New Leadership Term Begins for Austin Bar Association, Austin Young Lawyers Association, and the Austin Bar Foundation

On July 1, 2016, Leslie Dippel begins her term as president of the Austin Bar Association. Dippel will lead the Austin Bar for a one-year term.  During the upcoming year, Dippel will highlight the many community outreach programs of the … Continue reading

New Leadership for Austin Bar Association and Austin Young Lawyers Association

On July 1, 2015, Judge Eric M. Shepperd begins his term as president of the Austin Bar Association. Judge Shepperd will lead the Austin Bar for a one-year term.  The Austin Bar Association, founded in 1893 as a nonprofit professional … Continue reading

Pete Winstead to be Honored at Austin Bar Foundation Gala Saturday Night

Pete Winstead of Winstead PC will be honored at the 11th Annual Austin Bar Foundation Gala Saturday night with the Distinguished Lawyer Award.  Winstead is one of two honorees who will be recognized for their outstanding commitment to the legal … Continue reading

Austin Bar Association Elects New Board

The 2013-14 Austin Bar Association Board of Directors began its one-year term July 1, 2013. The Austin Bar Board includes the following officers, each serving a one-year term: President: Christopher J. Oddo, McGinnis Lochridge President-Elect: Elisabeth Earle, County Court at … Continue reading

LMA to Host Expert on Advertising Rules and Social Media at Luncheon

The Austin City Group of the Texas Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association will host a luncheon at the Headliners Club on West 6th St.of April 16, which will feature a presentation on “Advertising Rules and Social Media.” The speaker … Continue reading

How the Austin Legal Community Rose to the Occasion

(Editor’s note: What follows is a narrative that chronicles the efforts of Austin attorneys and the Austin Bar Association as it responded to the wildfires that ravaged Central Texas in 2011. Their collective effort represented “the Wildfire Legal Response Team,” … Continue reading

Austin Bar Association Selects New Board Members, Officers

The Austin Bar Association has completed their elections for the 2012-2013 Board and new officers. The Association elected the following as Directors: Cindy Connolly, Scott Douglass & McConnico; Shannon Meroney, Aetna; Laura Grabouski, Van Osselaer & Buchanan; and D. Todd … Continue reading