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January Monthly CLE Lunch: Speaker Velva Price

  • 23 Jan 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • 1000 Guadalupe St. Austin Texas 78701

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NOTICE: In order to help us continue to offer high quality free meals to our members, we need an accurate RSVP count. If you are unable to attend, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance. The section pays for lunch if you attend, but if you don’t and fail to timely cancel, you will be invoiced for a $10 meal fee.

****LOCATION: Heman Marion Sweatt Courthouse****
1000 Guadalupe Street, Austin TX 78701

look for signs for the particular courtroom when you arrive


Topic: Practitioner’s Guide to the Travis County District Clerk’s office

Speaker: Velva price

Description: 

Our speaker will discuss frequently asked questions that come up while taking a case through the Travis County district court and how an attorney can avoid procedural pitfalls.

Cost: Free to members, $10 for nonmembers

Credit: 0.75 hours
Ethics: 0 hours

RSVP by January 21st to be counted for lunch.


SPEAKER BIO: On January 1, 2015 Velva Price was sworn in as the first African American District Clerk of Travis County Texas. She was reelected and began to serve her second term on Jan. 1, 2019. Velva graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1986 and worked for corporations, government and private practice. Velva was the first African-American woman elected as President of the Austin Bar Association. She also served as President of the Austin Black Lawyers Association, Travis County Women Lawyers Association and Chair of the Travis County Civil Service Commission for Sheriff Office Employees. The Travis County District Clerk oversees over 130 employees and has oversight for all district court proceedings on cases heard in the 11 Civil, 9 Criminal, 1 Criminal Magistrate, and 4 Associate Courts. Additionally, her office is responsible for all levels of county and City of Austin jury empaneling and passports. She presently serves as the Region IV Board member and Chair of the By-Laws Committee for the County and District Clerks’ Association of Texas.
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