Friday, March 20, 2009

Templeton Debate and Lecture Series on Freedom event on April 15

We are pleased to announce that we will be co-sponsoring a lunch with the South Texas College of Law Students Chapter. As part of the Templeton Debate and Lecture Series on Freedom event, Prof. Todd J. Zywicki of George Mason University School of Law will speak on the subject of "What Should We Do About the Mortgage and Foreclosure Crisis." The event will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at South Texas College of Law. Additional details will be announced soon.

Breakfast Discussion of Economic Crisis with Michael Dokupil

Tuesday, March 31, 2008
7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Baker Botts L.L.P. • One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana • 32nd Floor

Michael Dokupil has been following the development of the current economic crisis since 2007, and he anticipated many of the current credit problems. Michael will discuss the factors that precipitated the recession and how they might have been prevented, current efforts to bring the economy back in line and their chances of success, and where the country, and the world, are headed.

WARNING: This will put a damper on your day.

Michael Dokupil is a principal of SFC Capital Management, an investment management company he co-founded with Matthew Johnson in 1999. SFC manages a short-term, proprietary equity trading strategy and a "fund of funds" invested in various hedge funds.

Michael has been active in various organizations that seek to limit government’s role and promote individual opportunity. He serves on the boards of Americans for Limited Government, which provides research, analysis, and tools to enable citizens to hold government accountable, and Choices in Education for Neighborhood Centers, which helps people who might otherwise "fall through the cracks" improve their lives and their communities through support, education, and assistance. Michael co-founded Americans for Better Justice which promotes the selection of deeply qualified justices to the US Supreme Court. Leadership Houston recognized Michael's leadership and positive impact on our community by including him in its Class XXVI.

Michael received his B.A in Political Science and M.S. in Economics from Baylor University. At Baylor Michael held numerous leadership roles and was elected Student Body Treasurer. Upon completing his masters, Michael was asked to stay on and teach Intro to Microeconomics and Intro to Macroeconomics for a year at Baylor.

Please join us for one of our regular breakfasts with judges, legislators, and civil leaders to hear a presentation by Michael Dokupil and then join in a roundtable discussion.

There is no cost for this event. Please R.S.V.P. to