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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – May 30-31, 2024

Live Webcast – May 30-31, 2024

UT Law CLE's 31st Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference is the premier program on employment law practice in Texas. By bringing together leading members of the bar, personnel experts, and in-house counsel, the conference offers timely updates, emerging trends, and the variety of perspectives practitioners need. Topics will include:   NLRB: An Inside the Beltway Perspective on Federal Labor Policy What's Weird About Texas Yet Another Acrimonious Election Year: The Challenge of Political Talk at Work (and On Social Media) The New World of Pregnancy Accommodations It Says What? Retaliation: Still the Most Attractive Claim for Plaintiffs and Most Complicated for Defendants What’s It Going to Take: Settlement Value/Monetizing Your Case Groff v. DeJoy: A Year Later and Other Emerging Issues in Religious Accommodation AI: Promising and Problematic  Ethics: Officer of the Court Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Austin – The Otis Hotel Austin – Jun 6-7, 2024

Live Webcast – Jun 6-7, 2024

UT Law CLE's 34th Annual 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. Topics include:   Practicing in the Fifth Circuit: A Few Things Attorneys Need to Know Interview with Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht Texas Supreme Court by the Numbers 2024 Ethics Referendum: What Passed, What Didn’t, and What Now? District Court Judges Panel Ethics Game Show Update on Appellate Rules Changes Effective Screening and Onboarding of New Appellate Clients Jury Charge Update AI and Appeals: Current Techniques, Ethical Issues, and Future Considerations Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 3.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Family Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 7, 2024

10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (3.00 hr | 3.00 hr ethics)  Need ethics credit? We’ve got you covered! UT Law CLE’s First Friday Ethics streams live every first Friday of the month, and features some of our best ethics speakers and presentations for a total of 3.00 hrs ethics credit. Fulfill your entire annual ethics requirement in Texas in one day!   This month includes: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Ted Lasso and Lawyer Ethics (Replay) What can a fictional soccer coach, goldfish, and biscuits teach us about attorney ethics? Lace up your cleats and find out.   Christie L. Hobbs, Northwest ISD - Fort Worth, TX 11:10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) Ten Rules for Ethical and Effective Negotiating (Replay) Most real estate deals are like water, and if things are handled correctly they will generally find their own level. This presentation provides ten (10) principles for handling negotiations correctly, which by necessity means ethically, and which will result in more effective negotiation. Richard A. Crow, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Houston, TX 12:05 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) Wellness in the Practice of Law: What Every Lawyer Should Know (Replay) A look at statistics on lawyer wellness and explore evidence-based tips on how to manage stress and anxiety to avoid losing enthusiasm for the practice of law. Michelle Fontenot, Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program - Austin, TX 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (0.50 hr | 0.50 hr ethics) Social Media, Ethics, and TMI: Why you won't be ROFL (Replay) Refresher on maintaining client confidences and other rules of professional conduct in a world influenced by social media.  Priscilla de Mata, Ysleta ISD - El Paso, TX   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Austin – The Otis Hotel Austin – Jun 13-14, 2024

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. This year's conference will be held on a Thursday - Friday date pattern. Highlights : Recent Developments in College and University Tax Law reviews recent tax law developments that affect the higher education community, such as Congressional legislation, IRS enforcement measures and pronouncements as well as judicial decisions. Legislative and Policy Update; Playing Defense for 2024 and Preparing for 2025, provides insight into what has been and will be occurring in 2024 regarding taxation of universities, their endowments, and examinations of school conduct and governance policies. Managing UBTI to Infinity and Beyond discusses Form 990-T reporting for both alternative investments and other university operations, including additional issues and forms that have arisen during the post pandemic period, such as debt from lines of credit, rent from unused office space, income from tech transfer, income from investments, and energy tax credits, among others. International Jeopardy is an interactive game of Jeopardy with topics highlighting international issues including; BEPS 2.0, indirect and digital taxes, nexus and triggering permanent establishment, NSPM33, 117 compliance, audit notices, and more! Plus, join faculty, planning committee, and attendees at the Thursday Evening Reception.   

