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TexasBarCLE presents Women in the Law Leading, Empowering, Succeeding Cosponsored by the State Bar of Texas Minority Affairs Division, the Women in the Profession Committee, and the Women and the Law Section
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TexasBarCLE presents Women in the Law Leading, Empowering, Succeeding Cosponsored by the State Bar of Texas Minority Affairs Division, the Women in the Profession Committee, and the Women and the Law Section Highlights Keynote Speaker: Linda L. Addison Defining Success! Every Woman Can Be Successful Ethical Marketing on Social Media Women in the Courtroom and C-Suite Addressing Implicit Bias in the Law Firm, Client Meetings, and Courtroom Effective Cross Examination Women Lawyers Leading the Profession LIVE Austin W Hotel March 24, 2014 Register Now! MCLE CREDIT 5.75 HOURS (1 ETHICS) TexasBarCLE presents Women in the Law Leading, Empowering, Succeeding live Austin W Hotel 200 Lavaca Street March 24, 2014 Sunday 5:30 7:00pm Welcoming Reception Sponsored by Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. Monday 5.75 hours including 1 hr ethics 7:00 Registration Breakfast Provided 7:55 Welcoming Remarks Course Co-Director Kim J. Askew, Dallas K & L Gates Course Co-Director Elizabeth M. Marsh, Austin Marsh Law Firm, P. C. 8:00 Introduction of SBOT Women in Leadership Lisa M. Tatum, State Bar President Cindy V. Tisdale, Chair of the Board Kristy Blanchard, TYLA President Michelle E. Hunter, Executive Director 8:15 Women Lawyers Where We Are Today.5 hr Closing the gap on gender disparity in law practice Gender equity in partnership compensation Linda Bray Chanow, Austin Center for Women in Law The University of Texas School of Law 8:45 Defining Success! Every Woman Can Be Successful (no mcle credit) The right practice setting - big law, boutique or in-house Combining power and flexibility Shelly Masters, Austin Richie & Gueringer Harriet Miers, Dallas Former White House Counsel Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell Michelle Peak, Fort Worth American Airlines Gindi Vincent, Houston ExxonMobil Corporation 9:45 Ethical Marketing on Social Media.5 hr ethics Social media in your practice What ethical mistakes do lawyers sometimes make on social media? Sean Hamada, Dallas Carter Stafford Arnett Hamada & Mockler Coyt Johnston, Jr., Dallas Johnston Tobey 10:15 Networking Break 10:45 Women in the Courtroom - Persuasion Techniques.75 hr Using proven persuasion techniques in the courtroom Effective communication with judges and juries Lisa Blue, Dallas Baron & Blue 11:30 Women in the Boardroom and C-Suite.5 hr Handling the big deals Powerful negotiation strategies Janice V. Sharry, Dallas Haynes and Boone Ann J. Bruder, Irving Legal Consultant Judy C. Norris, San Antonio Sr. Vice-President and General Counsel Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. 12:00 Break - Lunch Provided 12:15 Luncheon Presentation - Keynote Speaker: Women Lawyers - Leading the Profession (no mcle credit) Charting your own path to success in law. Advancing to leadership positions Addressing compensation inequities Successful business development plans Linda L. Addison (see below) 1:00 Break 1:15 Addressing Implicit Bias in the Law Firm, Client Meetings, and Courtroom.75 hr How implicit bias impacts your case and judgments Being the best advocate for diverse clientele Hon. Mark W. Bennett, Sioux City, IA U.S. District Court Judge Northern District of Iowa 12:15 Luncheon Presentation: Keynote Speaker: Developing Leadership Skills for Women Attorneys.75 hr Linda L. Addison, Norton Rose Fulbright, New York & Houston Linda L. Addison is the United States Managing Partner and Chair of the U.S. Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright, and serves on its Global Executive Committee. Crain s New York Business named Addison one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York She is a Founder and Immediate Past President of the Center for Women in Law, and Co-Chaired the New York State Bar Association s Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession. At the University of Texas School of Law, she became the first woman Managing Editor of the Texas Law Review. In 2009, the American Bar Association awarded Addison its Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, which recognizes the accomplishments of women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence and paved the way to success for other women. 