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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eSupplement to the 25th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute

Tom Brady, Yo-Yo Ma, Atul Gawande, and all master performers have one ingredient in common, but it is an ingredient that the business of law does not pay for and often does not value. Learn to identify this ingredient and actively fight against stagnation, automaticity, and mediocrity.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • eSupplement to the 25th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute
    4.83 out of 5 stars
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    really good.

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Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy

Session 1: Chapter 7 Attorney’s Fees - A look at the issues and caselaw regarding unconventional arrangements such as unbundling and bifurcation. Session 2: Contested Matters in Consumer Cases - Gain insight on using technology to effectively manage deadlines and hearings quickly and effectively. Session 3: SBRA/Chapter 13 Business Cases - An overview of options for the reorganization of the small business debtor and what may work best, SBRA or chapter 13.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy
    3.75 out of 5 stars
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    Very well done.

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2020 Administrative Case Law Updates 

Session 1: Case Law Update: Part I - Examine significant administrative law cases issued during the last year. Session 2: Case Law Update: Part II - Examine significant administrative law cases issued during the last year.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Administrative Case Law Updates 
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2020 Car Crash Seminar Hot Topics: Dram Shop Cases, Competing PI Claims and Low Property Damage Cases

Session 1: Dram Shop Cases: When the Bar Causes the Crash - There’s an extra party that often belongs in the car crash case—a dram shop that overserved one of the drivers. Session 2: Stowers and Soriano: Is There Power in Numbers? - A discussion of the latest tactics and strategies for dealing with multiple, competing personal injury claims with inadequate liability policy limits. Session 3: Injury Causation in Low Property Damage Cases - Hear from plaintiff and defense attorneys on best practices for assessing injuries in low property damage cases, including a review of the rationale behind these assessments.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Car Crash Seminar Hot Topics: Dram Shop Cases, Competing PI Claims and Low Property Damage Cases
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2020 Car Crash Updates: Texas Auto Policies and Uninsured Motorists

Session 1: Texas Auto Policies - Explore how to get the most from your coverage. Session 2: Important Cases in the Prosecution and Defense of UM / UIM Cases - A review of recent cases impacting UM/UIM cases and the strategies for prosecuting and defending uninsured and under-insured motorist claims.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Car Crash Updates: Texas Auto Policies and Uninsured Motorists
    3.5 out of 5 stars
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    It was great, but a little too fast.

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2020 Commercial Real Estate Lending Hot Topics: Tenant Distress during COVID-19; Environmental Due Diligence; Ancillary Construction Loan Documents and More

Session 1: Potential Remedies in Mortgage Lending Transactions - The borrower defaulted. Gain insight on preparing your answer to “can I” and “how do I” in response with an overview of available remedies under Texas law. Session 2: Apocalypse Now: Tips for Managing the Onslaught of Tenant Distress and Bankruptcy in the Age of COVID - An overview of bankruptcy and receivership considerations for landlords and their lenders, practical pointers developed in the trenches of cases like GNC, 24 Hour Fitness, and more, and considerations for what’s to come. Session 3: Environmental Due Diligence – Keeping Up With What Is New - Environmental due diligence is a critical part of the diligence process for a variety of transactions. Yet for many, environmental due diligence has become a checklist item, rather than a tailored assessment of the risks presented by a particular property or business. Discuss the statutory and regulatory drivers for environmental due diligence, common Phase I and Phase II practice, and emerging areas of environmental law (including PFAS) that should be considered in shaping environmental due diligence plans. Session 4: Cash Management: Lockboxes, Waterfalls, Sweeps and More! - Discuss the current state of cash management in the lending context. Clarify confusing nomenclature and describe typical cash management processes and the logistics that often make this part of transactions so frustrating and time consuming. Session 5: Sample Ancillary Construction Loan Documents - Overview of key issues and discussion of various documents including: collateral assignment of a construction contract, collateral assignment of a property management agreement, and certified borrowing resolution.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Commercial Real Estate Lending Hot Topics: Tenant Distress during COVID-19; Environmental Due Diligence; Ancillary Construction Loan Documents and More
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2020 Hot Topics in Mortgage Lending and Servicing: Escrow and Title Theft; Workout Documentation; LIBOR and More

Session 1: New Developments and Hot Tips in Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Practice - Hear recent developments and hot topics in mortgage lending and servicing and related real estate matters. Session 2: SB 2128 Electronic Execution and Recording Documents - Overview of the law related to eRecording and eSignatures with a comprehensive look at the challenges and misunderstandings related to eClosing (RON, RIN, etc) including drafting guidance for preparing digital documents to ensure a smooth real estate closing.  Session 3: Escrow and Title Theft - Wire fraud and title thefts are the two fastest growing frauds in the mortgage and real property space. Examine recent cases and legal developments. Session 4: Modification and Workout Documentation...This Time It’s Contagious! - The issues and drafting concerns for workout documentation relating to the pandemic economic workout cycle. Session 5: LIBOR - The long life and untimely demise of the world’s most important number.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Hot Topics in Mortgage Lending and Servicing: Escrow and Title Theft; Workout Documentation; LIBOR and More
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2020 Texas Administrative Law Legislative and Operational Updates

