NON-MEMBERS & PUBLIC
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TEXAS AFRICAN AMERICAN LAWYERS SUMMIT 2016
8:30am // Welcome & Registration
9:00am // History of African American Lawyers in Texas (Attorney John Browning of Passman and Jones; Hon. Carolyn Wright of the Fifth Court of Appeals of Texas) (1 hour CLE)
10:00am // Diversity in the Practice of Law : Are African American Lawyers Losing Ground? (Dean Dannye Holley of Thurgood Marshall School of Law) (1 hour CLE and 1 hour Ethics)
11:00am // Break
11:15am // Best Practices in Lawyer Advertising (David Godsey and Justin Martin of Godsey Martin, P.C.; and Clara Saafir of State Bar of Texas) (1 hour CLE and 1 hour Ethics)
12:15pm // AALS Awards Ceremony- Award Recipients:
Shauna Clark of Norton Rose Fulbright
Distinguished Jurist Award:
Hon. Clarease Rankin Yates
Outstanding Achievement Awards:
Daniella D. Landers of Katten Muchin Roseman; and
Ricky Raven of Reed Smith
2:15pm // Break
2:30pm // Navigating the Pitfalls of Practice: Reclaim Your Productivity and Manage Stress (PJ Dunn, C.C.P. of DCDC LLC) (1 hour CLE and .5 hour Ethics)
3:30pm // Perspectives on Wealth Creation for Lawyers of Color (Khalis Rashaad of Rashaad & Associates and Douglas Malone of MassMutual)
4:30pm // Closing Remarks
5:30pm// Power Networking at Cafe 4212 located at 4212 Almeda Rd, Houston, Texas 77004. Sponsored by the Godsey Martin, P.C. Law Firm. Open Bar and food will be provided.
**(4 hours of CLE and 2.5 hour Ethics)
**Free registration for State Bar of Texas African American Lawyer Section Members and laws chool students. Save $10 and register to become a member.
**Registration is $35 for non-members and public.