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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Austin – Aug 31 - Sep 1, 2015 – AT&T Conference Center

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar brings together members of the judiciary, regulatory and academic communities to engage with practitioners to discuss the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes and other timely topics. 2015 program highlights: A discussion of significant administrative law cases issued during the last year Ann Bright and April Glass Griffin discuss the bills enacted by the 84th Texas Legislature that impact administrative law practitioners A look at the new Texas administration, including Governor Greg Abbott and the new Attorney General Director of the Sunset Advisory Commission, Ken Levine, explores major changes in Sunset legislation from the past year John D. Moore of the Texas Ethics Commission provides the dos and don’ts of communicating with Texas branches of government Multiple SOAH Judges discuss legislation from the 84th Texas Legislature Hon. Darlene Byrne highlights opportunities for attorneys to provide pro bono legal services to individuals who cannot afford them Hon. Craig R. Bennett moderates the always popular Judicial Panel round-robin discussion with Q&A for attendees Earn up to 3.25 hours of ethics credit Interact and network with program faculty and attendees during the Monday Evening Networking Reception Registration includes course materials, luncheon presentations on both days, networking reception and free Wi-Fi. more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.00 | 3.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specialization:
Administrative Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Essential Employment Law

Dallas – Sep 2, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center
Austin – Sep 30, 2015 – Norris Conference Center
Houston – Oct 14, 2015 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Michael W. Fox, and 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, LLP, an Austin labor and employment law firm. She 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 Society for Human Resource Management.   Michael W. Fox is a shareholder in the Austin office of Ogletree Deakins, a national labor and employment law firm. He has represented employers in employment law matters for more than 35 years, is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.75   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Non-Compete Camp

Dallas – Sep 3, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center

Join leading authorities at UT Law's inaugural Non-Compete Camp for a sophisticated and in-depth discussion of Non-Compete and Trade Secret law in Texas including recent legislation, drafting, talent acquisition, litigation, representing the individual vs. employer, and other latest developments in non-compete law. Highlights of this exceptional program developed by founding Co-Chairs, Michael P. Maslanka and Stephen E. Fox, include: Learn keys to drafting an effective non-compete agreement using non-traditional, cutting-edge methods from a panel moderated by Stephen E. Fox, Polsinelli PC, Dallas, TX Take an in-depth look at the new Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act Arthur V. Lambert, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Dallas, TX, presents Getting a TRO, Dissolving a TRO: Five Traps for the Unwary Expert forensic investigators provide their wisdom and insight on how to prove and challenge data theft allegations Keith A. Clouse, Clouse Dunn Khoshbin LLP, Dallas, TX, leads a panel discussion on Fighting the Temporary Injunction Fight Talk one-on-one with conference faculty about your specific questions or issues during the Bullpen Breaks Shawn Tuma, Scheef & Stone, L.L.P., Frisco, TX, discusses strategies for using the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in your claim Hear a panel of mediators and lawyers discuss resolution Earn up to 4.75 hours ethics credit  more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00 | 4.75 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Sep 10-11, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

The 14th Annual Gas and Power Institute features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation and environmental requirements, offers essential information on the latest industry and market climate, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.   2015 Institute highlights: Review of recent developments in the regulation of intrastate pipelines by the Texas Railroad Commission from James H. Barkley, Baker Botts, Houston, TX Kenneth Culotta, King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX, moderates the Mexico Update panel–learn about updates regarding the Mexican energy reforms, with a focus on the status of reforms in the midstream gas sector Analyze the developments with the Clean Air Act and the practical and legal difficulties they create for both the regulated community and the regulators Randall Rich, Pierce Atwood LLP, Washington, DC, highlights key federal agency action on energy issues in the 2015 Federal Regulatory Update Examine the rules, restrictions and reporting obligations that apply to the export of LNG, crude oil, condensate and refined products with Jacob (Jake) Dweck, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP, Washington DC, JoAnn P. Marcell, Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Houston, TX, and Steven A. Porter, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity & Fossil Energy, Washington, DC Chris Reeder, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX, reviews important legislative developments, case precedent and regulatory decisions that affect the Texas gas and electric industries Hear former PHMSA Administrator, Cynthia Quarterman’s view of recent and upcoming changes to gas transportation regulations and laws Interact and network with program faculty and attendees during Thursday Evening’s Networking Reception The Institute is presented with The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and The Energy Bar Association. more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.25 | 2.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Real Estate Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Mortgage Lending Institute

