University of Texas School of Law

Featured Conferences
Upcoming Conferences
          
Filter by City:
  • Austin (21)
  • Dallas (10)
  • Galveston (2)
  • Houston (11)
  • Live Webcast (8)
  • San Marcos (1)
Results
conference art

Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Mar 26, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Mar 26, 2015
Video: Dallas – Apr 23, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center

UT Law's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, oil and gas interests, a four-session look at the oil and gas lease—classification, royalty valuation, implied covenants and other clauses—conveyancing, and the Joint Operating Agreement. Continue on to the 41st Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. more »

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

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Mar 27, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Mar 27, 2015
Video: Dallas – Apr 24, 2015 – Cityplace Conference Center

The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments.   2015 program highlights include: Professor Ernest E. Smith’s annual Case Law Update Review the state of the law on downhole trespass from hydraulic fracturing, trespass by drilling horizontally through unleased acreage, and tort actions from alleged groundwater contamination Analyze the evolution of royalty clauses and issues—past, present and future—with Dick Watt, Watt Beckworth Thompson & Henneman LLP, Houston, TX Review recent changes to the Railroad Commission rules, the Klotzman decision, RRC v. Roland Oil, and other important rules to remember Learn about evolving trends in Eminent Domain Law in Texas Friday’s Luncheon Presentation, The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, by ExxonMobil Corporation’s Todd W. Onderdonk, discusses significant technology advances and our growing energy needs Examine the benefits and mechanics of hedging, commonly used hedging contracts, and practical considerations impacting hedging transactions Learn how PR and Legal can work together when facing a lawsuit or regulatory challenge Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.50 | 0.75 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Real Estate Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Health Law Conference

Houston – Apr 29*, Apr 30 - May 1, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel
*Pre-Conference Concurrent Sessions
Live Webcast – Apr 29*, Apr 30 - May 1, 2015
*Wednesday Evening Health Law Fundamentals

UT Law’s 27th Annual Health Law Conference brings together leading in-house attorneys from major hospitals and medical institutions, government officials, as well as legal and financial advisors representing hospitals, healthcare providers and physicians. The conference provides practical and detailed coverage of the updates, key issues, strategies and opportunities facing members of the healthcare community including: Wednesday evening pre-conference concurrent sessions—Health Law Fundamentals provides an introduction to health law; and In-House Counsel Issues (limited to in-house counsel only) facilitates active discussion and sharing among panelists and participants Healthcare Year-in-Review addresses important healthcare developments in the last year, including regulatory changes and policy initiatives Discussions on key agreements and deals in the healthcare industry: Clinical Integration agreements; Physician Acquisition deals; Managed Care Contracting; and more An update on the Affordable Care Act—current policy issues, constitutional challenges and its impact on insurers and providers Enforcement and compliance—current issues and recent actions Getting to Yes—explore ethical considerations and tactics in negotiating transactions Multiple networking opportunities including Thursday’s Table Topics luncheon and the Thursday evening reception more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specialization:
Health Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

County and District Clerks Legal Education Program

San Marcos – Apr 29 - May 1, 2015 – Embassy Suites San Marcos

Join us at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Center—adjacent to the San Marcos outlet malls—for CDCAT and The University of Texas School of Law's Legal Education Program, the preeminent conference for Texas County and District Clerks and their staff. 2015 program highlights include: Blake A. Hawthorne, the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas, will address frequently asked questions about Rule 21(c)  Appellate Court Clerks share insight on navigating the appellate court system  Dr. Beverly Chiodo returns as the luncheon motivational speaker Best practices in employment procedures  Rules and helpful hints on filing and processing Art. 11.07 habeas corpus applications from Michael F. Stauffacher, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals The State Bar of Texas Jury Service Committee shares best practices and resources Insight from Jim Lehman, Office of Court Administration, on eFiling and criminal case collections Multiple opportunities to interact, network and discuss best practices with colleagues and exhibitors more »

Total Credit Hours:
  Credit Info

Also available as: Materials

Register
conference art

Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – Apr 16-17, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Dallas – May 7-8, 2015 – Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria

