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Our Team

Ted Siff
(512) 657-5414

Ted is a graduate of Harvard College and has more than 25 years of publishing experience. He is the majority owner of Park Place Publications, L.P., which is the parent company of the Legal Digest, Legal Digest Events and Ed311. He is board president of the Old Austin Neighborhood and Shoal Creek Conservancy and treasurer of the Conservation History Association of Texas. Ted and his wife, Janelle, a professional actress, live in downtown Austin with their two daughters and many cats.

Danielle King
Accounting Manager
(512) 478-2113, Ext. 1

Danielle handles conference registration and accounts receivable.



Ambrose Austin
Chief Operating Officer
(512) 478-2113, Ext. 2

Ambrose is in charge of overall operations for Legal Digest and Ed311, so you can contact him with any questions.

Ambrose has a Masters in Legal Studies from Texas State University and a BA from The New School. He’s a generalist rather than a specialist and likes to take on projects where he can learn new skills. His many interests include sci-fi, history, and craft coffee. Ambrose built this and the other company websites using WordPress and has also built sites for Shoal Creek Conservancy, gaybigaygay, The Gay Wax Museum, and Erica Nix Photography. Ambrose is celebrating his 20 year anniversary of moving to Austin.

Jennifer Childress

Jennifer is a graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas School of Law. She is the author of The Texas Legal Handbook on Student Bullying, The Bullying Law Blog and is also co-author to many of the Legal Digest school law charts and handbooks. Jennifer edited the Legal Digest Newsletter for over 10 years and programs the speakers and topics for our conferences and workshops. She is also an associate of Walsh, Gallegos, Trevino, Russo & Kyle P.C., she and her husband, Brett, have four children who attend Austin ISD schools.