Austin – Sep 17-18, 2015 – AT&T Conference Center
Dallas – Nov 5-6, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center

The Mortgage Lending Institute—the definitive real estate finance course of the year—presents current developments, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. David Weatherbie's annual Case Law Update and significant developments from the 84th Texas Legislature A suite of Mortgage Lending Essentials, including key Lender Provisions in Leases, issues around Guaranty Liability and drafting enforceable ESIGN Consent disclosures Commercial lending issues and hot topics including “tips and traps” in letters of credit transactions, dealing with troublesome opinion requests and trends in closing protection letters and liability Residential lending issues and hot topics including reverse mortgages and the challenges that face mortgage lenders and servicers, the impact of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule and key issues often encountered when lenders and property owners’ associations cross paths Analysis of how to Identify and Indemnify against Environmental Risks including a walk-through of sample indemnity agreements and language Luncheon Presentation on Capital Sources and Current Trends in Real Estate Financing; plus a deeper dive into trends around foreign investment (EB-5 investors) and crowdfunding Plus Mortgage Lending Hot Topics, 2.00 hours of ethics and more! more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 2.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer and Commercial Law
Real Estate Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Dallas – Sep 24, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center
Houston – Oct 22, 2015 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

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 Dallas and Houston litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Hear district court judges' perspectives on deposition disputes and the use of deposition at trial Gain failsafe 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 copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read Stay on for Friday's Trial Skills Training Camp—an interactive, one-day trial advocacy course.  more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.00 | 1.00 ethics   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

Also available as: In-House CLE

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Texas Margin Tax Conference

Austin – Sep 25, 2015 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 25, 2015

If you offer financial, legal or tax advice to entities doing business in Texas, don't miss UT Law’s 2015 Texas Margin Tax Conference. This year’s conference covers the latest developments from the 84th Legislature and reviews recent case law. The program is designed to be informative and interactive, and features Ask the Auditors and Ask Tax Policy sessions in which your questions get answered by Comptroller senior personnel who administer the margin tax. Gain practical insights from the tax experts who are tackling typical and tough real-world issues, including COGS, apportionment, constitutional challenges, franchise tax credits, combined reporting, ethical concerns and more. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.50 | 0.75 ethics   Credit Info
Specialization:
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Trial Skills Training Camp

Dallas – Sep 25, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center
Houston – Oct 23, 2015 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

Learn from experienced practitioners, judges and courtroom technology professionals at Trial Skills Training Camp—an interactive, one-day trial advocacy course for new attorneys, seasoned advocates or anyone in between. Optional Early Bird Ethics Roundtable: Come early for 10+ tips on effective deposition techniques Hear the latest on preserving error at every stage of trial and avoiding waiver Identify the interplay between discovery and trial, including pre-trial orders and disclosures Learn tips on how make opening statements and closing arguments effective and ethical Explore tactics for preparing a witness and avoiding disaster on direct examination Gain insight from courtroom technology professionals about innovative tools to support your electronic trial presentation Examine the rules regarding depositions and learn how to use depositions at trial Learn how to identify the most important issue in your case that will affect its outcome and develop a winning strategy at trial Devise a post-trial strategy, win or lose Discover techniques for getting or fighting attorney fees Earn up to 3.25 hours of ethics  Interact one-on-one with the speakers in the "bullpen" about your specific questions or issues  Come a day early for Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy to learn tips and techniques to use during deposition. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00 | 3.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Family Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 5, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
Live Webcast – Oct 5, 2015

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 both family immigration law and employment immigration law practice, offers an introduction to removal proceedings, and features a Welcome Reception.  Continue on at the Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law for two full days of coverage on advanced issues. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.50 | 0.75 ethics   Credit Info
Specialization:
Immigration and Nationality Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 6-7, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
Live Webcast – Oct 6-7, 2015

