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Thursday, November 3rd
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Welcome Reception Happy Hour at AUMA Restaurant Steakhouse
Friday November 4th
7:30 - 8:15 AM - Taking care of YOU: Morning Yoga Session
Led by Beatriz Hernandez, Esq. Certified Yoga Instructor
Location: Beach in front of Main Stage. Pass through the Lobby toward the ocean, through the huge doors and down to the beach. The class will be on the beach directly at the bottom of the stairs.
Get ready for a unique oceanside yoga experience with Beatriz Hernandez, where we will flow to the rhythm of our breath and the ocean. This class is open to anyone and everyone who is ready to prioritize their well-being. We will focus on full body activation in every single posture, build flexibility, elongate our bodies, and prepare our mind for the day ahead.
Conference Location: Tulkal Convention Center [Ballroom A]
***Transportation is provided in the Lobby or from your Casas. In either case, request drop off at the Convention Center. Please plan ahead, as it takes about 10 minutes to arrive to the Convention Center**
8:00-9:15 AM- Registration & Breakfast
~ Chapter Chair Olsa Alikaj-Cano Conference Kick-Off~
CLE CODE for TEXAS BAR MEMBERS: 174168901
9:00 – 10:00 AM- Promoting Wellness & Balance with your Team and in Your Practice (1.0 CLE) Speaker: Dustin O’Quinn, Esq.
Building an infrastructure of wellness into your organizational framework and firm culture. Review of ethical duties to clients: competence, diligence, and communications including fees; Common impediments to balancing wellness; Best practices for balancing a culture of wellness with ethical duties to our clients.
10:00 – 10:15 AM - Well-being Break and Café
10:15 – 11:45 AM - Mental Health: Centering Your Client, Centering Yourself (1.5 CLE/ethics) Speakers: Ruth Yanez, MSW and Vanessa Peake, Esq.
Define and understand vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout. Recognize signs of compassion fatigue and burnout. Examine practical measures to reduce negative effects of compassion fatigue and burnout. Employ self-care at various levels to prevent burnout from happening.
12:00 – 1:30 PM - Chapter Meeting & Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 PM - Mindfulness: How to Manage Your Reaction to Stress and Anger by Diffusing the Situation and Making Peace (1.0 CLE) Speaker: Lynn Calder, Esq.
Diffusing anger in others. Diffusing our own anger and stress -getting to THRIVE. The importance of self-awareness to act from choice rather than habit. Changing “auto pilot” thinking through mindfulness. Changing our brain pathways with compassion, gratitude, and empathy. Helpful mindfulness practices to use every day.
2:30 – 3:30 PM - What Is Your Body Telling You? How To Listen and Be a Better Lawyer (1.25 CLE/ethics) Speaker: Erika Beetcher, CNP, DNP, MS, & Beatriz Hernandez, Esq.
Tests and labs we should be seeking for our overall well-being from our primary care providers and why. How to interpret and act on measurements of health for us and our loved ones. When to screen for certain conditions and the best plan for seeking the appropriate health care provider.
3:30 to 3:45 PM - Well-being Break and Café & Snacks
3:45 – 5:15 PM - Feeding Yourself for Wellness: Choosing a Nutritional Path (1.5 credits/ethics)
Beatriz Hernandez, Esq., Erika Beetcher, CNP, DNP, MS & Anuj Shah, Esq
Shifting our perspective on self-care to improve our quality of life, one healthy habit at a time. Tips on how to incorporate movement into our busy schedules, to promote longevity and overall health. Movement as medicine & food as fuel: a deep dive into plant-based eating with a focus on its energetic components, frequency of our food choices and the emotional and spiritual dimensions present in our meals. How to fuel our bodies to achieve our ultimate potential.
Conference De Stress : Informal Meet Up @ The Lobby Bar
Saturday, November 5th
7:30 - 8:15 AM - Taking care of YOU: Morning Yoga Session : Led by Beatriz Hernandez, Esq.
Certified Yoga Instructor Location Hilton Stage Beachfront
Get ready for part II of Beatriz Hernandez’s oceanside yoga experience and leave rejuvenated and inspired to continue your yoga journey.
Location: Tulkal Convention Center [Ballroom A]
8:00 – 9:30 AM - Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 AM - Practice Management: Principals of Delegation (1.0 CLE)
Speaker: Ruby Powers, Esq.
What holds you back from delegation? Technology tools to help keep your business organized. Analyze what can be delegated and to whom it should be delegated. Automation & Communication. How to delegate to enhance your productivity.
10:00 – 11:00 AM - The Path Out of the Wood: Outsourcing for Inner Peace. Moderator: Rebecca Kitson, Esq. Chapter Immediate Past Chair; Speakers: Laura Kelley, Esq., Roberto Campos, Esq., & Luiggi Perdomo, Esq.
What to Outsource & Why, Choosing the Right Source to Outsource, Avoiding Pitfalls: Quality Control & Adequate Systems.
11:00 – 11:15 AM - Well-being Break [Snacks and Café]
11:15 – 12:15 PM - Productivity: Take Control of your Time by Calendaring (1.0 CLE/ethics)
Speaker: Laura Kelley, Esq. Certified Life Coach, “The Joyful Attorney” & Immigration Attorney
Understand and reduce decision fatigue. Use pre-frontal cortex to plan in advance. Schedule tasks on calendar. Communicate boundaries effectively.
12:15-12:30 PM - Closing Meditation
Led by Laura Kelley, Esq. Certified Life Coach, “The Joyful Attorney” & Immigration Attorney