2 2:00 Effective Cross Examination.5 hr Utilize the two types of crossexamination Destructive cross-examination of critical adverse witnesses Framing your questions Jennifer Doan, Texarkana Haltom & Doan 2:30 Break 2:45 A Woman Lawyer s Guide to Law Practice Management 1 hr (.25 ethics) Setting up your law practice within the professional rules Ethical guidelines for marketing and advertising Effective communication with clients Julia A. Simon, Addison VP, Deputy General Counsel Mary Kay, Inc. Our Thanks to Our Sponsors GOLD Claude Ducloux, Austin Hill Ducloux Carnes & de la Garza Tonya Johansen, Dallas The Beck Group Ari Kaplan, New York, NY Ari Kaplan Advisors Tracy Preston, Dallas SVP, General Counsel Neiman Marcus 3:45 Gender Discrimination and Harassment, Caregiver Responsibilities, Compensation and Other Critical Employment Issues that Women Face in Today s Diverse Workplace.5 hr Katrina Grider, Cypress Katrina Grider & Associates 4:15 Judicial Panel: Effective Advocacy and Courtroom Demeanor.75 hr (.25 ethics) Hon. Barbara M.G. Lynn, Dallas Judge, U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas Hon. Rose Guerra Reyna, Edinburg Judge, 206th District Court Hon. Lee Yeakel, Austin Judge, U.S. District Court Western District of Texas 5:00-6:30 Adjourn to Social Andrea AJ Johnson SILVER BRONZE 3 Registration Form W A Y S T O R E G I S T E R Online TexasBarCLE.com credit card only Phone , x1574 during business hours credit card only Fax credit card only Mail State Bar of Texas - CLE LB # P. O. Box Dallas, TX check or credit card Registering five or more? Laura Angle at for group discount information. Women in the Law: Leading, Empowering, Succeeding Register me for: Austin LIVE, March 24, 2014 q Regular Registrant...$295 Take $50 OFF: Register by March 10, 2014 q Licensed 5 years or less, HALF OFF..$147.50* *No discounts in section 3 may be taken. I may attend complimentary because I am a (see p. 4): q Qualifying judge q Court staff attorney 2 Course Materials will be provided on a USB drive at the course site as well as a PDF download prior to the course. Once your registration has been processed, you will be sent a confirmation and you may then access the download at our website, TexasBarCLE.com. Log in to the site (becoming a registered user is easy and free), then look in the middle section under My Online Benefits. Below that heading, click on Articles from My CLE Events. Next, select the title of this course and click on topic titles to view each article. COURSE AMENITIES Welcoming reception on Sunday evening Breakfast and lunch provided Networking break Closing social on Monday afternoon Gift bag for every registrant Course materials on convenient flash drive Complimentary wireless signal in the meeting room Convenient electrical connections for your laptop 3 I m entitled to 1 or 2 discounts on the course: q $50 OFF because I m registering by March 10, (If by mail, date of postmark will be determinative.) $25 OFF because (choose 1 box only) I m a member of the q Women and the Law Section q State Bar College q Paralegal Division Special Thanks to Our Co-Sponsors: Women in the Profession Committeerofession Committee, 4 I can t attend. How can I get the course materials? To order a PDF download of course materials (available 4-6 weeks after the course), search Publications at TexasBarCLE.com. 5 My total is $. I am paying by: q Check (enclosed) payable to the State Bar of Texas for $ q Visa q MasterCard q AMEX q Discover PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY Account No. Exp. Date Name on card (Please print) Signature State Bar Membership No. Registrant Name Firm Name/Court Address for Bar-Related Mail City/State Zip Phone ( ) Fax ( ) (required for registrant s PDF download option): A confirmation of your registration will be sent to the address you provide. Plus 8.25% sales tax on total. Please include sales tax or attach an exemption certificate. Book orders are filled and shipped 4-6 weeks after the live program. A bill will be sent unless a credit card charge is authorized on this form. For information on audio CDs of course topics, contact our DVD CLE service at , x1575. Mp3 files of topics will be downloadable from TexasBarCLE.com 6-8 weeks after the course. QUESTIONS? , x LB State Bar of Texas P.O. Box Austin, TX Women in the Law Leading, Empowering, Succeeding LIVE March 24, 2014 Austin NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO AUSTIN, TEXAS Getting all your CLE online? Then something s missing. Sure, online CLE can be high-quality and convenient, saving you time and travel. But it can t replace the benefits of attending CLE in person. At live CLE, you can meet leaders in your practice area, judges, and colleagues many with the same concerns that you may have. Guidance and referrals you gain from speakers and attendees can be just as valuable to your career as the CLE event. CLE not only educates and trains, it can inspire and motivate through contact with others. Attending CLE in person offers you ways to strengthen relationships and build your career which almost certainly will make you a better lawyer. And that s the goal of CLE, isn t it? Get personal with in-person CLE. TM TexasBarCLE WOMEN & THE LAW SECTION JOIN THE WOMEN & THE LAW SECTION The Women & the Law Section of the State Bar of Texas cordially invites you to membership. Be part of a section directed to furthering women s critical legal issues throughout Texas and in celebrating the women lawyers who have led the way for all, yesterday and today. We are vibrant because of your