Austin Bar Association
816 Congress Avenue, Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-2720
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Our Home On Judges Hill Capital Campaign

THE AUSTIN BAR FOUNDATION is purchasing a 4,500 sq. ft. historic property at the corner of 16th Street and West Ave. in the historic Judges Hill neighborhood. Finally, with a one-time investment, we will have a home for the Austin Bar – a home for the legal community – our home.

CLICK HERE for more information about the campaign.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 18 | 7:30am

Solo Supporting Solos

Co-sponsored by the Solo Small Firm Section of the Austin Bar Association Topic: Client Communication: Disclosure or Disaster Speaker: Brad Wiewel Focus on dues of…

  • Rudy’s BBQ,
    3914 N Lamar Blvd
  • | .75 CLE credit hours

Thursday, April 18 | 11:45am

Construction Law Section CLE

Topic: When the King Does Wrong: The Availability and Limits of Construction Related Suits Against the Government Speaker: Amy M. Emerson, Allensworth & Porter, LLP…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • $12 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

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Thursday, April 18 | 4:00pm

2019 Update on Legislative Session

David Chamberlain will be giving a Texas Legislative Update and Bob Carlson, The President of the American Bar Association will be doing a national perspective.…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • | 1 CLE credit hour

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Thursday, April 18 | 5:30pm

AYLA Docket Call

Thursday, April 18 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Star Bar 600 W. 6th St. Sponsored by Floyd Real Estate & Cornerstone Home Lending

  • Star Bar,
    600 W. 6th Street

Monday, April 22 | 12:00pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Parental Substance Use in Texas CPS Cases and Opportunities to Keep Families Safely Together Speaker: Kate Murphy, Senior Child Welfare Policy Associate The session…

  • Texas Hospital Association,
    1108 Lavaca St., Suite 700
  • | 1.5 CLE credit hours


Wednesday, April 24 | 11:30am

Business, Corp., & Tax Section

Topic: Qualified Opportunity Zones Speaker: Doug Jones, McGinnis Lochridge This CLE will provide a summary and overview of qualified opportunity zones under the Tax Cuts…

  • McGinnis Lochridge,
    600 Congress Ave. Ste 2100
  • $15 for members | 1 CLE credit hour



Credible Fear & Immigration Bond hearing training video

CLICK HERE  to view a video of the Austin Bar’s asylum training, Credible Fear and Bond Hearing. Handouts from the training and the latest information on how to volunteer can also be found at this link.

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