UT Law’s Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for practitioners of all experience levels, provides an opportunity to meet with and learn from nationally recognized experts, and offers tools, forms, tips and guidance on key decision points and strategies. Hear from nationally recognized experts including, Margaret D. Stock, Ira J. Kurzbahn and Ron Klasko on the latest in immigration law practice, issues and litigation addressing criteria for prosecutorial discretion, and more Review the latest Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit and Board of Immigration Appeals cases and decisions Gain practical insight into key immigration issues—naturalization and military immigration issues, anatomy of a removal case, family detention and options for minors in removal, waivers, consequences of criminal conviction, and more Examine business-based immigration topics including an overview of work visas, a deeper dive into H1-B visas and common problems for employers, PERM processing, and worksite enforcement Hear the latest updates in family-based immigration including issues around marriage-based petitions, provisional unlawful presence waivers (I601As), and adoptions and orphan petitions Understand the ethical dilemmas commonly faced in immigration case management Interact with faculty, fellow practitioners and pro bono organization representatives during Tuesday’s Networking Reception and Pro Bono Mixer Come a day early for Monday's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. more »

Total Credit Hours:
16.25 | 4.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specialization:
Immigration and Nationality Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – Oct 15-16, 2015 – The Ritz-Carlton

UT Law’s Mergers and 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.   Now in its 11th year, this program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A, includes nationally and internationally recognized speakers, and provides invaluable networking opportunities to network with leading M&A lawyers and corporate development officers in Texas and the Southwest.   Key reasons to attend: Gain insight from experienced practitioners on how to navigate potential conflicts of interest among stakeholders in M&A transactions Learn how to take advantage of the new normal in Bottoms Up: Doing Opportunistic Deals in Today’s Energy Sector Explore the complexities of joint venture governance and the obligation to offer business opportunities to the joint venture or each other Learn how to maximize seller leverage and take your asset from “ho-hum” to “must-have” Hear the latest updates on Outcome-Determinative Default Rules under Delaware, New York, and Texas Law 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 5th annual whiskey tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this a celebration you won't want to miss!   more »

Total Credit Hours:
10.75 | 0.50 ethics   Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – Oct 28*, 29-30, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
*Wednesday Evening Texas Water Law Overview

UT Law’s Texas Water Law Institute brings together regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state to discuss the latest information and developments in Texas water law and planning.   The 2015 program highlights include: Texas State Senator (District 28), Charles Perry, provides his inside perspective on the policy rationale and legislative intent behind recent water-related legislation enacted by the 84th Legislature Current developments around the rule defining “waters of the U.S.” A review of recent taking litigation and analysis of its impact on groundwater regulation A look at the past, present and future of the Texas Water Development Board by Former Chairman, Carlos Rubinstein Discussion on select water rights permitting issues—water conservation considerations; plus impacts of regional planning  decisions on permitting and financing Tips for developing accounting plans, including guidance from the TCEQ An analysis of the impact of climate change on water planning and management, with Ronald A. Kaiser, Chair of the Texas A&M University Water Program Case law updates highlighting key surface water and groundwater cases; as well as additional legislative developments addressing water issues Wednesday evening’s Texas Water Law Overview with Jim Mathews and Doug Caroom Earn up to 15.50 hours CLE credit including 2.00 hours ethics credit more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.50 | 2.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Real Estate Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Oct 29-30, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – Oct 29-30, 2015

Join leading litigators, judges and law professors at the 39th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown 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.  Hear from Rabia Chaudry of the New America Foundation and the popular podcast Serial as she discusses the danger of biases in the legal system Get the latest updates on the 84th Legislative Session, Texas civil procedure, and insurance law developments Hear first-hand from in-house counsel at Dell Inc., Seton Healthcare Family, Texas Mutual Insurance and AMD about substantive and practical challenges they face in today’s legal landscape Get a Texas Supreme Court Justice's point of view on significant decisions from the past term Learn what's new in early review with an update on Interlocutory Appeals and Mandamus Proceedings Explore the challenges and strategies for persuading Generation X and Millennial Jurors Interact with program faculty and attendees during Thursday afternoon's extended networking break Earn up to 3.25 hours of ethics credit   more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.25 | 3.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Patent Damages Roundtable

