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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.
Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is an informative and informal conference that presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners.
The LLCs, LPs and Partnerships, now in its 29th year, features a distinguished faculty of practitioners and academics covering the latest developments in unincorporated entities. The program provides great forms, model agreements, coverage of best practices for key clauses and provisions, and analyzes issues faced by practitioners.
Join us for UT Law CLE's 2020 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
Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen
UT Law's Conference on State and Federal Appeals – designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners – has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners.
The Higher Education Taxation Institute (HETI) provides a unique forum for college and university tax professionals from around the country to examine and discuss federal tax issues and compliance, as well as legislative, judicial, regulatory, and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities.
The ideal introduction for new entrants to the field and the perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners, Higher Education Taxation Essentials provides an overview in key areas such as UBIT; payments and fringe benefits, 501(c)(3) status, and tax reform basics.
UT Law CLE’s 33rd Annual Technology Law Conference brings together a nationally-recognized faculty of technology and licensing practitioners; in-house counsel from leading tech companies; and experts in open source, data privacy/security, and emerging technology for the latest issues affecting the industry.
UT Law CLE's Labor and Employment Law Conference is the premier program on employment law practice in Texas. By bringing together leading members of the bar, personnel experts, and in-house counsel, the conference offers the timely updates, emerging trends, and the variety of perspectives practitioners need.
UT Law CLE's 2020 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for balanced discussions and insights into current issues facing the criminal justice system.
2020 highlights include:
In-depth reviews of significant decisions from both the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court from the past year.
Explore real world tips, suggestions and insights for litigating writ claims at every step in the process, from preliminary investigation, to trial court, to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, with Practical Tips from Litigators.
Insight into the digital revolution with Appellate Practice in the Digital Age.
Legal writing tips and tricks with How to Write Plainly, with Professor Wayne Schiess and Improve Your Legal Writing, with Professor Kamela Bridges.
A deep dive into the ethical dimensions of ineffective assistance of counsel and prosecutorial misconduct claims, as well as best practices on how to handle these claims.
The 41st Annual Corporate Counsel Institute offers in-depth, practical discussions on legal issues for in-house counsel and outside counsel who represent companies of all sizes. The Institute is presented by the Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas and The University of Texas School of Law.
The 24th Annual Land Use Conference offers high-level, detailed coverage of the key issues, strategies, challenges, tools, and opportunities facing municipalities, counties, and developers. It focuses on real-world problems with practical solutions presented by an outstanding faculty, including developers' attorneys, land use planners, local government attorneys, engineers, and state and local regulators.
2020 highlights include:
Get case law and legislative updates, including key developments on topics such as zoning, platting, “takings,” and vested rights.
Hear specific updates and insights on the impacts of HB2439.
Overview of incentive zoning and how this tool can be used to encourage affordable housing and other areas of public good.
The pros and cons of using PIDs and MUDs to finance public infrastructure required for new development.
Address what authority is left for annexation after the adoption of HB 347.
Get answers to your frequently—and sometimes infrequently—asked questions at the Ask the Experts panel.
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.
The Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute continues to be the definitive course for attorneys, corporate lawyers, E&P operators, and landmen. The Institute brings together a distinguished faculty of academics and practitioners for presentations on the latest oil and gas developments.
2020 program highlights include:
Two-part Case Law Update showcasing recent decisions on oil and gas leases, royalties, mineral conveyances, joint operating agreements, state regulation, and related topics.
Mock negotiation of a master service agreement with particular attention paid to the insurance and indemnity provisions to ensure an effective risk allocation program.
Discuss Working Interest Disputes under AAPL 2015 Form 610 JOA.
The Limits to Certainty in Title Examination: Bright Lines and Sharp Corners vs. Holistic and Harmonizing, and Those Pesky Fact Questions.
Plus valuable information on split estate issues, oil and gas bankruptcies, flaring issues, and more.
The Institute 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.
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.
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.
The 15th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute at the United States Patent and Trademark Office offers a unique opportunity to join USPTO senior staff, leading practitioners, academics, and members of the federal judiciary for two days of presentations on the latest developments in patent law. This year’s highlights include:
An Update from the USPTO from Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Current Global Enforcement Trends including the influence of countries like Germany, China and others on the U.S. patent system and patent enforcement.
An in-depth discussion on Section 101, comparing/contrasting its application across different technologies and life sciences.
Hot design patent issues and practical implications of recent decisions.
Recent developments and practices before the PTAB, including an update from Chief Judge Scott Boalick.
Coverage of current issues and best practices for patent practitioners: Section 102 “nuts and bolts”, double patenting issues, after final rejection practice, and more.
A review of the year’s key patent decisions in the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court, and their impact on patent practice.
Insight from members of the federal judiciary as part of the popular Judicial Panel.
UT Law’s 35th Annual School Law Conference is the definitive program for school administrators, school board members, education professionals, and the legal counsel who represent them. Presentations offer in-depth, practical discussion of the legal and regulatory issues affecting schools and school districts, and provide a must-have set of materials and resources. This year’s conference offers attendees the opportunity to:
Hear updates on Commissioner of Education decisions from the past year, recent developments from the Office of the Attorney General, and Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court decisions on special education.
Examine the competing demands facing school districts on school safety issues, individual rights relating to political speech, and school dress codes.
Explore school personnel issues regarding secure records compliance, the newly created “Do Not Hire” registry, rules for accepting gifts or benefits, and the risks social media poses for teachers and other educators.
Learn how to navigate the grievance/disciplinary process, best practices when served with a lawsuit, and how to present a case referred to the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings.
Multiple networking opportunities with program faculty and fellow school law practitioners, including the Thursday Evening Reception.
The 16th Annual Changes and Trends Affecting Special Needs Trusts brings together nationally recognized professionals in the SNT field, features the latest updates and hot topics, and offers a great set of materials including sample forms, drafting tips, sample language, and resources. This year’s program includes:
An overview of special needs trusts essentials, including SNT Basics, Pooled SNTs: Guidelines for Best Practices, Maximizing Public Benefits (Basics), and Emerging Trends in SNTs.
Learn about the New POMs Clarification on the Fee Approval Requirements.
The SSA’s Regional Trust Leads discuss the regional centralization of the SSI trust review business process, including 2019 POMS updates.
Learn tools and specific recommendations of large and small distributions for evaluating requests in part through quality of life considerations.
An overview of support issues in divorce cases involving children and spouses with disabilities and the use of SNTs to protect benefits.
Interplay of Guardians and Trustees In and Out of Court + Administering SNTs Established in Other States and Other SSA Regions.
A variety of other SNT topics, including Protecting and Maximizing Public Benefits (Advanced), Public Benefits for Children, IRA and SNTs, social security fee petitions, and more.
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 15th Annual Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax, and regulatory policy. The conference aims to inform industry participants, legal and financial advisers, as well as key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.
2020 highlights include:
Renewable Energy Essentials, first thing Monday morning, offers a great introduction or refresher on Off Take, Financing, and Development for renewable energy professionals.
Keith Martin returns with a stellar collection of Washington Energy experts, including Joseph Kelliher, Abigail Ross Hopper, Tom Kiernan, Jonathan Weisgall and Gregory Wetstone, for a round-table discussion on current federal energy policy that impacts renewable energy.
Review and update of important state legislative and regulatory changes impacting the renewable energy markets.
Get the latest updates and developments from ERCOT and PUC.
Explore some of the considerations and strategies regarding developing utility-scale solar projects in areas with current coal activity.
Valuable information on compliance and reporting requirements for Chapter 313, PSAs, PPAs, ITC and PTC qualifying, and much more.
2.00 hours of ethics credit.