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Technology Law Conference

Austin – May 25-26, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – May 25-26, 2017

UT Law’s 30th Annual Technology Law Conference brings together a nationally recognized faculty of technology and licensing practitioners, in-house counsel from leading tech companies, and experts in copyright, trademark, open source, and data privacy and security for the latest issues affecting the technology industry. This year's program features: A discussion of current technology policy and possible impacts under a Trump administration Advanced licensing and service agreements—understanding key terms, practical negotiation and drafting strategies, and perspectives from the federal bench Negotiating open source warranties and indemnities GDPR Readiness in 2017 A look at the current cyber threat landscape and emerging issues for executive officers and board members Innovative Approaches to Protecting IP in the Technology Sector Programmable Money and the Future of Contracts Key issues in technology M&A: the influence of activist shareholders, and navigating due diligence in technology transactions Immigration Update: Trump-Era Policies and Impacts on the Technology Sector A panel of U.S. District Court Judges discussing current issues in technology law and best practices as they occur in federal litigation 3.00 hours of Ethics, including a presentation on Technology’s Disruption of the Legal Profession Multiple opportunities for networking, including Thursday Evening Reception for all attendees more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.00 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
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Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 1-2, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's Conference on State and Federal Appeals, designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners, has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is the annual gathering of state and federal appellate judges. Now in its 27th year, this conference is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners.   2017 highlights include: The Ethics of Social Media, with John G. Browning, Passman & Jones, David Lat, Above the Law, and Justice Don R. Willett, Supreme Court of Texas Experienced perspective on what makes for great Appellate Advocacy, with David M. Gunn, Beck Redden LLP, and Justice Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Practical tips on appellate court practices from current staff attorneys in Pulling Back the Curtain (a Bit) Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Justice Eva Guzman, and Justice Jeff Brown about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners The Ethics Apprentice, hosted by Judge Daryl L. Moore, 333rd District Court, during which ambitious appellate practitioners compete against one another as they struggle to answer ethics questions that savvy practitioners ought to know Updates on essential topics such as interlocutory appeals, harmful error, attorney fees, and rehearing en banc strategies Attendees also enjoy networking opportunities with judges and fellow colleagues during the conference, including Friday’s traditional Luncheon with the Judiciary. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
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Higher Education Taxation Essentials

Austin – Jun 4, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center

The ideal introduction for new entrants to the field and the perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners, Higher Education Taxation Essentials provides an overview in key areas such as UBIT; payment of scholarships, fellowships, stipends and honoraria; charitable contributions; and tax-exempt bonds. Stay on for the 5th Annual Higher Education Taxation Institute (HETI) beginning at 3:45 p.m. for in-depth coverage of federal tax issues, legislative and regulatory changes, and practical guidance in higher education taxation. more »

Total Credit Hours:
3.00    Credit Info
Specialization:
Tax Law
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Higher Education Taxation Institute

Austin – Jun 4-6, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center

The Higher Education Taxation Institute (HETI) provides a unique forum for college and university tax professionals from around the country to examine and discuss federal tax issues, including compliance and legislation and judicial, regulatory, and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities. Objectives: Examine recent tax law developments that affect institutions of higher education, including updates on Congressional activity, IRS rulings, and judicial decisions. Hear the current Legislative and Policy Outlook for Colleges and Universities and how Congress is examining exempt organizations. Understand the recently released safe harbors regarding management contracts and tax-exempt bonds. Analyze the complex tax considerations for faculty inventor payments that arise when a university shares revenue from licensing technology. Explore emerging issues around the property tax exemption and recent experiences from private and public institutions Discuss commonly missed or misinterpreted fringe benefits provided by colleges and universities. Examine various types of non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements and the tax rules that apply to them. Get tips and strategies from seasoned campus leaders for operating a university tax department, including a variety of models and structures. Attendees are invited to network with program faculty and attendees at the Sunday Evening Opening Reception. NEW THIS YEAR – come early on Sunday and attend the Higher Education Taxation Essentials program starting at noon – a great starter for those new to the higher education tax field and a perfect refresher for those who aren’t.  more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.25    Credit Info
Specialization:
Tax Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Apr 13, 2017 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 13, 2017
Webcast Replay – Jun 8, 2017

UT Law's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, oil and gas interests, a four-session look at the oil and gas lease—classification, royalty valuation, implied covenants and other clauses—conveyancing, and the Joint Operating Agreement. Continue on to the 43rd Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Real Estate Law
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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Apr 14, 2017 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2017
Webcast Replay – Jun 9, 2017

