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Successful lawyers have LEAD lines - mottos that carry them through their lives and help them on the road to success. Join Melanie Bragg as she leads this ethics program and talks about the ethical lessons in her American Bar Association Flagship book, Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul through the prism of her leadership model: L- legacy; E- excellence; A- authenticity; D- determination, and the ABA model rules of professional conduct and the Texas Disciplinary Rules. She will share fascinating true stories of the trials and tribulations of lawyers, including some colorful Texas lawyers. more »
Session 1: Advancing the Common Good in the Texas Legislative Process - Texas nonprofits of all sizes and varieties have become more active in the public forum and in the legislative process to advance their missions and the interests of their constituents. How effective are these activities and how does the “nonprofit sector” rank among the other special interest groups that occupy the policy and political landscape? Do charities, state associations and nonprofit activist groups have a special role—a special voice—in the legislative process different from other interest groups? Do “dark money” organizations reflect negatively on other nonprofit organizations? Are nonprofit entities that perform government functions prepared for the related accountability and transparency in their operations? Learn about these questions in general terms with respect to the realities of the legislative process, with specific references to legislation expected in the 2019 session as well as comments on controversies and legislative challenges to the nonprofit sector in past sessions.
Session 2: Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice - Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? Learn about the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer.
Session 3: Effective Client Communication Across Generational and Other Divides - Effective communication is a key predictor of career and professional success for in-house lawyers. As the corporate world becomes more diverse, client communication becomes even more challenging. Learn how to effectively communicate in this fast changing corporate environment. more »
Session 1: Life and the Law: Ethical Issues Facing the Young Lawyer - Explore the potholes and sharp curves that await the beginning trial lawyer on the road to a successful litigation practice, through the characters and plot of a recently published novel about a young personal injury lawyer practicing in Houston.
Session 2: Nuts and Bolts Ethics for the Business and Transactional Lawyer - Listen to a practical discussion of current ethics topics related to business and transactional law, including conflicts issues, and attorney migration between firms.
Session 3: Ethical Issues Presented by Changing Technology - Increasingly technology is integrated into the practice of law. Examine lawyers' current ethical responsibility in relation to the use of technology and how such responsibility may change as technological advances, like artificial intelligence, become more commonplace in the practice of law.
Session 4: Ethics of Social Media - The world of social media has engulfed us all. Not only has it transformed our society, but it has worked its way into every legal field as well. Discover the ethical issues facing you as attorneys—and that of your clients—in this social media age.
Session 5: Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice - Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? We will discuss the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer.
Session 6: Lawyer Wellness - Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance. more »
Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance. more »
Learn the importance of taking care of yourself to not skate the edges of ethical representation with issue of competence and lack of communication. Attention to burn out and secondary trauma are key to keeping yourself on career marathon instead of sprint! more »
Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? We will discuss the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer. more »
Learn about the lifesaving services of the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, including the Sheeran Crowley Memorial Trust, which assist lawyers, judges, and law students who are dealing with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders. These disorders can impact a law practice—hear about services available to restore the lawyer’s life and practice to the highest ethical standards. more »
In a high-stress profession, everyone is vulnerable to destructive habits harmful to ourselves and our clients. Hear a candid discussion about the reality of risk to the profession and anecdotal tips for changing the statistics. more »