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Animal Law

Section Focus

The Animal Law Section sponsors monthly meetings to raise awareness and educate the legal community regarding legal issues affecting animals and their welfare through CLE presentations, networking opportunities, publication and a distribution of materials. The ALS currently co-sponsors a witness-support dog program with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office named Paw and Order: SDU (Special Dog Unit). The ALS ordinarily holds its monthly meetings during lunch. Inquiries regarding membership and meeting times should be directed to the ALS Secretary.

Laws for PawsThe Laws For Paws Blog focuses on animal law and legal issues facing non-profit animal rescue/welfare organizations. It also provides notice of upcoming Animal Law Section events.

Upcoming CLE:

Section Chair

Steve Halpert
Harris County Public Defender’s Office
1201 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

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Member Details

Section Members: 41
Section Dues: $20

Section Officers

Immediate Past Chair
Jessica Milligan

Vice Chair
Diane McManus

Chair Elect
Clarissa Kay Bauer

Tricia Rosendahl

Belinda Smith

Section Notes


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