Overview

Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar, and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The Renewable Energy Law Conference blends together law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy. This conference is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisers, as well as key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.

2019 highlights include:

  • Keith Martin is back again with a stellar collection of Washington Energy experts, including Richard Glick, Abigail Ross Hopper, Tom Kiernan, and Pat Wood, for a round-table discussion on current federal energy policy impacting renewable energy.
  • Review the agenda for the 86th Texas Legislative session and other state legislative sessions that could impact the renewable energy markets.
  • Get the latest updates and developments from ERCOT, PUC, and SPP.
  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges in developing and financing stand-alone and “hybrid” battery storage projects.
  • Hear about Tax Credits and Beyond: Financing Renewable Energy Projects—Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Valuable information on Endangered Species and Wildlife—Mitigation and Risk Management, Best Practices for Solar Development in Resolving Mineral Estate Issues, and much more.
  • 2.00 hours of ethics credit.
  • Opportunity to meet program faculty and attendees during Monday evening’s Networking Reception.
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Don't forget to join the University of Texas for UT Energy Week 2019 being held February 4 – 8, 2019. Energy experts from industry, academia, government and regulatory agencies, and non-profit organizations will gather to discuss some of the most vital energy issues facing society.

Event Schedule

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Monday Morning, Jan. 28, 2019
    Presiding Officer:
    Laura Caspari, Director of Origination, ENGIE - Chicago, IL
  • 7:30 am
    Austin Only
    Registration Opens

    Includes continental breakfast. 
  • 8:20 am
    Welcoming Remarks

  • 8:30 am
    0.50 hr
    What's New?

    Keith Martin, Partner and Co-head of Projects, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP - Washington, DC

    Hear a lively update on developments affecting the renewable energy market.
  • 9:00 am
    1.00 hr
    Federal Energy Policy - Panel

    Moderator:
    Keith Martin, Partner and Co-head of Projects, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP - Washington, DC
    Panelists:
    Hon. Richard A. Glick, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - Washington, DC
    Abigail Ross Hopper, President & CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association - Washington, DC
    Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association - Washington, DC
    Pat Wood III, Former PUCT and FERC Chairman, Wood3 Resources - Houston, TX

    An esteemed group of Washington experts discusses the many issues in play in Washington. Topics will include: how the November elections will affect the policy agenda, what to expect on import tariffs, where the renewable energy trade associations are directing their firepower, what is likely to happen on federally-mandated payments by RTOs to coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them operating, revisions to PURPA, the cloud over future PJM capacity auctions, possible new incentives to deploy storage and rebuild transmission, and more.
  • 10:00 am
    0.50 hr
    Renewable Energy: Updates from the Courts

    Melissa Powers, Director, Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School - Portland, OR

    A discussion of important renewable energy related federal and state court decisions across the U.S. during the past year.
  • 10:30 am
    Break

  • 10:45 am
    0.75 hr
    86th Texas Legislative Session Update and Outlook

    Moderator:
    Michael J. Jewell, Partner, Stratus Energy Group - Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Suzanne L. Bertin, Executive Director, Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance - Austin, TX
    Jeff Clark, President, Advanced Power Alliance - Austin, TX
    Charlie Hemmeline, Executive Director, Texas Solar Power Association - Austin, TX

    A panel discussion of anticipated key renewable energy related bills likely to be considered in upcoming Texas, Oklahoma, California and other key state legislative sessions. 
  • 11:30 am
    0.50 hr
    State Policy Trends in Renewable Energy

    Vanessa Tutos, Director - Government Affairs, EDP Renewables North America - Houston, TX

    An overview of anticipated issues and opportunities in upcoming state legislative sessions, with a primary focus on midwestern and western states where renewable energy development is underway.
  • 12:00 pm
    0.50 hr
    Renewable Energy Developments in Mexico

    Nicolas Borda, Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Mexico City, Mexico

