November 8, 2017

Call for Presentations for 2018 Bench Bar Conference

The Austin Bar Association Bench Bar Committee is seeking speakers on cutting edge topics for our 2017 Bench Bar Conference. This year’s theme is:

Pushing Boundaries and Discovering New Ground: Austin Bench Bar in San Antonio

Bench Bar 2018 will be held at the Elian Hotel in San Antonio on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14, and will have over 200 attendees, both lawyers and judges, from all practice areas.

Attorneys are invited to submit abstracts of presentations by Friday, December 15, 2017, to be considered for inclusion in the program. These presentations can be on case studies, best practices or other topics of interest to the attendees and should relate to the theme of the conference.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the submission form. Abstracts should be submitted to DeLaine Ward.

Topics of interest may include:

  • Appellate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Ethics
  • Entertainment Law
  • Family Law
  • IP Law
  • Labor/Employment Law
  • LGBT Issues
  • Anything else related to “pushing boundaries” as it relates to legal issues.

Persons selected to serve as presenters will be provided with complimentary registration for Bench Bar 2018.