Ryan Clinton is a Texas appellate attorney, a shareholder at the law firm Davis, Gerald & Cremer PC, and a former Texas Assistant Solicitor General. In 2005, Ryan founded FixAustin.org, an animal-advocacy organization aimed at making Austin a “No Kill” community. Ryan has been repeatedly named a Texas “Super Lawyer” in Texas Monthly magazine and, when he qualified, was named one of the top 25 attorneys in Texas under the age of 40 by Texas Lawyer. He was also a 2009 recipient of the No Kill Advocacy Center’s Henry Bergh Leadership Award and a 2018 recipient of Maddie's Fund's Maddie Hero award.
Join attorney Ryan Clinton, founder of Fix Austin, as he kicks off the conference by sharing the obstacles, challenges, successes, and strategies that Austin faced on their journey to No Kill.
Learn how shelters and rescue groups can implement strategies to limit their liability for saving lives. Topics will include risk reduction, lawsuits, insurance, and policy protocols. Your lawyer will thank you for attending.
Learn how animal advocates in Austin, Texas put No Kill on the city's public policy agenda, and how you can do the same for your community.
Participants will learn the nuts and bolts of various animal welfare ordinances, including stray holds, caretakers, and Austin's No Kill plan.
This unique opportunity is only offered at the American Pets Alive Conference and allows for you to come face to face with No Kill city council members, animal advisory commission members, political advisors, lobbyists and political nonprofit leaders.