Surles at bsurles@smith-robertson or 512-225-5819 by Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Wednesday, December 11
Administrative Law Section Holiday Party
The Administrative Law Section invites members to enjoy appetizers and beer, wine, or cocktails at this year's Holiday Party in Downtown Austin!
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Bonneville, 202 W. Cesar Chavez St,
Cost: Free for Administrative Law Section members.
Parking: Valet is $7 and parking at City Hall is $5.
RSVP to Nycia Deal at Nycia.Deal@tmb.state.tx.us by Friday, Dec. 6.
Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section CLE
Topic: Passage of Title from the Sovereigns
Speaker: Mark K. Leaverton of Rash Chapman Schreiber Leaverton & Morrison
Location: Austin Bar Association, 816 Congress Avenue, Suite 700
CLE: 1 hour credit
Cost: $12 for Section Members. Includes lunch.
RSVP to Margrethe Burkett at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
If you RSVP to attend and have lunch, but do not attend, you will still be required to pay to cover the lunch cost.
Thursday, December 12
Construction Law Section Holiday Party
Click here for the invitation flier.
Construction Law Section members:
You're invited to the Annual Holiday Party in Downtown Austin.
Date: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Terrace on Congress, 816 Congress Ave., 15th Floor
Complimentary beverages & hors d'oeuvres for Construction Law Section members.
Please RSVP at your earliest convenience to email@example.com.
Hosted by Spire Consulting Group
First Animal Law Section Meeting
Animal Welfare Committee Members are invited to meet as the group transitions into the Austin Bar Animal Law Section.
Date: Thursday, Dec. 12
Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Location: 9442 North Capital of Texas Highway, Arboretum Plaza One, Suite 500, Austin, 78759
Teleconference option also available. Please RSVP to obtain call-in info.
Please RSVP and/or contact Kelley Dwyer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pizza will be served.
Friday, December 13
ADR Section Annual Holiday Party and CLE
(Mediator Panel on Spotting Tricks and Traps in Mediations)
Speakers: Justice Bea Ann Smith, Kimberlee R. Kovach, Eric Galton. Jeff Jury, and Dicky Grigg
Time: 3:00 p.m. | Holiday Party with refreshments and hors d'oeuvres until 6:00 p.m.
Location: Lakeside Mediation Center, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd., Suite 403
CLE: 1 hour credit, including 1 hour ethics credit
Cost: Free for Section members, $15 for Nonmembers.
RSVP to ADRsection@gmail.com by noon on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Saturday, December 14
Solo/Small Firm Section Holiday Pot Luck Party
Solo/Small Firm Section officers invite all section members and family to the annual Holiday Pot Luck Party!
Time*: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
* not 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., as previously published
Location: 2300 Barton Creek Blvd. #3
RSVP and through your evite email invitation.
Please RSVP and bring a side dish (meat will be provided). Please indicate your side dish in your RSVP comments.
The event is BYOB. Water, lemonade, and sodas will be provided.
If you are a section member and did not receive the email invitation (via evite.com), please contact Section Chair Mary Ellen King at email@example.com.