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    • September 18, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • September 20, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin, 6505 N. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752-4346

    Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar
    and P
    aralegal Division Annual Meeting

    Three-Day Multi-Track CLE Seminar sponsored by the Paralegal Division, State Bar of Texas.

    September 18-20, 2019
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin
    6505 Interstate 35, Austin, TX
     78752-4346

    One-day registration price includes one day of CLE and seminar materials (socials and luncheon at additional price).  As a one-day attendee, you can attend any session during the day you register to attend TAPS.  Pick and choose the classes YOU want to attend.

    REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE Early registration deadline is August 6, 2019. Register via website online.  Starting August 7th, there will be a $35.00 late registration fee.  Online registration will end on September 9, 2019.

    HOTEL RESERVATIONS:  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin, 6505 Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78752-4346. The reservation deadline is August 17, 2019.  Hotel reservations must be booked and cancelled through the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin.  Reserve your hotel room by calling 1-800-866-3126 and request group code TAP OR book online HERE.

    Friday Luncheon Key Note Speaker
    The Honorable Darlene Byrne
    Honorable Darlene Byrne has served as presiding judge of the 126th Judicial District Court in Travis County since January 2001. Prior to her election in 2000, she practiced for thirteen years in the areas of employment, commercial and governmental entity litigation. She is a Commissioner on the Texas Children's Commission. She is a past President of the National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges and a past Judge of the Year of National CASA, Texas CASA and CASA of Travis County. She is the present recipient of The Voice award of Foster An-gels and a past recipient of the Seedling Foundation Fab Five Award. She is currently on the Judicial Council for National CASA, is an Advisory Council member for Tex-Protects, Partnerships for Children and the Seedling Foundation, is the Chair of the Texas Statewide Collaborative for Trauma Informed Care and on the Editorial Review Board for NCJFCJ's Juvenile and Family Court Journal. Judge Byrne is a member of the Travis County Juvenile Justice Board, the founding judge of the Travis County Family Drug Treatment Court and the Travis County Model Court of Children, Youth and Families. She has served on many boards and committees related to law and child welfare as well as community organizations.

    Key Note Address:  "Oh, The Ethical Places You Will Go! "

    For more information regarding TAPS 2019, visit the PD website.
    • September 20, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • paralegalaward@capatx.org

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

    for

    CAPA's 2019-2020 Paralegal of the Year


    Nomination Deadline: September 20, 2019

    Nomination Guidelines

    The CAPA Paralegal of the Year will be announced at the Paralegal Day Celebration on October 23, 2019.

    To nominate a paralegal (who must be a current member of CAPA in good standing) for the Capital Area Paralegal Association “Paralegal of the Year Award,” submit a nomination in narrative written form under the following guidelines:

    • Typewritten, but not longer than three pages.
    • List name, address, telephone numbers and email address at the TOP of the nomination only.  Do not put the nominee’s name in the body of the nomination.
    • Include in the narrative why the person is nominated and should be selected (work skills, experience, community activities, involvement in professional paralegal organizations, any offices held/committee involvement, awards, or any other information to be brought before the Selection Committee).
    • Do not include any supporting letters or recommendations (narrative nomination only, is considered).

    Return to: 
    Francesca Romans, ACP, TBLS-BCP
    Chair, CAPA Paralegal of the Year Award Committee
    Email


    PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS OF CAPA's PARALEGAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

    1997-1998         Elizabeth Elliott
    2010-2011         Ro Buchanan
    2011-2012         Kristina Kennedy, ACP, TBLS-BCP
    2012-2013         Pamela M. Etie, ACP
    2013-2014         Stephanie R. Sterling
    2014-2015         Melissa Tucker, TBLS-BCP
    2015-2016         Stephanie Seuser
    2016-2017         Tove Sebring
    2017-2018         Brittany Posadas, MBA, TBLS-BCP 


    2018-2019         Francesca Romans, ACP, TBLS-BCP

    • September 25, 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones Dr., Austin, TX 78731
    • 60
    Register

    CLE: Justice Scott Field

    presenting

    "A Survey of Current Appellate Issues in Texas"

    Sustaining Member(s) of the Month:



    CHARITY DRIVES AND DONATION COLLECTION

    2019-2020 Flower Fund

    Monetary Donations for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)


    CLE LUNCHEON POLICIES

    REGISTER ONLINE by the FRIDAY BEFORE the luncheon and pay online or at the luncheon.  Late registration will be accepted at the late registration cost.  Reservation confirmation will be emailed upon registration.  