Session 1: Open Government Update - Updates on the Public Information Act and Open Meetings Act, including lessons learned about maintaining transparency in the time of coronavirus.  Session 2: A Preview of Sunset Legislation During the 2021 Legislative Session - Examine the completed staff reviews for the agencies subject to Sunset review during the 2020-2021 biennium and touch upon the potential areas of legislative focus during the upcoming session. Session 3: Agency Spotlight: State Office of Administrative Hearings - SOAH is entering the 21st Century. Explore upcoming changes in document management, case assignments, and procedural rules, and find out what lessons SOAH’s coronavirus response has taught us about remote hearings.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides No Materials

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Texas Administrative Law Legislative and Operational Updates
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2020 Texas Real Estate Case Law Update

Session 1: Case Law Update – Part I - Discuss recent and significant Texas cases for the last year, with particular attention paid to cases involving new legal concepts or which materially alter or extend current jurisprudence. Session 2: Case Law Update – Part II - Discuss recent and significant Texas cases for the last year, with particular attention paid to cases involving new legal concepts or which materially alter or extend current jurisprudence.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Texas Real Estate Case Law Update
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A Look Ahead at the Supreme Court’s New Term—and Its Next Justice

How will the successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impact the U.S. Supreme Court in both the short- and long-term? What are some of the big cases the Court is set to hear this Term, whether with eight Justices or nine? What role might it play in disputes relating to the upcoming elections? What are the longer-term implications for the next Justice and the upcoming election on the Court, the current Justices, and their docket? And, far less importantly, what’s it like to argue a Supreme Court case via telephone? Join Supreme Court veteran David Frederick ’89 and Professor Steve Vladeck for a free-flowing conversation about the Court’s new Term—and its deeply contentious future.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • A Look Ahead at the Supreme Court’s New Term—and Its Next Justice
    4.63 out of 5 stars
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    Clear, interesting overview of the issues by personable, informed speakers. Thank you!

    I thought the conversation was very interesting and it kept me engaged. Interesting to hear the perspectives regarding the addition of Barrett to SCOTUS.

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Answer Bar: Litigating the Administrative Law Case

Session 1: Navigating Your Licensing Case Pre-SOAH - Have you ever regretted not pursuing an action or negotiation prior to SOAH? Have you ever thought there might be alternative ways to settle your case prior to SOAH that no one ever uses? And was there ever a time you wished you would have worked-up your licensing case during the agency’s investigation instead of after the SOAH complaint filing? This presentation’s goal is to alleviate these concerns and answer these questions. Session 2: Pre-Litigation: Alternative Means to Resolving Cases before SOAH - A focus on informal proceeding processes at various state agencies to resolve agency investigations. Explore statutory and agency rule authority granting informal resolution of investigations prior to formal proceedings at SOAH. Session 3: Riding the Magic Unicorn: Practicalities of Filing at SOAH and the Travis County District Court - EFiling at the State Office of Administrative Hearings can be a little different from eFiling in the courts. Learn about what SOAH needs to have to ensure your eFiling is accepted. Session 4: Both Sides Now: When Lawyers Go Too Far - Explore the ethical and practical concerns from the perspectives of opposing counsel. Discuss the strategies for maintaining courtesy and professionalism without compromising the obligation to zealously represent clients. Hear about the ethical challenges faced by government lawyers when adverse parties are pro se. Session 5: Substantial Evidence Standard Review: What is Mere Scintilla Anyway? - Examine what the substantial evidence standard of review means, including a discussion of past and present case law. Session 6: Regulatory Takings - Governmental authority to regulate in Texas is exercised subject to state and federal constitutional limitations on the taking of private property without compensation. Explore these limitations and the consequences of regulation that goes too far. Session 7: Persuasive Advocacy - Presenting effective arguments in administrative proceedings. Session 8: The Art of Persuasion: Winning at SOAH - To organize and present an effective case, you need to understand not just the law, but also what will genuinely be persuasive to the judge. Explore effective ways to frame a persuasive case and to organize evidence and arguments to support it. Session 9: Judicial Panel - Engage in an unscripted round-robin discussion, with time for questions from the audience.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides No Materials

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.25 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Answer Bar: Litigating the Administrative Law Case
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Basics of the Family Medical Leave Act (2020)

The FMLA was the first federal act that required an employer to provide time off for employees. Learn the basics of the law, which has been amended to cover additional types of leave. When do you send the various notices and certifications? Avoid common mistakes in completing the paperwork and understand how FMLA can overlap with ADA issues.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Basics of the Family Medical Leave Act (2020)
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Car Crash Trial Tactics 2020: Affidavits, Deposition and Cross-Exam, Medical Records and more

