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 Federal Appellate Law Update: Recent Cases and Developments

Session 1: U.S. Supreme Court Update - An overview of major decisions and trends from the Supreme Court’s 2019-2020 term. Session 2: Unsettled Questions on Advanced Personal Jurisdiction -The United States Supreme Court issued six personal jurisdiction opinions from 2011 to 2017. What are the open issues after Daimler, Nicastro, and Bristol-Myers? Session 3: Fifth Circuit Update - A close look at the most interesting and important cases from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the past year. Session 4: Certification by the Circuits - Has the Fifth Circuit shown a renewed interest in considering certifying state law questions to the Texas Supreme Court? What can other circuits’ approaches teach us about when certification may be appropriate?

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$95   Add to Cart
2020 Updates in Texas Appellate Law: Recent Cases and Developments

Session 1: Texas Supreme Court Update - Explore recent opinions issued by the Court in the current term. Session 2: Beyond Breach: Recent Developments in Contract Issues - Recent decisions from the Texas Supreme Court concerning contract enforcement adhere to the principle that contract rights in Texas are held sacred and shall be enforced. From contract formation to fraudulent inducement claims, application of that principle is shifting contract-based analysis away from the jury and onto the bench. Session 3: What Are the Odds - Two jurismetricians provide answers to common questions clients ask about their chances in the Texas Supreme Court. Session 4: Texas Courts Respond to COVID-19 - A discussion of challenges facing the Texas courts during a pandemic and the steps taken to resolve those challenges, both in the trial and appellate courts. Session 5: 2020 Texas Appellate Judicial Survey - The first step in tailoring your clients’ oral and written presentations to the preferences and dislikes of appellate justices is learning what they are. The 2020 Texas Appellate Judicial Survey is a valuable tool to achieve that important objective. Session 6: Texas Supreme Court Panel - Hear a candid conversation among the Justices about what is new at the Court, the state of the docket, and ways practitioners can improve their chances of obtaining favorable relief for their clients.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.75 hrs | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$165   Add to Cart
Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief, and Appeals and Motions to Reopen: The Basics

Adjustment of Status  Explore the criteria and opportunities for adjustment of status, including family based visas and proceedings, priority dates, grandfathering, and presentation of the case in immigration court.   Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief  Learn about establishing eligibility for Cancellation of Removal for permanent residents and non-permanent residents, waivers of inadmissibility, and other forms of relief.   Appeals and Motions to Reopen: The Basics Get an outline and overview of the basic rules for filing appeals and motions to reopen.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$85   Add to Cart
Autonomous Vehicles: No Longer the Stuff of Science Fiction

Increasing numbers of autonomous vehicles (AVs) now cruise our highways and are believed to reduce crashes and save lives. Join Quentin Brogdon as he explores why AVs sometimes fail, and when an AV fails, who will get sued and what causes of action will be alleged.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$55   Add to Cart
Bond Proceedings, Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability

Bond Proceedings  Examine bond eligibility, evidentiary requirements, and presentation of a bond determination hearing. Challenging NTAs, Motions to Suppress, and Contesting Deportability  Learn how to launch procedural challenges to the Notice to Appear (NTA) and the timing, process, and substance of a Motion to Suppress. Discuss how to challenge individual allegations in the NTA, including burdens of proof, evidentiary challenges, and assessing citizenship claims.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$85   Add to Cart
Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability

Learn about the categorical approach, plus a review of crime-based removability grounds, proof of conviction, doctrine of divisibility, and recent case law.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$75   Add to Cart
Changes to Asylum Policy and Federal Court Actions

Changes to Asylum Policy In the changing world of asylum policy, learn how to present defense claims for asylum, withholding of removal, and deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture, including basic eligibility, crafting social group claims, issues with derivatives, and preserving issues for appeal. Federal Court Actions Agency decisions are often just the first step in a long legal journey. Whether the issue is review, mandamus, or habeas, learn the nuts and bolts of getting your immigration case before a federal court.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$85   Add to Cart
Effective Appellate Brief Writing

Session 1: Briefing Beyond the Words - A discussion on how to use visuals to enhance your written advocacy and transform your briefs. Session 2: The Art of the Reply - The reply brief can be a repetitive, tedious exercise that fails to truly engage on the tough issues. Learn how to make your replies helpful and effective.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$55   Add to Cart
eSupplement to the 16th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Session 1: Navigating the Discovery Minefield - Explore contemporary discovery techniques that lawyers utilize to keep pace with constantly changing communications in modern society. Session 2: Litigation In Consumer Cases - Explore litigation considerations before, during and after bankruptcy, including forms, tips and tactics. Session 3: Practical Considerations for Consumer Attorneys - Increase the chances of the debtor successfully completing their case. Listen to a discussion on how to create a debtor’s savings plan, increase the disbursements from the trustee for attorney fees, structure the best plan for the debtor, bankruptcy planning, ethical considerations and more.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$105   Add to Cart
Ethical Issues and Self Care in Immigration Law in the Age of COVID-19

Learn the importance of taking care of yourself to not skate the edges of ethical representation with issue of competence and lack of communication. Attention to burn out and secondary trauma are key to keeping yourself on career marathon instead of sprint!

