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Thursday, December 7 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Environmental Law Section CLE

Topic: General Land Office’s Hurricane Harvey Response Speakers: Scottie Aplin and Anthony Vargas, attorneys for the General Land Office This CLE will provide attorneys with an in-depth look at the General Land Office’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, including the Agency’s immediate debris clean up in the storm’s aftermath and the longer term response actions and disaster relief grants. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section members: Free w/o lunch; $15 with lunch Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $20 Parking included. Lunch…

$15 | 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: david.terry@oag.texas.gov

Thursday, December 7 | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Wine and War Stories: Civil Litigation Section Holiday Party and CLE

Speakers: Hon. Lee Yeakel (Moderator), Mike Slack, Marcy Greer, Justice Bea Ann Smith, Matt Dow Judge Yeakel will present an introduction to kick off the panelists’ ethical considerations, then Mike Slack, Marcy Greer, Justice Bea Ann Smith and Matt Dow and will each, individually share their “lessons learned,” followed by an interactive question and answer session. 1.5 hours partic. CLE 1 hour Ethics Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA members: Free Non-members interested in attending may contact the Austin Bar Association at…

| 1.5 CLE credit hours 

RSVP: eboucheron@richardsonburgess.com

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Monday, December 11 | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC FOR VETERANS

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…

 

Tuesday, December 12 | 7:00 am to 8:30 am

Real Estate Section CLE

Topic: Zoning Speaker: Richard Suttle, Jr., Armbrust & Brown This CLE will educate the Real Estate Section members and other attorneys on the subject matter of zoning. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section members: Included in annual fees Cost for Non-section members: $35 Meal and parking included. RSVP to Gail Moore by December 4.

$35 | 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: gmoore@lawbkw.com

Thursday, December 14 | 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Solos Supporting Solos

Topic: TBA 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 and visit with any veteran solo(s) willing to stay about issues around setting up and maintaining a solo practice. No RSVP required.

 

Thursday, December 14 | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

TCWLA Membership Holiday Party

We hope everyone can join us for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking to celebrate the holiday season. This is a FREE event for TCWLA members ($20 for non-members). The TCWLA would like to thank our gracious sponsors, Stratos Legal and Procopio. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

$20 

Buy Tickets: https://www.tcwla.org/events/#!event/register/2017/12/6/tcwla-membership-holiday-party

Friday, December 15 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Animal Law Section CLE

Topic: Ag-Gag Laws: Implications for Food Safety & First Amendment Speakers: Mark Walters, Senior Counsel at Jackson Walker; Kelley Dwyer, Member, Law Office of Kelley J. Dwyer This CLE is an overview of the status of Ag-Gag laws in the United States and a review of how Ag-Gag laws affect the safety of our food supply and our First Amendment rights. 1 hour partic. CLE 1 hour Ethics Cost for Section members: $20 Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $30 Parking included.…

$20 | 1 CLE credit hour 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cle-ag-gag-laws-in-the-us-implications-for-food-safety-first-amendment-tickets-39814272561

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 7:30 am to 8:00 am

Solos Supporting Solos

Topic: Limited Scope Representation – why it is good for business and good for everyone Speaker: Honorable Amy Clark Meachum, 201st Civil District Court 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 and visit with any veteran solo(s) willing to stay about issues around setting up…

 

Saturday, January 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

2018 Austin Bar Foundation Gala

The 15th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala is on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the JW Marriott in downtown Austin. Proceeds from the Gala benefit the Austin Bar Foundation, which supports programs like the Self-Represented Litigant Project, Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans, Austin Adoption Day, CANLAW Clinic, approximately $20,000 annually in grants to area legal-related programs, and more! Seven Austin Bar attorneys will receive high recognition as they are honored with awards, including: Distinguished Lawyer Award – Betty Balli Torres Rev. Joseph…

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Business, Corp., & Tax Section CLE

Topic: Is Fraud Going to Kill Your Firm Speakers: Billy Petty, Michele Heyman This CLE will explore several real cases where law firms and their clients have been victimized by occupational fraud by firm employees. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section members: $15 Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $20 Lunch is included. Parking is $3. RSVP to Aislin R. Shaw.

$15 | 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: ashaw@mondriklaw.com

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