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August 15, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Daylight Time

The Houstonian
111 North Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024

Members: $50 Early Bird until July 31st / $75 Regular Price after July 31st
Non-members: $150 Early Bird until July 31st / $200 Regular Price after July 31st

Overview (Program Summary)

ACC Houston Annual Symposium and School Supply Donation Drive

Build mental strength for you and your legal department by joining us for this full and comprehensive CLE program.

Tentative Schedule

Breakfast and Check-In: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Session 1: 9:00 - 9:50 am - Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) - What you need to know about Canadian vs U.S. Labor and Employment Laws
Session 2: 10:00 - 10:50 am - Jordan Lawrence - Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Compliance | A Strong Foundation for Compliance
Session 3: 11:00 - 11:50 am - Porter Hedges - Water Rights and Water Transactions in Texas
Keynote Speaker, Lunch: 12:00 noon- 1:30 pm - TEDx 2015 Speaker, Amy Morin - 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do/The Secret to Becoming Mentally Strong: one of the top 30 TEDx talks of all time with more than 8 million views.
Break 1:30 to 2:00 pm
Session 4: 2:00 – 2:50 pm Shook Hardy & Bacon - Legal Aspects of Cannabis – What Every Lawyer Will Need to Know
Session 5: 3:00 -3:50 pm Baker Botts - Robust IP Rights for Blockchain Technologies
Session 6: 4:00 – 4:50 pm Norton Rose Fulbright - Legal Ethics from the Movies
Reception and Raffle: 5:00 to 7:00 pm Hosted by Legility


Credits: 6.0 hrs - Includes 1.0 hrs Ethics
State: TX


Elena Baer
Phone: 346-336-6154


The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for and whose primary responsibility is providing legal advice to corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations. Accordingly, the ACC Houston Chapter reserves the right to limit attendance at any of its Continuing Legal Education (CLE) events to ACC Houston Chapter members or non-ACC chapter member in-house attorneys only. If you are not an in-house attorney and wish to attend a CLE event, you may only do so, space permitting, if you are accompanied by an in-house attorney from your company or organization.

When you participate in a ACC or ACC Houston event, photography, audio and/or video recording may occur. By participating in the event, you grant ACC Houston and other entities as ACC Houston may designate from time to time (“ACC Houston Parties”) the right to create, use, distribute, broadcast, edit, or otherwise disseminate the photography, audio and/or video recording from the event that contain recordings of you or your likeness (collectively “Recordings”) without any further review or approval from you, in whole or in part, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed. This grant to the ACC Houston Parties includes, but is not limited to, the use of the Recordings either alone or together with supporting materials, such as video or supporting information.

Examples of permitted use of the Recordings include displaying the photographs as thumbnails on a ACC Houston website (e.g., or; utilizing the Recordings on ACC Houston Parties websites or print publications.

In addition, you understand that ACC Houston is not obligated to use the Recordings in any way. You agree that the rights granted herein are irrevocable. You further agree that you have no ownership rights in the Recordings and are due no royalties or other compensation whatsoever related to the Recordings.

By participating in the event, you affirm that you have the full power and authority to grant the rights and releases set forth herein.


Credits: 6.0 HRS (Includes 1.0 HRS Ethics Credits)
State: TX

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