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments. 2017 program highlights include: Professor Ernest E. Smith presents his annual Case Law Update. Bart W. Huffman, Reed Smith LLP, and Will R. Daugherty, Baker & Hostetler LLP, explore the ethical and legal obligations of attorneys and law firms to protect against cybersecurity threats including threats to client data and communications. Brian Sullivan, McElroy, Sullivan, Miller, Weber & Olmstead L.L.P., delivers the Railroad Commission Update. Matt Ray, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., presents on Gas Exports to Mexico during the luncheon presentation. J. Robert Goldsmith Jr., Goldsmith, Bogisch & Chaires, moderates a panel discussion of Legal and Regulatory Issues in Light of Current Drilling Technology with panelists Gregory S. Mathews, Chevron USA INC., and John B. McFarland, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody. Hear Fun New Ways for Density and Proration Rules to Bust Your Lease with Brandon Durrett, Dykema Cox Smith. Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.75 | 1.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Real Estate Law
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Labor and Employment Law Conference

Austin – Jun 12-13, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Jun 12-13, 2017

The 24th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference offers two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts. Highlights include:   Welcome Folks, to the Trump Administration: What the First 100 Days Mean for Employers and Employees, with Laura M. Merritt, Boulette Golden & Marin, L.L.P. A deep dive into the principle of pay equity, how it is reflected in statute, and the legal and practical concerns in complying with those statutes William T. (Tommy) Simmons of the Texas Workforce Commission examining important hidden hazards in handling wage payment, unemployment claim, and unemployment tax issues at TWC General counsel perspectives on how to efficiently and effectively interact with in-house counsel, including interactions regarding litigation, company policies, and labor law requirements Focused presentation series on litigation strategies (featuring updates on discovery and social media) and workforce strategies (featuring updates on LGBTQ issues and background checks) The latest federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.00 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law
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Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 12, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel

Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities. The Primer covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, and terminations, and includes discussion using a hypothetical business formation scenario with a moderated Q&A session to follow. Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law
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LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 13-14, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – Jul 13-14, 2017

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 26th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates in federal and Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Explore the latest state and federal legislative developments, including proposed tax reform, what may be enacted, and how it may affect your choice of entity decisions in The Sausage So Far: Tax Reform Legislative Update. Get drafting essentials in light of the new partnership audit rules, including how to draft partnership and operating agreements to accommodate the unknown developments. Learn about Essential Securities and Compliance Issues with a practical discussion of the state and federal securities law requirements and common issues that arise in private offerings. Explore circumstances that can lead to inadvertent partnerships and how to avoid partnership characterization; plus, hear ways to facilitate an orderly exit when an LLC or partnership must come to an end. Learn about opportunities to offer pro bono services, including guidance, tips, and possible pitfalls to look out for in Beyond the Starfish: Pro-Bono Opportunities for the Business Lawyer Earn 2.50 hours of legal ethics, including Nuts and Bolts Ethics for the Business and Transactional Lawyer and Effective Engagement Letters and Other Simple Risk-Management Tools; Come a day early for Wednesday evening’s Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships—ideal for beginners or a great refresher for experienced practitioners. more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.75 | 2.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law
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Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Galveston – Jul 20-21, 2017 – Moody Gardens

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is an informative and informal conference that presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners.   2017 highlights include:  Analyze updates on consumer bankruptcy cases from the Fifth Circuit with Hon. Marvin Isgur, Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades, Hon. Craig A. Gargotta, and Hon. Eduardo V. Rodriguez. Employ practical tips on what to do when things go wrong, with Oops! Fixing Errors in Pleadings, Scheduled, Plans, Prior Testimony, Proposed Orders, and Entered Orders and Filling Out the Mortgage Proof of Claim Form. Determine what's on the minds of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustees through candid discussions among the trustees. Review the nuances of Client Relationships, including how to best create, manage, and divorce relationships with clients. Prepare how to keep your costs down and ethics up with Unauthorized Practice of Law: How Much Can Your Paralegal Do? Examine the “Snapshot Rule” in the newest installment of the Smackdown: Exempt Property is Forever Yours??? with Hon. Marvin Isgur and Hon. Russell F. Nelms. Interact and network with judges, trustees, and practitioners throughout the conference, including breakfast breakout sessions on Friday morning.  Attendees and faculty are encouraged to dress “beach casual,” and bring the family to enjoy Moody Gardens on Galveston Island. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer Law
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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Dallas – Jul 28, 2017 – Cityplace Conference Center
Live Webcast – Jul 28, 2017

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top officials at HHSC, DOJ, and the SEC, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach. Topics include:  Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement, including HIPAA Compliance and HHS Enforcement Litigation Update Internal Controls and Compliance Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance Privacy and Data Security in an Increasingly Globalized World The In-House Perspective on Managing Cybersecurity If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Labor and Employment Law
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Texas NAELA Summer Conference

