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Monday, November 2 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Civil Litigation Section Remote CLE

Topic: Observations and Lessons Learned from Mock Virtual Voir Dires Speakers: Hon. Karin Crump – Judge of the 250th District Court; Madeline Schlesinger – Staff Attorney for the 250th District Court; Brent McCabe – Staff Attorney for the 261st District Court; Emily Rickers –  Emily Rickers Law, P.C.; Elizabeth Brabb – Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons, LLP The Panel will share its observations concerning the virtual voir dire process from the perspective of those who organized and participated in the…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Wednesday, November 4 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Labor & Employment Section Remote CLE

Topic: The Department of Labor Addresses COVID-19 Speaker: John Rainwater, Regional Solicitor for the U.S. Department of Labor; Ernest J. Weiss, Senior Advisor with the Wage and Hour Division’s, Office of Policy, Division of Fair Labor Standards Act and Child Labor; Brenda Hernandez, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist The COVID-19 pandemic has changed employment law, and the U.S. Department of Labor has been at the forefront of these changes. Experienced DOL staff, including Regional Solicitor John Rainwater, will discuss…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Thursday, November 5 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Virtual Austin Adoption Day

November is National Adoption Month, and Austin Adoption Day is part of the nationwide effort to celebrate families that are welcoming new members from foster care and to draw attention to the continuing need for foster and adoptive homes. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Austin Adoption Day will be a virtual event. This is the 19th year the Austin Bar has sponsored Austin Adoption Day, and while it may look different this year, the end result will be…

 

Friday, November 6 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only Free Remote CLE

Topic: So you want to be a Solo: Tips & Tricks for Starting and Growing Your Law Business Speaker: Anne-Marie Rabago, Director at Texas Opportunity & Justice Incubator Lessons learned on the front lines helping Texas lawyers build sustainable solo practices in the State Bar legal incubator. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Austin Bar members: Free Cost for Non-members: $35 (Not a member? Join for 2021 and get the rest of 2020 for free! CLICK HERE to join online) CLICK HERE to…

$35 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Friday, November 6 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, and Financial Institutions Section Joint Remote CLE

Topic: Lawyer Liability in Debt Collection Speaker: Sabrina A. Neff, Senior Counsel at Husch Blackwell LLP This CLE discusses the legal and ethical obligations that lawyers face when representing creditors attempting to collect debts to owed by consumers and businesses. It provides information on the legal and ethical standards for lawyers performing such services and information on how attorneys can best ensure that they provide such services in full compliance with these legal and ethical standards. 1 hour partic. CLE…

$5 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Friday, November 6 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

AYLA VLS Phone Clinic CLE

AYLA is hosting a VLS Phone Clinic CLE! This recorded CLE will prepare attorneys to volunteer for our newly implemented Phone Clinic. This CLE is available to both Family Law and General Law volunteers. CLICK HERE to register.

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Monday, November 9 | 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINICS FOR VETERANS

The Austin Bar Association offers free legal advice to military veterans and their families on a monthly basis at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic. We have had to cancel in-person clinics indefinitely due to Covid-19 virus.  However, we will be offering Virtual Free Legal Advice clinics in its place.  Attorney volunteers will provide brief, legal advice. Click here to volunteer. Veterans, please note: You must arrive by 3:30 to receive assistance.  Attorney volunteers will not be able to provide legal…

Free 

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Tuesday, November 10 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Real Estate Section Remote CLE

Topic: Commercial Real Estate and the Law- Covid-19 Speaker: Burke Kennedy; Michelle Smith An update on current commercial real estate trends in the fall of 2020 and how real estate law is being utilized during Covid-19. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section Members: Free if pre-paid; $15 if not pre-paid Cost for Non-Section Members: $25 CLICK HERE to register to attend the CLE via Zoom. Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation message with a link to the Zoom meeting…

$15 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Tuesday, November 10 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Administrative Law Section Remote CLE

Topic: Dean Watson Update on the Legislative Session Speaker: Kirk Watson, Dean of the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs A discussion of the upcoming legislative session from University of Houston, Dean Watson on lawmaking, lawyers, and the Texas Legislature. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Section Members: $10 Cost for Austin Bar/AYLA/Non-Members: $15 CLICK HERE to register to attend the CLE via Zoom. Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation message with a link to the Zoom meeting…

$10 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Tuesday, November 10 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Members Only Free Remote CLE

Topic: Immigration Update: Impact of the Pandemic and Presidential Election Speaker: Matthew Myers, MW Law Matthew Myers, Partner with MW Law, will discuss the impact of the global pandemic and the Trump Administration’s response to the pandemic and economic recession on the US immigration system. Considering this presentation will take place one week after Election Day, Matthew will also discuss the historic, recent, and anticipated future impact of the presidency on immigration. 1 hour partic. CLE Cost for Austin Bar…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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