    At the end of 2018, the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) will issue the permanent electricity rate methodology, CENACE will begin with monthly FTR auctions, and clean energy should be at a minimum of 5%. In 2019, we will be able to see in more detail the energy policy of the new administration that begins on December 1, 2018.
  • 12:30 pm
    Austin Only
    Pick Up Lunch

    Included in registration. 
  • Monday Afternoon, Jan. 28, 2019
    Presiding Officer:
    Brent Stahl, Partner, Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP - Austin, TX
  • LUNCHEON PRESENTATION
  • 12:50 pm
    0.50 hr
    100% Renewables in a City Near You

    Dale Ross, Mayor, City of Georgetown - Georgetown, TX

    This summer Georgetown began receiving power from a solar farm in West Texas. The solar farm, in conjunction with a wind farm in the Texas Panhandle, makes Georgetown one of the few cities in the U.S. with 100 percent renewable energy. The decision to go with renewables was predominantly a financial one, but the City has been fortunate to receive coverage from across the world regarding our energy portfolio.
  • 1:20 pm
    Break

  • 1:35 pm
    0.75 hr
    EPC Contract Considerations for Renewable Energy Projects

    Alan Cohen, Partner, Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP - Austin, TX
    Spencer Preis, Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Southwire Company, LLC - Carrollton, GA

    Engineering, procurement, and construction contracts (EPC contracts) are used for the development of renewable energy projects. This presentation will focus on key provisions in EPC contracts and issues arising thereunder, including, among others, liquidated damages, indemnity, warranties, limitations of liability, lender protections and requirements, and changed conditions. A discussion on developer and contractor competing interests and concerns, along with best practices, will also be covered.  
  • 2:20 pm
    0.75 hr
    Endangered Species and Wildlife – Mitigation as Risk Management

    Christine Fernandez Owen, Attorney, Clean Law PC - Chicago, IL
    Brooke M. Wahlberg, Partner, Nossaman LLP - Austin, TX

    Endangered species and protected habitat areas can present risks to renewable projects, including potential impacts to project timing and costs. Purchasing mitigation land is one tool that can be used to manage risk in both the solar and wind energy context. 
  • 3:05 pm
    0.50 hr
    Boilerplate Clauses in Contracts

    Ann Walker McDowell, Associate Director - Legal, EDP Renewables North America - Houston, TX

    Boilerplate clauses are seldom negotiated but are often some of the earliest clauses reviewed in the event of a dispute. Although boilerplate clauses are reused in contract after contract, they should be carefully reviewed for reliability, enforceability, and relevance each time they are used in a contract.
  • 3:35 pm
    Break

  • 3:45 pm
    0.50 hr
    Best Practices for Solar Development in Resolving Mineral Estate Issues

    James L. (Jim) Gosdin, Sr. Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Chief Underwriting Counsel & Chief Reinsurance Counsel, Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Houston, TX

    A general overview of relevant law in selected states concerning minerals, such as limitations acts, dormant mineral interest acts, surface damage laws, and statutory notice requirements. Review the doctrine of accommodation or due regard and consider title insurance and requirements, such as surface waivers or drill site agreements for available endorsements. 
  • 4:15 pm
    1.00 hr ethics
    That's All the News for Today. Stay Ethical, Austin!

    Moderator:
    Prof. Irma Russell, Edward A. Smith/ Missouri Chair in Law, the Constitution, and Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law - Kansas City, MO
    Panelists:
    Alison Leonard Gardner, Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, E.On Climate & Renewables - Austin, TX
    Tracy L. Kepler, Director of Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association - Chicago, IL

    In recent years, the news has highlighted ethics issues relating to conflicts of interest, confidentiality, the use of social media, supervision of non‑lawyers, and other topics.  This panel will use factual scenarios to discuss the requirements and lessons of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, including Rules 1.6, 1.7, 5.3, and 7.1 and to consider practical ways to identify and avoid ethical pitfalls. Some scenarios are ripped from current headlines; others are conceptualizations of problems worth avoiding. 
  • 5:15 pm
    Austin Only
    Adjourn to Reception

    Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres with program faculty and attendees.
     
