eCourses

eCourses are individual online courses from renowned presenters at our live conferences. Learn via audio or video, receive the supporting materials, and fulfill MCLE requirements at your convenience with the best content available.

These courses are CLE accredited in Texas and California, with some accredited in Oklahoma.

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2020 Estate Planning Workshop: Practical Concerns and Hot Button Issues

Address practical concerns commonly faced by practitioners in the estate planning area, including hot-button issues stemming from the recent elections, as well as recent cases, rulings, and regulations. Gain insight into how current "hot" estate planning techniques are being used in the trenches.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • 2020 Estate Planning Workshop: Practical Concerns and Hot Button Issues
    3.25 out of 5 stars
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2020 Recent Developments Affecting Estate Planning

Hear Professor Johanson's popular and always-informative review of the latest cases, regulations, rulings, and other "hot" estate planning topics!

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • 2020 Recent Developments Affecting Estate Planning
    4.33 out of 5 stars
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    As always, super-informative and interesting

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Estate Planning for the 2020 Election

Review ideas that estate planners should consider as they advise clients on how to respond to the 2020 elections! Consider best uses for expiring gift exclusions and GST exemptions, while providing clients with control in an uncertain environment through the use of trusts. Evaluate the use of powers of appointments to provide basis step-up, planning flexibility, and more.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Estate Planning for the 2020 Election
    4 out of 5 stars
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From Here to Eternity: Designing Trusts for the Long Haul

Trusts are typically designed to last for decades and often generations. They need to be clear and comprehensive enough to be understood and administered by many parties over the years, and flexible enough to adapt to changing economics, personal circumstances, and tax and trust laws. Learn key terms and features of trusts that will meet the test of time.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • From Here to Eternity: Designing Trusts for the Long Haul
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Supplemental Needs Trusts: Planning for Beneficiaries with Disabilities

Supplemental Needs Trusts have been a recognized estate planning tool for more than a quarter-century, yet for many practitioners, they are still mysterious. Learn the vocabulary and reasoning behind Supplemental Needs Trusts, when they are best used, and essential strategies to keep in mind when creating and administering these important trusts. 

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Supplemental Needs Trusts: Planning for Beneficiaries with Disabilities
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The SECURE Act and Charitable Planning Ideas Your Client Can Use

Session 1: The SECURE Act: What Estate Planners Need to Know - The SECURE Act is the biggest estate planning change impacting retirement plans in two decades. Learn how the Act changes the way we plan for clients who have significant retirement plan assets, including changes to how we use trusts as retirement plan beneficiaries, and special planning that might need to be done for clients who want to name disabled, chronically ill, minor children, or close-in-age beneficiaries for their retirement assets. Session 2: Charitable Planning Ideas Your Clients Can Use - Understand common charitable estate planning tools and learn to explain them in ways your clients will understand. Explore using donor-advised funds vs. private foundations, designing split-interest trusts to fit your clients’ needs, and using charitable trusts to mimic stretch IRA’s after the SECURE Act.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • The SECURE Act and Charitable Planning Ideas Your Client Can Use
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Evaluating Toxicology Evidence in Transdermal Alcohol (SCRAM) Monitoring

Join Sol Bobst as he explores the factors important in evaluating scientific evidence related to evaluating toxicology evidence in transdermal alcohol monitoring. This CLE is directly relevant to lawyers practicing in employment law for workplace testing, and some circumstances of criminal defense law.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Evaluating Toxicology Evidence in Transdermal Alcohol (SCRAM) Monitoring
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2020 Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation

Session 1: Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation - Review significant court decisions, rulings, and statutory and regulatory developments of the past year. Session 2: Update from the IRS Office of Chief Counsel - The past 12 months have presented unprecedented challenges for the Office of Chief Counsel and the IRS in general. Substantial progress was being made toward completion of all major guidance projects implementing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the IRS was enlisted to assist in delivering significant aspects of the economic relief enacted by Congress. The Chief Counsel provides an update on the progress that has been made on both of these fronts.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • 2020 Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation
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CARES Act PPP SBA Loans: Tax Issues and Strategies

Examine the pitfalls encountered with PPP loans, strategies for clients to consider with PPP loans, and the taxation issues that emerge from those strategies.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • CARES Act PPP SBA Loans: Tax Issues and Strategies
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Ethical Issues When Working Remotely (or Did Alexa Just Waive Privilege?)

Numerous ethical issues are raised when attorneys, clients, and even courts are working remotely. Examine how you can continue to practice effectively in this challenging environment.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Ethical Issues When Working Remotely (or Did Alexa Just Waive Privilege?)
    4.74 out of 5 stars
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    The course was very well done. Both speakers presented very timely, relevant information clearly and concisely.

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First Friday Ethics (January 2021)

Session 1: Hey Ho Pinocchio! Slowing Down Our Reflex to Call Someone a Liar - Join DeDe Church in this entertaining yet practical exploration of how we can determine when a witness or client is lying and the best practices for responding in those sticky situations. Often we are quick to label someone a liar these days, but we now know that stress and trauma can cause memories to be stored in a non-linear fashion or to be riddled with blank spots. We'll learn some proven techniques for determining if a person is intentionally lying and the ethical ways to respond without necessarily "outing" them as a liar. Session 2: Understanding the Proposed Changes to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Referendum 2021 - Join Claude as he covers the New Disciplinary Rules which EVERY Texas lawyer will be voting on in February 2021. Session 3: Race, Truthiness and the New Ethics (REPLAY) - What new responsibilities do lawyers have in the era of fewer trials and more ADR? What does any of that have to do with LBJ? What are the “new ethics”. Take a look at the changing landscape of litigation over the last fifty years.

