Includes continental breakfast.
Hear an update on the 2019 legislative changes from a principal author and a frequent speaker.
Mark C. Walker, Dickinson Wright PLLC - El Paso, TX
Jeff Leach, Texas House of Representatives, District 67 - Allen, TX
Rule 169 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure provides a unique mechanism for expedited actions. Learn how to navigate this rule efficiently and effectively in order to streamline the litigation process and ultimately get to trial faster.
Hon. Lauren Reeder,
234th Civil District Court - Houston, TX
Laura De La Cruz, Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, LLP - Houston, TX
Reynolds Frizzell LLP - Houston, TX
Winning or defeating a motion to disqualify an expert involves making key strategic decisions at every stage of expert discovery. Discuss the state of the law on expert disqualifications for common areas of expert testimony so that trial counsel can approach each stage of expert discovery, from the disclosure to the deposition, with an eye towards winning the Daubert or Robinson challenge.
Hon. Jeffrey V. Brown,
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas - Galveston, TX
Kelsi Stayart White, Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. - Houston, TX
It’s easy to lose attorney-client privilege protection. Don’t let it happen to you and your client.
The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX
In seeking justice, lawyers now must navigate intense divisions in our state and nation. What interpersonal skills and strategies can you use to identify divisive attitudes, and neutralize dangers like manipulation and polarization? Learn these concepts and how they differ from classic theories of conflict resolution.
Claude E. Ducloux,
Attorney at Law - Austin, TX
Included in registration.
What judges think works best with juries. What judges know works best with judges.
Hon. W. Royal Furgeson Jr.,
U.S. District Judge, Retired - Dallas, TX
Hon. Robert Pitman, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas - Austin, TX
Hon. Lauren Reeder, 234th Civil District Court - Houston, TX
0.50 hr ethics
Hear practical tips and considerations for recovering attorney’s fees.
Greta S. McFarling,
Chasnoff Mungia Valkenaar Pepping & Stribling LLP - San Antonio, TX
0.50 hr ethics
Review effective and ethical use of social media during trial.
Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC - Amarillo, TX
Revisit the rapidly evolving gig economy and take a tour through the myriad approaches courts and agencies have adopted, tested, and abandoned in their collective attempt to understand and classify the growing number of digital platform providers that now enable service providers to connect directly with end-users. Specific topics will include the limitations of the binary employee v. contractor classification system, the promises and pitfalls of a proposed hybrid “gig” worker classification, and the competing federal, state, and local efforts to find the right balance between entrepreneurial enablement and service provider protection.
Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. - Austin, TX
Michael J. Golden, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. - Austin, TX
Voir dire can be outcome determinative in a jury trial. In the wake of a trio of opinions issued by the Texas Supreme Court almost 15 years ago, trial lawyers, and even many judges are still confused about what is and is not permissible. Learn what works today and why.
Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP - Dallas, TX
Aaron J. Burke, Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo LLP - Dallas, TX
Story has been used since ancient times to captivate the human brain. It is easier for a person to remember stories than hard facts. Many fortune 500 companies and political campaigns have turned to a story formula in their marketing to help them clarify their message to their intended audience. Explore that same story framework to help attorneys tell a story during opening statements that will help clarify the message they want conveyed to the jury.
West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry, P.C. - College Station, TX
Baili B. Rhodes, West, Webb, Allbriton & Gentry, P.C. - College Station, TX
The University of Texas at Austin
AccommodationsSpecial Room Rate: $189 good through October 24, 2019 (subject to availability).
Book your room online here or call the reservations department at 877-744-8822 and reference the UT Law CLE Conference. The reservations link will be active until the room block is full or the cutoff date of 10/24/19, whichever comes first.
Parking InformationDaily self-parking will be validated for the AT&T Conference Center garage or surrounding UT garages. Please note Dobie is not a UT garage and parking cannot be validated. Separate fees apply for valet and overnight parking.