Live Conferences

Live conferences come with unique benefits.

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

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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 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 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.

  • 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

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.   2020 program highlights: Practical tips and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel, including working up the case, negotiating with the insurance adjuster, depositions and cross-examining witnesses, and guidance on preparing for trial The latest hot topics such as Texas auto policies, truck wrecks, dram shop liability, low property damage cases, filing for damages, and using evidence effectually Guidance on the ever-changing rules regarding Medicare and Medicaid, workers’ comp, ERISA, hospital and child support liens, and self-funded vs. insured Learn about the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of common spinal injuries caused by motor vehicle collisions Judicial perspective on what does and doesn’t work well at trial Earn up to 11.00 hours of MCLE credit, including 2.25 hours of ethics credit

  • 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

Live Webcast – Sep 3-4, 2020

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. This year's highlights include: Updates on significant administrative law cases and legislative activity during the last year, Open Government decisions, and the Texas Identity Theft and Protection Act. Overview of Sunset process and a preview of upcoming reviews. Tips on filing, presenting, and resolving your case before SOAH, and giving effective arguments. The always popular unscripted round-robin discussion during the Judicial Panel, including a Q&A for attendees. 2.25 hours of ethics, including presentations on How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession, Both Sides Now: When Lawyers Go Too Far, and Tips and Strategies for Settling Multi-Party Matters. Following the seminar, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing additional programming, ensuring attendees can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

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

Live Webcast – Sep 17-18, 2020

UT Law's 54th 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 tracks on Advanced Commercial Lending and Residential Lending. Insight into hot topics like environmental risk, escrow theft, and survey and title review. New Developments and Hot Tips in Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Practice. Guidance on Loss (Mitigation) During a Catastrophe—how to deal with mortgagors during unprecedented times. Hear about issues and drafting concerns for workout documentation relating to the pandemic economic workout cycle.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.50 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law, Real Estate Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas - POSTPONED – Belo Mansion – Sep 24-25, 2020

New Dates: May 13-14, 2021 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.

Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

Live Webcast – Oct 7-9, 2020

UT Law CLE’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States. Although we are going virtual this year, the conference continues to provide the latest in deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A, including the impact of COVID-19 and key takeaways for practitioners. The combination of a cutting- edge program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors, networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an online event you won’t want to miss!

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Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference

Live Webcast – Oct 16, 2020

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.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 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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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Live Webcast – Oct 21, 2020

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, and outlines how the changes in immigration policies are influencing immigration law practice and how to best serve your clients.   Stay on for the 2-day 44th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law – for the latest developments, guidance, and in-depth discussion on issues at the forefront of immigration practice in a changing political climate.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.75 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Live Webcast – Oct 22-23, 2020

In a constantly changing political climate, navigating new policies, guidance and interpretations of the law are more important than ever. UT Law’s 44th 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.   2020 highlights include: The latest federal court and BIA updates. Timely discussion on The Consequences of COVID on Response and Filing Deadlines with USCIS.  Advanced Protecting Survivors of Crime from Removal, explores advanced strategies to protect survivors of crime from removal. Learn how to navigate Virtual Deportation Hearings and get tips on protecting the due process rights of respondents. Insight on how to develop an efficient, ethically compliant, and profitable law practice, especially during a time of fluctuating policies and COVID-19. Join us a day early for the Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law - ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.25 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Bankruptcy Conference

Live Webcast – Nov 5-6, 2020

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.

Advanced Patent Law Institute

Live Webcast – Nov 5-6, 2020

UT Law's 25th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, now a Live Webcast, 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. This year’s program features: A look at how COVID-19 is impacting patent practice, including nuts and bolts for remote litigation. A review of the year’s key Federal Circuit and Supreme Court cases by Mark A. Lemley. The latest in Section 101 as well as practical prosecution strategies for software and life sciences. An examination of global trends and enforcement, plus considerations for international patent prosecution. Recent Developments in Claims Construction with Kenneth R. Adamo. An overview of PTAB policy shifts in the last year, plus a discussion on PTAB practice strategies. An exploration of the evolving guidance on AI claims and how they are being applied. The popular U.S. District Court Judicial Panel. An In-House Counsel panel and virtual “breakfast” presentation, hosted by Women in IP. A full 15.00 hours, including 2.50 hours Ethics credit Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing an additional 0.50 hour of Ethics credit to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year. If you cannot watch the entire 2-day webcast at its scheduled time, don’t worry! Register now and view as much of the live webcast as your schedule allows. In addition, you will receive the recorded eConference in “Your Briefcase”, available 4-6 weeks after the live webcast, and can watch and claim credit (pre-approved in TX and CA) for any presentations you missed.

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Leasing Institute

Live Webcast – Nov 12, 2020

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.

Taxation Conference

Live Webcast – Dec 2-3, 2020

Estate Planning Workshop

Live Webcast – Dec 4, 2020

Renewable Energy Institute

Live Webcast – Jan 25-26, 2021

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar, and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The 16th Annual Renewable Energy Law Institute blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy. The conference aims to inform industry participants, legal and financial advisers, as well as key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.

Special Needs Trusts

Austin – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin – Feb 18-19, 2021

WEBCAST – Feb 18-19, 2021

The 17th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts brings together nationally recognized professionals in the SNT field, features the latest updates and hot topics, and offers a great set of materials including sample forms, drafting tips, sample language, and resources. 

Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Belo Mansion – May 13-14, 2021

Now in May! 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. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations.

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