Includes: Video Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • First Friday Ethics (January 2021)
    4.15 out of 5 stars
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Hooked on CLE: February 2021

THIS MONTH: Me? Biased? Studying Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your Decisions • The Surprising Possibility of Student Loan Discharges • Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments • Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka "It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again"

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Hooked on CLE: February 2021
    4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Good presenters!

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IRS Emphasis on Tax Fraud Enforcement

The IRS has been taking steps to increase its focus on civil and criminal tax enforcement. Tax practitioners need to understand how the new IRS fraud initiatives can impact them and their clients.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • IRS Emphasis on Tax Fraud Enforcement
    5 out of 5 stars
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IRS Penalty Protection

The IRS has long taken the position that taxpayers rely on IRS publications and instructions to forms at their peril, and courts have agreed. That position also applies to most FAQs, some of which even include disclaimers to that effect. Explore the current state of the law on the extent to which IRS written statements describing or interpreting the law can be used to defeat the assertion of penalties.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • IRS Penalty Protection
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Lease Agreements: Contract Planning and Drafting During COVID-19

Session 1: Drafting Considerations for Occurrence Based Loss of Use - Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, Landlords and Tenants paid little attention to force majeure and related clauses within commercial lease agreements – often viewing such provisions as “boilerplate” in nature. This presentation will contain a discussion and examples of drafting techniques for both Landlords and Tenants to employ when navigating the negotiation of these provisions in the future. Session 2: Lease Triage Strategies During the Pandemic - Diagnosing vulnerable lease provisions, lease amendment therapies, and legal remedies for default. Session 3: Business Interruption Insurance and Related Coverages in a Pandemic - A discussion of the critical policy language and variations regarding coverage for business loss in the pandemic. Including an update on reported judicial decisions regarding coverage or not for business interruption, lost rental value, civil authority orders, and others. Noting special considerations involving real estate owners, operators and managers. Session 4: Trends in Commercial Real Estate Lending - Common issues lenders and borrowers are navigating on new loan transactions, loan modifications and work-outs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Lease Agreements: Contract Planning and Drafting During COVID-19
    3.88 out of 5 stars
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$135   Add to Cart
Multistate Tax Update: Accidental Nexus, COVID-19, Texas Economic Nexus, Internet Sales and Digital Goods

The expansion of remote workers during the public health crisis has created significant multistate tax issues for businesses with employees or other representatives who are remotely working from out-of-state either because they live in a different state from where they work, they got “stuck” traveling out-of-state, or some other reason. Some state taxing authorities have offered “temporary” nexus exceptions, but others are reviewing matters on a case-by-case basis, creating additional uncertainty. An uptick in internet sales and sales of digital goods combined the expansion of economic nexus standards has caused many states to take another look at the tax implications of those transactions. Learn about these multistate updates and Texas-specific updates related to economic nexus standards and local tax sourcing of Internet sales and digital goods.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Multistate Tax Update: Accidental Nexus, COVID-19, Texas Economic Nexus, Internet Sales and Digital Goods
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New and Proposed Regulations: Carried Interest and Like Kind Exchanges 

Session 1: New Carried Interest Regulations - After a long wait, the IRS has finally published the Section 1061 Carried Interest Regulations implementing the 2018 three-year holding period required for long-term capital gain treatment. This will be of interests to funds and promoted joint ventures. Learn the big picture rules and the details that matter for you. Session 2: Hot Topics in Partnerships and Like Kind Exchanges - Explore new proposed regulations defining "real property" for like-kind exchanges and recent developments in partnership taxation, with an emphasis on using these rules in practical ways.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • New and Proposed Regulations: Carried Interest and Like Kind Exchanges 
    4 out of 5 stars
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Stranded: Tax Consequences for Nonresidents and Corporations from the Global Pandemic

COVID travel restrictions have created numerous concerns for cross border employees and their employers including residency status of individuals, residence and tax jurisdiction of the employer entities, permanent establishment and sourcing issues.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Stranded: Tax Consequences for Nonresidents and Corporations from the Global Pandemic
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Texas Franchise and Sales Taxes: Recent Developments (2020)

Viruses or not, the Texas Comptroller has been busy writing controversial franchise and sales tax rules while Texas courts are issuing decisions on a variety of franchise tax and sales tax issues. In fact, the Texas Supreme Court issued three cases on one day this April addressing the different cost of goods sold issues for the franchise tax. Learn about these new developments and how they may affect your practices and your clients.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • Texas Franchise and Sales Taxes: Recent Developments (2020)
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The Commercial Leasing Industry Re-Imagined

Session 1: Office Sector - Demand, Density and Flex Space - Systemic Change or a Return to Yesterday? - Review of both the tenants and building owners perspective of “return to work”. The healthful and highly productive workspace has always been a focus and this year’s challenges are an important part of the journey; while there’s not one silver bullet hear about a number of short and long term approaches that will have global validity in the future. Session 2: Updates and Insights into the Retail Sector Session 3: The Retailization of Healthcare - Changes in the healthcare industry have dramatically altered the delivery of healthcare services and the real estate in which those services are provided. Examine the effects of the “retailization” of healthcare (or “medtail” as it is becoming known) on leases, as more medical uses continue their migration to more traditional retail settings.  Session 4: Industrial Warehouse Sector Distribution Systems and E-Commerce: Covid-19’s Impact on the Supply Chain and Industrial Sector - Hear the latest on Covid-19’s impact on the supply chain and industrial sector.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
  • The Commercial Leasing Industry Re-Imagined
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$105   Add to Cart

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