Austin – Nov 4, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel

The Patent Damages Roundtable is a small-group forum for practitioners, damages experts, in-house counsel, and judges to discuss key issues and processes relating to patent-infringement damages in a roundtable format.  With the proliferation of complex, multi-component products and processes, several difficult questions are raised, points of contention are debated, and best practices are discussed around how to assign values to patent rights and their infringement. Roundtable topics of discussion include: Determining Reasonable Royalties Beyond Georgia Pacific Are Damages Today Reflecting Economic Realities? Peeves, Process and Presentation of Damages Practice tips and insight from U.S. District Court Judges  more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.00   Credit Info
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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – Nov 5-6, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – Nov 5-6, 2015

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin brings together nationally-recognized leaders in the patent law practice—practitioners, in-house counsel, academics, senior USPTO officials and members of the judiciary—to cover the latest developments and impacts of key cases in patent law. The institute features a sophisticated array of presentations and discussions on prosecution and litigation topics, including: Recent developments and trends in claims construction, including the impact of Teva v. Sandoz and Williamson v. Citrix Online An update on AIA trial practice and rules at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) by Scott Boalick, Vice Chief Judge of the PTAB An in-depth look at current PTAB procedural practice, trial strategy, and the interplay with district court litigation A discussion on optimizing the synergy between in-house counsel and outside counsel Recent decisions, prosecution issues and litigation impacts around patentable subject matter for software and business methods A closer look at improving patent prosecution efficiency and increasing the effective term limit A review of inequitable conduct cases since Therasense and the recent trend of attorney sanctions An examination of the changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with Judge Lee H. Rosenthal and Judge Xavier Rodriguez Keynote Presentation by Russell Slifer, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent Trademark Office.  Presentations from nationally-recognized academics—Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School; John M. Golden, The University of Texas School of Law; and David Hricik, Mercer University School of Law Insight from sitting U.S. District Court Judges, including Judge Robert W. Schroeder III (EDTX) and Judge Paul Singh Grewal (NDCA) on the current landscape for damages and remedies and their experiences hearing patent cases more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.25 | 2.50 ethics   Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 11*, 12-13, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel
*Wednesday Evening John C. Akard Lecture

UT Law's outstanding Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, now in its 34th year, is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. This conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics and practitioners and provides an in-depth focus on current issues and topics in business and consumer bankruptcy. Program highlights include: Professor Jay L. Westbrook leads a panel of distinguished practitioners to discuss this year’s cases in the perennial favorite, Recent Developments Judge H. DeWayne "Cooter" Hale, moderates discussion with new bankruptcy judges within the Fifth Circuit—Judge Clifton R. Jessup, Jr., Judge John Kolwe, Judge Mark X. Mullin, and Judge Eduardo V. Rodriquez—as they share their experiences and first impressions from their short time on the bench Thursday afternoon concurrent tracks—the Business Track includes tips on how to adjust your practice in seeking compensation post-Woerner and post-ASARCO, as well as recent developments in cross-border sales, structured dismissals and fraudulent transfer law; the Consumer Track provides an analysis of this year’s best, worst and most useful decisions affecting Chapters 7 and 13, along with practical advice for plan confirmation in sections 1322 and 1325, and the opportunity to learn about the current developments, open issues and best practices in the complex and very important area of exemptions Judge Bruce A. Markell, Northwestern University School of Law, examines three significant bankruptcy opinions, Wellness, Caulkett, and Bullard Learn about bankruptcy and insolvency in the Oil and Gas field, with presentations on Exploration and Production Companies vs. Service Companies, Oil and Gas Valuation Dislocation, and The ABC’s of Financing Oil and Gas Transactions Professor Michael W. Brandl, The Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, provides an economist's insight on the current state and the future of both domestic and international lending and debt markets Interact and network with judges, trustees and practitioners at Thursday Evening’s Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Reception The John C. Akard Distinguished Lectureship on Wednesday evening will be delivered by Edward (Ted) Janger, the David M. Barse Professor at Brooklyn Law School. He has published in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial law and data privacy in many of the leading law reviews. Professor Janger speaks on Realization, Option Value and Governance in Chapter 11.   more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Insurance Law Institute

