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 pets and their owners on the economic margins, such as the homeless, the working poor, the homebound, and senior citizens stay together by helping them through tough times. Our donation recipients include: ● Pet Food Bank of Austin & Travis County ● Meals on Wheels PALS Program (Pets Assisting in the Lives of Seniors) ●…
Date and Time: October 26, 2016 starting at 5:30 pm, ending at 8:30 pm Where: McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP 600 Congress Avenue, Patio on 26th floor, Austin. Theme: “Oktoberfest” in celebration of the Section’s continuing CLE luncheon series. Drinks: A complimentary selection of seasonal Oktoberfest beers, as well as wine. Additional Guests: The Austin CPA Chapter has been invited to join the celebration. Space is limited to the first 50 persons.
Topic: Ethics and Malpractice Considerations in Use of Current Technology Speaker: Jett Hanna, Senior Vice President, TLIE RSVP here for the live presentation. DO NOT RSVP if you plan to livestream. We will be live streaming this presentation on Periscope! If you can’t make it to the CLE, you can still watch it online! Get ready by downloading Periscope to your mobile device, creating a Periscope account, and following the Austin Bar at @austinbarassociation. To get credit for a livestreamed CLE, you will…
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Tailgating for a Cause! October 29 Baylor Game For the first year, AYLA will be hosting fundraiser tailgate for the UT vs. Baylor game on October 29 at 11:30 a.m.. Fans for both sides are welcome to join in the fun. Admission into the tailgate is a $20 donation per person, and the proceeds will go towards our Holiday Reindeer Games event. Reindeer Games is a holiday party for underprivileged families in the community. Join us for a great time…
Topic: The Road Ahead: Threats to Your Practice and Your Clients Speaker: Steve Bresnen, principal and founder, BresnenAssociates Steve Bresnen, principal and founder of Bresnen Associates, ranked among the top state governmental affairs firms in Texas, and his partner, Amy Bresnen, will speak about their lobbying efforts during the Texas Legislative session on behalf of the Texas Family Law Foundation.
S35.00 | 1 CLE credit hour
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Topic: Conflicts of Interest Identification, Implications and Waiver Considerations in Employment Litigation Speaker: Jim McCormack, former General Counsel and Chief Disciplinary Counsel of the State Bar of Texas This is one hour ethics CLE program provides an overview of relevant conflicts of interest rules in Texas applicable to employment litigation, conflicts implications, and considerations in when and how to get an effective conflicts waiver presented by Jim McCormack, former General Counsel and Chief Disciplinary Counsel of the State Bar of Texas and legal…
$15.00 | 1 CLE credit hour
The 15th Annual Adoption Day projects bring together attorneys, CASAs, case workers, judges, and many others in the community to celebrate the creation of new families. Over 50 children will be placed with 33 forever families during the day-long event. The children adopted at Austin Adoption Day are among thousands across Texas who are in foster care because they were victims of abuse or neglect. Austin Adoption Day is presented as a partnership between the Austin Bar Association, Austin Bar…
Topic: Perspectives from TCEQ Commissioner Speaker: Jon Niermann, TCEQ Commissioner Commissioner Niermann will reflect on observations from his first year as Commissioner as well as other issues of interest to the agency.
Free | 1 CLE credit hour
Please join us for our Fall social, a way for solos and small firm members to connect and network in a relaxed setting. It’s also a great time to invite new people to see what the Solo/Small Firm Section is all about. Beer, wine, and Mediterranean appetizers are provided by the section, and maybe even some belly dancing! This event is free for current members and new members who join at the social; $10 for all non-members. Come and bring…