Register Now for Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy

The Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center is pleased to announce the opening of registration for our Fall 2012 Conference: Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy.

We’ve collaborated with Children at Risk, One Voice Texas, and Disability Rights Texas to put together a stellar lineup of presenters.

Please see the conference information below and on our conference registration page. The conference will take place on the University of Houston Law Center campus. Early registration is now open–only $70 for 13 hours of CLE credit, including 3 ethics hours (pending).

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy

  • Date: Friday, October 19 & Saturday, October 20, 2012
  • Location: University of Houston Law Center (click for address & directions)
  • Price: $70 if you register by October 12, 2012; $100 if you register after October 12, 2012
  • CLE Hours: 13 hours with 3 ethics hours (pending)

Presenters Include:

  • Judge John Hathaway, Associate Judge, Travis County
  • Judge Bonnie Hellums, Family Court, Harris County
  • Judge Angela Ellis, Associate Judge, Harris County
  • Texas Appleseed

HOW DO I REGISTER?: You can register starting TODAY and get more information on CLE hours, presenters, and payment at the Center for Children, Law & Policy conference registration page.

Alex Hunt

About Alex Hunt

Alex Hunt is a former Yale & Irene Rosenberg Graduate Fellow at the Center for Children, Law & Policy. Alex graduated from the University of Texas in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in government. Before entering law school, he taught middle school math at YES Prep Southwest in Houston with Teach For America. In 2010, he received New Leaders' EPIC Spotlight Teacher Award, a national award for teachers with outstanding student growth. Alex graduated cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center in May 2013. During law school, Alex was Casenotes & Comments Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law, interned for both state and federal judges, and served as Vice President of the Health Law Organization (HLO). In addition, Alex has received the Irving J. Weiner Memorial Scholarship Award (for a year of outstanding work in the UH Law Center Legal Clinic), the Napoleon Beazley Defender Award (for outstanding work on behalf of children), the Ann Dinsmore Forman Memorial Child Advocacy Award, the Mont P. Hoyt Memorial Writing Award for an Outstanding Comment on a Topic in International Law, and he was a finalist for Texas Access to Justice's Law Student Pro Bono Award. Alex is currently in private family law practice with the Hunt Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in Katy, Texas.

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