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5 January 6
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-06T17:00-06:00
    40-Hour Basic Mediation training

    This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.

    This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/06/53005/

January 7
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-07T17:00-06:00
    40-Hour Basic Mediation training

    This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.

    This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/07/53006/

January 8
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-08T17:00-06:00
    40-Hour Basic Mediation training

    This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.

    This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/08/53007/

  2. 11:30am 2020-01-08T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/08/53446/

January 9
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-09T17:00-06:00
    40-Hour Basic Mediation training

    This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.

    This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/09/53008/

January 10
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-10T17:00-06:00
    40-Hour Basic Mediation training

    This intensive five-day program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to mediate a variety of everyday disputes. This course emphasizes the importance of practical experience in becoming an effective mediator. During frequent role-plays, each participant will mediate a variety of disputes with expert feedback.

    This course is designed to satisfy the 40 classroom hours of training required to mediate court-referred disputes as indicated in the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act § 154.052, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. This course also meets the Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable's requirements.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/10/53009/

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12 January 13
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-13T13:30-06:00
    Accelerate: First-Year Associates

    Accelerate: First-Year Associates convened by the Center for Women in Law. By invitation only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/13/53325/

January 14
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-14T17:00-06:00
    Incoming Exchange Orientation

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/14/53585/

January 15
  1. 11:30am 2020-01-15T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/15/53426/

January 16
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-16T17:00-06:00
    2020 Cyber 9/12 Challenge - Day One

    We are excited to announce that the Strauss Center at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative to host a “regional” round of the Atlantic Council’s renowned cybersecurity policy competition. This stand-alone event will take place at the University of Texas School of Law on January 16th and 17th, with up to 24 teams vying for a title that includes, not just bragging rights, but also a cash prize for the top three teams (not to mention a deeply-enriching learning experience for all participants). Included in the two-day event will be a keynote speaker, as well as opportunities for professional development.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/16/52665/

  2. 5:00pm 2020-01-16T20:00-06:00
    Mitigation Skills Seminar

    Federal-government-sponsored national training for mitigation specialists and lawyers

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/16/53709/

January 17
  1. All day
    Mitigation Skills Seminar

    Federal-government-sponsored national training for investigators and attorneys

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/17/53711/

  2. 8:00am 2020-01-17T17:00-06:00
    2020 Cyber 9/12 Challenge - Day Two

    We are excited to announce that the Strauss Center at The University of Texas at Austin is partnering with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative to host a “regional” round of the Atlantic Council’s renowned cybersecurity policy competition. This stand-alone event will take place at the University of Texas School of Law on January 16th and 17th, with up to 24 teams vying for a title that includes, not just bragging rights, but also a cash prize for the top three teams (not to mention a deeply-enriching learning experience for all participants). Included in the two-day event will be a keynote speaker, as well as opportunities for professional development.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/17/52685/

  3. 9:00am 2020-01-17T17:45-06:00
    Constitutional Change Conference (Day 1)

    Scholars of constitutionalism will gather in Austin for this first-of-its-kind conference on “Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change.” Over 130 conference participants from more than 20 countries have been invited to attend.

    The program will feature three components: (1) concurrent panels in which works-in-progress will be the focus of discussion; (2) a series of plenary lectures delivered by the Comparative Constitutionalism faculty at the University of Texas at Austin; and (3) two major plenary panels on new books in the field. The subjects of discussion will include constitutional amendment, constitutional reform, constitutional conventions, constitutional transitions, judicial interpretation and review, unwritten constitutional norms, revolution, secession, as well forms of direct democracy including popular initiatives and referendums.

    This conference is convened by Professor Richard Albert (Texas) and is generously sponsored by The University of Texas Law School, the Constitutional Studies Program, and the Institute for Transnational Law.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/17/52325/

  4. 6:30pm 2020-01-17T21:00-06:00
    Dinner for Defender Services Training

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/17/53505/

January 18
  1. All day
    Mitigation Skills Seminar

    Federal-government-sponsored national training for mitigation investigators and attorneys

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/18/53730/

  2. 9:00am 2020-01-18T18:45-06:00
    Constitutional Change Conference (Day 2)

    Scholars of constitutionalism will gather in Austin for this first-of-its-kind conference on “Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change.” Over 130 conference participants from more than 20 countries have been invited to attend.

    The program will feature three components: (1) concurrent panels in which works-in-progress will be the focus of discussion; (2) a series of plenary lectures delivered by the Comparative Constitutionalism faculty at the University of Texas at Austin; and (3) two major plenary panels on new books in the field. The subjects of discussion will include constitutional amendment, constitutional reform, constitutional conventions, constitutional transitions, judicial interpretation and review, unwritten constitutional norms, revolution, secession, as well forms of direct democracy including popular initiatives and referendums.

    This conference is convened by Professor Richard Albert (Texas) and is generously sponsored by The University of Texas Law School, the Constitutional Studies Program, and the Institute for Transnational Law.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/18/52345/

January 19
  1. 9:00am 2020-01-19T12:30-06:00
    Mitigation Skills Seminar

    Federal-government-sponsored national training for mitigation specialists and attorneys

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/19/53731/

20 January 21
  1. 12:00pm 2020-01-21T13:00-06:00
    Law School 101: What's Next?

    Dean Bangs and Brandi Welch will talk about making sense of your first set of grades, how to talk to your fall faculty about your exams, and how you might approach the spring semester. This session is designed for all students, whether you did better than expected or not as well as you hoped.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/21/53625/

January 22
  1. 8:30am 2020-01-22T10:30-06:00
    K&L Gates 1L Meet & Greet

    K&L Gates, LLP invites all 1L students to join them for coffee and breakfast tacos from Juan in a Million in the Law School Atrium. Claire Piepenburg - Associate, Nick Spiliotis - Partner, Madison McKay - Legal Recruiting Coordinator will be in attendance to answer questions about K&L Gates. Be sure to stop by on your way to class!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/22/53185/

  2. 11:30am 2020-01-22T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/22/53427/

  3. 5:30pm 2020-01-22T21:30-06:00
    Mentoring Program 1L Kickoff

    Mentoring Program 1L Kickoff:

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/22/52465/

January 23
  1. 11:30am 2020-01-23T13:30-06:00
    The Modern President

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/23/53405/

  2. 11:45am 2020-01-23T13:00-06:00
    Professional Development Institute

    The Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice is taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. Now in its ninth year, the five-week Institute is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to its content. This must-attend program will help you prepare for your summer clerkship or postgraduate job. The program takes place on Thursdays (January 23-February 20, 2020) from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Lunch will be served.

    Online registration is open until noon on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

    Whether you're a 1L preparing for your first summer clerkship or the fall recruiting season, a 2L working to turn your summer clerkship or fellowship into an offer, or a graduating 3L getting a head start on your legal career, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute (PDI), which is presented each Spring, will help you be a more competitive candidate and a better lawyer.

    Please note that 2Ls and 3Ls who attended last year may sign up for this year’s Institute.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/23/51645/

  3. 11:45am 2020-01-23T13:00-06:00
    PB in J Debrief

    Trip participants will gather to debrief on the 2020 Pro Bono in January winter break service trip

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/23/53925/

January 24
  1. 9:00am 2020-01-24T18:00-06:00
    TILJ Symposium

    Please join the Texas International Law Journal for our annual symposium. This year's symposium will include discussions by speakers and panelists covering a number of pressing issues like data privacy, technology trade, and blockchain.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/24/50166/

  2. 9:00am 2020-01-24T14:00-06:00
    Capital Punishment Clinic Orientation

    This will be an extended training meeting with lunch included

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/24/53507/

  3. 10:00am 2020-01-24T15:30-06:00
    The Law and Politics of Impeachment

    The LAW and POLITICS of Impeachment

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/24/53605/

January 25
  1. 9:00am 2020-01-25T18:00-06:00
    Criminal Defense Clinic Training Skills

    Criminal Defense Clinic Training Skills

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/25/53686/

26 January 27
  1. 11:30am 2020-01-27T13:30-06:00
    Job Talk

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/27/53045/

  2. 11:45am 2020-01-27T12:45-06:00
    Panel on Special Education Law in Texas

    Special education law is rich with opportunities for law students and lawyers, either as a practice focus or as pro bono work. This panel is geared towards law students who hope to do special education cases now or later in solo or firm practice. Experienced attorneys will describe their compelling special education work and recent developments in the law. The goal is to describe how law students can get involved in small or big ways in taking on this kind of work – in informal negotiation settings, in trial, or on appeal. Come explore how you might help a child!

    Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 22 at https://texas-sped-law.eventbrite.com.

    lunch provided

    Program:

    Introduction: What the Fifth Circuit Has Been Saying About Special Education, and Why It’s Exciting

    Sonja Kerr, Connell Michael Kerr, Austin

    In the Trenches: Working with Families to Get Better Services, One Kid at a Time

    Yvonnilda Muniz, solo practitioner, Austin

    You Might Want to Appeal That: How to Help Kids in Special Education by Writing a Concise Brief for a Federal Judge Without Ever Setting Foot in a School!

    Shelby O’Brien, Enoch Kever, Austin

    They Did WHAT to That Kid? Representing Children with Disabilities Who Have been Bullied or Assaulted at School

    Marty Cirkiel, Cirkiel & Associates, P.C., Austin

    12:45-1:15 Optional Q&A (students are free to leave for class)

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/27/53265/

January 28
  1. 11:45am 2020-01-28T12:45-06:00
    2Ls: Judicial Clerkship Panel

    Please join the clerkship program and a panel of federal judges to discuss the upcoming hiring cycle, what judges look for in applications, and what kinds of clerkships students should be considering.

    Lunch will be served. RSVP by Monday, January 27, on Symplicity.

    For more information: Contact the Judicial Clerkship Program Coordinator at clerk-admin@law.utexas.edu.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/28/50665/

  2. 11:45am 2020-01-28T13:00-06:00
    Public Interest as a Person of Color

    Join us for a discussion focusing on the summer job search and planning your path through law school. Panel will feature 3Ls with a range of experiences who are headed to public interest careers. Lunch served.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/28/52565/

  3. 11:45am 2020-01-28T13:00-06:00
    "Tinder Lies"

    Come join the Federalist Society for its first event of the semester - a presentation by Professor Irina Manta of Hofstra University School of Law! Professor Manta will be discussing the prevalence of sexual fraud in dating apps as well as ways that the law can combat and deter such behavior.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/28/53565/

January 29
  1. 11:30am 2020-01-29T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/29/53447/

January 30
  1. 10:30am 2020-01-30T16:00-06:00
    Patent Remedies Roundtable

    Judges and Lawyers coming together to talk about Patent Remedies.

    Due to limited seating, please RSVP to tdo@law.utexas.edu if you wish to attend.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/30/53206/

  2. 11:30am 2020-01-30T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Elizabeth Harman

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/30/47925/

  3. 11:45am 2020-01-30T13:00-06:00
    Professional Development Institute

    The Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice is taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. Now in its ninth year, the five-week Institute is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to its content. This must-attend program will help you prepare for your summer clerkship or postgraduate job. The program takes place on Thursdays (January 23-February 20, 2020) from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Lunch will be served.

    Online registration is open until noon on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

    Whether you're a 1L preparing for your first summer clerkship or the fall recruiting season, a 2L working to turn your summer clerkship or fellowship into an offer, or a graduating 3L getting a head start on your legal career, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute (PDI), which is presented each Spring, will help you be a more competitive candidate and a better lawyer.

    Please note that 2Ls and 3Ls who attended last year may sign up for this year’s Institute.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/30/51646/

  4. 11:45am 2020-01-30T13:00-06:00
    A Conversation with Judge Elrod

    Come join the Federalist Society for lunch and a conversation with Judge Jennifer Elrod. Judge Elrod is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. We are honored to have such a high-profile guest and hope to see you there!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/30/53566/

  5. 12:00pm 2020-01-30T13:00-06:00
    Justice Center Open House

    Open House of the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and the Richard & Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program

    Thursday, January 30, Noon – 1 pm Connally Center, ground floor, suite 1.312 Lunch Provided

    Learn about Justice Center funding for summer fellowships, our events and programming, and other resources we provide for students interested in nonprofit, government, and legislative service. Explore how you can be involved next year, including participating as a Public Service Scholar or Pro Bono Scholar. There will also be a chance for you to get to know us and students who are involved in our projects

    Noon – 12:15 pm: Remarks – a brief introduction to our staff, students, and programs

    12:15 pm – 1 pm: Informal meet & greet with staff, students, and Career Services Office public interest and government counselors

    Join us!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/30/52265/

January 31
  1. 8:00am 2020-01-31T18:00-06:00
    Remedies in Complex Litigation

    On January 31 and February 1, 2020, the Texas Law Review will be holding a symposium on “Remedies in Complex Litigation.” The symposium is designed to bring together leading thinkers from across the country to present and discuss various perspectives on and applications for complex litigation, from assessments of patent damages to complex-litigation techniques for reparations.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/31/53205/

  2. 3:00pm 2020-01-31T17:00-06:00
    Richard Albert Bookfest

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/01/31/47945/

February 1
  1. 9:00am 2020-02-01T13:30-06:00
    Remedies in Complex Litigation

    On January 31 and February 1, 2020, the Texas Law Review will be holding a symposium on “Remedies in Complex Litigation.” The symposium is designed to bring together leading thinkers from across the country to present and discuss various perspectives on and applications for complex litigation, from assessments of patent damages to complex-litigation techniques for reparations.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/01/53245/

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