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2020 Annual Meeting FAQs

General

Who do I contact if I need special accommodations?
If you need special accommodations to participate in Annual Meeting, please contact the State Bar at 800.204.2222 (ext. 1515) prior to Friday, May 29, 2020.

WiFi Access
Free WiFi access will not be available in the Hilton Anatole meeting rooms or common areas, which include pre-function areas, lobbies and hallways.

What is the address of the Hilton Anatole?
2201 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207

Hotel Reservation Policy

The deadline to book your hotel room at the discounted rate in the State Bar of Texas room block is May 23, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Please note that rooms are reserved on a first come, first served basis, and we may run out of available rooms in our block prior to the deadline.

To confirm a sleeping room within the State Bar of Texas Room Block, you must provide a valid credit card to secure your room, along with a first-night’s deposit, refundable up to 72 hours in advance of your check-in date. The credit card used to prepay the room deposit will be charged immediately.

What is the recommended attire?
Attire at the meeting is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses, and most importantly, comfortable shoes! Suits, ties, nine-to-five dresses and high heels are not required. Attire for the Presidents’ Party on Thursday, June 25, will be announced soon.

Where can I park?
The Hilton Anatole offers valet parking for $31.00 per day per vehicle ($25.00 day use). In/out privileges are granted to hotel guests who valet. Self-parking is also available for $22.00 per day. You may self-park for smaller windows of time if needed: 0-4 hours - $15; 4-8 hours - $20. If you accept the optional resort fee of $25.00/day, you will receive 50% off the self-parking rate and $10.00 off the valet rate. For any questions or additional information, please contact the Hilton Anatole at 214.748.1200.

Where can I get a shuttle or taxi from the airport?
From the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to the Hilton Anatole:

Type

Typical Minimum Charge

Limousine

110.00 USD

Super Shuttle

15.00 USD

Rental Car

prices vary

Taxi

42.00 USD

Various other

59.00 USD

*All parking and transportation information is subject to change.

From Dallas Love Field to the Hilton Anatole:

Type

Typical Minimum Charge

Limousine

110.00 USD

Super Shuttle

15.00 USD

Rental Car

prices vary

Taxi

18.00 USD

Various other

29.00 USD

*All parking and transportation information is subject to change.

Both Uber and Lyft are also currently available in Dallas.

If you have any additional questions regarding transportation and parking, please call the Hilton Anatole at 214.748.1200.

Directions and Links to Maps and Visitor Information
Maps and directions to the Hilton Anatole in Dallas

Where can I get a copy of the complete event guide?
The Event Guide for the 2020 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting has not been published yet. Once it is, it will be available at www.texasbar.com/annualmeeting and will be updated regularly. The final event guide will be included with all other registration materials onsite.

When can I pick up my name badge and registration materials?
Registration will take place at the Hilton Anatole near the Chantilly Ballroom Foyer
Registration booth hours: Wednesday, June 24, 4:00 p.m. -­ 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 25, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 26, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

When and where will the Annual Meeting be held in 2021?
June 17-18, 2021 – Omni Hotel and Fort Worth Convention Center – Fort Worth, TX
Please visit the Future Dates Page for other upcoming Annual Meeting dates and locations.

Registration

Law Student Division Members
As a member of the Law Student Division, you can attend the 2020 Annual Meeting at a discounted rate of $185 for a full 2-day registration. Show up on site and register at the State Bar of Texas Registration Desk. Click here to join the Law Student Division now.

I want to attend the Annual Meeting but am not an attorney or a member of the Law Student Division or Paralegal Division. May I register?
Yes, you may. However, you will need to print out a registration form and fax (512.427.4303), email (annualmeeting@texasbar.com) or mail it to State Bar of Texas, Attn.: Annual Meeting, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, TX 78711-2487.

I don't want to pay by credit card. Can I still register online and pay later or pay by check? Unfortunately, no. If you do not pay by credit card at the end of the online registration process, your registration will not be processed. Please be assured that every step of our online registration process is secured by VeriSign so your credit card information will be safe. However, if you still want to pay by check/money order, you may do so by completing a printed registration form and mailing that along with your check to our office (State Bar of Texas, Attn.: Annual Meeting, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, TX 78711-2487).

Can I fax my registration form and payment information?
Yes, you may. However, please make sure that we can read your fax! Please include a cover sheet with clear instructions on how to contact you with any questions. Our fax number is 512.427.4303.

I just registered online but did not receive a confirmation email.
Please call our office (800.204.2222, ext. 1515) if you do not receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes of pressing the “Check Out” button at the end of your registration process.

I faxed or mailed in my registration form but have not received a confirmation.
If you faxed or mailed in your registration form, you should receive a confirmation email within 10 days of receipt of your registration form. If you did not receive a confirmation email, please call our office at 800.204.2222 (ext. 1515).

I pre-registered for the Annual Meeting. Is there anything else I need to do?
Stop by the registration desk located in the Chantilly Foyer, on the lobby level, of the Hilton Anatole to pick up your badge and other meeting materials.

Can I register for the Annual Meeting onsite?
Yes! Stop by the registration desk located in the Chantilly Foyer, on the lobby level, of the Hilton Anatole to register onsite.

I registered online but forgot to purchase tickets for the special events. What should I do?
If you have already registered for this event and need to modify your registration, please contact Annual Meeting at 800.204.2222 (ext. 1515) or email annualmeeting@texasbar.com. Remember that breakfasts (continental on Thursday and Bench Bar on Friday) and luncheons (Bar Leaders Recognition on Thursday and General Session on Friday) are part of the registration. If you want to buy a ticket for a guest, those tickets are available on the registration form. Don't forget to purchase tickets to the Presidents' Party!

I’m only going to attend my section’s membership meetings. Do I have to register for the Annual Meeting?
If you are attending only your section's council or membership meetings, you do not have to register for the Annual Meeting. However, if you plan to attend any of the CLE programs, including your section's CLE programming, you must register for the Annual Meeting. You will need your registration badge for access to the meeting rooms. CLE will be filed only for registrants.

I have registered for the Annual Meeting but would like to make changes to my name on my badge. How do I do this?
If you have already registered for this event and need to modify your registration, please contact Annual Meeting at 800.204.2222 (ext. 1515) or email annualmeeting@texasbar.com.

If I have to change my plans and can’t attend the meeting, can I get a refund?
For a full refund, written cancellation requests must be received by Friday, May 29, 2020. Cancellations will not be refunded once the meeting begins. Send written cancellation requests to State Bar of Texas, Attn.: Annual Meeting, P.O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711-2487, email to annualmeeting@texasbar.com, or fax to 512.427.4303. Refunds received prior to the cancellation deadline will be processed after the Annual Meeting.

Education

How do I request CLE credit for attending the Annual Meeting?
All CLE events will use the same MCLE number. Total the time for all the CLE you attend, and then turn in just one MCLE card at one of the designated drop boxes onsite as you leave the Annual Meeting. MCLE cards will be available at several places throughout the meeting. Annual Meeting MCLE cards will only be accepted onsite. If you are unable to turn in your MCLE card onsite, CLE hours may be self-reported on your My Bar Page.

Will a hard copy of the CLE materials be available for purchase?
Attendees may access any available materials for all CLE programs on our Annual Meeting App or designated drop box page. Hard copies of the CLE materials will not be available for purchase.

Materials from the 2019 Annual Meeting can be found here.

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