Session 1: Screening and Working Up the Case - The do's, don'ts, and maybes. Materials for this session include pre-suit forms, new case sign-up sheets, authorizations and other sample documents. Session 2: Moving the Insurance Adjuster Needle - Hear tips for plaintiff and defense counsel to bring the insurance adjuster to a realistic evaluation of the case, for the benefit of not just the plaintiff and counsel, but also the defendant insured and counsel. Session 3: Chapter 18.001 Affidavits, Post-HB 1693: What Changed, and What Remains the Same -The Texas Legislature made important amendments to Chapter 18.001. Find out how the amendments will change your practice. Session 4: Medicine for Lawyers - During this presentation, hear a review on the concept of “Pain Generators.” Emphasis is placed on anatomic and physiological factors that an expert physician will identify and document (by virtue of training, experience, and physical examination), to either substantiate or refute an injury in the context of a reasonable degree of medical probability. In summary, review the standard definition of a pain generator, followed by examples of pain generators, and a discussion of how these relate to injuries caused by accidents. Session 5: Using the Evidence You Have to get the Causation You Need - Cost-efficient ideas on how to use evidence, witnesses and other available resources to prove liability and injury causation without having to pay an expert.  Session 6: From Deposition to Cross-Examination: Finding It, Organizing It, and Using It - Cover the nuts and bolts of deposition and cross-examination techniques, including using a deposition to gather the information necessary to prepare a cross-examination strategy in order to control the witness at trial. Session 7: Trial Preparation 101 - Stressed in trial prep and at trial? Inevitable? Yes. Manageable? Absolutely. Learn tips and strategies from an experienced plaintiff and defense attorney for developing a case and preparing for trial. Session 8: She Said, He Said: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives on Damages - A plaintiff and defense attorney examine ways to prove, present, argue, and counter damages found on a typical jury charge in a car crash case.  Session 9: View from the Bench: Trial Basics -Hear observations and guidance from a trial judge.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 5.50 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Car Crash Trial Tactics 2020: Affidavits, Deposition and Cross-Exam, Medical Records and more
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Current Trends in Rulemaking and Compliance in Administrative Proceedings

Session 1: Back to Basics: Administrative Procedures Act - Texas’ framework for administrative hearings and rule-making is 45 years old. Explore its origin, evolution, current applicability, and future challenges.   Session 2: Ad-Hoc Rulemaking - An examination of ad-hoc rulemaking in state and federal administrative proceedings from the perspective of both government agencies and counsel representing regulated entities. Session 3: Rulemaking: Governor Abbott’s Participation in the Process - Governor Abbott unilaterally asserts control over all rulemaking by state agencies. Such power is exercised wholly in private. Constitutional? Session 4: Introduction to the Office of the Governor’s Regulatory Compliance Division - The Regulatory Compliance Division conducts an independent review of certain state licensing agencies’ proposed rules that affect market competition. Authorized by the legislature in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, the division provides the “active supervision” needed over rulemakings so that state boards controlled by active market participants can invoke state-action antitrust immunity. Explore the background, procedures, and work of the division since its establishment in 2019.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Current Trends in Rulemaking and Compliance in Administrative Proceedings
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Data Security: The Texas Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act

Review changes to ITEPA and a look at the new web portal for reporting data breaches. Explore recent enforcement actions and learn about privacy considerations, including breach preparedness for government and private sector practitioners.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Data Security: The Texas Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act
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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace 

Hear a discussion about the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement in the workplace and why it matters for companies to manage cultural change. How do you have difficult conversations about race? How do companies address workplace harassment and discrimination?

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace 
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Don’t Sign Here: Common Documents in Real Estate Closings 

Discuss various documents commonly presented in real estate closings that should not be signed as presented. Sometimes “standard,” “ancillary” documents can change the deal in undesirable ways.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Don’t Sign Here: Common Documents in Real Estate Closings 
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Employee Handbooks and Employment Policies (2020)

Avoid common mistakes in policy drafting. Adopt provisions that support the company's good faith compliance efforts and help reduce potential liability in audits and litigation. Understand how recent NLRB decisions affect even non-unionized employer policies.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Employee Handbooks and Employment Policies (2020)
    4 out of 5 stars
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Environmental Lending and Foreclosure Risks in 2020

Identify the often hidden environmental risks in loan collateral and foreclosures, including the new 2020 WOTUS rule, assessed but unrecorded penalties for environmental violations, and projects that allow for participation by third party stakeholders.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Environmental Lending and Foreclosure Risks in 2020
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Ethics, Tips, and Best Practices for Settling Cases with Multiple Clients

Representing multiple parties with claims in the same matter presents sensitive issues involving disclosure, potential conflicts, and ethical dangers. Discuss these central issues—1) What groundwork do you need to lay to create an atmosphere where settlement is possible?; 2) What strategies must you follow to effect an ethical settlement with limited funds?; and 3) And when do you need to withdraw?

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Ethics, Tips, and Best Practices for Settling Cases with Multiple Clients
    5 out of 5 stars
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    Very informative.

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