Galveston – Aug 2, 2017 – Moody Gardens

The Texas Chapter of NAELA will have its annual meeting and conference in conjunction with the UT Law’s Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference at Moody Gardens in Galveston on Wednesday, August 2. In addition to the annual meeting and award presentations, the conference presents topics and issues regarding various aspects in the area of Elder Law.   Dealing with Difficult Behavior Family Fusion: Estate Planning Beyond the Nuclear Unit Preventing & Recovering from Elder Financial Fraud Unauthorized Practice of Law: How Clients are Being Harmed The Tension Between Legal Documents and Medical Practice The Future of Elder Law and Estate Planning: Policy & Technology Networking and renewing friendships with your fellow Elder Law attorneys from across the state in a relaxed and informal setting while you (and your family) enjoy Galveston Island. Special discount for TX NAELA members attending both conferences. more »

Total Credit Hours:
5.00    Credit Info
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Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Galveston – Aug 3-4, 2017 – Moody Gardens

The Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference presents current developments and practical tips for estate planners and elder law attorneys, offers essential information for guardians ad litem, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.  Get practical guidance on updating key forms to reflect changes to the law Hear the latest developments in Medicaid law and walk through essential forms for Medicaid specialists and non-specialists Hear a panel of corporate trustees discuss how they administer the wills and trusts you draft and with tips for Drafting Wills and Trusts for Efficient Administration Discuss “pesky” probate issues, including working with creditors and claims, as well as options and alternatives to probating a will Explore key guardianship issues and alternatives—for up to 4.25 hours of Guardianship credit—including The Role of the Guardian, The Role of the Ad Litem, The Fourth Hour—Supports and Services: Underpinning the Less Restrictive Alternatives, and a review of the Texas Estate Code requirements for qualification of personal representative Hear the latest case law, legislative and agency updates, including a presentation by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Get answers to your questions at the popular Ask the Experts panel Earn up to 3.25 hours of legal ethics credit Join conference faculty and fellow colleagues at the Thursday Evening Networking Reception and then join us at the pool for an evening cookout This conference is informative and informal—attendees and faculty are encouraged to dress “beach casual” and bring the family to enjoy Moody Gardens on Galveston Island! Are you a TX NAELA Member?  Come a day early and attend the 2017 TX NAELA Summer Conference on August 2!  The Summer Conference is open ONLY to TX NAELA Members.  TX NAELA Members can register for BOTH programs and SAVE! Click here to get the special Member Rate when you jointly register for both conferences. more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.75 | 3.25 ethics | 4.25 guardianship    Credit Info
Specializations:
Estate Planning and Probate Law
Tax Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Aug 17-18, 2017 – Norris Conference Center
Live Webcast – Aug 17-18, 2017

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. Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms.   2017 program highlights: Gain practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, managing client expectations, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, guidance on the use of medical records, persuading the jury, and making effective opening statements and closing arguments Hear a summary of current legislative issues and outcomes affecting personal injury attorneys Obtain an overview of Texas auto policies, including truck wrecks, damages, ride-sharing service claims, and more Examine the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, ERISA, workers’ comp, hospital liens, state and local employees, and disability plans Learn about the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of common spinal injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions Explore the innovative technology and accident reconstruction resources to support your electronic trial presentation Hear the judicial perspective on what does and doesn't work well in jury trials Earn up to 11.00 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.50 hours of ethics credit Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program! more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.00 | 2.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Austin – Aug 24-25, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Aug 24-25, 2017

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar brings together members of the judiciary and regulatory and academic communities to engage with practitioners about the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes, and other timely topics.   2017 program highlights include:  Legislative Update with comments from Rep. Gina Hinojosa, Texas House of Representatives Significant administrative law cases issued during the last year, plus updates on Open Government legislation, Ultra Vires, and developments at SOAH An exploration of hot topics, including the Confidential Agency Records in Court Proceedings and Addressing Open Government Practices with Technology Solutions Insights into the Texas Department of Insurance’s unique administrative law issues and how it impacts you In-depth discussion of the Ethical Considerations Regarding Attorney Contacts with State Agencies A behind the scenes look at the mechanics of Texas’ Third Court of Appeals, with insight into the practice behind accelerated appeals Ace Pickens, Husch Blackwell LLP, discussing Some Things That Could or Should be Fixed in Texas Administrative Law and the APA Multiple opportunities to network and connect, including Happy Hour on Thursday evening! more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.25 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specialization:
Administrative Law
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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Austin – Aug 24, 2017 – Thompson Conference Center

A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Gain fail-safe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in a contract case Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative Learn techniques to put combative lawyers in their place Attendees of the live conference will receive a complimentary copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.00    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Bankruptcy Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Consumer and Commercial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
Juvenile Law
Labor and Employment Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
Workers' Compensation Law
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Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Austin – Sep 8, 2017 – Thompson Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 8, 2017

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The Future of Residential Mortgage Lending

