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Texas Water Law Institute

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

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. The 2016 program highlights include: Unbundling Water Rights: Piloting Efforts to Apply the Australian Experience in the American West with Prof. Mark Squillace, University of Colorado Law School Experienced practitioners explore the prior appropriation doctrine in Texas following TCEQ v. Texas Farm Bureau Texas Water Development Board Chairman Bech Bruun presents highlights of the 2017 Texas State Water Plan and recent SWIFT program financing. Examine new requirements imposed by SB 660 (2011) and HB (200) in Desired Future Conditions: Will Process Changes Increase Accountability? Commissioner Jonathan K. Niermann of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality discusses A Change in Perspective: When the Lawyer Becomes the Client Case law updates highlighting key surface water and groundwater cases; as well as additional legislative developments addressing water issues. Earn up to 14.75 hours CLE credit, including 2.00 hours ethics credit. Come a day early for Water Law Fundamentals—an essential opener for new attorneys and great refresher for seasoned practitioners.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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Water Law Fundamentals

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

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. INSTRUCTORS: Doug Caroom is a partner with Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP and is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specializations for Administrative Law.  With more than 40 years of experience in Texas, Doug practices in the areas of water and environmental law, administrative law, and public law. He assists municipalities, river authorities, and water districts in all phases of regulation and is an adjunct professor of Water Law at The University of Texas School of Law. Lyn Clancy is a Senior Water Policy Advisor and the Managing Associate General Counsel with the Lower Colorado River Authority and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Environmental Law Journal. With 15 years of experience in water rights and water policy in Texas, Lyn also serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Water Conservation Association. Jim Mathews is a founding partner of Mathews & Freeland, LLP, and has been practicing law in Texas since 1973.  Jim has extensive experience with water rights and water quality matters, and served as an Assistant Attorney General and the Chief of the Environmental Protection Division of the Texas Attorney General’s Office prior to entering private practice. Stay on for the 2016 Texas Water Law Institute for in-depth coverage of water law developments.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – Oct 28*, 29-30, 2015
*Wednesday Evening Texas Water Law Overview

UT Law’s Texas Water Law Institute brings together regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state to discuss the latest information and developments in Texas water law and planning.   The 2015 program highlights include: Texas State Senator (District 28), Charles Perry, provides his inside perspective on the policy rationale and legislative intent behind recent water-related legislation enacted by the 84th Legislature Current developments around the rule defining “waters of the U.S.” A review of recent taking litigation and analysis of its impact on groundwater regulation A look at the past, present and future of the Texas Water Development Board by Former Chairman, Carlos Rubinstein Discussion on select water rights permitting issues—water conservation considerations; plus impacts of regional planning  decisions on permitting and financing Tips for developing accounting plans, including guidance from the TCEQ An analysis of the impact of climate change on water planning and management, with Ronald A. Kaiser, Chair of the Texas A&M University Water Program Case law updates highlighting key surface water and groundwater cases; as well as additional legislative developments addressing water issues Wednesday evening’s Texas Water Law Overview with Jim Mathews and Doug Caroom Earn up to 15.50 hours CLE credit including 2.00 hours ethics credit

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 15.50 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – Nov 19*, 20-21, 2014
*Wednesday Evening Texas Water Law Overview

UT Law’s Texas Water Law Institute brings together regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state to discuss the latest information and developments in Texas water law and planning. The 2014 program features: Chairman Carlos Rubinstein provides an update on the new Texas Water Development Board and implementation of HB-4 for financing the State Water Plan Chairman Bryan Shaw discusses the TCEQ’s response to the challenges posed by the Texas drought A look at water conservation and implementation challenges in Texas and across the nation An overview of current brackish groundwater regulations, with focused attention on the development and ongoing implementation of San Antonio’s brackish groundwater project A review of Day and Bragg and the implications for Groundwater Conservation Districts An exploration of the concerns surrounding the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water supply and quality A discussion of the draft USACE/EPA rule defining "waters of the U.S.” Expected changes resulting from transfer of water utility regulation to the Public Utility Commission of Texas Case law updates highlighting key surface water and groundwater cases; as well as a look at what’s ahead this legislative session to address water issues Conflicts of interest for water lawyers Wednesday evening’s Texas Water Law Overview with Jim Mathews and Doug Caroom Earn up to 15.75 hours of CLE credit including 1.50 hours of ethics