    Thank You to Our Reception Sponsor
    Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP
  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Tuesday Morning, Jan. 29, 2019
    Presiding Officer:
    Scott D. Deatherage, Attorney & Advisor, S Deatherage Law, PLLC - Dallas, TX
  • 8:00 am
    Austin Only
    Conference Room Opens

    Includes continental breakfast. 
  • 9:00 am
    0.75 hr
    Public Utility Commission of Texas and ERCOT

    Moderator:
    McCall Johnson, Sr. Manager - Government Affairs, Recurrent Energy - San Francisco, CA
    Panelists:
    Warren Lasher, Senior Director of System Planning, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. - Austin, TX
    Arthur C. D'Andrea, Public Utility Commission of Texas - Austin, TX

    An overview and update of recent issues involving the PUCT and ERCOT, including summer 2018, price formation, temporary taps, TCOS schedules and potential substation regulation.
  • 9:45 am
    0.75 hr
    Wind Generation in SPP: How High Can We Go?

    Philip Bruich, Director of Settlements, Southwest Power Pool - Little Rock, AR

    An overview of operational challenges and market impacts as Southwest Power Pool continues to set new wind penetration records.
  • 10:30 am
    Break

  • 10:45 am
    0.50 hr
    Repowering Wind Projects

    Kevin Knight, Sr. Vice President, GE Energy Financial Services - Stamford, CT

    How is a repowering project different from a new wind energy project? Explore unique legal and commercial terms, federal and state incentives, contractual arrangements and technical, permitting, and environmental considerations that impact repowering projects.
  • 11:15 am
    0.75 hr
    Opportunities and Challenges for Battery Storage Projects

    Moderator:
    Rohit Sachdev, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP - San Francisco, CA
    Panelists:
    Chris Calavitta, Sr. Vice President, Macquarie Capital - Austin, TX
    Cody Hill, Director of Energy Storage, LS Power - San Francisco, CA
    Katherine Ryzhaya, Chief Commercial Officer, Lightsource Renewable Energy - San Francisco, CA

    A discussion addressing the opportunities and challenges in developing and financing stand-alone and “hybrid” (generation + storage) battery storage projects today, including current deal structures and tax and policy issues, and an evaluation of where future growth is expected in the battery storage market.
  • 12:00 pm
    Austin Only
    Pick Up Lunch

    Included in registration. 
  • Tuesday Afternoon, Jan. 29, 2019
    Presiding Officer:
    Maria Faconti, Associate, Husch Blackwell - Austin, TX
  • LUNCHEON PRESENTATION
  • 12:20 pm
    0.50 hr
    Commercial & Industrial Energy Procurement of Renewable Energy

    Cindy Ortega, Sr. Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International - Las Vegas, NV

    In 2016, MGM Resorts completed a bold and ambitious process to separate from its local electric utility in Las Vegas and enter the wholesale power market. This action set an industry trend, enabled MGM Resorts to control its own course of energy procurement, and paved the way to one of the largest private solar development partnerships in the Country.
  • 12:50 pm
    Break

  • 1:05 pm
    0.75 hr
    Developer Perspective on Hedges, Traditional PPAs, and Insurance Related Products

    Bruce Thompson, Director of Origination, Lendlease Energy Development LLC - Irving, TX

    The choice among traditional PPAs, price hedges or insurance related products as means to reduce or eliminate risk to future project revenues, is based upon energy price and non-energy price features of each type of contract and prevailing market conditions. Different regions across the North American power markets can favor different solutions at the same time.
  • 1:50 pm
    0.75 hr
    Tax Credits & Beyond: Financing Renewable Energy Projects – Where Do We Go From Here?

