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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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Nonprofit Organizations Institute

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Jan 13-14, 2022

Don’t miss the 39th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute featuring nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.  The Institute offers in-depth discussion on the issues most relevant to your organization or practice, with two days of presentations, targeted tracks, and opportunities to attend small-group "master classes" for a deeper dive on key topics. Come a day early for the Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop—a perfect overview for new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field. The Workshop provides focused attention on core issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations, as well as multiple small-group opportunities to walk through practical tips and advice, and to ask questions of experts and colleagues. NEW THIS YEAR!   We are excited to be launching the Diversity Fellowship to The University of Texas School of Law’s Nonprofit Organizations Institute, with funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This fellowship was created to encourage diversity and participation in the tax-exempt organizations practice of law by introducing 1st, 2nd and 3rd year law students to the practice area, providing opportunities for mentorship, and creating a network of law students interested in pursuing the practice.    A one-year fellowship will be awarded to up to ten law students and allows for in-person attendance to The University of Texas School of Law’s 39th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute on January 12-14, 2022 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, TX.    See here for additional details, including selection criteria and application requirements. The application is open now with a deadline of October 15, 2021.

Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Jan 12, 2022

The 2022 Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop is the perfect overview for new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field, with focused attention on core issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations.  Plus, this year's Financial Literacy Workshops, as well as the Governance Literacy Workshops, provide multiple small-group opportunities to walk through practical tips and advice, and to ask questions of experts and colleagues.  Continue on for the Nonprofit Organizations Institute for two full days of nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.   NEW THIS YEAR!   We are excited to be launching the Diversity Fellowship to The University of Texas School of Law’s Nonprofit Organizations Institute, with funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This fellowship was created to encourage diversity and participation in the tax-exempt organizations practice of law by introducing 1st, 2nd and 3rd year law students to the practice area, providing opportunities for mentorship, and creating a network of law students interested in pursuing the practice.    A one-year fellowship will be awarded to up to ten law students and allows for in-person attendance to The University of Texas School of Law’s 39th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute on January 12-14, 2022 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, TX.    See here for additional details, including selection criteria and application requirements. The application is open now with a deadline of October 15, 2021.  

Estate Planning Workshop

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

Live Webcast – Dec 3, 2021

Join legendary Texas Law Professor Stanley M. Johanson as he leads his Estate Planning Workshop, which offers timely topics, lively discussion, and practical advice.   Examine Recent Developments Affecting Estate Planning and the most current updates and “hot” estate planning topics with Professor Johanson. Explore topics ranging from the new Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act, current issues in estate and gift tax audits, and learning how to draft and interpret trust distribution provisions. Gain insights and hear planning implications in Looking Far (And Not So Far) Ahead: Texas's New Rule Against Perpetuities for Trusts. You’re also invited to register for Wednesday’s 69th Annual Taxation Conference for the latest developments in tax regulations, policy, and legislation.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.75
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Taxation Conference

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

Live Webcast – Dec 1-2, 2021

UT Law CLE’s 69th Annual Taxation Conference presents the expertise and in-depth analysis essential to understanding where tax law is, where it came from, and where it is going. With a renowned slate of regional and national speakers, the conference is a must attend event for those looking to keep current amidst a dramatically changing tax landscape.   Hear an update from Commissioner Charles P. Rettig of the Internal Revenue Service. Gain tips, best practices, and guidance for virtual and in-person trials at the United States Tax Court with Hon. Elizabeth A. Copeland. Analyze the tax considerations and developments for virtual currencies including estate, audit, tax penalties, and client relationship concerns. Review updates in state and federal income taxation, including changes to the Internal Revenue Code, refund claims, audit assessments, employee benefits, partnership audit rules, and carried interests. Following the conference, attendees will receive a free, on-demand eSupplement that will bring their total available hours to 15.00, including 3.00 hours of ethics.   Continue Friday with Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular Estate Planning Workshop offering lively discussion, practical advice, and updates.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.50 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Fairmont Austin – Nov 17-19, 2021

