Renewable Energy Law Essentials

Austin – Jan 31, 2022

Live Webcast – Jan 31, 2022

Join us for the Renewable Energy Law Essentials program—a perfect overview for new entrants in the field, providing an introduction to ERCOT, and the basics on financing, leasing, titles, and surveys. And stay on for the 17th Annual Renewable Energy Law Conference for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide.

Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Jan 12, 2022

The 2022 Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop is the perfect overview for new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field, with focused attention on core issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations.  Plus, this year's Financial Literacy Workshops, as well as the Governance Literacy Workshops, provide multiple small-group opportunities to walk through practical tips and advice, and to ask questions of experts and colleagues.  Continue on for the Nonprofit Organizations Institute for two full days of nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.   NEW THIS YEAR!   We are excited to be launching the Diversity Fellowship to The University of Texas School of Law’s Nonprofit Organizations Institute, with funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This fellowship was created to encourage diversity and participation in the tax-exempt organizations practice of law by introducing 1st, 2nd and 3rd year law students to the practice area, providing opportunities for mentorship, and creating a network of law students interested in pursuing the practice.    A one-year fellowship will be awarded to up to ten law students and allows for in-person attendance to The University of Texas School of Law’s 39th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute on January 12-14, 2022 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, TX.   

Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 3): Basic Transaction Structures

Live Webcast – Nov 17, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures This course begins with an examination of sales vs. leases or subleases of mineral property, and the different rules and provisions relating to those transactions. It then dives into several common deals that a company may choose to do and the tax implications for each.  AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 2): Partnerships and Joint Ventures

Live Webcast – Nov 10, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures This course focuses on the origin of sharing arrangements (including economic interests, leasing and joint development arrangements), tax partnerships and juridical partnerships, as well as practical examples of carried interest arrangements, Rev. Rul. 77-176, the fractional interest rule, complete and incomplete payouts, and others. It also discusses the reasons for staying in Subchapter K or whether to elect out of Subchapter K (including the eligibility to make such an election). AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Oil and Gas Tax Bootcamp (Part 1): Overview of Basic Rules

Live Webcast – Nov 3, 2021

Oil and gas taxation is a complex area of the U.S. federal tax law, with unique principles, policies and aspects of the law. This Bootcamp walks through the fundamentals of oil and gas taxation – from basic rules and concepts, to partnerships and joint ventures, to basic transaction structures – and is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. Join us online for this three part series - streaming live on the first three Wednesdays in November! Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Part 1: Overview of Basic Oil and Gas Taxation Rules This course offers an historic look at the oil and gas industry and its unconventional resurgence in the U.S. Each of the three segments then walk through basic rules and concepts as they are applied to oil and gas exploration, development, and production, and provide the foundation for the next two in-depth courses specific to partnerships/joint ventures and basic transactional structures.  AND DON'T MISS... Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Part 2: Partnerships and Joint Ventures Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Part 3: Basic Transactional Structures  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Tax Law
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Land Use Fundamentals

Live Webcast – Apr 14, 2021

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. Join us the following 2 days for the Land Use Conference which offers in-depth coverage of land use development.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.25
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Live Webcast – Mar 25, 2021

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, Texas Title Examination Standards, oil and gas interests and conveyancing, the Joint Operating Agreement, voluntary pooling and unitization, and the Railroad Commission. Also learn all you need to know about an oil and gas lease with a four-session series, including classification, royalty and other clauses and implied covenants. Continue on to the 47th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals

Live Webcast – Jan 19, 2021

Join us for the Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals program—a perfect overview for new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field, providing focused attention on core issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations. And stay on for the full 38th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute, offering a flexible schedule with three partial days, combining key updates and sector trends each morning with in-depth “Master Classes” and related interactive breakout discussions on the issues most relevant to your organization or practice. Hear from nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.  This is sure to be engaging for longtime attendees and newcomers alike, and an online event you don’t want to miss!

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Live Webcast – Oct 21, 2020

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, and outlines how the changes in immigration policies are influencing immigration law practice and how to best serve your clients.   Stay on for the 2-day 44th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law – for the latest developments, guidance, and in-depth discussion on issues at the forefront of immigration practice in a changing political climate.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.75 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Live Webcast – Jul 22, 2020

The Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Tax Law
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A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Live Webcast – Jun 4-5, 2020

Join us for UT Law CLE's 2020 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings. This virtual course is designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, criminal lawyers, family lawyers, and employment lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings. Hear techniques and tactics for effectively handling typical and atypical problems. Interact with top immigration practitioners and gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients, while protecting yourself and your practice. This course walks through: Recent Developments in Immigration Removal Proceedings Ground for Deportability and Inadmissibility Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability Relief in Immigration Court Asylum Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Immigration and Nationality Law
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Land Use Fundamentals

Live Webcast – Apr 22, 2020

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. Join us the following 2 days for the Land Use Conference which offers in-depth coverage of land use development.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Live Webcast – Mar 26, 2020