The 37th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law. 2015 program highlights include: Ryan M. Garcia, Dell, Austin, TX, explores the transition of social media from a brand new technology to an integral part of your everyday lives, including the more mature issues and understandings you are dealing with today Learn best practice tips for in-house counsel responding to government investigations and identify common legal issues and ethical pitfalls that arise throughout the investigation and best strategies to address them Hear from compliance officers and government-experienced attorneys on staying abreast of the government’s actions involving violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Steve Kardell Jr., Clouse Dunn LLP, Dallas, TX, examines the mind of the whistleblower and the factors that encourage whistleblowing Prepare for legal challenges and learn cutting-edge principles and techniques for managing risk beyond borders in The Top Five Cross-Border Legal Issues for In-House Counsel Explore the legal issues that arise from employees using their own devices to work on company business and access customer information with Gary D. Eisenstat, Figari & Davenport, L.L.P., Dallas, TX Gain advice for best practices for hiring and firing of executives and high-level consultants, legal spend and budget strategy, insurance and risk management, cyber privacy, issues in office leasing, and more Hear effective communication strategies for in-house counsel in times of corporate crisis Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees including the Thursday Evening Reception   more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.00 | 3.00 ethics   Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Labor and Employment Law Conference

Austin – May 12-13, 2015 – AT&T Conference Center

The 22nd Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference offers two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the employment law bench and bar along with HR and personnel experts. Highlights include: Martha Kinard, NLRB Regional Director, presents Social Media and Protected Concerted Activities A summary of key employee benefits issues under the Affordable Care Act and practical guidance for managing their impact An analysis of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and its impact on drafting non-compete agreements, clawback of benefits and risk allocation. Discussions on workplace discrimination, including religion the workplace and emerging LGBT issues An understanding of workplace violence before, during and after an incident An exploration of how “big data” is being captured, used and analyzed by employers and its increasing use and legal implications in employment decision-making Ethics and professionalism update for employment lawyers, plus ethical settlement negotiation and case valuation Focused series of presentations on litigation strategies and workforce strategies The latest on federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.50 | 2.50 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – May 13-14, 2015 – Belo Mansion

Join a national faculty of government officials, private practitioners and general counsel for The University of Texas School of Law 2015 Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI). The Institute provides a unique collegial forum for practitioners and in-house counsel to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, CFPB, FTC and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice on key stages and considerations during a government investigation.    UTGEI program highlights include: Andrew Ceresney, Director of Enforcement for the SEC, opens with the Keynote Presentation, The SEC’s Cooperation Program:  Reflections on Five Years of Experience The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media provides best practices for crisis communication, including strategies for dealing with the media, investors and the public, featuring Audrey T. Andrews, General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Examination of the role of the corporate board in a government investigation with Robb Voyles, General Counsel, Halliburton The SEC’s new emphasis on accounting fraud, featuring David Woodcock, Regional Director SEC A look at the SEC’s recent focus on attorney disciplinary actions with former U.S. Attorney, Jim Letten and SEC Associate Director for Enforcement, Scott Friestad “The Lightning Round” updates on current priorities and actions from the SEC, FTC, CFTC, DOJ and CFPB Discussion of the role of the external auditor and key considerations during an investigation featuring Claudius B. Modesti, Director of Enforcement at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Cybersecurity: Proactive Steps to Minimize Liability An overview of key recent cases and legislative developments Invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Wednesday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception   more »

Total Credit Hours:
10.75 | 2.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Technology Law Conference

Austin – May 21-22, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – May 21-22, 2015

Join a nationally-recognized faculty of technology and licensing practitioners, in-house counsel from leading tech companies, and experts in copyright, trademark, open source, and data privacy and security at UT Law’s 28th Annual Technology Law Conference for the latest issues affecting the technology industry. This year’s program features: Advanced licensing—learn practical negotiation and drafting strategies, including key clauses in light of recent developments Cloud computing—gain insight into business, legal and regulatory issues, as well as negotiation strategies for  service agreements Explore key issues and challenges that arise in spin-out and carve-out transactions What’s New with Crowdfunding and the implications of changes to the Texas Securities Act Better to Ask Forgiveness than Permission? GCs from HomeAway and Green Dot Corporation discuss the legal and ethical issues faced by tech startups with innovative business models Hear an update on the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act and get tips for minimizing risk when hiring key talent from direct competitors Responses to a Data Breach: Incident Response Planning and Advanced Preparedness Examine dispute resolution clauses used in technology transactions and gain practical advice on drafting and negotiating key contracts A distinguished panel of U.S. District Court Judges and practitioners discuss the Ethics of Electronic Discovery and New Technology Recent developments in technology case law, plus the latest on open source licensing, digital media streaming, and more Network with program faculty and attendees at the Thursday Evening Reception more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.75 | 2.75 ethics   Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – May 27-29, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

