Section Annual Meeting Activities

Wednesday - Thursday June 21-22, 2023

Section Members, 

The section's annual membership meeting will be held during the and will include the following activities: 

Wednesday, June 21, 5-7 p.m. – Annual Meeting Mixer (co-hosted by Austin Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section), Hilgers House, 712 W 16th St, Austin, TX 78701 

Join the Litigation Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association for refreshments and fun as we gather to celebrate our judiciary, showcase our member benefits, and preview the Litigation Section’s events scheduled for the Annual Meeting on June 22. We will be joined by members of the judiciary and special guest Professor Stephen Vladeck, who will discuss his new book The Shadow Docket. You do not have to be registered for the Annual Meeting or a member of the Litigation Section to attend. For further information, please visit the .  

Thursday, June 22, 10-11:30 a.m. – Texas Legal Legend: Induction of Stephen D. Susman, Room 303, JW Marriott, Austin

You are invited to join us for the induction of Stephen D. Susman as a Texas Legal Legend. We will explore Mr. Susman's outstanding career as an advocate and hear remarks from Harry Reasoner about his contributions to our profession. Mr. Susman’s induction will be followed by a panel discussion of Legends Dicky Grigg, Harry Reasoner, and Rep. Evelina Ortega. You do not have to be registered for the Annual Meeting or a member of the Litigation Section to attend. Attendance is open to everyone -- all are welcome! 

Texas Legal Legends Project memorializes the stories of legendary Texas lawyers. Those stories are used to enhance the public’s understanding of the historical importance of lawyers and the importance of making a difference. 

Thursday, June 22, 1:30-5 p.m. -- Section Annual Meeting & CLE, Room 303, JW Marriott, Austin 
The section's annual membership meeting will be held on June 22, during the State Bar Annual Meeting and will follow an excellent CLE session that's been accredited for 3.5 hours MCLE credit, including 1.75 hours of ethics. Don't miss these great presentations:

  • The Man in the Ditch: A Redemption Story for Today, Mike H. Bassett
  • From the Bench: Effective Advocacy, Judicial Panel
  • Legislative Update, David Chamberlain
  • Discovery Disputes and Avoiding Traps, Francesca A. Di Troia

Finally, the section will conduct its Annual Section Meeting and election, and our membership will vote on our slate of new Council Members Sylvia Cardona, Mia Lorick, and Jackie Robinson.

If you’d like to attend the Annual Meeting, you can register here. We look forward to seeing you at one or all of these events! 


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