Austin Judge’s Order Keeps Boys Out of Girls’ School Restrooms For Now

(The following is reprinted with permission of GWU Public Interest Law professor John Banzhaf) U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Austin, Texas, has reaffirmed an earlier order which prohibits the federal government from forcing public schools to permit anatomical boys … Continue reading

LMA to Host Luncheon on ‘Data and Analytics that In-House Counsel are Watching and Why You Care’

The Austin City Group of the Legal Marketing Association will host a luncheon/workshop on “Data and Analytics that In-House Counsel are Watching and Why You Care” at the law firm of Scott Douglass & McConnico at 303 Colorado Street, Suite … Continue reading

Local Attorney and School Board Member Explains Support for Bond

(Editor’s Note: The following was written this morning by Rob Hargett, a partner at Reed, Claymon, Meeker & Hargett PLLC and president of the Eanes independent School Board) Friends— By now, you have seen the road signs and received mailers about our … Continue reading

The University of Texas CLE will host The Land Use Conference in Round Rock March 26-27

Entering its 19th year, the conference offers high-level, detailed coverage of the key issues, strategies, challenges, tools, and opportunities facing municipalities, counties, and developers. It focuses on real-world problems with practical solutions presented by an outstanding faculty, including developers’ attorneys, … Continue reading

First Half of January Features Something for Almost Everyone at the Austin Bar

If you are not active with the Austin Bar Association, you might explore becoming active. Below is a smattering the CLE events available through the organization: LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW SECTION CLE Wednesday, January 7, 2015 | 12:00 pm to … Continue reading

Reception Set for Tonight for Retiring District Judge John Dietz

The Austin Bar Association is hosting “a grand farewell” tonight for 5 p.m. to 8 the Four Seasons Hotel for  retiring District Judge John Dietz. Tickets will be available at the door. Dietz has served as the presiding judge … Continue reading

UT Law School To Expand Pro Bono Program after $1 million Gift

A recent $1 million gift to The University of Texas School of Law from Richard and Virginia “Ginni” Mithoff of Houston will support the school’s Pro Bono Program. The gift brings the Mithoffs’ total contributions to the program to $2 … Continue reading

Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business to be Established at UT Austin

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business will be established jointly by the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. The naming of the center was approved today … Continue reading