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Friday, May 10 | 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

33rd Annual Estate Planning & Probate All-Day CLE

Friday, May 10, 2019 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 6.5 hours partic. CLE, 0.75 hours Ethics Cost for Section members: $150 for printed materials, $130 for electronic download Meal and parking included. CLICK HERE to register. Schedule: 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast (Sponsored by Terry McDaniel & Company) 8:30 a.m. – Prof. Stanley Johanson, The University of Texas Law School Recent Developments Affecting Estate Planning ( 1 hour partic. CLE, 0 hours Ethics) 9:30 a.m. – Christine Wakeman, Winstead P.C. GRRR…

$130 | 6.5 CLE credit hours 

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Monday, May 13 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Judge Byrne’s Free CLE Series

Topic: Best Practices for Presenting Parents Under Inability to Care Grounds for Termination (TFC 161.003 Speaker: Colin Gaffney, partner at Jorgeson Pittman LLP Review of Texas Family Code grounds of termination for inability to care; ethical implications that arise from representing parents under this ground both under Texas Professional Rules of Conduct and American Bar Association guidelines; best practices to ensure effective attorney client communication; pleading suggestions for Counterpetitions for inability to care; best practices on how to handle a…

| 1 CLE credit hour 

RSVP: anna.rodriguez@traviscountytx.gov

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Monday, May 13 | 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. 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 services such as wills or filing for divorce at the clinic. We will provide local legal resources if further legal assistance is needed. To best…

 

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Thursday, May 16 | 11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Civil Appellate Section CLE

Topic: Effectively Utilizing Appellate Counsel in Trial Litigation Speakers: The Honorable Dustin M. Howell, 200th Civil District Court of Travis County; Karen Burgess, President of Burgess Law, PC; Sam Houston, Partner at Houston Dunn, PLLC Please join the Civil Appellate Section for a presentation by a panel including the Honorable Dustin M. Howell, a Travis County District Court Judge, Karen Burgess, a leading commercial litigator, and Sam Houston, a board-certified appellate lawyer. They will discuss how appellate attorneys can work…

$20 | 1 CLE credit hour 

Friday, May 17 | 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

TCWLA/TCWLF Annual Grants & Awards Luncheon

Please TCWLA/TCWLF for their annual Grants and Awards Luncheon on May 17, 2019, at which they will honor deserving Austin attorneys and award grants to local non-profits.  They are proud to announce that this year’s keynote speaker is Justice Elsa Alcala, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Adela Uchida from KEYE will also join us. Individual tickets: $75 The following sponsorship levels come with tickets to the event on May 17: PLATINUM: $2,500** (a reserved table for 10) GOLD: $1,200 (a reserved table…

$75 

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…

$25.00 

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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 

RSVP: anna.rodriguez@traviscountytx.gov

Tuesday, June 4 | 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Justice For Me CLE Ethics Luncheon

Law Practice Economics: The Ethics of Alternative Payments (qualifies as one hour of ethics CLE, Tex MCLE) Speaker: Tim Tuggey, Sr. Partner, Tim Tuggey and Associates Cost: $20.00 admission at door Cash or check payment accepted RSVP: Contact Catherine Cooper at cmc@justiceforme.com or (210) 888-1566.  Space is limited to 30 spots. CLICK HERE to register.

$20 | 1 CLE credit hour 

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Monday, June 10 | 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. 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 services such as wills or filing for divorce at the clinic. We will provide local legal resources if further legal assistance is needed. To best…

 

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