Profile Ryan Clinton

Ryan Clinton

Attorney and Founder of

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, 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.

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Sat. February 2nd

8:30 am - 9:20 am Map Icon Zlotnik Family Ballroom

AmPA! Fundamentals: Becoming No Kill

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.

Ryan Clinton

3:10 pm - 4:25 pm Map Icon Amphitheater Level M2 204

Know the Law: Liability in Shelters and Rescues

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.

Ryan Clinton

Sun. February 3rd

10:45 am - 12:00 pm Map Icon Salon 5-6

No Kill Political Advocacy: How to Gain and Keep Political Support

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.

Ryan Clinton

Mon. February 4th

9:50 am - 11:20 am Map Icon Salon 5-6

Demystifying No Kill Laws: The Nuts & Bolts of Ordinances

Participants will learn the nuts and bolts of various animal welfare ordinances, including stray holds, caretakers, and Austin's No Kill plan.

Ryan Clinton

2:20 pm - 4:20 pm Map Icon Salon 5-6

Get Your Government's Attention: Political Masterclass

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.

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