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$50   Add to Cart
Ethics Game Show

Watch ambitious appellate practitioners compete against one another, as they try to answer ethics questions that savvy practitioners ought to know. #WhatWouldPhilSay

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$55   Add to Cart
Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility

Review the grounds of deportability and inadmissibility, and hear strategies for contesting common grounds of removal.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$85   Add to Cart
Hooked on CLE: August 2020

THIS MONTH: Post-COVID-19: Workplace 4.0 • The Right to Retain Silence? The Enforceability of NDAs After #MeToo • Reviewing Marijuana Evidence for Criminal and Accident Investigation • Legal Ethical Issues and Governance in the AI Arena • Creating a Destination: Economic Development

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$99   Add to Cart
Hot Topics in Appellate Law Practice (2020): Attorney’s Fees, Enforceability of NDAs, and Persuasive Authority

Session 1: Attorney's Fees Update - Examine recent case law governing how to prove up attorney’s fees at trial and keep them on appeal. Session 2: The Right to Retain Silence? The Enforceability of NDAs After #MeToo - The role of nondisclosure agreements in settling sexual misconduct claims has gained widespread media attention following the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, the 2016 presidential election, the criminal trials of Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby, and the ouster of prominent figures such as Bill O’Reilly and Matt Lauer. The use of NDAs—typically used to protect trade secrets and other business confidential data—to shield claims of sexual misconduct from public scrutiny has raised complex legal, ethical, and moral questions, and has stirred a debate over whether courts should enforce these agreements. A focus on the enforceability of such NDAs under Texas law, including the factors courts would examine in deciding whether such contractual provisions violate public policy. Session 3: What is Persuasive Authority and When Does it Stop Being Persuasive? - What authority do courts find to be “persuasive” even when it’s not binding? And, what happens when the Legislature steps in with statutory directions about authorities the courts can reply upon?

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$75   Add to Cart
Practice Tips in Appellate Law: Appellate Arguments; Settlement Credits, Case Selection and More

Session 1: Preparing for and Delivering an Effective Appellate Argument - The key to effective appellate argument is preparation, gain insight into the strategic and practical steps to take in the weeks before rising to speak at the podium—and what to do when you get there.  Session 2: Settlement Credits - How to calculate settlement credits, their effect on prejudgment interest, burden placement in determining the amount to be credited, and recent constitutional challenges. Session 3: Why I Lost - Lessons learned from advocacy, case selection, error preservation, and adverse authority.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$75   Add to Cart
  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$45   Add to Cart
Relief in Immigration Court

Learn how to build your case for relief and prepare for trial, including tips on gathering and organizing documentary evidence, preparing witnesses to testify. We will also discuss how to deal with ethical issues relating to your duty of candor to the court, confidentiality, and zealous advocacy.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$85   Add to Cart
Standards for Appellate Conduct 

In 1995, Skip Watson and Kevin Dubose led an effort to draft the Standards for Appellate Conduct. 24 years later, they reflect on the effect the Standards have had on the appellate practice and culture in Texas, and what can be done to revitalize the Standards for today’s appellate bar.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$50   Add to Cart
Supreme Court Update

Hear an update on criminal law and criminal procedure cases relevant to Texas criminal appellate practice that were heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court in the 2019 term, and get a preview of hot cases in the pipeline for the 2020 term.

Includes: Video Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
$55   Add to Cart
2020 Federal Employment Law Updates

Session 1: Federal Employment Law Update - Analyze recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions, significant federal case law, and federal legislative developments. Session 2: NLRB Update - A detailed discussion of the dramatic changes that affect unionized and non-unionized workers and employers that have occurred in the last 12 months under the National Labor Relations Act. Session 3: Wage and Hour Update - Review developments in wage and hour enforcement and law over the past year. Session 4: Developments in Disability Discrimination Law - review significant regulatory and court developments under the Americans with Disabilities Act and gain insights into emerging disability issues.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
$135   Add to Cart

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