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Labor and Employment Law Conference

Austin – May 3-4, 2016 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – May 3-4, 2016

The 23rd 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: An exploration of the technology-fueled sharing economy on the relationship between companies, consumers and service providers with Jason Boulette of Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. Judicial insights into trends in employment litigation from sitting state and federal judges. Practical tips and techniques on accommodating pregnancy, religion and disability. Discussion of The Impaired Employee or Client with advice on how to identify and address suicidal tendencies and mental health crises in the course of your practice. Ethics and professionalism update for employment lawyers. Focused presentation series on litigation 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:
14.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Corporate Counsel Institute

Houston – Apr 7-8, 2016 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Dallas – May 5-6, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center

The 38th 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. 2016 program highlights include: Analysis of Ethics and Risk Allocation Between In-House and Outside Counsel with John M. “Jack” Tanner, Fairfield and Woods, P.C., Denver, CO. Effective strategies for balancing the risks and benefits of software as a service (SAAS) and cloud computing, including tips for contract negotiation. Insight into Internal Investigations and the Compliance Function, including practice tips, steps for effective compliance, and possible outcomes of ineffective policies. Lessons Learned from Trial, featuring highly acclaimed lawyers and judges sharing what works, what doesn’t, and what to do when your company is involved in litigation. Practical tips on building an effective code of conduct, protecting trade secrets, and complying with preservation obligations. Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees more »

Total Credit Hours:
15.50 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Apr 14, 2016 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2016
Webcast Replay – May 12, 2016

The 2016 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher—assembles a distinguished faculty of experienced practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide practical and detailed coverage of the key issues, strategies, and opportunities facing attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators and landmen. The program features sessions on production and marketing; oil and gas leases, including classification and administration, perpetuation and termination, and implied covenants; risk allocation; division orders; drafting for subsequent operations in the JOA; redetermination, perfection and bankruptcy in the oil field; title opinions for all stages of production; an overview of the Texas Railroad Commission; and more. Continue on to the 42nd Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. more »

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

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

Houston – Apr 15, 2016 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Apr 15, 2016
Webcast Replay – May 13, 2016

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. 2016 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 An update on royalty clause construction in Texas—with David Drez, Wick Phillips, Fort Worth, TX Kathleen Magruder, BP Energy Company, Houston, TX, reviews Regulatory and Legislative Developments Affecting Product Disposition Update from the Texas Railroad Commission, including statewide rules for UFT Fields, upgrades in special field rules for unconventional development and concerns about induced seismicity and earthquakes Discuss the New 2015 JOA, with Jeff Weems, Porter Hedges LLP, Houston TX Lisa Vaughn Lumley, Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP, Fort Worth, TX, moderates Recent Developments Involving the Conflicting Rights of Mineral Owners and Surface Owners, with William Bredthauer, Harris Finley & Bogle, P.C., Fort Worth, TX, and Dick Watt, Watt Thompson & Henneman LLP, Houston, TX Come a day early for Thursday's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law—ideal for beginners or experienced practitioners seeking a refresher. The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.75 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
Real Estate Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Legal Writing: Precision and Persuasion

Dallas – May 13, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center

Whether you're a new attorney or a seasoned professional, effective legal writing is essential for a successful professional practice.  Join experienced UT instructors for a step-by-step approach to great legal writing: learn what causes poor writing, explore the principles of clear and persuasive prose, and leave with practical tips and materials to help you bring excellence to your writing. INSTRUCTORS Kamela Bridges teaches legal writing at The University of Texas School of Law. A member of the faculty since 2000, she teaches Legal Research and Writing, Brief Writing and Oral Advocacy, and Advanced Legal Writing: Litigation. She is the co-author, with Wayne Schiess, of Writing for Litigation. Prior to joining the faculty, Bridges was a partner at the firm now known as Locke Lord, where she handled civil matters at the trial level and on appeal. Wayne Schiess teaches legal writing at The University of Texas School of Law and directs the David J. Beck Center for Legal Research, Writing, and Appellate Advocacy. After practicing law at Baker Botts LLP, he joined the faculty at UT Law in 1992. He has written four books on legal writing, including Preparing Plain Legal Documents (2d. ed. 2015) and Writing for the Legal Audience (2d ed. 2013). He writes a monthly column on legal writing for Austin Lawyer magazine. more »