interest, your leadership, your support. We welcome your involvement! SHOW YOUR SUPPORT & GAIN BENEFITS When you join, you show your support for women s issues in law and have an opportunity to become involved in Section interests, projects and plans for the future. Your participation is an affirmation of your profession in the Texas community. Formed to address and advance women s issues in the profession and in the community, the Section offers CLE programs, outreach activities (such as in the health care area), a newsletter (allowing members publication opportunities), book reviews, spotlights on the leaders of today (and of yesterday), networking opportunities, fun receptions, and mentoring among members. Come find out how you can make a difference, gain insights from women lawyers across the State, have some fun (too!), and be a leader in your area, your firm, and your community! Dues are just $20 per year. To join or learn more, visit STATE BAR OF TEXAS fyi TexasBarCLE.com Ways to Save on This Course! Meet the Register By Deadline and Save $50 because early registrations help us ensure that sufficient course books, seating, and refreshments are available. Course materials and seating will be reserved for preregistrants until the start of the first topic. Earn Discounts by Registering Five or More from your firm or agency. Contact Firm & Group Sales Manager Laura Angle at or Active State and Texas-Area Federal Judges, Administrative Law Judges, Hearing Examiners, and Their Court Staff Attorneys May Attend for Free, Provided: (1) the course directly relates to the judge s tribunal s jurisdiction, (2) the judge is a full-time judge or retired under the judicial retirement system and (3) space is available for all paying registrants. This privilege does not extend to receivers, trustees, other court staff, or persons serving part-time in a judicial capacity. Actual attendance is required in order to receive course materials. Parking Information for Attendees Not Staying at the Hotel is subject to change without notice and is not a guarantee of available space. W Hotel is valet only $14 daily/$31 overnight. Alternative Parking: Convention Center Garage at 201 East 2nd Street. Entrances on Brazos and San Jacinto streets. 5th Street Convention Center Parking at 601 E. 5th Street, the northeast corner of facility at Red River and 4th Street, with the entrance on 5th Street. Pay on exit depending on time $3 - $13 for up to 12 hours. If You Need Special Accommodations to Attend, please contact us as soon as possible at , x1797. Registered But Can t Attend? Still Earn MCLE Credit and receive course materials by taking the course online later, in which case you ll automatically be sent the course materials. If you wish a refund instead, mail or fax ( ) your request so that we receive it at least one business day before the program. FREE TO OUR REGISTRANTS! Online Videos and Mp3s of the Topics will be available to registrants 6-8 weeks after the course. Provide your address when preregistering to be notified when and how these benefits may be accessed. (Note: Presentation lengths may vary from that which was advertised.) There s no extra charge; as a registrant, you re already entitled! Interested in Sponsoring or Exhibiting at This Course or Others? Contact Julie Marshall at or Policy of Impartiality The State Bar of Texas does not endorse political candidates. When a candidate for public office is included in promotion for or participates in a TexasBarCLE event, the State Bar is not taking a position for or against anyone s candidacy. #TBCLEwil The W Hotel Reserve Your Hotel Room by March 3 A block of rooms at the W Hotel are available at special rates on a space available basis. Tell the hotel that you are attending this State Bar of Texas course. AUSTIN Live W Hotel 200 Lavaca Street Austin, TX (512) $179/night Deadline: March 3, 2014 Online registration link: Course Directors Kim Askew...Dallas Elizabeth Marsh...Austin Planning Committee Emma Cano...San Antonio Kelly Ann Clarke...Galveston Nina Cortell...Dallas Caren des Vignes...Austin Melissa Anne Dorman...Dallas Lori K. Erwin...Austin Paula Hinton...Houston Rhonda F. Hunter...Dallas Andrea Johnson...Houston Shelly Masters...Austin Krystal Scott...Houston Julia A. Simon...Dallas Jennifer Wang...Dallas Sherry D. Williams...Houston TexasBarCLE Planning Team Hedy Bower... Director of Program Planning Mary McDonald... Program Coordinator Mary Galarza...Meeting Services Coordinator Sheena Taylor...Written Materials Coordinator State Bar of Texas Lisa M. Tatum...President Cindy V. Tisdale... Chair of the Board Trey Apffel... President-Elect Buck Files... Immediate Past President Kristy Blanchard...TYLA President Deborah Bullion...Chair, CLE Committee Gary Nickelson...Chair, Board PDP Committee Michelle E. Hunter...Executive Director Patrick A. Nester... Director, TexasBarCLE MCLE CREDIT 5.75 HOURS (1 ETHICS) MCLE COURSE NO: # Applies to the College of the State Bar of Texas. 4
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