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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!

seminar topics

(updated 3/15/2019)


  Special Needs Trust/Guardianship

Keith Maples, Noelke Maples St. Leger Bryant, LLP and Mary Alice Jackson, Mary Alice Jackson P.C.


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.


  Corporate Law 

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.  


  Overview of Oil & Gas Law

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.


  Family Law with CPS Involvement from start to trial

Scott Thompson, Thompson Law



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Updated 2019.03.15


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