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 15.75 | 1.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol – Dec 4*, 5-6, 2013
*Wednesday Evening 'Texas Water Law Overview'

Don't miss the Texas Water Law Institute. Get the latest information on the drought and its effect on water law and planning from regulatory agency members, water law practitioners and experts from around the state. The 2013 program features: Chairman Bryan Shaw on drought planning and response at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Chairman Carlos Rubinstein on the future of the reorganized Texas Water Development Board The history of drought in Texas and the drought outlook for 2014, as well as its potential impact on the Texas economy Drought from a hydrologist's perspective: how drought affects water planning and permitting  Ethical issues in expert testimony: engineers, experts, and protecting client privilege Finding and financing water for your project: the factors challenging water supply across the state Development of brackish groundwater and interstate and international water projects Analysis of the latest water law cases and what passed and what didn't in the 83rd Texas Legislature Changes resulting from transfer of water utility regulation to the Public Utility Commission of Texas Wednesday evening’s Texas Water Law Overview with Jim Mathews and Doug Caroom Earn up to 15.75 hours of CLE credit including 1.50 hours of ethics.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 15.75 | 1.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Oct 31*, 1-2, 2012
*optional Wed Evening session

Don’t miss the Texas Water Law Institute—hear the latest updates and what to expect in the 83rd Legislature from regulatory members, attorneys and experts from around the state. The 2012 program features: TCEQ Issues and Updates: Commissioner Carlos Rubenstein on the latest issues faced by the TCEQ, plus coverage of water curtailment rules and the priority system Water law legislation in the 83rd Session with Sen. Kel Seliger, Natural Resources Committee, and Rep. Eddie A. Lucio, III, Natural Resources Committee Desired Future Conditions: Remixed, Remade and Remodeled (Available Groundwater) Desalination: Technology, benefits, legal obstacles and success stories GCDs: Survey of rules and regulatory approaches, procedural rules and contested cases, and governance issues SB3: A mid-course evaluation of how it’s working, and resolving in-stream flow conflicts with ADR Ground and Surface Water Issues in the Western States with Justice Greg Hobbs, Colorado Supreme Court Wednesday evening’s Texas Water Law Overview with Jim Mathews and Doug CaroomEarn up to 15.25 hours of CLE credit including 1.50 ethics hours.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 15.25 | 1.50 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 30*, 1-2, 2011
*optional Wed Evening session

The Texas Water Law Institute brings together members of state regulatory agencies alongside water law experts and attorneys to examine and discuss current water law issues and updates. This year’s conference features a wide range of renowned speakers and topics, including Timothy Brown’s updates on groundwater issues in the 82nd legislative session, Doug Caroom and Jim Matthews presenting their annual Texas Water Law Overview, Rep. Allan Ritter, Chair of the Texas House Committee on Natural Resources, and Hon. Edward G. Vaughan, Chairman of the Texas Water Development Board, offering their perspectives on water supplies and infrastructure, and much more.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.00 | 2.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Texas Water Law Institute

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 1*, 2-3, 2010
*optional Wed Evening session

The Texas Water Law Institute brings together members of state regulatory agencies with water law experts and attorneys to examine timely water law issues from around the state. The 2010 Institute highlights include The Texas Water Development Board's Role in Implementing Desired Future Conditions; impending legislation with Sen. Troy Fraser and Rep. Bill Callegari; Carlos Rubenstein, Commissioner of TCEQ, on Lessons Learned from the 2008-09 Drought; TCEQ's environmental flows process; regional water planning and much more. 

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 16.00 | 1.50 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Real Estate Law
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