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 1.00 ethics
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  • Specialization:
    Tax Law
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STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 14, 2024

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (1.00 hr) What Texas Lawyers Need to Know About the FTC Non-Compete Rule Did the FTC really ban all non-competes? What kinds of restrictions are still allowed? What is a de facto non-compete? What happens to pending lawsuits? Will the federal courts block the rule? Is it retroactive? What are the exceptions? What should lawyers for employers do right now? Two specialists in Texas non-compete litigation will answer these and other burning questions about the FTC’s new non-compete rule.  Elisaveta (Leiza) Dolghih, Dolghih Law Group PLLC - Dallas, TX Zach Wolfe, Zach Wolfe Law Firm - Houston, TX   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 14, 2024

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (0.50 hr | 0.50 hr ethics) State Bar Election Results and New Disciplinary Rules In a referendum from April 1-30, the members of the State Bar of Texas voted on proposed amendments and additions to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct. The Bar approved the Rules and the Texas Supreme Court gave final approval to them. This presentation gives an overview of the new Rules. Robert L. Tobey, Johnston Tobey Baruch, P.C. - Dallas, TX   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 14, 2024

12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (0.75 hr) Lessons From the Kennedy Assassination for Cross-Examination (Replay) If ever there was an event about which witnesses should have agreed, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was that event, but the eyewitnesses could not agree about even the most basic details of what happened in plain view in Dealey Plaza. Why and how do eyewitnesses fail to remember correctly even the most basic details of what they observed? What can trial lawyers learn from discrepancies in witness accounts of famous historical events, including the Kennedy assassination and the sinking of the Titanic? Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon Rogers, LLP - Dallas, TX   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Austin – The Otis Hotel Austin – Jul 10, 2024

Live Webcast – Jul 10, 2024

This year, the Choice of Entity Fundamentals is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities. Choice of Entity is not merely a tax driven exercise because so many non-tax factors are equally important. Join our group of seasoned practitioners discussing the important considerations and current trends impacting the client’s choice among partnerships, LLCs, S Corps, and more recently C Corporations. Find out what’s driving the choice between LLCs and C corps as the “go to” vehicles of choice for start ups and businesses that are restructuring.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Consumer Law, Civil Trial Law, Tax Law
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Austin – Austin Marriott South – Jul 11-12, 2024

Live Webcast – Jul 11-12, 2024

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.    Judges Rhoades, Gargotta and Rodriguez present the most relevant, current, and important cases impacting consumer bankruptcy from the Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit and the bankruptcy and district courts in three separate Case Summaries sessions. Judge Morris, provides guidance on how to brush up on forms of evidence and best practices in presenting it in Show … Me … The Evidence!. Judges Bradley and Isgur are joined by Cristina Rodriguez to discuss the debtor’s obligation to disclose and the problems cause by appreciation, increased income and after acquired property in chapter 13, chapter 7, and conversions. Judge Jennifer Elrod, from the U.S Court of Appeals will present a View from The Court Appeals. ​ ​ Discuss your frequently, and sometimes infrequently, asked questions with our judges in this year’s Open Forum Judicial Panel. Please submit your questions in advance to ConferenceQA@utcle.org. Breakfast Breakout Sessions for each district, featuring casual discussion with district bankruptcy judges and trustees. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eCourse to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.75 | 2.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law
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Austin – The Otis Hotel Austin – Jul 11-12, 2024

Live Webcast – Jul 11-12, 2024

LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 33rd 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. 2024 highlights include: Two-part Case Law Updates Showcasing a survey of recent Texas cases addressing significant issues (fiduciary duties, piercing the entity veil, and more) in the context of LLCs and partnerships (including limited partnerships and LLPs). Hear the latest developments affecting members, owners, and partners in the areas of employment, including enforcement of non-competition and nondisclosure agreements, confidentiality and more. “Breaking Up is Hard to Do”: S Corp, LLC, and Partnership Divisions, examines how to spin-off, split-off, or split-up a passthrough entity, including business and tax considerations and pitfalls for the unaware. The Security of State provides updates and resources to make tour transactions with the office easier including information on their system modernization program with a review of online service available in the new SOS portal. Explore practical considerations for business lawyers and their clients when businesses are considering bankruptcy. Earn 3.00 hours of legal ethics including a presentation on Integrating the New Texas Disciplinary Rules and Changes Into Your Practice. Be sure to join your colleagues, faculty members, and planning members for our Thursday Evening Networking Reception. New this year, come a day early for Wednesday evening’s Choice of Entity Fundamentals—ideal for beginners or a great refresher for experienced practitioners.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Consumer Law, Civil Trial Law, Tax Law
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San Antonio – La Cantera Resort & Spa – Aug 7, 2024

