Topic: Top 10 Tips for Drafting and Implementing a New Ethics Policy Speaker: Toya Bell, Deputy Chief Ethics Officer at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Toya Bell, Deputy Chief Ethics Officer at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, will present a discussion of issues surrounding the development and implementation of an ethics policy, including required elements and drafting and implementation suggestions. You can scroll down to register and pay online at Eventbrite.
$20 | 1 CLE credit hour
Topic: Everything you ever wanted to know about hiring and using paralegals. Speakers: Carli Collins, President-Elect, Capital Area Paralegal Association and Stephanie Sterling, District 4 Director for the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas. Important Notice: Please be sure to tell the cashier at Café Express that you are with the Solos group when purchasing food. This will ensure we can continue to use their meeting room. New solos will have the opportunity to stay after the meeting…
Topic: You Can’t Be Everyone’s Best Friend – or Their Lawyer, Either Speaker: Claude Ducloux Claude will discuss the following: • 4 common conflict scenarios which prohibit representation • What are the “Encounter Points” which can create/alter Conflicts • How to Make “Full” Disclosure • 3 Questions A Lawyer asks • Duties of a Lawyer when Conflicts Arise • Doing business with a client – ethically • A close look at some recent Conflict cases • Best advice
$12.00 | 1 CLE credit hour
Topic: The Texas Citizens’ Participation Act: SLAPP Happy yet? Speaker: Tom Leatherbury, co-head of the Vinson & Elkins Appellate Practice Group Please join the Civil Appellate Section for an update on litigation and appeals under the Texas Citizens’ Participation Act (CPRC Ch. 27), which has already been cited in close to 200 opinions in the short five years since it was passed. Tom Leatherbury (co-head of the Vinson & Elkins Appellate Practice Group) will focus on the Texas Supreme Court’s…
$20 | 1 CLE credit hour
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5:30 – 7:30 PM at the Water Trough at the Lone Star Court Hotel 10901 Domain Dr., Austin, Texas 78758 Sponsored by the Water Trough and Nix Patterson
Topic: Estate Planning with International Assets Speaker: Amy Jetel The event’s speaker, Amy Jetel, will discuss techniques and tips to assist estate planning attorneys to better advise their clients who have assets located outside the United States.
| 1 CLE credit hour
Please join the Entertainment and Sports Law Section and Pete Reid Law for the annual celebration of poetry, song, and the life of Robert Burns. The evening will feature guest speakers, musicians, and traditional Scottish food (curry). Arriving guests will also be treated to a happy hour sponsored by ESLABA. RSVP to Pete Reid at email@example.com by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, or let us know if you have any questions. Space is limited. Robert Burns was an 18th Century Scottish poet and…
Topic: Preventing Pregnancy among Foster Youth Presenters: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy **This training is sold out.** Please contact Anna Rodriguez at Anna.Rodriguez@traviscountytx.gov to be placed on the waitlist. The training focuses on youth getting from appropriate system stakeholders the support, knowledge and tools needed to make healthy longterm decisions regarding sex and reproduction. The Toolkit includes judicial practice designed by judges, including bench tools and foundational information for a court-based collaborative initiative on reducing pregnancy among…
Luncheon meeting for the 2017 Leadership Academy Class. Location and details TBD
Topic: Data Security, HIPAA, and What you Need to Know Speaker: Heather Hughes The purpose of this presentation is to educate attorneys on how to maintain the confidentiality and privacy of their clients’ data while complying with the Data Breach Notification laws, TX HB 300 and HIPAA and HITECH. Deadline to RSVP: 2 days before meeting. For more information call or e-mail: Penny Haye (firstname.lastname@example.org) 512-677-4293.
$0.00 | .75 CLE credit hours
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