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Wednesday, September 25 | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Austin Bar Association Board Meeting

Location to be determined

 

Thursday, September 26 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Courageous Conversations about Race and Culture – A Look at Implicit Bias and Disproportionality Speaker: Tanya Rollins, Child Protective Services Disproportionality Manager for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services This workshop will explore the concept of cultural responsiveness and race equity as it relates to work in the Travis County Civil Court system regarding CPS cases. Ms. Rollins will present information on implicit bias and micro-aggressions and the impact of these concepts on an attorney’s ability to…

| 3 CLE credit hours 

RSVP: michelle.kimbrough@traviscountytx.gov

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Thursday, September 26 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Solo Small Firm Section CLE

Topic: The Happier Attorney: How Using Flat Fees Can Reignite the Joy You Once Felt in Your Law Practice Speaker: Brita Long This talk will introduce reasons why attorneys are moving away from hourly fees to flat fees; how flat fees are better for attorneys and their clients; a few things to watch out for so that you are using flat fees ethically, efficiently, and effectively; and in which practice areas they can be used. 0.75 hours partic. CLE Cost…

$10 | .75 CLE credit hours 

Buy Tickets: https://www.solosmallfirm.com/event-3500101

Thursday, September 26 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Domestic Violence: How Do We Recognize and Respond To It? Speakers: Shellie Ryan, CPS Policy Manager for the Texas Council on Family Violence; Andrea Muraira, CPS Family Legal Court Advocate with the SAFE Alliance The purpose of this training is to provide attorneys with an overview of how to effectively work with survivors and children who have experienced domestic violence within the child welfare system. The training will focus on the following topic areas: The Dynamics of Domestic Violence…

| 3 CLE credit hours 

RSVP: michelle.kimbrough@traviscountytx.gov

Thursday, September 26 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Construction Section Fall Happy Hour

You are invited to mix and mingle with the Austin Bar Association’s Construction Law Section at downtown Austin’s “urban backyard,” Upstairs at Caroline. We hope you can join us for some cocktails and street tacos! CLICK HERE to RSVP.

 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/austin-bar-association-construction-law-section-fall-happy-hour-tickets-68622268051

Friday, September 27 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only 4th Friday CLE

Topic: A Guide to Keeping Your Teenager (and Those of your Friends and Family) Out of Jail Speaker: Claire Carter, Criminal Defense Attorney at Claire Carter Legal 1 hour partic. CLE Free to Austin Bar members only. Lunch included. Discounted parking available for $3. CLICK HERE to register.

| 1 CLE credit hour 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/members-only-4th-friday-cle-september-2019-tickets-71426698177

Saturday, September 28 | 7:30 am to 11:00 am

NAMI Walk

The Austin Bar’s Community Engagement Committee is sponsoring an Austin Bar Team for NAMIWalks Central Texas! CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE AUSTIN BAR TEAM AS A WALKER OR TO MAKE A DONATION.   Contact Team Captain Amy Meredith with questions – 512.854.9400. 7:30 a.m. Walk Festival and Check-in 8:15  – 8:45 a.m. – Austin Bar Team Meet-Up (Look for Amy Meredith wearing an Austin Bar t-shirt and holding Austin Bar signs near the entrance to the Long Center parking garage …

 

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Monday, September 30 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Travis County Civil Courts CLE

Topic: Representing Missing Respondents for Civil and Family Law Cases Speaker: Doug Lawrence, Managing Attorney at the Austin Bar Association Attorneys will be trained in what forms and research tools to use. Attorneys will also learn what to expect during a court hearing. Additionally, the training will provide information on all manner of situations arising in cases where the respondent is missing for name changes, divorces, custody cases and modifications of any of these kinds of family law cases. 1…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: huette.merrell@traviscountytx.gov

Wednesday, October 2 | 11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Family Law Section CLE

Topic: Legislative and Property Law Update Speaker: JoAl Cannon Sheridan, Sheridan Family Law, PLLC 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section members: $35 Cost for Non-Section members: $40 Lunch included. Parking at garage is $6.50. CLICK HERE to register by September 27.

$35 | 1 CLE credit hour 

Buy Tickets: https://form.jotform.com/92523975742163

Wednesday, October 2 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Labor & Employment Section CLE

Topic: Legislative Update for Employment Lawyers Speaker: Laura Merritt This presentation will cover key legislation from the 2019 86th Texas legislative session and recent developments on the federal level that may affect employment lawyers and their clients. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section members: $15 Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $20 Lunch included. Discounted parking available for $3. CLICK HERE to register.

$15 | 1 CLE credit hour 

Buy Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/labor-employment-section-cle-october-2019-tickets-72425465517

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