Total Credit Hours:
6.50 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Technology Law Conference

Austin – May 26-27, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – May 26-27, 2016

UT Law’s 29th Annual Technology Law Conference brings together 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 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 Open source software licensing and developments in compliance initiatives The Evolving U.S. and EU Privacy Framework, with insight from Dell and BP International Ethical issues involved in the use and regulation of big data, as well as the intersection of data mining and political activities Cybersecurity—recent legal and regulatory developments, tips for developing and testing incident response plans, and best practices for cyber risk management Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights Online A look at how technology is changing the employee-employer relationship—agreements for protecting yourself from the “moonlighting employee,” as well as the evolving difference between employees and “end-users” when Working for the App Key Issues in Corporate Transactions, plus legal and business considerations for taking a company public A panel of U.S. District Court Judges discuss current issues in technology law and best practices as they occur in federal litigation Network with program faculty and attendees at the Thursday Evening Reception.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.50 | 3.25 ethics    Credit Info

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Higher Education Taxation Institute

Austin – Jun 5-7, 2016 – 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. This year's program features: Hear the latest developments in College and University Tax Law, including updates on Congressional activity, IRS initiatives and judicial decisions Understand UBIT issues and best practices for reporting, including a practical CFO UBIT Checklist and Toolkit to help you and your CFO be better prepared for filing Discuss key Tax Issues in Athletic Departments, from both a private and public institution perspective Discuss commonly missed or misinterpreted fringe benefits provided by colleges and universities Review worker classifications and current IRS factors, tax and non-tax related consequences of misclassification, and best practices for ensuring compliance A look at public charity classifications and models for charitable giving at colleges and universities Explore Tax and Regulatory Considerations for International Activities Hear case studies on Non-Resident Alien Tax Issues Earn 1.50 hours of ethics, including a presentation on Regulating Tax Practitioners Network with program faculty and attendees at the Sunday Evening Opening Reception more »

Total Credit Hours:
16.25 | 1.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specialization:
Tax Law

Also available as: eConference, Materials, In-House CLE

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State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 9-10, 2016 – 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 26th year, this conference is a must-attend event for every Texas civil appellate practitioner.   2016 highlights include: Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Justice Phil Johnson, and Justice Debra H. Lehrman about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners Updates on appellate procedure (include dismissals under Rule 91a), disqualifications, and supersedeas bonds A review of the rapidly proliferating federal and state case law under the Texas Citizens’ Participation Act What You Don’t Know (But Need To) About the Fifth Circuit with the Honorable Gregg Costa and the Honorable Leslie H. Southwick A fresh perspective on legal ethics from Texas Supreme Court Judge Jeff Brown with Scout’s Honor: What the Boy Scout Law Teaches Us About Legal Ethics 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 | 3.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Primer: Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 13, 2016 – 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. The Primer covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, terminations, and more.    Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.25    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Galveston – Jul 14-15, 2016 – Moody Gardens

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is an informative conference presented in a relaxed setting. The conference focuses on 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.   2016 highlights include:   Updates on consumer bankruptcy cases from the Fifth Circuit with Hon. Marvin Isgur, Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades, Hon. Craig A. Gargotta, and Hon. Eduardo V. Rodriguez, and deeper insights into key Fifth Circuit and Supreme Court cases with Sally Henry, Texas Tech University School of Law Practical tips on the bankruptcy process from start to finish, including Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Automatic Stay (But Were Afraid to Ask) and Top 5 Ways to Lose Your Discharge An exploration of domestic support obligations in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy with Ashley Carroll, Office of the Attorney General and Tracie M. Shelby, The Shelby Law Firm Updates on the Homestead Exemption, RESPA's Impact on Chapter 13 and Monthly Escrow Payments and New Forms and Rule 3002.1 Notices Audience Q&A with Hon. Tony M. Davis, Hon. Douglas D. Dodd, Hon. H. DeWayne “Cooter” Hale, and Hon. Jeffrey P. Norman Hello from the Other Side: Law Clerk Panel on Ethics and Court Procedures, featuring discussion of court procedures and preferences among clerks from each of Texas’ judicial districts The Return of the Smackdown with Michael V. Baumer and Hon. Marvin Isgur Interaction and networking opportunities with judges, trustees and practitioners throughout the conference, including breakfast breakout sessions on Friday morning   Attendees and faculty are encouraged to dress “beach casual” and bring the family to enjoy Moody Gardens on Galveston Island. Enrich your conference experience with a conference mentor/mentee    Whether you’re new to the practice area, a seasoned pro, or looking for a peer to bounce ideas with, consider conference mentoring. This is a first for UT CLE, and we’re keeping it casual and unstructured – no scheduled activities or commitments. Simply chat during a break, or set aside time for more substantive conversation. Make your choice (mentor, mentee or peer) on the registration form, and we’ll match you to a fellow attendee!   more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