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program features sessions on production and marketing; royalty disputes; co-tenancy; division orders; JOA; maintaining the secondary term of the lease; general surface usage; an overview of the Texas Railroad Commission; and more. Continue on to the 46th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.25 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop

Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Jan 22, 2020

The 2020 Nonprofit Organizations Fundamentals Workshop is the perfect overview for new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field, with focused attention on core issues for both private foundations and charitable organizations—the Forms 990, financial statements, fiduciary duties and conflicts of interest, and ex-regulators’ perspectives on charitable oversight. Plus, this year's Lobbying and Political Campaign Workshops, as well as the IRS Audit Workshops, provide multiple small-group opportunities to walk through practical tips and advice, and to ask questions of experts and colleagues.  Continue on for the Nonprofit Organizations Institute for two full days of nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin – Oct 23, 2019

Live Webcast – Oct 23, 2019

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides an overview of U.S. immigration laws, agencies and jargon, outlines the basics of family immigration law and employment immigration law, and offers an introduction to removal proceedings.   Stay on for the 2-day 43nd Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law – for the latest developments, guidance, and in-depth discussion on issues at the forefront of immigration practice in a changing political climate.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.25 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration and Nationality Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Austin – Thompson Conference Center – Aug 2, 2019

Live Webcast – Aug 2, 2019

Essential Employment Law is a one-day 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.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Jul 17, 2019

Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities. This workshop covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, terminations, drafting the LLC agreement, and includes an open Q&A with the panel. Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Tax Law
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A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

San Antonio – Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak – Jun 6-7, 2019

Live Webcast – Jun 6-7, 2019

Join us for UT Law CLE's 2019 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings. This course is designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, criminal lawyers, family lawyers, and employment lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings. Hear techniques and tactics for effectively handling typical and atypical problems. Interact with top immigration practitioners and gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients, while protecting yourself and your practice. This course walks through: Recent Developments in Immigration Removal Proceedings Ground for Deportability and Inadmissibility Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability Relief in Immigration Court Asylum Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen And for a deeper-dive, be sure to add the optional Friday Afternoon Workshop! Work directly with program faculty and colleagues in this small-group, interactive forum to apply these techniques and strategies to a hypothetical case study. Walk through a demonstration of a bond hearing, the first Master Calendar Hearing, the appeals process, and filing a motion to reopen. INSTRUCTORS   JODI M. GOODWIN practices immigration law in the trenches on the border in Harlingen, Texas. Since 1995 she has represented 1,000’s of asylum seekers, economic migrants, long-term permanent residents, businesses, families, and United States citizens in immigration and nationality matters. Jodi also represents immigrants and United States citizens in federal court in both criminal and civil proceedings. Jodi is past-Chair of the Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has served as a Director for the Cameron County Bar Association.   MICHELLE L. SAENZ-RODRIGUEZ is the co-founder of Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates in Dallas, Texas. Now in her 26th year of practice, Michelle is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of Texas. Michelle is former Chair for the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers. She is currently a member of the ABA Commission on Immigration. Michelle has recently been named “Top Lawyer in the Field of Immigration for 2018” by Best Lawyers in America. She recently became a Director for the AILA Board of Governors. She is on the AILA ICE National Liaison Committee and also serves as the EOIR Liaison in Dallas, Texas. ERICA B. SCHOMMER is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law where she teaches the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic. Before joining St. Mary's, Schommer was a partner at Rios & Cruz, P.S. in Washington State where she focused on detained removal defense and federal court litigation. From 2012 to 2015, Schommer served on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration and was the co-chair of the Commission’s Mental Health Advisory Group. Schommer has a background in international human rights and has worked on various human rights issues in Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica.   JACQUELINE L. WATSON is an El Paso native and undergraduate alum of the University of Texas at El Paso. She earned her J.D. at the University of Texas School of Law. Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Jacqueline has practiced immigration law in Austin since 1999 and proudly joined Walker-Gates Vela, PLLC in 2016. She served the AILA Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico Chapter as its Chair from 2015 to 2016.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.25 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Immigration and Nationality Law
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Land Use Fundamentals

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Apr 24, 2019

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. Join us the following 2 days for the Land Use Conference which offers in-depth coverage of land use development.  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.50
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Houston – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston – Mar 28, 2019

WEBCAST – Mar 28, 2019

UT Law CLE's Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law brings together a distinguished faculty of both academics and practitioners for a series of presentations designed to provide a comprehensive overview of oil and gas legal issues. The program opens with the definitive primer on how to drill an oil or gas well and continues with sessions on the Rule of Capture, Texas Title Examination Standards, oil and gas interests and conveyancing, the Joint Operating Agreement, voluntary pooling and unitization, and the Railroad Commission. Also learn all you need to know about an oil and gas lease with a four-session series, including classification, royalty and other clauses and implied covenants. Continue on to the 45th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute for a full day addressing the latest in oil and gas developments. This program is jointly presented by The University of Texas School of Law and The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 0.75 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
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