UT Law's biennial Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal system. 2015 program highlights include: Significant decisions and updates from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court in the last year An overview of the law and procedures regarding Texas state writs from the perspective of the practitioner and the court Techniques on writing effective briefs due to the change in reading habits, workload and legal sophistication of the appellate judicial audience in the 21st century An appellate specialist with experience from both sides of the bench provides effective tips for oral argument Court of Appeals Judicial Panel Experts provide appellate tips from both sides of the criminal bar with tips on how to make briefs interesting and easier to understand without offending the opposing side Earn up to 2.50 hours of ethics including lessons learned from the Michael Morton case, scientific evidence and the popular Reel Legal Ethics, featuring ethical legal dilemmas depicted in various movie scenes more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.25 | 2.50 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Juvenile Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 4-5, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's Conference on State and Federal Appeals—designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners—has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is the annual gathering of state and federal appellate judges. Now in its 25th year, this conference is a must-attend event for every Texas civil appellate practitioner.   2015 highlights include: Interview with Chief Justice Nathan Hecht provides his perspectives on over 25 years on the Texas Supreme Court, as well as offers tips for practitioners Hear the latest developments from the 84th Legislature Review recent updates in the current term from the Texas Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court Ethics Three-Pack: Legal Malpractice, Client Confidentiality in the Digital Era, and Ethical and Effective Appellate Marketing Learn about the dynamics of seeking and obtaining en banc review in the Fifth Circuit Gain insight on what types of amicus briefs are having an impact on the Court Hear updates on governmental immunity, jury charges, interlocutory appeals, attorney fees, spoliation and sanctions, expert testimony, Texas civil procedure and personal jurisdiction Networking opportunities with judges and fellow colleagues during the conference and at Friday’s traditional Luncheon with the Judiciary   more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Higher Education Taxation Institute

Austin – Jun 7-9, 2015 – 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, legislative, judicial, regulatory and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities. Don't miss valuable expertise, timely insight into federal tax law developments, as well as numerous networking opportunities.   2015 Institute highlights: Fundamentals of Higher Education Taxation Issues focused series of presentations opens the conference—hear from Richard A. Speizman, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC, Joseph R. Irvine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Tracy Paglia, Moss Adams LLP, Stockton, CA, and Sean P. Scally, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center, Nashville, TN Learn planning strategies and best practices for addressing FATCA compliance Dig deep into the complexities of nonresident alien tax issues with Donna Kepley, Arctic International LLC, Austin, TX Explore compensation and tax issues in research and technology Review recent tax law developments, including updates on Congressional activity, IRS initiatives and judicial decisions Richard J. Locastro, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, Bethesda, MD, presents Understanding UBIT for Digital and Online Activities Beyond the University: Structuring, Creating and Maintaining Related Entities provides best practices for entity creation, governance, and maintenance Kyle R. ZumBerge, The University of Texas System Office of General Counsel, Austin, TX, moderates a panel discussion on tax issues in athletic departments, from both a private and public institution perspective Edward J. Jennings, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, provides the UBIT Checklist for the CFO more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.25   Credit Info
Specialization:
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

The Law, Science and Finance of International Energy Projects

Houston – Jun 10, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

This unique multidisciplinary primer, The Law, Science and Finance of International Energy Projects is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. The Primer is interactive, offers a high-level introduction to legal structures and agreements and the science and finance that underlie and drive international upstream energy projects, and provides substantive take-away materials. Stay on for International Upstream Energy, where leading members in the international energy sector—corporate counsel, NOCs, IOCs and related industry experts—offer practical analysis and advanced discussions on both current and recurring issues involving international upstream energy transactions. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.75   Credit Info
Specialization:
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

International Upstream Energy

Houston – Jun 11, 2015 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston

Join leading members of the international energy sector—attorneys, corporate counsel, NOCs, IOCs and related industry experts—at International Upstream Energy for a practical analysis and advanced discussion on current and recurring issues involving international upstream energy transactions. 2015 highlights include: Hear insights and legal strategies for challenging times ahead in the global oil and gas industry Peter Roberts, Andrews Kurth LLP, London UK, presents a lively and in-depth look at default provisions of the JOA—An Uncomfortable Balancing Act: Managing JV Relationships and JV Partner Defaults Learn about and analyze Mexico’s implementation of groundbreaking reforms in the upstream oil and gas sector Cross-Border Labor and Employment Law Minefields, presented by Jordan W. Cowman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Dallas, TX, is an entertaining and informative presentation of the most pressing international labor and employment law issues facing U.S.-based employers Focusing on the AIPN 2014 Unconventional Resources Operating Agreement, review key issues when negotiating a JOA for an unconventional oil and gas play FCPA/Anti-Corruption Compliance Update provides the facts and circumstances of recent cases, as well as practical implications and recommendations for modification/enhancement of anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures Arnold J. Johnson, Noble Energy Inc., Houston, TX, discusses some of the factors that are influencing ethics and professionalism in today’s global environment Multiple opportunities for networking and interaction with speakers, clients and colleagues including the Thursday Evening Reception Come a day early for the Wednesday Primer, The Law, Science and Finance of International Energy Projects—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners.  International Upstream Energy is presented by The University of Texas School of Law, The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (OGERL), and The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.00 | 1.00 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Family Law Legislative Update

Austin – Jun 18, 2015 – Thompson Conference Center
Live Webcast – Jun 18, 2015

The 13th Biennial Family Law Legislative Update is the definitive post-legislative preview of new rules and key legislative developments for family law practitioners. Three of the most knowledgeable family law experts in the state, Professor John J. Sampson, The University of Texas School of Law and Harry L. Tindall and Angela G. Pence England, both with Tindall & England, P.C. in Houston, share their insights on the changes and how they will affect your practice in this half-day program.   more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 8, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel

Primer: 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, and discusses client representation, choice of entity, governing documents, filing with the SOS, post formation issues, termination and more.    Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.25 | 0.25 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 9-10, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 24th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates on federal and Texas case law: bills passed in the 2015 Texas Legislature, including changes to the Texas Margin Tax, the latest federal tax developments, and tips from the Secretary of State. Review sample forms and learn tips for drafting key provisions: basic forms and model company agreements for simple LLCs, provisions for limited partnerships and LLCs and what is often overlooked and more. Gain insight on best practices and issues impacting practitioners: liability issues for managers, general partners and other agents in LLCs, the impact of Ritchie on remedies of minority owners, consequences of an LLC member filing for bankruptcy, the use of “tax partnerships” in the oil patch and more. Earn 2.50 hours of legal ethics including an interactive presentation on ethics in spotting and resolving conflict issues with George W. Coleman and Claude E. Ducloux; plus The Complete Professional: Effective Interactions with Courts, Clients, Counsel and Colleagues with Michael P. Maslanka. Come a day early for Wednesday evening’s Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships—ideal for beginners or a great refresher for experienced practitioners. more »

Total Credit Hours:
12.25 | 2.50 ethics   Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Galveston – Jul 23-24, 2015 – Moody Gardens

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on Bankruptcy Code, 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. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

The Car Crash Seminar

Austin – Jul 30-31, 2015 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The Car Crash Seminar is the ULTIMATE program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement.  Come away with the definitive set of resource materials including sample forms.   Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Galveston – Aug 6-7, 2015 – Moody Gardens

The Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference presents current developments and practical tips for estate planners and elder law attorneys, offers essential information for guardians ad litem, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 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! more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

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. Registration includes course materials, luncheon presentations on both days, and free Wi-Fi. Special Registration rate for Government Attorneys. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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, Michael W. Fox and Steven Mierl, 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 and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers. more »

conference art

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. 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 »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

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. more »

conference art

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. Stay on for Friday's Trial Skills Training Camp—an interactive, one-day trial advocacy course.  more »

conference art

Texas Margin Tax

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. You will 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 »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

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.   Come a day early for Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy to learn tips and techniques to use during deposition. more »

conference art

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, and outlines the basics of immigration law practice. Continue on at the Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law for two full days of coverage on advanced issues. more »

conference art

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, and provides an opportunity to meet with and learn from nationally recognized experts and to interact with colleagues. Get to know your fellow practitioners from around the state and hear how they are dealing with tough issues. The 2-day program offers tools, forms, tips and guidance on key decision points and strategies in family-based immigration cases and employment-based immigration cases, and the increasing importance of removal and relief from removal.  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 »

conference art

Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

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

Join leading deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers and private equity investors at UT Law’s 11th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute. The Institute offers the best opportunity to network with leading M&A lawyers and corporate development officers in Texas and the Southwest.   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 »

conference art

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 is the definitive gathering of regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state. Join us for two days of comprehensive discussion on the latest information and developments in Texas water law and planning, plus the popular Texas Water Law Overview on Wednesday evening—an essential opener for new attorneys and great refresher for seasoned practitioners. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

Register
conference art

Civil Litigation Conference

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

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.  more »

conference art

Advanced Patent Law Institute

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

UT Law's Advanced Patent Law Institute in Austin covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated and rich array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. more »

conference art

Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 12-13, 2015 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's outstanding Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, now in its 34th year, is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The 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. more »

conference art

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 »

conference art

Oil and Gas Tax Conference

Houston – Nov 19-20, 2015 – Hyatt Regency

Join a nationally recognized faculty and an audience of 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 event is a unique collaboration between The University of Texas School of Law and the Chief Counsel’s Office of the IRS: it provides an exchange of views and perspectives between private sector and the Service. If your work involves energy taxation law or finance, don’t miss this exceptional educational and networking event. more »

conference art

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 »

conference art

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 »