Austin – Sep 27, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 27, 2017

The Future of Residential Mortgage Lending is a deep dive into the residential mortgage industry, featuring a half-day of programming with exceptional faculty, designed to foster meaningful learning and networking opportunities with interaction among the participants and speakers, Stay on for the Mortgage Lending Institute for current developments and industry trends, practical information on real estate lending, financing, and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources more »

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Mortgage Lending Institute

Austin – Sep 28-29, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 28-29, 2017

The 51st Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute—the definitive real estate finance course of the year—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. Come a day early for The Future of Residential Mortgage Lending: a deep dive into the residential mortgage industry, featuring a half-day of programming designed to foster meaningful learning and networking opportunities with interaction among the participants and speakers, more »

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – Sep 29, 2017 – South Texas College of Law Houston

Join UT Law Continuing Legal Education for the 26th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference – the leading annual Texas CLE event that focuses on legal developments in the specialized area of admiralty and maritime law. The conference opens with the always popular overview of recent developments at the national level and in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to stay abreast of global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure.   2017 highlights include: Insight into how specific coverage and dispute resolution provisions can become serious obstacles to the insured’s ability to collect, with James W. Ferguson of Halliburton Discussion of the O.W. Bunker Litigation from the perspective of vessel owners, physical suppliers of necessaries, and secured lenders Hon. Lynn H. Hughes, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, offers his views on the state of legal practice and the profession State Law in Maritime Cases: The Devil’s Own Mess, with Hon. John W. deGravelles, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana Bradley J. Jackson and the return of William J. Chriss to the interactive ethics favorite What to Do if Your Client is Misbehaving, Part VII This conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners get the latest on global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure, and to connect with members of the judiciary who hear their cases. more »

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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Oct 5-6, 2017 – Hotel Derek

The 16th Annual Gas and Power Institute features a host of timely topics relevant to lawyers and top executives in the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulations, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. more »

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Mergers & Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – Oct 12-13, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton

UT Law’s Mergers & Acquisitions Institute has gained a reputation among deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, private equity investors, hedge fund managers and other legal and financial practitioners as 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 an excellent program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors, Fletcher’s Texas State Fair famous corny dogs, the 7th annual whiskey tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an event you won't want to miss! more »

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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 25, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Oct 25, 2017

UT Law’s Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners—provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, outlines the basics of family immigration law practice, offers an introduction to removal proceedings, and details issues new practitioners face in managing an immigration practice.  more »

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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 26-27, 2017 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Oct 26-27, 2017

UT Law’s 41st Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for practitioners of all experience levels, and provides an opportunity to meet with and learn from nationally recognized experts and to interact with your fellow practitioners from around the state to hear how they are dealing with tough issues. The 2-day program offers the latest developments and information in immigration law, and provides tools, forms, tips and guidance on key decision points and strategies in family-based and employment-based immigration, including the increasing importance of removal and relief from removal.  more »

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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Oct 26-27, 2017 – Hotel Derek

The Institute provides a unique collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. It brings together a nationally recognized faculty to discuss key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations.  more »

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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – Nov 2-3, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – Nov 2-3, 2017

UT Law's 22nd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin 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. more »

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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Nov 2-3, 2017 – Renaissance Hotel

Join leading litigators, judges, and law professors at the 41st Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin. The program provides updates and analysis of important developments in civil litigation practice, with substantive coverage of practice tips, advocacy strategies, and important trends. more »

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Leasing Institute

Houston – Nov 10, 2017 – South Texas College of Law Houston

Back by popular demand, the Bernard O. Dow Leasing Institute brings together experts in real estate law, finance and leasing for a focused one-day program that covers the latest leasing issues at a sophisticated level. more »

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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 16-17, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel

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Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – Nov 16-17, 2017 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

Join leading members of the oil, gas and energy tax community—including senior government officials, IRS staff, corporate energy and tax counsel, and members of the energy tax bar—at the 14th Biennial Parker C. Fielder Oil and Gas Tax Conference. This nationally recognized event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS, and provides an exchange of views and perspectives between the private sector and the Service. more »

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Taxation Conference

Austin – Dec 13-14, 2017 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin

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Estate Planning Workshop

Austin – Dec 15, 2017 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin

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Nonprofit Organizations Compliance and Internal Review Workshop

Austin – Jan 17, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel

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Nonprofit Organizations Institute

Austin – Jan 18-19, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel

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Renewable Energy Law

Austin – Jan 29-30, 2018 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin

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Special Needs Trusts

Austin – Feb 15-16, 2018 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin

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School Law Conference

Austin – Feb 22-23, 2018 – AT&T Conference Center

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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Alexandria – Mar 1-2, 2018 – United States Patent and Trademark Office

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Technology Law Conference

Austin – May 24-25, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel

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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – Nov 1-2, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel