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Tuesday, May 23 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Estate Planning & Probate Section CLE

Canon Teleconference Topic: It is possible to have a superb estate plan in concept, including state-of-the-art estate planning documents, only to have defective fiduciary administration cause components of the plan to short circuit or, in some cases, cause the whole plan to explode in flames. The results may range from loss of expected tax status or benefits to diversion of trust assets. In this session, we will examine the importance of: Following governing instrument mandates to the letter Exercising dispositive and…

 

RSVP: clint@calexanderlaw.com

Tuesday, May 23 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

ADR Section CLE

Topic:Psychology of Mediation/Dealing with High Conflict People Speaker: Tammy L. Corrales, MA, LPC-S This presentation will provide a brief overview of the etiology of personality disorders, brain development, and the impact of trauma on the brain, and how this issues can arise in the context of mediation. Practical tips will be provided to aid mediators, and advocates, in calming dysregulated / overwhelmed clients, thereby increasing the likelihood of a successful mediation.

$15.00 | 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: mkoopmann@andrewsmyers.com

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Tuesday, May 23 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Health Law Section CLE

Topic: The Computer in Your Pocket: Legal and Compliance Risks Affecting the Mobile Healthcare Workforce Speaker: Marshall Preddy, Compliance Officer and Privacy & Security Officer, Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) This presentation provides an overview of the issues healthcare providers face when their staff members conduct business using cell phones and tablets, including personal devices not controlled by the employer (i.e., BYOD). The presentation will provide an overview of the legal issues affecting mobile devices in the healthcare setting, including: HIPAA…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

Thursday, May 25 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Civil Litigation Law Section CLE

Topic: Cyber Security: Counseling Clients and Texas Rules, Controls & Enforcement Speakers:  Edward D. (Ed) Burbach, Partner, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP | Edward H. (Eddie) Block, Senior Associate, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP | Brad Schuelke, Office of Texas Attorney General | Paul Singer, Office of Texas Attorney General Cyber Security: Are your firm and your clients at risk? • How a state (Texas) adopted information security rules, developed statewide security controls, and adopted strong information security standards in law. What does…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Thursday, May 25 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Solo Small Firm Law Section CLE

Topic: Ethical Marketing on a Shoe String Budget Speaker: Sade Ogunbode Pfeifer       Ms. Ogunbode Pfeifer will educate attorneys on how to comply with advertising rules in ethically connecting and developing prospective clients and fulfilling their legal duties while delivering enhanced legal services. Click here for the Section website and to register.

Free | .75 CLE credit hours 

Friday, May 26 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only 4th Friday CLE

Topic: Let Us Lift You Up: Grief & Loss Panel Moderator: Cameron Vann, JD Panelists: Alesha Williams, JD—Tyler, TX | Diana Reinhart,LMFT-Associate, JD—Austin, TX | Dean Janeff, LMFT-Associate —Austin, TX | Gay Pulner, JD—El Paso, TX The panel will discuss: • Latest Research on Healing After (Any) Loss • One Lawyer’s Personal Loss Inspires Helping Other Lawyers With Loss • After Death of a Loved One – Continuing Bonds and the New Now • Divorce – Letting Go and Moving On •…

Free | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Wednesday, May 31 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Business, Corp. & Tax Law Section CLE

Topic: Local Government Tax Incentive Agreements Speaker: David Sewell, Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria, LLP Mr. Sewell will provide information relating to tax abatement agreements.

| 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: vabshier@mcginnislaw.com

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Wednesday, May 31 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Financial Institutions Law Section CLE

Topic: Cybersecurity 101: What Attorneys and their Clients Must Know Speaker: Phillip Hinkle; Director – IT Security Examinations, Texas Department of Banking One of the most critical threats in our global economy today is cybersecurity. As cybersecurity risks grow, both in-house attorneys and outside counsel will take on greater roles in creating a more cyber-secure and resilient global economy. In this program, cybersecurity expert Phillip Hinkle will provide critical insights into the realities of cybersecurity risk today and how attorneys and…

Free | 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: brenna.mcgee@dob.texas.gov

Thursday, June 1 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Labor & Employment Law Section Social & CLE

Topic: Donald J. Trump’s First 100: An Employment Lawyer’s Take Speaker: Laura Merritt, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Laura Merritt will provide her talk President Trump’s first 100 days in office and how that has affected the legal relationships between employers and employees. This includes analysis of his administration’s litigation of the overtime rule, executive orders, and appointment. SECTION MEMBERS ONLY

Free | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Saturday, June 3 | 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

2017 Virgil C. Lott Scholarship Golf Classic

Please join the Austin Black Lawyers Association for the 34th annual Virgil C. Lott Golf tournament honoring, Virgil C. Lott who was the first African American to graduate from The University of Texas School of Law. The scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors in Austin ISD and the surrounding ISDs who exhibit community service, good scholastic standing, evidence of leadership, and extracurricular involvement. Recipients are awarded the scholarship upon acceptance to any junior college or university. The goal for this…

$125 

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