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Tuesday, September 22 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only Free Remote CLE

Topic: LGBTQ+ Legal Issues 101: Current Issues in Family & Employment Law Speakers: Christine Henry Andresen, CHA Law; Susan Burton, Cornell, Smith, Mierl, Brutocao, Burton; Fred Sultan, Lower Colorado River Authority 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 register to attend the CLE via Zoom. Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation message with…

$35 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Tuesday, September 22 | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Environmental Law Section Remote CLE

Topic: TCEQ Update With Commissioner Speaker: Emily Lindley, Commissioner, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner Emily Lindley will provide a TCEQ update.  The presentation will outline agency priorities. 1 hour partic. CLE Free 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 and password. If you have any questions, contact Kelli at kelli@austinbar.org.

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Wednesday, September 23 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Members Only Free Remote CLE

Topic: Get ready for Pro Bono Month! Learn about pro bono opportunities with VLS, Austin Bar Veteran’s Clinic, & CANLAW Clinic Speakers: Doug Lawrence, Austin Bar Veterans Assistance Program; Alisa De Luna, Volunteer Legal Services; Caitlin Johnston & Randy Cubriel, CANLAW Clinic Learn about various opportunities to do Pro-Bono work in the Austin Community 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…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Friday, September 25 | 9:00 am to 5:15 pm

2020 Bench Bar Conference (Virtual)

A VISION TO A HEALTHY PRACTICE Join the Austin Bar Association and Austin Young Lawyers Association Foundation for the 2020 Bench Bar Conference! This year, the conference will take place completely virtually using Zoom. 7 hours partic. CLE 1 hour Ethic Cost for Austin Bar members: $100 Cost for AYLA members/Gov’t Attorneys: $50 Cost for Non-Members: $250 CLICK HERE to register. Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation message with a link to the Zoom meeting and password. If you…

$100 | 6.75 CLE credit hours 

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Monday, September 28 | 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series (Remote)

Topic: Engaging Clients with Multiple Challenges and Barriers Using Motivational Interviewing Speaker: Brenda Fierro, social worker and employee of Austin Travis County Integral Care During this presentation, Brenda Fierro, a social worker and employee of Austin Travis County Integral Care will provide attorneys with the best ways to engage clients with multiple life challenges.  Ms. Fierro will describe the motivational interviewing techniques as illustrated by William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick.  These techniques are useful for attorneys in engaging homeless,…

| 2 CLE credit hours 

RSVP: michelle.kimbrough@traviscountytx.gov

Monday, September 28 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Civil Litigation Section CLE (Remote)

Topic: Mediation in the Time of COVID and Beyond Speakers: Jeff Jury, Burns Anderson Jury & Brenner, L.L.P.; Stacy Alexander, Alexander Mediation ATX; Fred Hawkins, Lakeside Mediation Center In this free virtual CLE, experienced Austin mediators Jeff Jury, Stacy Alexander, and Fred Hawkins will share their insights on mediation, to include best practices for successful mediation and common pitfalls to avoid. They will take a deep dive into the new trend of remote mediation by Zoom, sharing their advice on…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Tuesday, September 29 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Health Law Section Remote CLE

Topic: Insight on Texas’ Response to COVID-19 Speaker: Dr. John M. Zerwas, MD, The University of Texas System Dr. Zerwas will join the Health Law Section to discuss his experience serving on the Texas Supply Chain Strike Force charged with ensuring hospital and healthcare COVID-19 preparedness. As a vital Strike Force member, Dr. Zerwas engages in statewide coordination with facilities, stakeholders, and other interest groups to maintain adequate capacity, supplies, staffing, and an appropriate response to the ongoing pandemic. Join…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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

Business, Corp., & Tax Section CLE (Remote)

Topic: Introduction to Blockchain and Smart Legal Contracts Speaker: Brett A. Cenkus, Cenkus Law, PC There is a lot of hype around blockchain and its ability to disrupt industries, including the potential for smart legal contracts (one type of blockchain use case) to disrupt the legal profession. If even a small amount of the hype translates into reality, blockchain and smart legal contracts will profoundly impact every lawyer’s job. In this CLE, we will discuss what non-tech lawyers need to…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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

Members Only Free Remote CLE

Topic: Roundtable discussion on the newest emergency orders and remote jury trials Speakers: Judge Karin Crump, 250th District Court; Judge Lora Livingston, 261st District Court; Judge Maya Guerra Gamble, 459th District Court; Judge Tim Sulak, 353rd District Court; Judge Jan Soifer, 345th District Court The Roundtable will include Judge Lora Livingston, Judge Karin Crump, and Judge Maya Guerra Gamble. The Travis County judges will discuss the most recent emergency orders impacting the district courts and the procedures for requesting and…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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Wednesday, October 7 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Labor & Employment Section CLE (Remote)

Topic: Wage & Hour Update: New DOL Letters Speakers: Kim Miers, Littler Mendelson; Kelli Fuqua, Littler Mendelson In this timely presentation, Kim Miers and Kelli Fuqua will discuss how the DOL’s most recent opinion letters and key case law developments impact the employment relationship as it relates to wage and hour litigation. In addition, they will provide real-time data regarding COVID-19 labor and employment litigation.  1 hour partic. CLE Free CLICK HERE to register to attend the CLE via Zoom. Once…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

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