Houston Chapter

19th Annual Ethics Seminar and Golf/Spa Event

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Houstonian hotel and Memorial Golf course

The ACC Houston Chapter will host its 19th Annual Ethics Seminar & Golf/Spa Event on February 27, 2018.

This is the Houston Chapter’s member-only marquee event of the year and in 2018 it was another great success! 

CLE topic: #Unplug? Legal and Ethical Challenges for Employers in an Online World

BoyarMiller offered an interactive workshop on the legal and ethical considerations in the employment life cycle from pre-employment through post-termination. Screening applicants, monitoring policies, remote work considerations, and access to social media during and post-employment can create ethical questions and legal ramifications for every company. The panel addressed common concerns during the many stages of employment and inside counsel will also get the chance to collaborate on best practices for internal policies and procedures.

2.0 Hours CLE with 2.0 Hours Ethics included.

Tentative Agenda:

7:00 am - 8:00 am  Networking and Check In - Houstonian
8:15 am  Plated Breakfast Served
8:30 am - 10:30 am CLE Presentations
11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Lunch in Trellis Spa (for spa)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Lunch at Memorial Golf Course
 (golfers and golf lesson participants)
11:00 am - 5:00 pm  Trellis Spa with Full Use of Spa Facilities
11:00 am - 5:00 pm  Golf (Tournament Shot Gun Start at 12:00 noon and Lessons begin at 1:00 pm)
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm  Reception at Houstonian & Raffle Prizes


In 2017, the event was also held at the Houstonian Hotel & Spa, the day began with over 200 local members enjoying two hours of ethics CLE over breakfast. Author and attorney, Mr. Talmage Boston, gave an engaging, entertaining and scholarly CLE presentation using excerpts from his most recent book, Cross Examining History. The second CLE was presented by Night Court, a volunteer group of Houston attorneys that perform musicals to raise money for Houston-area charities.

After the CLE presentations, members and sponsors either stay for a networking lunch at the Houstonian prior to their spa appointments or head to the nearby Memorial Park Golf Course to enjoy lunch and a day of golf. Over 130 members and sponsors enjoyed spa appointments, yoga classes, tennis lessons, or take advantage of the quiet work spaces provided. Over 85 members and sponsors enjoy a round of golf. The day ends with members and sponsors reconvening for an evening reception to further socialize and network and announce winners of raffle prizes and golf awards.

This fun and informative event is incredibly popular with our members and sponsors. It highlights the great value of the ACC membership by providing a full day of fun and pampering while also providing great CLE and networking opportunities.

Special Thank You to our Marquee Event Sponsor: BoyarMiller


Additional Information

  • In the event we have more registrants than spa or tee times, we will do a random drawings to determine who will attend. All others will be placed on a wait list and will be notified as space becomes available.
  • Once we have done the drawing, participants that were picked for golf or spa will be sent an email with instructions on signing up. All other members will be notified of their status on the wait list. 
  • A $25 spa cancellation fee will be assessed if the cancellation of your spa reservation is received after 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, February 21. You may avoid this spa cancellation fee if you designate a replacement prior to that time. Should any spa participant not show for her/his scheduled appointments, a $25 fee will be assessed to the "no-show" participant. 

17th Annual Golf/Spa Event Slide Show

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