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

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 25th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners. Hear the latest updates in federal and Texas case law, as well as filing tips and administrative guidance from the Secretary of State. Prepare for important changes in partnership tax liability collection and audit procedures. Explore key differences in LLC and partnerships laws in Texas and Delaware, and reasons for choosing each jurisdiction. Review sample forms and learn tips for drafting key provisions: basic forms and model company agreements for simple LLCs, provisions for Subchapter S elections, and more. Gain insight on how Series LLCs are being used, as well as pros and cons in their application. Understand state and federal exemptions for securities offerings, and practical guidance to avoid common pitfalls. Earn 2.00 hours of legal ethics including a practical discussion of the legal and ethical dilemmas facing law firms on the brink of collapse; plus a study of recent ethics cases and opinions affecting lawyers. 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:
11.75 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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The Car Crash Seminar

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

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. Hear an overview of Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, auto-product liability claims, damages, and more Gain practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel including working up the case, managing client expectations, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, guidance on the use of medical records, financially affordable ways to try cases, cross-examining witnesses, and persuading the jury Review the admissibility of collision reports and how to most effectively use police officer testimony Analyze how social media is being mined and the ethical considerations of getting it submitted into evidence Examine the role distracted driving plays in a collision and its impact on verdict value Learn the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare, Medicaid, ERISA, worker’s comp, hospital liens, state and local employees and disability plans Discover practical ways to find life balance and happiness as a lawyer in this demanding and stressful profession Enhance your car crash knowledge. Regardless of your experience level, you don’t want to miss this program. more »

Total Credit Hours:
10.75 | 2.75 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Personal Injury Trial Law

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference

Galveston – Aug 11-12, 2016 – 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. Review key considerations and sample language in drafting wills and trusts, including The Anatomy of a Will and Best Practices in Drafting Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts. Discuss key probate issues, including working with creditors and claims, as well as procedures for “changing course” during the administration of an estate. Understand the scope of public benefits as it affects the elderly; and get tips on filing the perfect Medicaid application Explore key guardianship issues and alternatives—for up to 4.75 hours of Guardianship credit—including Resolving Guardianship Disputes, Alternatives to Guardianship, and a discussion of the recently enacted Supported Decision-Making Agreement Act.  Hear the latest case law and agency updates, including presentations by the HHSC and Disability Rights Texas Review tips and traps in managing your estate planning and elder law cases, including engagement letters, avoiding conflicts and information management; plus hear a discussion on standards and best practices for determining a client’s level of capacity. Get answers to your questions at the popular Ask the Experts panel. Earn up to 2.75 hours of legal ethics credit. Join conference faculty and fellow colleagues at the Thursday Evening Networking Reception. 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! Are you a TX NAELA Member?  Stay another day and also attend the 2016 TX NAELA Fall Conference on August 12 and 13!  The Fall Conference is open ONLY to TX NAELA Members.  TX NAELA Members can register for BOTH programs and SAVE! Click here to get the special Member Rate when you jointly register for both conferences. more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Texas NAELA Fall Conference

Galveston – Aug 12*, 13-13, 2016 – Moody Gardens
*TX NAELA Opening Dinner

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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Austin – Aug 19, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
Live Webcast – Aug 19, 2016

