Live Conferences

Live conferences come with unique benefits.

UT Law CLE brings you in-person opportunities to connect with top experts and colleagues in your practice area. Browse our collection of live conferences and register early for the best rates.

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Estate Planning Workshop

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 3, 2021

Taxation Conference

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 1-2, 2021

Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Fairmont Austin – Nov 17-19, 2021

Live Webcast – Nov 17-19, 2021

UT Law's 40th Annual 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. It also provides an in-depth focus on current topics in business and consumer bankruptcy.

Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 4-5, 2021

Live Webcast – Nov 4-5, 2021

UT Law's 26th 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. 

Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Oct 28-29, 2021

Live Webcast – Oct 28-29, 2021

In a constantly changing political climate, navigating the law is more important than ever. UT Law CLE's 45th 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. 2021 highlights include: Understanding United States Immigration & Nationality Laws and A Beginner's Guide to Litigating Claims for Immigration Benefits, two unique session that are beneficial to beginners and veterans alike. Timely discussion on Post-Apocalyptic Business and Worksite Hot Topics and Post-Apocalyptic Hot Topics in Family. Anatomy of a Niz-Chavez—turning square corners and the evolving riddle of proper immigration notice. Address strategies and assessments of the current state of consular affairs and visa processing during Consular Processing Post Pandemic. Recent Developments in Representing Vulnerable Populations New this Year Only: Join us a day early for the A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings - designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, criminal lawyers, family lawyers, and employment lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 15.50 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Oct 27, 2021

Live Webcast – Oct 27, 2021

Join us for UT Law CLE's 2021 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings. This course is designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, criminal lawyers, family lawyers, and employment lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings. Hear techniques and tactics for effectively handling typical and atypical problems. Interact with top immigration practitioners and gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients, while protecting yourself and your practice. This course walks through: Recent Developments in Immigration Removal Proceedings Ground for Deportability and Inadmissibility Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability Relief in Immigration Court Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 1.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Immigration and Nationality Law
Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Oct 15, 2021

Live Webcast – Oct 15, 2021

Join UT Law Continuing Legal Education for the 30th Annual David W. Robertson Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference – the leading annual Texas CLE 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.   This year’s highlights include:   The always popular overview of recent developments at the national level and in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits with Texas Law Professor Michael Sturley, along with Matthew Ammerman of Houston, TX. Examination of a vessel collision spanning various maritime issues in Analyzing Subrogation and Recovery Issues in Complex Maritime Property Losses. The Hon. W. Eugene Davis discussing the Fifth Circuit’s unanimous en banc decision in Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators. A look at emerging technologies and innovative solutions in Legal Issues with Novel Uses and Emerging Technologies in the Maritime Sector. What to Do if Your Client is Misbehaving, Part XI—the interactive ethics favorite—with Bradley J. Jackson and Kevin Dubose providing real-world questions and answers regarding ethics and the law.   Don't miss the opportunity to learn from and interact with admiralty and maritime law experts.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.75 | 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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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Oct 14, 2021

Live Webcast – Oct 14, 2021

The 2021 Gas and Power Institute, is a one-day program that features timely topics relevant to the gas and power industry in light of the changing landscape of rules, regulation, legislation, and environmental requirements. The Institute also provides essential information and resources on the latest industry and market climate. 2021 Institute highlights: Brad Jones, of ERCOT, will deliver the luncheon presentation on Restoring Trust. Presentations on both Texas Regulatory and Legislative Updates and Federal Regulatory and Legislative Updates provide highlights from the state and federal level involving electricity, natural gas and crud oil, and other liquids affecting the Texas gas and electric industries. Creative Financing Structures for the Midstream and Electric Power Sectors. Review and discuss hedging methods and contract strategies that mitigated exposure to the intense volatility caused by Winter Storm Uri. Dive into the laws and regulations surrounding private use networks and other behind the meter arrangements. Earn up to 1.00 hour of ethics credit.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – The Ritz-Carlton – Oct 7-8, 2021

Live Webcast – Oct 7-8, 2021

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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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Belo Mansion – Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2021

Live Webcast – Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2021

We're back in Dallas this fall! Join us for The University of Texas School of Law’s 7th 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:
  • 11.25 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law
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Conference on Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 16-17, 2021

Live Webcast – Sep 16-17, 2021

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.    Three Case Summaries sessions provide the most relevant, current and important cases impacting consumer bankruptcy from the Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit and the bankruptcy and district courts. Hear a recap of the Supreme Court's discharge decisions since the bankruptcy code went into effect. Gain insight in dealing with the IRS for a client who has not timely filed all tax returns. Discuss your frequently, and sometimes infrequently, asked questions with our seasoned judges in this year’s Open Forum Judicial Panel. Please submit your questions in advance to ConferenceQA@utcle.org. Breakfast Breakout Sessions for each district, featuring casual discussion with district bankruptcy judges and trustees. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eCourse to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.00 | 3.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law
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Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 16-17, 2021

Live Webcast – Sep 16-17, 2021

UT Law's 55th 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 transition, bankruptcy, and letters of credit. Hear Dr. Perryman discuss his projections for growth and business activity in The Outlook for the US and Texas Economies in a Post-COVID-19 Environment. Congressional and Administration Priorities Affecting Mortgage Counsel provides insight on what policymakers are prioritizing in the financial services arena and how it will affect mortgage lenders. The Real Estate Legislative Affairs Committee (RELACs) reviews the legislature's response to COVID, ERCOT, and other fun acronyms. 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:
  • 12.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law, Real Estate Law
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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Live Webcast – Sep 9-10, 2021

