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Austin, TX 78701
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2019 Austin Bar Foundation Gala

The 16th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala is on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Fairmont Austin.

Six Austin Bar attorneys will be honored at the event. CLICK HERE to see the list of honorees.

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets and sponsorships.

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 26 | 12:00pm

Civil Rights & Immigration Section CLE

Topic: Defending Voting Rights in Texas Speaker: Nina Perales Join us on 11/26 for a post-election analysis of challenges to voting rights in Texas.  Nina…

  • Austin Bar Association – Seminar Room,
    816 Congress Ave., Suite 700
  • $15 for members | 1 CLE credit hour

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Tuesday, November 27 | 12:00pm

Health Law Section CLE

Topic: Cyber Risk Management: It’s not just an IT issue! Speaker: Julie Rennecker, Chief Experience Officer, Third Rock, Inc. Cyber breaches make for scary headlines,…

  • Clark Hill Strasburger,
    720 Brazos St. Ste 700
  • | 1 CLE credit hour

Tuesday, November 27 | 12:00pm

ADR Section CLE

Topic: The Impact of Personality Types (Including Your Own) on the ADR Process Speaker: A.J. van der Steur, M.A., Author of The Power of Polarities The…

  • Austin Bar Association – Longhorn Room,
    816 Congress 3rd Floor
  • $15 for members | 1 CLE credit hour



Wednesday, November 28 | 11:30am

Business, Corp., & Tax Section CLE

Topic: In-House Counsel Advice on How to Find and Keep Us as Clients Speakers: Justin Schwartz, Jay Warren, Chris Schlag, Kelsey Paine The panel will…

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


Thursday, November 29 | 12:00pm


Topic: Cellphone Forensics: Applications in Discovery and Investigations Speaker: Fred J. Behning, Director of Digital Forensics, Califorensics Cellphones represent one of the fastest-changing areas of legal…

  • Austin Bar Association – Longhorn Room,
    816 Congress 3rd Floor
  • | 1 CLE credit hour


Thursday, November 29 | 4:00pm

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

Speakers: Hon. Lee Yeakel (Moderator), Hon. Harriet O’Neill, Mike Slack, Phil Durst, John Kinney Judge Yeakel will present an introduction to kick off the panelists’…

  • Jackson Walker,
    100 Congress Ave., Suite 1100
  • | 1.5 CLE credit hours



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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