SBOT, legal aid groups to offer free family law CLE event

Attorneys can take advantage of a free family law CLE event in five Texas cities in September and October.

The State Bar of Texas and legal aid organizations are partnering to offer Family Law Essentials: Giving Back to Your Community, starting Thursday in El Paso. The event will also take place in Amarillo, San Marcos, Longview, and Abilene.

A full schedule appears below.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013


Commissioner’s Court
El Paso County Courthouse

500 E. San Antonio, 3rd Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901

—Free CLE for attorneys who pledge to take two pro bono cases within the next year.
—CLE credit includes 7.25 hours, of which 1.25 hours is ethics.
—Moderator: Frederick X. “Fred” Walker, SBOT Family Law Section coordinator
—Coordinator: Graciela Martinez, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, El Paso Office

To register or for more information, please contact Graciela Martinez by phone at 915-585-5115 or by email at gmartinez@trla.org.

 

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Eagle Centre Building 

Basement Training Room
112 SW 8th St.
Amarillo, Texas 79101

—Free CLE for attorneys who pledge to take two pro bono cases within the next year.
—CLE credit includes 7.25 hours, of which 1.25 hours is ethics.
—Moderators: Latrelle Bright Joy and Anna McKim, SBOT Family Law Section members
—Coordinator: Luisa Vigil, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Amarillo Office

To register or for more information, please contact Luisa Vigil by phone at 806-373-6808, ext. 6503, or by email at vigill@lanwt.org.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Hays County Government Center 

712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666
—Free CLE for attorneys who pledge to take two pro bono cases within the next year.
—CLE credit includes 7.25 hours, of which 1.25 hours is ethics.
—Moderators: Christine Trujillo and Craig Haston, SBOT Family Law Section members
—Coordinator: Karen Gilbert, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Austin Office

To register or for more information, please contact Karen Gilbert by phone at 512-374-2770 or by email at kgilbert@trla.org.

 

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Institute for Healthy Living
3133 Good Shepherd Way
Longview, Texas 75605


—Free CLE for attorneys who pledge to take two pro bono cases within the next year.
—CLE credit includes 7.25 hours, of which 1.25 hours is ethics.
—Moderator: Bruce Bain, SBOT Family Law Section coordinator
—Coordinator: Dana Bias, Lone Star Legal Aid, Nacogdoches Office

To register or for more information, please contact Dana Bias by phone at 936-560-1455, ext. 1522, or by email at Dbias@lonestarlegal.org.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Taylor County Courthouse

Central Jury Room

300 Oak St.
Abilene, Texas 79602
—Free CLE for attorneys who pledge to take two pro bono cases within the next year.
—CLE credit includes 7.25 hours, of which 1.25 hours is ethics.
—Moderator: Theodore A. “Tip” Hargrove, SBOT Family Law Section
—Coordinator: John W. Kennedy, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Abilene Office

To register or for more information, please contact John Kennedy by phone at 325-677-8591, ext. 2500, or by email at kennedyj@lanwt.org.

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