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Date:
October 3, 2013
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4:00pm
End:
5:00pm
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Location:
TNH 2.111 (Sheffield-Massey Room)
Event type:
Panel Discussion / Speaker Series
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els.texas.law@gmail.com
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The Environmental Law Society presents: Pro Tips for New Associates & Ethical Considerations for All Attorneys & Future Lawyers

Please note NEW LOCATION for Happy Hour at Double Dave's!

Speakers: Tim Wilkins, Vic Ramirez, Katie Bennett, and Martha Landwehr

Tim Wilkins, head of Bracewell & Giuliani’s firm-wide Environmental and Natural Resources practice group, and Vic Ramirez, associate general counsel at the Lower Colorado River Authority, will speak on ethics issues, which may include: professionalism, communications with clients/opposing counsel, confidentiality of information, candor towards the tribunal, and revolving door issues. Katie Bennett, associate at Katten Muchen Rosenman LLP, and Martha Landwehr, general counsel for the Texas Chemical Council, will give practice pointers to new and future attorneys, including tips for communicating with partners and clients, preparing useful work product, navigating law firm/government politics, and interfacing with staff and co-counsel. This is a great opportunity for students to meet environmental lawyers in the Austin area!

Time and Date: Thursday, October 3, at 4:00–5:00 pm followed by Happy Hour at Double Dave's (3000 Duval).

Location: Sheffield Room, TNH 2.111

CLE: 1 hour participatory and 0.5 hour ethics applied for Happy Hour following the meeting at Double Dave's (3000 Duval).

Cost: FREE for all, including sponsored happy hour

RSVP to Phillip Goodwin Phillip.goodwin@tceq.texas.gov by September 30, 2013

For more information call: Phillip Goodwin (512) 239-0675

Specific audiences:
  • UT Law students
  • UT Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • Environmental Law Society

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the UT Law Special Events Office at specialevents@law.utexas.edu no later than seven business days prior to the event.