NON-MEMBERS & PUBLIC
(on-site only)
$35

 

If you are not a member of the African American Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Texas you can register onsite and pay the registration fee by check or card. In the meantime, please send us a RSVP by clicking here.

LAW SCHOOL STUDENTS
FREE

 

If you are law school student and would like to attend the Summit, please send us a RSVP by clicking here.

AALS SECTION MEMBERS
FREE

 

If you are a member of the African American Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Texas you can register by  clicking here to RSVP. You can sign up to become a member today by clicking here or clicking here and sending the form back to the State Bar of Texas.

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:

 

Trailblazer Award:

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. 

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016

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