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 La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio on Wednesday, August 7th. In addition to the annual meeting and award presentations, the conference presents topics and issues regarding various aspects in the area of Elder Law. Back This Year!  Are you a Texas NAELA member? Are you just beginning your practice in Medicaid planning? Are you overwhelmed or just not quite sure how to get started? Are you without help in putting the pieces together to work a case? There may be help for you this year at the Texas NAELA Summer Conference. Texas NAELA is offering a Workshop track at the Summer Conference for the first 24 registrants who RSVP  to participate in the Workshop when registering for the Conference. It will be a very hands-on, interactive case study from the initial client call to the possible appeal. Come casual and ready to work! There is a $75 materials fee that will be required to be paid when registering for the Workshop. You must be a member of both national NAELA and the TX NAELA Chapter to attend the summer conference. If you are not a member of NAELA and the TX Chapter of NAELA and would like to become one, please visit us online here for more information. Stay on and attend The University of Texas’ 26th Annual Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference on August 8-9, 2024. TX NAELA Members with a paid 2024 Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference registration will receive a $245 discount on their 2024 NAELA Summer Conference registration!   

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San Antonio – La Cantera Resort & Spa – Aug 8-9, 2024

Live Webcast – Aug 8-9, 2024

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. 2024 Highlights: Medicaid Update and other Hot Topics discusses Medicaid advocacy strategies that are “hot,” either because they are new or because they are underutilized but work well. Hear updates on changes in defending against MERP claims and discuss continuing sticky situations. Test your knowledge of ethics rules in estate planning and probate in Ethics Jeopardy. Estate Planning Best Practices provides practical advice on how to avoid contests and other litigation related to estate planning drafting. Explore guardianship essentials, key issues, and alternatives—for up to 4.25 hours of Guardianship credit – including The Rules of Evidence in Guardianship Proceedings, Alternatives to Guardianship including Support Services, Mental Commitments vs. Guardianships, and Fee Petitions in Guardianship Cases. End each day with a moderated discussion of the day's topics by a panel of experts on Can We Talk? Parts 1 and 2 . Join conference faculty and fellow colleagues at the Thursday Evening Networking Reception. This conference is informative and informal—attendees and faculty are encouraged to bring the family! Are you a TX NAELA Member? Come a day early and attend the 2024 TX NAELA Summer Conference on August 7th! The Summer Conference is open ONLY to TX NAELA Members.  ​TX NAELA Members with a paid 2024 Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference registration will receive a $245 discount on their 2024 NAELA Summer Conference registration! Click here to get the special Member Rate when you jointly register for both conferences. Sponsorship Opportunities Available here.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.75 | 3.25 ethics | 4.25 guardianship
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Aug 15-16, 2024

Live Webcast – Aug 15-16, 2024

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.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Live Webcast – Aug 23, 2024

Essential Employment Law is a one-day live webinar HR program led by employment law experts 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.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 12-13, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 12-13, 2024

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 17-18, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 17-18, 2024

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar 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. Expected topics include:   Interview with Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht Case Law Update: Part I and Part II Parallel Investigations: Regulatory and Enforcement (DOJ) District Court Judicial Topic Hearsay and Evidence at SOAH Judicial Panel Readable Legal Writing ChatGPT Ethics Following the seminar, attendees will receive a free, on-demand eSupplement containing additional programming, ensuring attendees can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

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Dallas – Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown – Sep 19-20, 2024

Join us for The University of Texas School of Law’s 10th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country, bringing together leading enforcement practitioners, in-house counsel, compliance professionals, and top agency personnel from SEC, DOJ, and more.  UTGEI offers multiple opportunities for engagement and networking with some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations—making this an event you don't want to miss!

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 25, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 25, 2024

Cyber intrusions—ransomware attacks, data breaches, hacking, 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, regulatory updates, and other considerations for protecting your company and clients during a cybersecurity incident and response. Hear directly from leading practitioners, including in-house counsel, 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. 

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Dallas – The Ritz-Carlton – Oct 10-11, 2024

Live Webcast – Oct 10-11, 2024

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Austin – Austin Marriott South – Oct 24-25, 2024

Live Webcast – Oct 24-25, 2024