Come join the BEST AILA Chapter in beautiful Cabo San Lucas, Mexico at the Secrets Puerto Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort for an immersive conference focused on wellness in immigration practice. Please scroll down for a complete conference program! Thanks to our sponsors LawPay and Visa Business Plans!
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM (12 Texas CLE; including 1.5 Ethics):
Thursday, November 18th
5:00 – 7:00 PM Reception and Happy Hour
At the Barracuda Bar (oceanfront)
Friday November 19th
8:00 A.M. Guided Meditation Session Led by Laura Kelley
8:30 – 9:00 AM Registration and Coffee
Conference Intro – Rebecca Kitson, Chapter Chair
9:00 – 10:30 AM Finding Time for Joy: How Time Management Can Transform Your Practice Speaker: Laura Kelley, Esq.
10:30 – 10:45 AM Comfort Break
10:45 – 11:45 PM Balancing Your Practice, Your Clients, and Your Well-Being Speakers: Bea Ballerini, Esq. and Silvia Graves, Esq.
11:45 – 1:00 PM Lunch and Chapter Meeting
1:00 – 2:30 Health in Practice: Preventive Screening & Holistic Wellness To Become A Healthier Lawyer
Speakers: Erika Beetcher, CNP, DNP, MS and Laura Kelley, Esq.
2:30 – 3:30 Company Culture: Defining Your Why
Speakers: Rebecca Kitson, Esq. and Mark Frederick
3:30 – 3:45 Comfort Break
3:45 – 4:45 The Power of Imagination: The Lawyer's Blueprint for Well- Being
Speaker: Donusia Lipinski, Esq.
Saturday November 20th
8:00 AM Tae Kwon Do Board Breaking For Empowerment
Led by Erika Beetcher, CNP, DNP, MS (and TKD Black Belt)
9:00 – 10:00 AM How Financial Planning Can Set You Free
Speakers: Craig Dobson, Esq. and Magali Suárez Candler, Esq.
10:00 – 11:00 AM Ways Out of the Wilderness: Managing Stress and Trauma Speakers: Lynn Calder, Esq. and Olsa Alikaj-Cano, Esq.
11:00 – 11:15 AM Comfort Break
11:15 – 12:15 PM Promoting Wellness and Balance in The Office and The Profession Speaker: Dustin O’Quinn, Esq.
~Adjourn and Enjoy Cabo!!~
A HUGE thank you to our generous conference sponsors, LawPay and Visa Business Plans! Check them out, they are both amazing services to AILA members.