    Moderator:
    Becky H. Diffen, Chair of Renewable Energy, McGuireWoods LLP - Austin, TX
    Panelists:
    Melinda Baglio, Head of Acquisitions and General Counsel, CleanCapital - New York City, NY
    Bessie Clark, Senior Manager - Private Investment Team, Hannon Armstrong - Annapolis, MD
    Asha Gandhi, Finance Senior Manager, EDP Renewables North America - Houston, TX

    Will the pipeline for remaining 100% PTC projects get financed by end of 2020? What will happen to deal terms and structures as tax credits phase out? Has repowering gained traction? What storage project finance structures are being executed, with and without ITC? Hear a discussion of these questions and more!
  • 2:35 pm
    1.00 hr ethics
    Conflicts of Interest in Renewable Energy

    Tom Spahn, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP - Tysons, VA

    Using hypotheticals, this interactive presentation will address conflicts of interest that can arise when renewable energy deal participants arrange for a joint representation, enter into a common interest agreement, create a joint venture, or otherwise work together.
  • 3:35 pm
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Melinda Baglio

Head of Acquisitions and General Counsel, CleanCapital
New York City, NY

Suzanne L. Bertin

Executive Director, Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance
Austin, TX

Nicolas Borda

Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Mexico City, Mexico

Philip Bruich

Director of Settlements, Southwest Power Pool
Little Rock, AR

Chris Calavitta

Sr. Vice President, Macquarie Capital
Austin, TX

Bessie Clark

Senior Manager - Private Investment Team, Hannon Armstrong
Annapolis, MD

Jeff Clark

President, Advanced Power Alliance
Austin, TX

Alan Cohen

Partner, Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP
Austin, TX

Arthur C. D'Andrea

Public Utility Commission of Texas
Austin, TX

Becky H. Diffen

Chair of Renewable Energy, McGuireWoods LLP
Austin, TX

Christine Fernandez Owen

Attorney, Clean Law PC
Chicago, IL

Asha Gandhi

Finance Senior Manager, EDP Renewables North America
Houston, TX

Alison Leonard Gardner

Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, E.On Climate & Renewables
Austin, TX

Hon. Richard A. Glick

Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC

James L. (Jim) Gosdin

Sr. Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Chief Underwriting Counsel & Chief Reinsurance Counsel, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Charlie Hemmeline

Executive Director, Texas Solar Power Association
Austin, TX

Cody Hill

Director of Energy Storage, LS Power
San Francisco, CA

Abigail Ross Hopper

President & CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association
Washington, DC

Michael J. Jewell

Partner, Stratus Energy Group
Austin, TX

McCall Johnson

Sr. Manager - Government Affairs, Recurrent Energy
San Francisco, CA

Tracy L. Kepler

Director of Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association
Chicago, IL

Tom Kiernan

CEO, American Wind Energy Association
Washington, DC

Kevin Knight

Sr. Vice President, GE Energy Financial Services
Stamford, CT

Warren Lasher

Senior Director of System Planning, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc.
Austin, TX

Keith Martin

Partner and Co-head of Projects, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Washington, DC

Ann Walker McDowell

Associate Director - Legal, EDP Renewables North America
Houston, TX

Cindy Ortega

Sr. Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International
Las Vegas, NV

Melissa Powers

Director, Green Energy Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, OR

Spencer Preis

Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Southwire Company, LLC
Carrollton, GA

Dale Ross

Mayor, City of Georgetown
Georgetown, TX

Prof. Irma Russell

Edward A. Smith/ Missouri Chair in Law, the Constitution, and Society, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Kansas City, MO

