May 3, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thompson Conference Center
2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712
Registration includes breakfast & lunch
Free parking in Lot 40
Lots of chances to win door prizes, plus a $500 GRAND prize!
Special Needs Trust/Guardianship
Mr. Maples will cover special considerations for handling cases with children with special needs, what happens when the child with special needs becomes an adult, but still needs assistance of parents, and child support issues in cases with children with special needs. Ms. Jackson will discuss questions to ask when doing intake on new clients, understanding the public benefit system, including Medicaid, Medicare, Supplemental Security Income, & Social Security Disability Income, the basics of Texas’ Medicaid and non- Medicaid service programs – what are we trying to protect?
From Intake to Jury Verdict Before and During the #MeToo Era: An Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Case Study
Manuel Quinto-Pozos, Deats Durst & Owen P.L.L.C.
A local practicing attorney will describe a sex-discrimination and retaliation case from beginning to end. Some areas of focus will be substantive discrimination and retaliation law, pre-litigation investigation techniques, procedural aspects, trial work and preparation and others. Topics will include issues in government versus private employment, social media, publicity, preservation of evidence, audio recordings in the workplace, and others.
David Courreges, Corporate Counsel for University Federal Credit Union
Daily issues that face in-house legal departments; how to engage clients with corporate counsel; Value-added representation.
Immigration: What You Need to Know
Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Lincoln-Goldfinch Law
This talk with immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch will address current events in immigration policy, like family separations, the migrant caravan, and the wall. Participants will learn talking points for discussions with family and practice pointers for practitioners.
H. Martin Gibson, Gibson Oil & Gas Law
The anatomy of an oil and gas lease and its 21 principal provisions; payments and pooling of oil and gas leases, and special provisions, legal descriptions and the like; the world of implied covenants; the ethics of horizontal drilling and relationships with surface owners.
Scott Thompson, Thompson Law