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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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Higher Education Taxation Essentials

Austin - FULLY CANCELED – May 31, 2020 – 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; payments and fringe benefits, 501(c)(3) status, and tax reform basics. more »

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Higher Education Taxation Institute

Austin - FULLY CANCELED – Jun 1-2, 2020 – 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 and compliance, as well as legislative, judicial, regulatory, and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities. more »

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Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Live Webcast – Jun 4-5, 2020

UT Law CLE'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 a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners. 2020 highlights include: Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Justices, including Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners. Updates on recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and Fifth Circuit on contract issues, attorney’s fees, advanced personal jurisdiction, and certification. Tips for using visuals to transform briefs and writing effective replies, in addition to the findings included in the 2020 Texas Appellate Judicial Survey. Insight into Preparing for and Delivering an Effective Appellate Argument from Michael Dreeben, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, DC. 2.50 hours of ethics, including presentations on Standards for Appellate Conduct and the always popular Ethics Game Show. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing up to an additional 2.00 hours of MCLE (including 0.50 hour of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year! more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.50 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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A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Live Webcast – Jun 4-5, 2020

Join us for UT Law CLE's 2020 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings. This virtual 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 Asylum Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.25 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specialization:
Immigration and Nationality Law
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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Live Webcast – Jul 15, 2020

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, in-house counsel, and top government officials 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. Topics include:  Civil Litigation and Regulatory Update International and State Privacy Laws and Enforcement First Steps to Cybersecurity Compliance Emerging, Disruptive, and Game-Changing Technology Legal Nuances of Breach Response Cybersecurity Insurance Discovery Issues The In-House Perspective on Managing Current Threats and Challenges 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 | 1.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Law
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Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Live Webcast – Jul 22, 2020

The 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. 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

Live Webcast – Jul 23-24, 2020

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 29th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The virtual program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. 2020 highlights include: Hear the latest updates in Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Coronavirus Relief Legislation Update Learn about bankruptcy law issues related to unincorporated entities. Who is a Partner?, a discussion covering partners by estoppel (purported partners), non-equity partners, and other circumstances in which the status of being a “partner” is important. Hear a discussion presenting three model agreements tailored for a closely held company and walk through decisions that the authors made in drafting the agreements to help improve your drafting skills and result in better operating agreements. Examine, in non-technical terms, why Target Allocations are used, how they work, and whether they should be an acceptable allocation method. Learn drafting techniques to better prepare a family partnership, how to keep your contract out of the courtroom, Enterprise Products update and much more. Earn 2.25 hours of legal ethics including a presentation on Ethics of Technology in Law Practice: What Lawyers Need to Know. Tune in 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 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law
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Conference on Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Galveston – Jul 27-28, 2020 – Moody Gardens
Live Webcast – Jul 27-28, 2020

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 about the CARE Act’s changes to the Bankruptcy Code and how small businesses can (and cannot) get stimulus money.  An interactive discussion among four experienced Texas bankruptcy court law clerks, highlighting unique practices and rules in each district. Gain insight on Non-Exemptions and Weird Exemptions. Living on the Means Test, a judge shares his limited experience in living under the means test. Discuss your frequently, and sometimes infrequently, asked questions with our seasoned judges in this year’s Open Forum Judicial Panel. Breakfast Breakout Sessions for each district, featuring casual discussion with district bankruptcy judges and trusteesNetworking reception where attendees can connect with old colleagues and meet new ones.   Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing up to an additional 1.75 hours of MCLE (including 0.75 hour of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year. Pro Bono Clinic – Back Again This Year! Join UT Law CLE, Lone Star Legal Aid, and the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar of Texas for a pro bono clinic following the conference on Tuesday, July 28 from 12:45 – 215 p.m. Attendees will learn about the services LSLA offers, and how attendees can use their training to make a difference in the community, and are encouraged to sign up to help a client in need of legal services. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.25 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer Law
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Texas NAELA Summer Conference

Galveston - CANCELED – Jul 29, 2020 – Moody Gardens
Live Webcast – Jul 29, 2020

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, July 29. In addition to the annual meeting and award presentations, the conference presents topics and issues regarding various aspects in the area of Elder 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’ 22nd Annual Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference on July 30-31, 2020.  Members can SAVE BIG!  Register for BOTH programs and attend the TX NAELA Summer Conference for free! more »

Total Credit Hours:
5.75 | 1.25 ethics    Credit Info
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Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Galveston - CANCELED – Jul 30-31, 2020 – Moody Gardens
Live Webcast – Jul 30-31, 2020

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. 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! Gain insight into the SECURE Act Hear the latest developments affecting planning and applications for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care and home care in Medicaid Update. Examine an overview of changes and suggested good practices in resolving MERP issues. Review some of the ethical issues created by estate planning for blended families. 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. Earn up to 3.50 hours of legal ethics credit  Back by popular demand, join conference faculty and fellow colleagues at the Moody Gardens Aquarium for Thursday Evening's Networking Buffet and Reception. more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.00 | 3.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Estate Planning and Probate Law
Tax Law
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Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Live Webcast – Aug 21, 2020

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, LLP, an Austin labor and employment law firm. 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 Society for Human Resource Management. Katrina Grider is Of Counsel in the Houston office of Ogletree Deakins with 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. more »

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

Austin – Aug 27-28, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Aug 27-28, 2020

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.00 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Austin – Sep 3-4, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 3-4, 2020

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specialization:
Administrative Law
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Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute

Austin – Sep 17-18, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Sep 17-18, 2020

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer Law
Real Estate Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Sep 24-25, 2020 – Belo Mansion
Live Webcast – Sep 24-25, 2020

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 7th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. more »

Total Credit Hours:
11.00 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
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Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – Oct 8-9, 2020 – The Ritz-Carlton

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, Fletcher’s famous Texas State Fair corny dogs, the Byron Egan Whiskey Tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an event you won’t want to miss! more »

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – Oct 16, 2020 – South Texas College of Law Houston

Join UT Law Continuing Legal Education for the 29th 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. more »

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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 21, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Oct 21, 2020

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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 22-23, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Oct 22-23, 2020

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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 5-6, 2020 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's 39th 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. more »

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