Katherine Ryzhaya

Chief Commercial Officer, Lightsource Renewable Energy
San Francisco, CA

Rohit Sachdev

Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
San Francisco, CA

Tom Spahn

Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Tysons, VA

Bruce Thompson

Director of Origination, Lendlease Energy Development LLC
Irving, TX

Vanessa Tutos

Director - Government Affairs, EDP Renewables North America
Houston, TX

Brooke M. Wahlberg

Partner, Nossaman LLP
Austin, TX

Pat Wood III

Former PUCT and FERC Chairman, Wood3 Resources
Houston, TX

Planning Committee

McCall Johnson—Co-Chair

Sr. Manager - Government Affairs, Recurrent Energy
San Francisco, CA

Brent Stahl—Co-Chair

Partner, Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP
Austin, TX

April Rogers—Director

The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX

Steven Baron

Baron Consulting and Legal Services
Austin, TX

Laura Caspari

Director of Origination, ENGIE
Chicago, IL

Lisa Chavarria

Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP
Austin, TX

Jeff Clark

President, Advanced Power Alliance
Austin, TX

Scott D. Deatherage

Attorney & Advisor, S Deatherage Law, PLLC
Dallas, TX

Becky H. Diffen

Chair of Renewable Energy, McGuireWoods LLP
Austin, TX

Zeina El-Azzi

Brightmark Energy
Austin, TX

Maria Faconti

Associate, Husch Blackwell
Austin, TX

Christine Fernandez Owen

Attorney, Clean Law PC
Chicago, IL

Rodrigo J. Figueroa

Dykema Cox Smith
San Antonio, TX

Gregory S. Friend

Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend LLP
Austin, TX

Jennifer Goodwillie

EDP Renewables North America
Houston, TX

Michael G. Grable

Oncor Electric Delivery
Dallas, TX

Peter L. Harsy

KH Law LLC
Chicago, IL

Ann A. Hawkins

Houston, TX

Charlie Hemmeline

Executive Director, Texas Solar Power Association
Austin, TX

Monty Humble


Austin, TX

Michael J. Jewell

Partner, Stratus Energy Group
Austin, TX

Diana M. Liebmann

Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
San Antonio, TX

Samuel William Porter

McGuireWoods LLP
Austin, TX

Randy Sowell

Lionshare Energy Services, LLC
McCamey, TX

Vanessa Tutos

Director - Government Affairs, EDP Renewables North America
Houston, TX

Brooke M. Wahlberg

Partner, Nossaman LLP
Austin, TX

Adam Wenner

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Washington, DC

Roderick E. Wetsel

Wetsel, Carmichael & Allen, LLP
Sweetwater, TX

Credit Info

MCLE Credit
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.  
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.  
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 verify the number of Illinois attorneys in attendance within 10 days after the conference and will report your credit to the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.
The University of Texas School of Law has applied for CLE approval with the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission (KSCLE). At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. A Notice of Accreditation/Affidavit will be provided at the conclusion of the conference. It is the responsibility of the attorney to complete and mail the Notice to the Kansas CLE Commission within 30 days after the program. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Supreme Court of Louisiana Continuing Legal Education Committee within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
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 Nebraska Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Commission within 30 days after the conference. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of New Mexico within 30 days after the conference. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records.
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.
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
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.  

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.
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
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.
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.
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 verify the number of Illinois attorneys in attendance within 10 days after the conference and will report your credit to the MCLE Board of the Supreme Court of Illinois. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.
The University of Texas School of Law has applied for CLE approval with the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission (KSCLE). At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. A Notice of Accreditation/Affidavit will be provided at the conclusion of the conference. It is the responsibility of the attorney to complete and mail the Notice to the Kansas CLE Commission within 30 days after the program. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
​PLEASE NOTE: for Louisiana, the maximum that an attorney can claim for an online course is 4.00 hours. To claim Louisiana MCLE credit, Louisiana 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 Supreme Court of Louisiana Continuing Legal Education Committee within 30 days after the conference.
No Additional Credit Information.
As a Sponsor, The University of Texas School of Law conferences, live webcasts and webcast replays (on-demand) can be approved for MCLE credit by the New Mexico MCLE Board. The attorney can request individual credit for a course if he or she certifies that the course was beneficial to his or her practice of law by completing the MCLE_02 Form for conferences and live webcasts or MCLE_04 Form for webcast replays (on-demand). The attorney must request the credit within 30 days of attending the course.
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.
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
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.

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.

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.

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