28th Annual CLE Update – Virtual
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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Aug 15, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2 Hours Pre-Approved CLE- Traffic Lawyers of Texas Summer Ethics Webinar
Since we are not able to meet for our normal August in-person seminar this year, TLOT is hosting a Zoom Webinar that will include 2 hours of Pre-Approved Ethics CLE. We will hear from Speakers about avoiding grievances, the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program, and COVID stress. We will also be introduced to the organization's new lobby firm, Texas Star Alliance.
Membership to TLOT is required to attend the Webinar. Membership fees for this year are $125, and member benefits will include access to this Webinar, attendance to an in-person seminar we have scheduled for January 9, 2021 in Austin, and inclusion in the TLOT directory. If you are not able to attend the Webinar on August 15, don't worry! The Webinar will be available on-demand to members. You will need to register for the Webinar AND Pay Membership Dues ***Click Here to pay Membership Dues: https://secure.affinipay.com/pages/trafficlawyersoftexas/payments
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Robert Bennett (Attorney- Robert Bennett & Associates @https://www.bennettlawfirm.com)
Robert (Bob) Bennett is a Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program Committee Member and an Attorney representing attorneys and other professionals through the disciplinary process. Robert Bennett & Associates has nearly 40 years of legal experience. They make this unique and complex area of law the cornerstone of their practice and have represented hundreds of professionals across numerous professions in a variety of licensure issues.
COVID STRESS: How to Recognize It and Work Through It
- Introduction of Speaker Addie Wieland- by Caroline Ortego
- Brief explanation of the inspiration for this talk- how clients experiencing stress and grief affect representation- by Caroline Ortego
- Overview of COVID Stress/Grief and how to recognize it in yourself and othersby Addie Wieland
- Why people might be reacting differently to COVID stress than to normal stressby Addie Wieland
- What you can do about it- by Addie Wieland
- Interactive exercise- by Addie Wieland
Covid Stress Powerpoint (7.2 MB)
Addie Wieland (Owner and Counselor- Everyday Bravery Counseling @https://everydaybraverycounseling.com)
Addie is an LCSW Board Approved Supervisor. She manages and runs a fully online private practice working with adults who have experienced trauma and those who struggle with shame, perfectionism, and poor self-worth. She provides trainings in the community on a variety of different topics surrounding trauma. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
Caroline Ortego (Owner and Sole Attorney- Ortego Law Firm, PLLC @https://www.carolineortegolaw.com)
Caroline has been practicing estate planning for ten years and probate for five years. She guides her clients through the process of writing wills and end of life preparation documents such as powers of attorney and advance directives. She has assisted clients in planning for minor beneficiaries using various tools such as trusts and the Texas Uniform Transfers to Minors Act. Although her practice mainly consists of estate planning for middle class families and retirees, she regularly serves as attorney ad litem in heirship, guardianship, and tax foreclosure proceedings and she has a small real estate practice.
Mrs. Ortego earned her B.A. degree in English Literature from Louisiana State University and her J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. She hails from Louisiana but has been living and working in Texas since 2009.
Mrs. Ortego is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Fort Bend County Bar Association.
This 3 hour CLE is the second in a series of Webinars hosted by TLOT.
Moderated by President of TLOT- Justin Holt
CLE Presenters/Topics Include:
- Attorney and Lobbyist Eric Knustrom with Texas Star Alliance on "Upcoming legislation to impact Traffic Law;"
- Attorney Brieanne Daring 'Tips and Tricks on Trying Commercial Motor Vehicle Overweight Cases;"
- Attorney John Quinn "Speedy Trial Motions in Covid-19 Era"
3 Hours Total with 0.5 Hour Ethics.
Brieanne Porter Daring