Dallas – Nov 12-13, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center

UT Law’s Insurance Law Institute, now in its 20th year, is a unique forum for practitioners of all experience levels to interact with bench, bar, risk managers, adjusters and policyholders to discuss the latest developments in the insurance law industry.  more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.25 | 2.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Consumer and Commercial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – Nov 19-20, 2015 – Hyatt Regency

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 13th 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 private sector and the Service. The 2015 program opens with an analysis of Distress in the Energy Industry—factors that led to the current downturn, an overview of the current markets, and the short-term and long-term implications on the industry and the U.S. economy—and continues with a sophisticated array of presentations, panels, and discussions on current energy taxation issues: Keynote Presentation by IRS Chief Counsel William J. Wilkins on Current Issues in Tax Administration In depth discussion on Capital Cost Recovery A look at the use of Farmouts in an Era of Low Oil Prices Domestic tax issues evaluation and discussion: Oil and Gas Tax Fundamentals, plus oil and gas Property and Sale Transactions International tax issues evaluation and discussion: International Tax Issues for the General Practitioner; Transfer Pricing; and Foreign Tax Credit Developments An understanding of the Unique Property and Tax Issues in Fracking An analysis of Publicly Traded Vehicles for the Energy Industry, including MLPs, Yield Cos, and more Current Issues, Pitfalls and Best Practices Involving Audits and Controversies for Taxpayers in the Oil and Gas Industry 1 hour Ethics on recent developments in the area of the regulation of tax practice and tax ethics Special awards presentation honoring William J. Wilkins of the Internal Revenue Service, John T. Bradford of Liskow & Lewis, and Robert A. Sweich of KPMG, for their outstanding service and achievement in oil and gas taxation If your work involves energy taxation law or finance, don’t miss this exceptional educational and networking event. more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.75 | 1.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials

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Taxation Conference

Austin – Dec 2-3, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The 63rd Annual Taxation Conference features an impressive slate of topics with regionally and nationally renowned speakers covering current trends, updates in tax regulation and policy, and much more.   Continue on Friday with Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular one-day Estate Planning Workshop offering lively discussion, practical advice and updates. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Estate Planning Workshop

Austin – Dec 4, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The tradition continues—Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular one-day Estate Planning Workshop offers timely topics, lively discussion and practical advice.  Come on Wednesday for the 63rd Annual Taxation Conference for the latest developments in tax regulations, policy and legislation. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Nonprofit Organizations Compliance Primer and Toolkit

Austin – Jan 13, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel

The 2016 Nonprofit Organizations Primer—a perfect introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners—provides an overview of the essential characteristics, requirements, benefits and restrictions of being a tax-exempt organization. Continue on at the Nonprofit Organizations Institute for two full days of leading nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. more »

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Nonprofit Organizations Institute

Austin – Jan 14-15, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel

Don’t miss the 2016 Nonprofit Organizations Institute featuring leading nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance and government to discuss the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.   Come a day early for the Nonprofit Organizations Primer—a perfect introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners.  more »

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – Jan 21, 2016 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

The Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference is the leading annual Texas CLE event that focuses on legal developments in the specialized area of admiralty and maritime law. UT Law Professors David Robertson and Michael Sturley open the program with their always-popular overview of recent developments at the national level and in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. The conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to stay abreast of global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure.  more »

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Special Needs Trusts

Austin – Feb 4-5, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The 12th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts brings together leading professionals in the SNT field, features the latest updates and hot topics, and offers a great set of materials including sample forms, drafting tips, sample language and resources.    If you work with special needs trusts—or want to learn how to use, draft, fund and administer them—don't miss this program! more »

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Renewable Energy Law

Austin – Feb 9-10, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. Renewable Energy Law conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.  more »

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School Law Conference

Austin – Feb 25-26, 2016 – AT&T Conference Center

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VALCON

Las Vegas – Mar 14-16, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel

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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Apr 14, 2016 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2016
Video: Dallas – May 12, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center

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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Apr 15, 2016 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 15, 2016
Video: Dallas – May 13, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center

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Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Galveston – Jul 14-15, 2016 – Moody Gardens

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The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Jul 28-29, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

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Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Galveston – Aug 11-12, 2016 – Moody Gardens