University of Texas School of Law
2017
Land Use Fundamentals
Austin Apr 5, 2017 Austin Marriott South
Conference Concluded
Live Webcast Apr 5, 2017
Conference Concluded
PLEASE NOTE: Venue has been changed to the Austin Marriott South.
SPONSORS
Brown & Ortiz, P.C.
Jackson Walker LLP
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

Program Features
The ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners, Land Use Fundamentals provides concepts and procedures, plus practical tips to some of the more complex areas of land use law, including zoning, platting, and development incentives available in Texas.

Stay on for the Land Use Conference for in-depth coverage of land use development.

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

7/28/17
Schedule

Wednesday Afternoon

Presiding Officer:
Dorothy Palumbo, Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX

12:15 pm

Austin Only

Conference Room Opens

Includes light refreshments. 

1:10 pm
Welcoming Remarks

1:15 pm

0.25 hr

Introduction

Identify the different forms of municipal government in Texas and their land use powers.

Dorothy Palumbo, Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX

1:30 pm

0.50 hr

Zoning 101

Review zoning legal requirements and procedures, how to make a zoning decision, and how zoning interacts with the comprehensive plan.

Brenda N. McDonald, Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC - Frisco, TX

2:00 pm

0.50 hr

Subdivision and Platting 101

Explore the basic building blocks for land use regulation and how they contrast with zoning. Get practical pointers to help practitioners on both sides of the aisle understand the platting process and avoid legal pitfalls.

E. Allen Taylor Jr., Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P. - Fort Worth, TX

2:30 pm

0.75 hr

Zoning Alphabet Soup: ZBA/BOA v. P&Z/ZPC

Discuss the differences between two critical zoning bodies: the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning and the Zoning Commission. Review the statutory basis, legal authority, procedural aspects, location in the zoning structure, and available options if you disagree with their decisions. Learn how to prevent clients from confusing these bodies.

Reid C. Wilson, Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C. - Houston, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX

3:15 pm
Break

3:30 pm

0.75 hr

Land Use Appeals

Now that the city board and the city council have decided your land use issue, someone is still dissatisfied. Discover what happens next when the unhappy party takes the city to court.

Ronald D. Stutes, Potter Minton - Tyler, TX

4:15 pm

0.50 hr

Moving On or Staying Put? The Law of Non-Conformity & Vested Rights

Examine the differences and similarities between nonconforming uses and vested development rights, and survey significant legal issues that arise in applying the two concepts to typical development scenarios. 

Brent D. Lloyd, City of Austin Law Department - Austin, TX

4:45 pm

0.75 hr

Plan Unit Development (or the Basics of Development Agreements)

Economic development agreements have become a significant part of major real estate development projects in Texas, and attorneys representing both cities and developers need to understand the tools in the economic development tool box. Explore the basics of development agreements from municipal and development attorney perspectives and examine the statutory basis, procedure, and negotiation issues regarding these agreements for land development projects in Texas.

Peter G. Smith, Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Myron D. Dornic, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX

5:30 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Myron D. Dornic
Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr.
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
Brent D. Lloyd
City of Austin Law Department
Austin, TX
Brenda N. McDonald
Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC
Frisco, TX
Dorothy Palumbo
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Peter G. Smith
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
Ronald D. Stutes
Potter Minton
Tyler, TX
E. Allen Taylor Jr.
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
Fort Worth, TX
Reid C. Wilson
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C.
Houston, TX

Planning Committee

Dorothy Palumbo—Chair
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
4.00 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Oklahoma
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
4.00 hrs
Certified Professional Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
Registered Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
Registered Professional Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
TX Accounting CPE
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
TX Insurance
Additional Information
UT Law CLE conferences are considered "qualifying" courses, not certified by TDI. Such qualifying courses may be used for credit.

Qualifying courses are insurance courses that are: (A) offered for credit by accredited colleges, universities, or law schools; or (B) part of a national designation certification program; or (C) approved for classroom, classroom equivalent, or participatory credit by the continuing education approval authority of a state bar association or state board of public accountancy; or (D) certified or approved for continuing education credit under the guidelines of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.

Continuing Education Credit Information for Agents and Adjusters

Agent/Adjuster Continuing Education Forms
 
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance at the conference.

MCLE Credit

Texas
4.00 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
Additional Information
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
California
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Oklahoma
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #169) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Oklahoma MCLE credit, Oklahoma credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the webcast.
Other States
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour. 

Other Credit

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
4.00 hrs
Certified Professional Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
Registered Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
Registered Professional Landman (AAPL)
4.00 hrs
TX Accounting CPE
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Texas Accounting CPE credit, the Texas Accounting CPE credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your CPE credit directly to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.
TX Insurance
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
4.00 hrs
Additional Information

https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance once you complete the course.

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Apr 5, 2017
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 31, 2017
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Apr 3, 2017
    $50 processing fee applied

Live Webcast

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Feb 24, 2017
    Add $0 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 31, 2017
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Apr 3, 2017
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

Hotel / Venue

Austin

Austin Marriott South

4415 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78744
512-441-7900
844-473-3959 (reservations)

Accommodations

$179 room rate good through March 15, 2017 (subject to availability). Please refer to The University of Texas School of Law and 2017 Land Use Conference when you call the hotel directly at 512-441-7900 or 844-473-3959.

Book your room online 
here

Parking Information

Complimentary garage and ground level self parking. 

UT Law CLE

2017 Land Use Fundamentals

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