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2020 Conference Registration and Nominees

The 33rd Annual Juvenile Law Conference is less than a month away. The early registration deadline is February (must register and pay). Be sure to enter your discount code if one is available to you. All the information and how to register is on this website. https://juvenilelaw.regfox.com/33rd-annual-juvenile-law-conference The Annual Meeting and Election will occur on […]

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33rd Annual Juvenile Law Conference Registration Open

Register now for the 33rd Annual Juvenile Law Conference, which will be in Galveston February 16-19, 2020. In addition to great speakers and topics, we’ll have social events, including a Welcome Reception and a Juvenile Law Foundation fundraiser event featuring silent auction, raffle, and live music by Nick and The Groove. If you have items […]

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2019 Post-Legislative Newsletter

Thanks to the work of the attorneys at TJJD, the 2019 post-legislative newsletter has been completed and published. For the first time, the newsletter will be available digitally only. We hope that you enjoy the newsletter and find it useful. 2019 Special Legislative Issue

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Houston Bar Association 9th Annual DFPS Conference

The Juvenile Law Section of the Houston Bar Association is hosting its 9th Annual DFPS Conference. Get details here

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TJJD Seeking Attorneys for Parole Revocation Hearings

TJJD is in need of attorneys to represent youth facing hearings to determine if their parole should be revoked. A letter here from General Counsel Christian von Wupperfeld explains the hearings, compensation, and method for entering a contract with the agency. The fee structure has recently increased to bring it in better alignment with appointed […]

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Center for Children and the Law

The University of Houston Law Center’s Center for Children, Law & Policy is hosting its annual Zealous Advocacy Conference for juvenile defense attorneys on July 19-20, 2019, at University of Houston Law Center. Information and registration below. Zealous Advocacy 2019 Zealous Advocacy 2019 registration form  

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TJJD Post-Legislative Conference

The TJJD post-legislative conference is July 29-30, 2019, at the Omni Southpark in Austin. Come learn about all the legislative changes impacting juvenile law, including Family Code changes, Penal Code changes, and Code of Criminal Procedure changes, as well as changes impacting government entities and employees. Hotel rooms are available at the conference rate through […]

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Seeking Nominees for Juvenile Law Council

Are you interested in being on the Juvenile Law Council or do you know someone who is? The nominating committee of the Juvenile Law Section Council is currently soliciting nominations for Council positions. Please send any nominations to Kameron Johnson at kameron.johnson@traviscountytx.gov and Kaci Singer at kaci.singer@tjjd.texas.gov. Please include a current email address for your nominee and a […]

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2019 Robert O. Dawson Visionary Leadership Award – Seeking Nominations

The Juvenile Law Section is seeking nominations for the 2019 Robert O. Dawson Visionary Leadership Award. This award goes to an individual who has unselfishly devoted time to the cause of juvenile justice in Texas. Persons deserving nomination are those who advocate for justice for juveniles in Texas; those who promote legislation advancing the juvenile […]

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Texas Juvenile Law – 9th Edition (Dawson) Available Now!

TJJD is please to announce the publication of Texas Juvenile Law, 9th Edition.  For more than 30 years, this publication has served as a comprehensive law reference guide on statutes, case decisions, and procedures affecting the day-to-day operations of the juvenile justice system. The Office of General Counsel – Legal Education and Technical Assistance section […]

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