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar virtually 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.   2021 highlights include:   Updates on significant administrative law cases and legislative activity during the last year, Open Government decisions, and changes at SOAH. An exploration of hot topics, including Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies, A Year of Virtual Open Meetings under the Governor’s Disaster Proclamation, and Use and Abuse of Public Security Declaratory Judgment Actions. Tips, considerations, and best practices for Effective Cross-Examination at SOAH: I Fought the Law… And the Law Won and Practical Tips for Remote Litigation. The always popular unscripted round-robin discussion during the Judicial Panel, including a Q&A for attendees. 2.00 hours of ethics, including presentations on The New Texas Disciplinary Rules and Technology and Ethics.   Following the webcast, attendees will receive a free, on-demand eSupplement that will bring their total available hours to 15.00, including 3.00 hours of ethics.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Administrative Law
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The Car Crash Seminar

Live Webcast – Aug 26-27, 2021

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. 2021 highlights include:   Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including negotiating with the insurance adjuster, working effectively with opposing counsel, managing insurance bad faith claims, and guidance on preparing for trial. The latest hot topics such as Texas auto policies, UM/UIM cases, Zoom courtroom trials, admittance of seatbelt evidence, combating implicit bias, and proving mental anguish damages. A summary of current legislative issues and outcomes affecting motor vehicle litigation. Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, workers’ comp, ERISA, hospital and child support liens, and self-funded vs. insured. Earn up to 11.00 hours of MCLE credit, including 0.75 hour of ethics credit.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Live Webcast – Aug 20, 2021

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Katrina Grider, 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 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 Program at the EEOC. Ms. Grider has over thirty years of extensive experience from both management and enforcement perspectives. Ms. Grider represents employers in state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor. In addition, Ms. Grider conducts training for managers, supervisors, and employees. 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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Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Live Webcast – Aug 5-6, 2021

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. 2021 highlights include: Hear an update on new legislation impacting estate planning, guardianships, trusts and related practice areas.  Insight into Paying for Home Care in the Pandemic and Beyond: Medicaid and VA Benefits. Gain practice tips and discuss forms for the creation of a temporary guardianship and other emergency relief. Explore guardianship essentials, key issues, and alternatives—for up to 4.00 hours of Guardianship credit. Get answers to your frequently—and sometimes infrequently—asked questions at the popular Ask the Experts panel. New This Year – Join us Friday morning for informative breakout discussions on the issues most relevant to your practice. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 2.25 ethics | 4.00 guardianship
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Texas NAELA Summer Conference

Live Webcast – Aug 4, 2021

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 as a live webcast on Wednesday, August 4th. In addition to the annual meeting, the conference presents topics and issues regarding various aspects in the area of Elder Law and will include a virtual social hour. This year’s sessions: Elder Law Forms presents a collection of forms to assist the elder law attorney and client Dismantling Estate Plans in Probate Litigation educates planners on the practical aspects of implementing an estate plan when fiduciaries and beneficiaries go rogue and how to issue spot to avoid their plan from being dismantled in litigation Using Medicaid Complaint Annuities In Your Practice breaks down how Medicaid compliant annuities can help senior clients in your practice Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Practice of Law If you are not a member of NAELA and would like to become one, please visit texasnaela.com for more information. Stay on and attend The University of Texas’ 23rd Annual Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference on August 5-6, 2021.  Members can SAVE BIG!  Register for BOTH programs and attend the TX NAELA Summer Conference for free!

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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Live Webcast – Jul 21, 2021

Cyber intrusions—data breaches, hacking, ransomware, and other threats—continue to make headlines and affect companies and organizations of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from leading practitioners, and in-house counsel, to 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.  If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 1.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Civil Trial Law
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LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Live Webcast – Jul 7-9, 2021

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 30th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. This year’s live webcast offers a flexible schedule of three partial days that provide great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. 2021 webcast highlights include: Hear the latest updates in Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Hear a summary of non-tax legislation that has been adopted in the 2021 Texas Legislature that affects partnerships and LLCs and selected other entity-related bills, including amendments to the TBOC and TBCC and a brief summary of the Texas business courts bill. Three part series on the purchase and sale of interest for unincorporated entities from both the inside and outside. The latest Federal Tax Update: Hot Topics in Partnership Tax State Tax Considerations for Those Moving to the Lone Star State discusses the taxes imposed by the Lone Star State with a special focus on two key business taxes: Texas sales and use tax and Texas franchise tax. Earn 3.00 hours of legal ethics including a presentation on multi-party representation, technology use for attorneys, and the new Texas Disciplinary Rules.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Consumer Law, Civil Trial Law, Tax Law
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Higher Education Taxation Institute

Live Webcast – Jun 15-17, 2021

This year’s live webcast of the Higher Education Taxation Institute (HETI) offers a flexible schedule of three partial days with discussions of federal tax issues and compliance, as well as legislative, judicial, regulatory, and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities. Review recent tax law developments that affect the higher education community, such as Congressional legislation, including the pandemic relief acts, IRS enforcement measures and pronouncements as well as judicial decisions. Hear important consideration from both the Counsel’s office and the Accounting department in Worker Classification: An Overview and Current Developments. Explore the “new normal” and how it impacts your institutions responsibilities with the Nonresident Alien Tax Updates. Hear a panel discuss the Remote Workforce in the wake of COVID-19 including balancing talent retention goals and the risk associated with remote arrangements. The panel is open to answering your questions. Please submit any questions to ConferenceQA@utcle.org.

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