The Austin Young Lawyers Association and its Foundation will hold its Ninth Annual Women’s Resource Fair on Saturday, May 7, 2016, benefiting homeless and battered women. We are seeking sponsors to support this worthwhile community event. The Women’s Resource Fair is a comprehensive all day program that provides a variety of free resources, including legal assistance, medical care and mental health services, job skills and educational counseling, social services, financial counseling, haircuts, a clothing closet, childcare, breakfast and lunch. AYLA is…
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 volunteers will provide brief, legal advice. Click here to volunteer. Veterans, please note: You must arrive by 3:30 to receive assistance. Attorney volunteers will not be able to provide legal 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…
Topic: Implications of Texas’ Open Carry Law for Property Owners Speaker: Marilyn Montano, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP |Professor Steve Goode, University of Texas School of Law The Real Estate Section invites you to learn about the implications of Texas’ Open Carry Law for property owners. Deadline to RSVP is May 6, 2016.
Free | 1.00 CLE credit hour
The 2016 Leadership Academy will meet for lunch today. Location TBA. This is an event exclusively available for Leadership Academy members. To join the Leadership Academy for 2017, look for details and an application around September 2016.
Topic: First Impressions at the RRC & Lasting Impressions from the Private Sector Speaker: Alex Schoch, General Counsel of the Texas Railroad Commission This session will provide an introduction to the new General Counsel of the Texas Railroad Commission, Alex Schoch, and an opportunity to discuss, generally, practice tips at the RRC.
$13.00 | 1 CLE credit hour
Topic: Landlord/Tenant 101 Speakers: Nelson Mock, an attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Chase Hamilton, an attorney with Richards Rodriguez & Skeith and VLS Volunteer Need litigation experience? Here’s a chance to get experience and help out your low-income neighbors. Volunteer Legal Services is offering a brown bag training on Landlord/Tenant 101 presented by Nelson Mock, an attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and Chase Hamilton, an attorney with Richards Rodriguez & Skeith and VLS Volunteer. This training will be held…
| 1.5 CLE credit hours
Please join us on Thursday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m. on the McGinnis Lochridge patio for Lawyers for Lloyd A celebration to honor the life-time achievements of Lloyd Lochridge, and to raise funds for the Austin Bar Foundation’s Legal Assistance Projects: Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans Austin Bar in Action’s Self-Represented Litigant Project Click HERE for tickets.
Section members and family are invited to a Round Rock Express Pool Party. Thank you to The Kenrich Group for hosting this event in collaboration with the Construction Law Section of the Austin Bar Association. Food and beverages will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP early to save your spot. Please contact Nicole Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (512) 645-3219 with any questions.
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The Austin Bar Family Law Section Spring CLE will be held May 13, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a Happy Hour to follow. Breakfast, lunch, two drink tickets, and the parking fee for parking in the UT Club garage are included in the price of registration. Scroll down to see the full schedule.
$200 | 6 CLE credit hours
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Topic: Observations from the Bench: Judge Mott and Judge Davis Speakers: Judge Mott – Current Bankruptcy Judge in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division | Judge Davis – Current Bankruptcy Judge in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division Judge Mott and Judge Davis will discuss what they have seen in the Courtroom over the past year and provide attendants with suggestions and tips going forward. Deadline to RSVP is May 4, 2016.
$35 | 1 CLE credit hour