    If paying with a firm check, please make payable to CAPA and include a list of all firm attendees on the check.

    "Seating Only" Guidelines: If you plan to attend the luncheon but will not be eating lunch, please choose the "SEATING/CLE ONLY" registration ($10.00).  FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN A CHARGE FOR LUNCH.  Due to the way the venue counts plates at the luncheon, attendees using this option MUST sit at the designated Non-Eating table or CAPA will be required to charge the $35.00 Late Registration fee.


    If you require reasonable ADA accommodation for this CLE event, please email the RSVP Committee at least one week prior to the event.

    • October 05, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • The Haney Law Firm, 808 West 10th St., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701
    Register

    OCTOBER BOARD MEETING

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Attendance by telephone will be available. Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  


    • October 11, 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • DLA Piper LLP, 401 Congress Ave., Suite 2500, Austin, TX 78701
    • 46
    Register


    presents a CAPA and Paralegal Division District 4

    Lunch & Learn CLE Event for paralegals:

    "Ethical Duties and Electronically Stored Information"

    presented by Fred Behning with Capitol Digital and Califorensics

    (TBLS/NALA CLE pending)

    Lunch sponsor is pending.


    Parking will be validated in the garage by DLA Piper.  Please carpool if able.

     

    PLEASE NOTE: Online registration for Lunch & Learn CLE events that are SM-sponsored (i.e., paid for by other Sustaining Members) is limited to CAPA’s paralegal and student members and to the sponsoring Sustaining Member(s) only.  Sustaining Members that would like to attend this event are encouraged to contact the sponsoring Sustaining Member directly.

    • October 30, 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones Dr., Austin, TX 78731
    • 90
    Register

    CLE: Kelley Dwyer

    presenting

    "What is Animal Law and Why Should We Care About It?"

    Sustaining Member(s) of the Month:



    CHARITY DRIVES AND DONATION COLLECTION

    REGISTER ONLINE by the FRIDAY BEFORE the luncheon and pay online or at the luncheon.  Late registration will be accepted at the late registration cost.  A reservation confirmation will be emailed upon registration.  

    If paying with a firm check, please make payable to CAPA and include a list of all firm attendees on the check.

    "Seating Only" Guidelines: If you plan to attend the luncheon but will not be eating lunch, please choose the "SEATING/CLE ONLY" registration ($10.00).  FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN A CHARGE FOR LUNCH.  Due to the way the venue counts plates at the luncheon, attendees using this option MUST sit at the designated Non-Eating table or CAPA will be required to charge the $35.00 Late Registration fee.

    • November 06, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • November 09, 2019

    See the TBLS website for details regarding the exam. 

    • November 20, 2019
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones Dr., Austin, TX 78731
    • 88
    Register

    CLE: Adam Loewy

    presenting

    Personal Injury Topic TBA

    Sustaining Member(s) of the Month:



    CHARITY DRIVES AND DONATION COLLECTION

    REGISTER ONLINE by the FRIDAY BEFORE the luncheon and pay online or at the luncheon.  Late registration will be accepted at the late registration cost.  A reservation confirmation will be emailed upon registration.  

    If paying with a firm check, please make payable to CAPA and include a list of all firm attendees on the check.

    "Seating Only" Guidelines: If you plan to attend the luncheon but will not be eating lunch, please choose the "SEATING/CLE ONLY" registration ($10.00).  FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN A CHARGE FOR LUNCH.  Due to the way the venue counts plates at the luncheon, attendees using this option MUST sit at the designated Non-Eating table or CAPA will be required to charge the $35.00 Late Registration fee.

    • December 04, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • January 11, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Germer, Beaman & Brown, 301 Congress Ave., Suite 1700, Austin, TX 78701
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Attendance by telephone will be available. Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • February 05, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • March 04, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • April 08, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • May 02, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Germer, Beaman & Brown, 301 Congress Ave., Suite 1700, Austin, TX 78701
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Attendance by telephone will be available. Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



    • June 03, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • (via teleconference)
    Register

    Board Meetings are open to all CAPA members.  Dial-in instructions, along with an agenda of the meeting’s topics, will be provided in the registration confirmation email.  



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