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Tuesday, May 21 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Health Law Section CLE

Topic: Federal Criminal Law/Health Care Fraud Speaker: Michelle Fernald, Assistant US Attorney, Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, Western District of Texas – Austin Division Information related to federal criminal health care fraud to include fraud statutes, recent case law, and local criminal health care cases. 1 hour partic. CLE Free. No RSVP necessary Parking included.

| 1 CLE credit hour 

Wednesday, May 22 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Entertainment & Sports Law Section CLE

Topic: The Pledge Music Crowdfunding Debacle Speaker: Chris Castle, founder of Christian L. Castle; Jesse Moore, Texas Department of Banking; Peter C. Ruggero, Ruggero Law Firm PC Please join ESLABA to learn about the effect of the collapse of, a crowdfunding platform for artists that has failed to distribute a significant portion of the funds it has collected for more than a year. Veteran music lawyer Chris Castle together with consumer protection and bankruptcy lawyers Jesse Moore and Peter…

$5 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Thursday, May 23 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Solo Small Firm Section CLE

Topic: Family Law Cocktail Conversations Speaker: Gregory Hitt, Hitt Law Firm Fun facts about Family Law that every non-Family Law attorney should know, or how to answer Family Law questions at parties when you don’t have a clue! 0.75 hours partic. CLE Cost for Section members: Free Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $10 Lunch included. Discounted parking available for $3. CLICK HERE to register.

$10 | .75 CLE credit hours 

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Thursday, May 23 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Civil Litigation Section CLE

Topic: Cyber Security: Counseling Clients and Texas Rules Speakers: Edward H. Block, Former Chief Information Security Officer for the State of Texas, Associate at Foley Gardere/Foley & Lardner LLP; Edward D. Burbach, Partner at Foley Gardere/Foley & Lardner LLP Cyber Security:  Are your firm and your clients at risk? Common Threats, Vulnerabilities and Risks. Texas information security and privacy rules. What does this mean for the private sector? Overview on other states’ laws and how they compare to Texas. International…

$20 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Friday, May 24 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only 4th Friday CLE

Topic: Ethical Issues that Young Lawyers Face Speaker: Claude Ducloux 1 hour partic. CLE 1 hour Ethics Free and open to Austin Bar and AYLA members! Lunch included. Discounted parking available for $3. CLICK HERE to register. If you can’t make it to our live presentation, follow us on Periscope where we will be live streaming! Get ready by downloading Periscope to your mobile device, creating a Periscope account, and following the Austin Bar at @austinbarassociation. CLICK HERE for instructions on how to sign up…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Wednesday, May 29 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Business, Corp., & Tax Section CLE

Topic: What the FTC?! Speaker: Elizabeth Rogers, Partner at Michel Best Attendees will learn about the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence that the TX Supreme Court approved on February 7. Attendees will also learn what role Congress envisions for the FTC. 1 hour partic. CLE 0.50 hours Ethics Cost for Section members: $15 Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-members: $20 Lunch included. RSVP to Kristie Iatrou by Monday, March 25.

$15 | 1 CLE credit hour 


Thursday, May 30 | 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

International Law Section CLE

Topic: Ethical Obligations Applicable to Lawyers Practicing International Law Speaker: Martin Lutz, Partner at McGinnis Lochridge Discussion of rules of legal ethics, as set out in the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and relevant judicial decisions, applicable to US-based attorneys advising clients on matters subject to foreign law or courts, highlighting key potential pitfalls. 1 hour partic. CLE 1 hour Ethics Cost for Section members: Free Cost for Non-section members: $20 Lunch and parking included. RSVP to Karen James…

$20 | 1 CLE credit hour 


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Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2

30th Annual Texas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Convention

Learn from national speakers about current research on mental health, substance abuse recovery, and maintaining a more balanced professional life. Network, relax, and have fun with Texas Lawyers in recovery. Earn up to 6 hours of CLE (ethics). $225 by May 1 $250 by May 30 $250 after May 30 CLICK HERE for registration form.

$225 | 6 CLE credit hours 

Saturday, June 1 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

2019 Pie Fest

Do you have the best chili or pie recipe in town? Come indulge your competitive spirit at Pie Fest 2019! Featured events include a Frito pie chili cook-off, dessert pie contest, and a chance to pie some of your favorite local legal personalities. Awards include Judge’s Favorite, Crowd Favorite, Best Team Spirit, and more! Music, food and beverages provided courtesy of our sponsors. This family-friendly event is hosted by the Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership Academy Class of 2019. All proceeds benefit…


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Monday, June 3 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Running on Empty – Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Trauma Speaker: Becky Morales, LCSW-S, Clinical Director at The Austin Center for Grief & Loss Combination of presented didactic material and experiential exercises (both individual and group-based). Outline of what distinguishes compassion fatigue from secondary trauma and discuss how helping professionals are at risk for experiencing both in relationship to their professional work. Discuss experienced grief in professional work and identify connection to potential experience of compassion fatigue and secondary trauma.…

| 1 CLE credit hour 


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