The Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court is currently accepting applications for admission for the 2016-17 year. Applications are open for all attorneys and judges involved in litigation. Interested? Submit a letter addressed to Frank A. King stating your interest, along with a resume, and two letters of recommendation to Allison Cunningham.
Topic: Observations From A Year on the Federal Bench Speaker: Honorable Robert Pitman, District Court for the Western District of Texas The Honorable Robert Pitman will speak on observations gleaned from his first year on the bench as a United States District Court Judge for the Western District of Texas. Judge Pitman presides over civil and criminal cases in both Austin and San Antonio and will discuss trial and practice issues before his court and other observations from his first…
$30 | 1 CLE credit hour
Topic: Holiday Ethics Panel: Wine and War Stories Speakers: The Honorable Lee Yeakel, Jim George, David Gonzales, Shannon Ratliff Join the Civil Litigation Section to celebrate the holiday season with wine, food, and fun. The Honorable Lee Yeakel will moderate a panel of practitioners who will talk about “war stories” and “lessons learned” throughout their careers. This event is FREE for section Members and includes 1.5 hours of ethics! Click here to RSVP through Eventbrite
Free | 1.5 CLE credit hours
Topic: Strategies for Handling Difficult Witnesses Speaker: Claude Ducloux Join the Family Law Section at their last function of the year! RSVP here. To pay by credit card, click here. Want to be added to the announcement list? Click here.
$45 | 1 CLE credit hour
Topic: Sage Grouse and Prairie Chickens: Harbingers of a New Policy Approach for Species Protection? Speaker: Melinda Taylor, Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business at the University of Texas. Ms. Taylor will summarize recent listing decisions under the Endangered Species Act and associated court cases, with an emphasis on potential impacts of these decisions on the energy industry.
$15.00 | 1 CLE credit hour
Join the Texas Young Lawyers Association for a panel discussion about substance abuse and mental illness to be moderated by retired Chief Justice Woodie Jones. Panelists: Sara Giddings, attorney; Erica Grigg, attorney; Louis Laves-Webb, Licensed Professional Counsel CLE: 1 hour of ethics credit RSVP to Michelle Palacios by Tuesday, Dec. 1.
| 1 CLE credit hour
All Austin Bar members are invited to the Travis County Women Lawyers Association’s Holiday Cocktail party. There will be food, drinks, and fun to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy a 10 percent discount to get started on your holiday shopping. Representatives from “Dinner Elf” will provide a tasting sample of their menu items as well. The event is free for members and guests. Click here to RSVP.
Registration is closed. A video of the event will be made available soon. Join the Austin Bar Association for the annual Holiday Ethics Free CLE. Attendees will be able to earn 3.75 hours of CLE participation and ethics credit. Sold Out! Please RSVP here if you’d like to be added to a waiting list. Program schedule with topics and speakers below. This CLE is open to Austin Bar members only. Discounted parking will be available to purchase for $15.
Free | 3.75 CLE credit hours
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. December Topic: Lawyers’ Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Speaker: Psychiatrist Daniel Hochman