University of Texas School of Law
2018
Land Use Fundamentals
Austin Mar 21, 2018 AT&T Conference Center
$150 Individual  |  $200 after Mar 16
Live Webcast Mar 21, 2018
$100 Individual
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Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
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UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

Program Features
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. It is the ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners.

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

UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

2/25/18
Schedule

Wednesday Afternoon, Mar. 21, 2018

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

12:30 pm

Austin Only

Registration Opens

Includes light refreshments. 

1:20 pm
Welcoming Remarks

1:30 pm

0.50 hr

Overview

This presentation will explain the fundamentals of city regulation, including a discussion of the different types of cities in Texas.

Christy Drake-Adams, Texas Municipal League - Austin, TX

2:00 pm

0.75 hr

Subdivision and Platting

A review from the basics to the complex, addressing the legal basis, exceptions, process, limitations, and plat notes.

Reid C. Wilson, Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C. - Houston, TX

2:45 pm

0.75 hr

Zoning

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

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

3:30 pm
Break

3:45 pm

0.50 hr

Non-Conformities and Chapter 245

Explore Chapter 245 "Issuance of Local Permits" of the Texas Local Government Code issues, including processes for the recognition of rights, "fair notice" and attorney fees awards in recent litigation. Relevant cases and statutes that impact Chapter 245 will also be discussed along with best practices for the municipal and development community.  In addition, there will a discussion of nonconformities as nonconformities relate to Chapter 245.

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

4:15 pm

0.50 hr

Exactions and Subdivisions

Consider the methods and requirements related to developer participation toward the costs of public improvements.

Patty Akers, Akers & Akers, L.L.P. - Austin, TX

4:45 pm

0.50 hr

Bring it all Together: A Synthesis of Zoning, Platting, Comprehensive Planning, Building Code, and More

Kimberley Mickelson, City of Houston Legal Department - Houston, TX

5:15 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Patty Akers
Akers & Akers, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Christy Drake-Adams
Texas Municipal League
Austin, TX
Brenda N. McDonald
Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC
Frisco, TX
Kimberley Mickelson
City of Houston Legal Department
Houston, TX
Dorothy Palumbo
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Reid C. Wilson
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C.
Houston, TX

Planning Committee

Dorothy Palumbo—Chair
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Patty Akers
Akers & Akers, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Arthur J. Anderson
Winstead PC
Dallas, TX
Alan J. Bojorquez
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Barbara A. Boulware-Wells
The Knight Law Firm, LLP
Austin, TX
William S. Dahlstrom
Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
James L. Dougherty Jr.
Attorney at Law
Houston, TX
Christy Drake-Adams
Texas Municipal League
Austin, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr.
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
David Hartman
Smith, Robertson, Elliott, & Douglas, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Camm C. Lary III
Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP
Austin, TX
Charlie F. McNabb
City of Georgetown
Georgetown, TX
Mark McPherson
McPherson LawFirm, PC
Dallas, TX
Kimberley Mickelson
City of Houston Legal Department
Houston, TX
E. Scott Polikov
Gateway Planning Group, Inc.
Dallas, TX
Melinda Ramos
City of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
April Rogers
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
E. Allen Taylor Jr.
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
Fort Worth, TX
Misty M. Ventura
Shupe Ventura, PLLC
Dallas, TX
Ed Walts
The University of Texas System
Austin, TX
Terrence S. Welch
Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P.
Richardson, TX
Reid C. Wilson
Wilson, Cribbs & Goren, P.C.
Houston, TX
Charles E. Zech
Denton, Navarro, Rocha, Bernal, Hyde & Zech, P.C.
San Antonio, TX

UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
3.50 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
3.50 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
4.00 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

TX Accounting CPE
4.20 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 Real Estate Commission (TREC)
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
3.50 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
3.50 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
4.00 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
3.50 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

TX Accounting CPE
4.20 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 Real Estate Commission (TREC)
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

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

Key Dates

Austin

  • Last day for Individual early registration: Mar 16, 2018
    Add $50 for registrations received after this time
  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 16, 2018
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Mar 19, 2018
    $50 processing fee applied

Live Webcast

  • Last day for cancellation (full refund): Mar 16, 2018
  • Last day for cancellation (partial refund): Mar 19, 2018
    $50 processing fee applied

UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

Hotel / Venue

Austin

AT&T Conference Center

The University of Texas at Austin
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX
877.744.8822 (reservations)
Map

Accommodations

Our room block at the AT&T Hotel has been exhausted. Please see below for a list of nearby hotels. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin - University Area

Hampton Inn and Suites at The University/Capitol
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin 
Inn Pearl 

Parking Information

Free daily self-parking at UT garages. Separate fees apply for valet and overnight parking.  

UT Law CLE

2018 Land Use Fundamentals

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