Texas Bar Schedules Texas Minority Program

Monday, June 1, 2009 - 01:00

The State Bar of Texas has scheduled the Texas Minority Program for Friday, June 12, at the South Texas College Cooper Center, 3201 Pecan Blvd in McAllen. The one-day seminar is geared toward minority and women solo and small-firm practitioners to discuss issues facing them and client development strategies.

It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include networking breaks, a judges panel, and a luncheon presentation titled Is Somebody Listening to Your Attorney/Client Conversation? by James C. Harrington of the Texas Civil Rights project and the lead plaintiff in Harrington v. AT&T, a case that involves the disclosure of phone records to the National Security Agency.

Other topics that will be discussed are Expansion or Concentration During Today's Difficult Times; Technology in the Law Office and Courts, and Local and State Bar Resources with Joseph R. Preston of the South Texas College of Law and Holly Wilkerson, local bar services coordinator, the State Bar of Texas.

For information see CLE Events at The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To make a reservation, call (800) 204-2222 or go to www.texasbarcle. com.