Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Austin – Thompson Conference Center – Aug 19, 2022

Live Webcast – Aug 19, 2022

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Katrina Grider, is designed to provide overviews and updates on issues related to Texas employment law. Content is extensive and exhaustive with topics ranging from employment-at-will to discrimination issues, wage and hour violations, retaliation, FMLA, changes in employment law impacting compliance efforts, and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers. INSTRUCTORS Connie L. Cornell, PHR is a founding partner of Cornell Smith Mierl Brutocao Burton, LLP, an Austin labor and employment law firm, representing employers and management through advice, training, and litigation defense. Ms. Cornell is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources by the national HR Certification Institute. Katrina Grider is the Associate Director for Curriculum, Training, and Education for the Revolving Funds Division at the EEOC. She directs and oversees the development, content, and delivery of the EEOC’s fee-based training and education programs for public and private sector employers; manages training activities provided by the EEOC Training Institute; and establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify training needs and develop appropriate training and education to meet such needs. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Aug 25-26, 2022

Live Webcast – Aug 25-26, 2022

The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and come away with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 3.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 1-2, 2022

Live Webcast – Sep 1-2, 2022

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar brings together members of the judiciary, regulatory, and academic communities to engage with practitioners about the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes, and other timely topics.   2022 highlights include: Updates on significant administrative law cases and legislative activity during the last year, Texas Open Meetings Act, and new changes at SOAH. Tips and strategies on improving your legal writing, working with expert witnesses, managing information technology risks, and dealing with difficult people. The always-popular, unscripted round-robin discussion during the Judicial Panel, including a Q&A for attendees. 3.25 hours of ethics, including presentations on Ethics and the Agency Lawyer: Conflicts, Fiduciary Duty, and Confidential Information, Board of Disciplinary Appeals, and Ethics as an Elected Official and an Attorney. Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and fellow practitioners, including the Thursday Evening Networking Reception. Following the seminar, attendees will receive a free, on-demand eSupplement containing additional programming, ensuring attendees can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 3.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Administrative Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown – Sep 15-16, 2022

Live Webcast – Sep 15-16, 2022

Join us for The University of Texas School of Law’s 8th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country, bringing together the top enforcement practitioners, in-house counsel, compliance professionals, and agency personnel. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law
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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Sep 28, 2022

Live Webcast – Sep 28, 2022

Back this year! UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, and outlines how the changes in immigration policies are influencing immigration law practice and how to best serve your clients.   Stay on for the 2-day 46th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law – for the latest developments, guidance, and in-depth discussion on issues at the forefront of immigration practice in a changing political climate. Following the conference, attendees will receive supplemental on-demand programming to ensure they are able to satisfy their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE requirement.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.25 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 29-30, 2022

Live Webcast – Sep 29-30, 2022

UT Law CLE's 56th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute presents current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. This year's highlights include: Updates from the legislature and the courts, along with focused sessions on Advanced Commercial Lending and Residential Lending. Insight into hot topics like seller financing, LIBOR to SOFR transition, bankruptcy, and developments in real estate underwriting. Dr. Perryman joins us to discuss his latest projections for the US and Texas economies, including forecasts for employment and other measures of business activity as well as the outlook for real estate markets. Update on Mechanics Liens and 2021 Amendments to Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code Three hours of ethics credit including, Attorney Title Opinion Letters in a GSE World, Ethics of Practicing Law Remotely, and  Ethics of Data Breaches. Following the conference, attendees will receive supplemental on-demand programming to ensure they are able to satisfy their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE requirement. All this makes the Institute the definitive real estate finance course of the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.50 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law, Real Estate Law
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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Sep 29-30, 2022

Live Webcast – Sep 29-30, 2022

In a constantly changing political climate, navigating the law is more important than ever. UT Law CLE's 46th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for practitioners of all experience levels and provides an opportunity to learn from nationally recognized experts.   The 2-day program offers in-depth discussion on issues at the forefront of immigration practice and provides tools, forms, tips, and guidance on key decision points, including the increasing importance of removal and relief from removal. Gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients while protecting yourself and your practice. 2022 highlights include: Hear national policy, federal case and court updates. Examine the National Interest Waiver category and review practical considerations in this option. Practical guidance and updates on PERM drafting trends including remote work situations, new SOC codes, good-faith compliance regarding the Facebook settlement, and relevant BALCA summaries. Learn how to approach and analyze criminal issues of inadmissibility and deportability. Coverage of key compliance and audit issues in Site Visits and Audits and Key I-9 Audit and Compliance Issues – Mistakes to Avoid. Humanitarian Practice & Procedures Updates provides updates to policy, procedure, and reality for DACA, TPS, Parole, SIJS and U & T visas. Join us a day early for the Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law - ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Following the conference, attendees will receive supplemental on-demand programming to ensure they are able to satisfy their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE requirement.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.00 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – The Ritz-Carlton – Oct 6-7, 2022

Live Webcast – Oct 6-7, 2022

UT Law CLE’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The combination of a cutting-edge program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors, the Byron Egan Whiskey Tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an event you won’t want to miss!

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – South Texas College of Law Houston – Oct 14, 2022

Live Webcast – Oct 14, 2022

UT Law CLE's 31st Annual David W. Robertson Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference is the leading annual event that focuses on legal developments in the specialized areas of admiralty and maritime law. The conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to stay abreast of global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol – Oct 20-21, 2022

Live Webcast – Oct 20-21, 2022

UT Law's 27th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. 

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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Austin Marriott Downtown – Nov 17-18, 2022

Webcast – Nov 17-18, 2022

Now in its 41st year UT Law CLE's Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners. This year’s conference will be a day and a half and provides an in-depth focus on current topics in business and consumer bankruptcy. Program highlights: The perennial favorite Recent Developments will have two sessions: Professor Jay L. Westbrook will lead the opening session to discuss the year’s most important cases, and then Thursday afternoon, Debbie Langehennig leads a panel for a deeper dive into recent business and consumer cases. An overview of strategies implementing the Texas Two Step in recent mass tort cases and a debate on whether it is a proper process for resolving bankruptcy mass tort cases. Too Many Hats in the Ethical Ring: When Insiders, Affiliates, Friends, and Family Show Up All Over a Restructuring Thursday DEI luncheon session with a special focus on the E and I in bankruptcy practice. Friday morning opens with the perspective of new and not so new judges with the annual Judges Panel. Select from Friday morning concurrent tracks: Business Track includes insight on the latest trends in Chapter 11 plans; intersection of federal energy policy and the bankruptcy code; hot topics in healthcare; and examining the role of the independent director in Chapter 11. Consumer Track includes issues in digital assets, NFTs, and cash apps; changes to rule 3002.1; student loan updates, and conversions from 13 to 7 and avoiding malpractice. Gain insight on bankruptcy alternatives; privacy and sealing; subchapter V for small and not so small business; and much more. Also, enjoy interacting and networking with judges, trustees, and practitioners at Thursday Evening’s Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Reception!

Renewable Energy Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2023