Data breaches are increasingly inevitable—and potentially devastating—to companies of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases of breach preparedness and response. It provides detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls, developing an incidence response plan, and responding to a data breach, as well as update on regulatory actions and class action litigation. Topics include: Top 10 Myths About Cybersecurity Internal Controls and Compliance HIPAA Developing and Testing an Incident Response Plan Responding to a Data Breach Cybersecurity Insurance Policies Regulatory Actions and Civil Litigation Update The In-House Perspective: Latest Challenges and Solutions in Managing Cybersecurity 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 »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Houston – Aug 26, 2016 – South Texas College of Law

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Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar

Austin – Sep 1-2, 2016 – 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.   more »

Also available as: Materials, In-House CLE

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Gas and Power Institute

Houston – Sep 8-9, 2016 – Hotel Derek

The 15th 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. more »

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Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Dallas – Sep 8, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center
Austin – Sep 29, 2016 – Norris Conference Center
Houston – Oct 6, 2016 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Michael W. Fox, and is designed to provide overviews and updates on issues related to Texas employment law. Content is extensive and exhaustive with topics ranging from employment-at-will to discrimination issues, wage and hour violations, retaliation, FMLA, changes in employment law impacting compliance efforts and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers. INSTRUCTORS Connie L. Cornell, PHR is a founding partner of Cornell Smith Mierl & Brutocao, LLP, an Austin labor and employment law firm. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources by the national Society for Human Resource Management.   Michael W. Fox is a shareholder in the Austin office of Ogletree Deakins, a national labor and employment law firm. He has represented employers in employment law matters for more than 35 years, is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. more »

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Mortgage Lending Institute

Austin – Sep 29-30, 2016 – AT&T Conference Center
Dallas – Oct 20-21, 2016 – Cityplace Conference Center

The 50th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. 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 »

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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Sep 29-30, 2016 – Hotel Derek

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 3rd Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—quickly becoming one of the premier enforcement programs in the country.   The Institute brings together a national faculty to discuss key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. It provides a unique collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, CFPB, CFTC, FERC 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 in handling a government investigation. more »

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Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Dallas – Oct 20-21, 2016 – The Ritz-Carlton

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute has gained a reputation among deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, private equity investors, hedge fund managers and other legal and financial practitioners as the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. 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 an event you won't want to miss! more »

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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 26, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
Live Webcast – Oct 26, 2016

UT Law’s Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners—provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, outlines the basics of family immigration law practice, offers an introduction to removal proceedings, details issues new practitioners face in managing an immigration practice, and features a Welcome Reception.  Continue on at the Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law for two full days of coverage on advanced issues. more »

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Civil Litigation Conference

Austin – Oct 27-28, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel

Join leading litigators, judges and law professors at the 40th 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 »

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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 27-28, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown
Live Webcast – Oct 27-28, 2016

UT Law’s 40th Annual 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 Wednesday's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law—ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. more »

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Water Law Fundamentals

Austin – Nov 2, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners, as well as non-lawyers, governmental officials, and engineers, Water Law Fundamentals provides an overview of Texas water law statutes, regulations, and cases, including vocabulary and acronyms necessary to understanding Texas water law. Stay on for the 2016 Texas Water Law Institute for in-depth coverage of water law developments. more »

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Advanced Patent Law Institute

Austin – Nov 3-4, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel
Live Webcast – Nov 3-4, 2016

UT Law's 21st Annual 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 »

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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – Nov 3-4, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

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. Come a day early for Water Law Fundamentals—an essential opener for new attorneys and great refresher for seasoned practitioners. more »

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Insurance Law Institute

Houston – Nov 10-11, 2016 – Hotel Derek

UT Law’s 21st Annual Insurance Law Institute 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.  The Institute is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.  more »

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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 17-18, 2016 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's outstanding 35th 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 and provides an in-depth focus on current issues and topics in business and consumer bankruptcy. more »

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Taxation Conference

Austin – Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2016 – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown

The 64th 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 »

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Estate Planning Workshop

Austin – Dec 2, 2016 – 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 64th Annual Taxation Conference for the latest developments in tax regulations, policy and legislation. more »