Live Webcast – Nov 17-19, 2021

UT Law CLE's Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference is celebrating 40 years as 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. Program highlights: The perennial favorite Recent Developments will have two sessions: Professor Jay L. Westbrook will lead the opening session to discuss the year’s most important cases, and then Friday afternoon, Debbie Langehennig leads a panel for a deeper dive into recent business and consumer cases. Select from Thursday afternoon concurrent tracks: Business Track includes insight on contracting issues with midstream agreements; liability management issues in COVID Chapter 11 DIP; Chapter 11 plan protections and third-party releases; and redesigning disclosure statements. Consumer Track includes issues regarding the means test; CARES Act and other tips for debtor representation, including moratorium and forbearance; and a discussion of judicial estoppel and recent cases. Overview of the Texas electricity industry, Winter Storm Uri’s operational and financial impact on the key segments of the market, the Texas legislature’s response, and the subsequent bankruptcy and litigation fallout. Preliminary Findings from National Science Foundation Study on Debt & Domestic Violence. Helpful tips and reminders to avoid ethical pitfalls in auctions, virtual mediations, and committee meetings in Look Before You Leap. Gain insight on the proposed Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act, SBRA and sub chapter V; the use of market evidence to refute or establish insolvency in fraudulent conveyance cases; claim objections; and much more. Also, enjoy interacting and networking with judges, trustees, and practitioners at Thursday Evening’s Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Reception and be sure to join us for a special 40th Anniversary Celebration on Friday afternoon! The John C. Akard Distinguished Lectureship on Wednesday evening will be delivered by John A. E. Pottow. Pottow, the John Philip Dawson Collegiate Professor of Law, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of commercial law. His award-winning scholarship concentrates on the issues involved in the regulation of cross-border insolvencies as well as consumer financial distress, and his extensive public service work focuses on international trade and pro bono representation of bankrupt debtors.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 2.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 3): Basic Transaction Structures

Live Webcast – Nov 17, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures This course begins with an examination of sales vs. leases or subleases of mineral property, and the different rules and provisions relating to those transactions. It then dives into several common deals that a company may choose to do and the tax implications for each.  AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures  

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Leasing Institute

Houston – South Texas College of Law Houston – Nov 12, 2021

Live Webcast – Nov 12, 2021

The Bernard O. Dow Leasing Institute – Texas’ preeminent leasing conference – brings together experts in real estate law and finance for a focused day of programming on the latest leasing issues.   2021 highlights include:  Office Sector and COVID’s Impact: New Normal or Just New, explores workplace space planning, re-entry, remote work, and design resilience strategies to create healthy, sustainable and energy-efficient buildings. Explore how COVID had impacted operating expenses and escalation invoices, in Office Building Occupancies, Operating Expenses & Escalations: Impact of COVID. The Retailization of Healthcare examines the effects of the “retailization” of healthcare on leases, as more medical uses continue their migration to more traditional retail settings. Discuss practical solutions for addressing key issues faced by small tenants in office and retail leases, during Small Lease Riders and Other Practical Tools for Small Tenant Leases. Gain insight on residential leasing and evictions, alcohol permitting and the impacts on leasing; open carry laws and leasing; technology use and your ethical obligations; and much more.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Consumer and Commercial Law, Real Estate Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 2): Partnerships and Joint Ventures

Live Webcast – Nov 10, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures This course focuses on the origin of sharing arrangements (including economic interests, leasing and joint development arrangements), tax partnerships and juridical partnerships, as well as practical examples of carried interest arrangements, Rev. Rul. 77-176, the fractional interest rule, complete and incomplete payouts, and others. It also discusses the reasons for staying in Subchapter K or whether to elect out of Subchapter K (including the eligibility to make such an election). AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures

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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. 

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Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 1): Overview of Basic Rules

Live Webcast – Nov 3, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules This course offers an historic look at the oil and gas industry and its unconventional resurgence in the U.S. Each of the three segments then walk through basic rules and concepts as they are applied to oil and gas exploration, development, and production, and provide the foundation for the next two in-depth courses specific to partnerships/joint ventures and basic transactional structures.  AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures  

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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:
  • 15.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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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
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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 Scott Rothenberg 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 – Arts District Mansion (formerly 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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Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

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 | 1.25 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 Division at the EEOC. She directs and oversees the development, content, and delivery of the EEOC’s fee-based training and education programs for public and private sector employers; manages training activities provided by the EEOC Training Institute; and establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify training needs and develop appropriate training and education to meet such needs. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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