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2021 Civil Litigation Legislative, Case Law and Procedure Updates

Session 1: Legislative Update - The Texas Legislature is in the middle of its biennial session. Find out the status of pending legislation that affects civil litigation of all types. COVID liability, medical expense damages, and insurance issues are certain to be on the agenda. Session 2: Texas Supreme Court Update - Justice Debra Lehrmann will discuss the latest decisions from Texas’s court of last resort on all civil cases. Session 3: Texas Civil Procedure Update - Examine recent judicial decisions affecting Texas litigation practice, including proposed modifications to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Review highlights from the accompanying comprehensive review of recent case law – designed to be a handy reference tool for practitioners.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • 2021 Civil Litigation Legislative, Case Law and Procedure Updates
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Conducting the “Zoom Trial” and Other Socially-Distanced Proceedings

Session 1: Zoom Trials: Obstacles and Opportunities - Trying a Zoom case from start to finish, what you need to know in order to be successful. Session 2: Judicial Panel - Observations and suggested techniques for ZOOM and socially-distanced proceedings Session 3: The Impacts of COVID-19 on Open Courts - With stay-at-home orders and risks to public health, the primarily virtual Texas court system was challenged to ensure open and accessible courts during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will discuss how the courts remained open to the public and the policy challenges brought about by the innovations. Session 4: Remote Proceedings: What’s the New Normal, and What Comes Next? - Remote Proceedings Task Force members—including Chair, Chief Justice Christopher—will address the state of affairs and expectations relating to remote proceedings in Texas.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Conducting the “Zoom Trial” and Other Socially-Distanced Proceedings
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Deposition Preparation When Your Peers or Your Boss are the Witness

“Yes. No. I don’t know. I don’t recall.” Learn the top strategies for preparing your internal client, including other lawyers, for deposition, including issues relating to privilege, the latest requirements for corporate representatives, and handling depositions remotely.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Deposition Preparation When Your Peers or Your Boss are the Witness
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Drafting Tips for Appellate Practitioners

Session 1: What Should (and Should Not) Be in Your Appellate Representation Agreement - A well-drafted Appellate Representation Agreement can protect you and your law firm against grievances, and legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits. In this day and age, you cannot afford to be without one. Session 2: Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law - How to draft effective findings of fact and conclusions of law, strategies for additional findings and conclusions, and handling the unusual scenarios that arise with requests for findings of fact.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Drafting Tips for Appellate Practitioners
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Hooked on CLE: August 2021

THIS MONTH: Responsibility of Outside Counsel to Protect Client Information • #MeToo, Part 2 • Paying the Family Caregiver • Overcoming the Problem Witness • â€‹What Do You Do When the Feds Show Up? Advice for In-House Counsel and Corporate Executives • Teacher-Student Contact on Social Media

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Hooked on CLE: August 2021
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Legal Writing Just Means It’s Not Against the Law, Right?

No. Get advice on writing even better briefs, guided by what appellate judges themselves want to see and not see.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Legal Writing Just Means It’s Not Against the Law, Right?
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Refresh Your Dispute Resolution Roadmap

How to get from here to there in alternative dispute resolution, including drafting ADR provisions, structuring arbitration, preparing for mediation, refining negotiation skills, and utilizing technology.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Refresh Your Dispute Resolution Roadmap
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Tell the Story: Persuasive Writing and Speaking

Examine persuasive writing and speaking for appellate lawyers.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Tell the Story: Persuasive Writing and Speaking
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Today’s Courtroom: How COVID-19 and the Social Justice Movement Has Changed the Practice of Law in Texas

A discussion of remote technology, bias education, and the future of litigation in Texas.

Includes: Video Audio

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Today’s Courtroom: How COVID-19 and the Social Justice Movement Has Changed the Practice of Law in Texas
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Trial Tactics for the Post-COVID Trial

Session 1: Picking the Jury During COVID and the Post-COVID World - Challenges and strategies for voir dire and jury selection for physical distanced in person jury trials to virtual trials during and post-COVID. Session 2: Trial Witnesses: Suggested Changes for the Post-COVID Trial - The effective use of exhibits, demonstratives and deposition testimony when presenting your case in the aftermath of COVID 19, including tips on adjusting to new precautions unfamiliar to the courtroom.  Session 3: Preparations for Trial: Suggested Changes for the Post-COVID Trial - Tips for not just surviving your remote proceedings but thriving--from demonstratives and handling witnesses to combating Zoom fatigue.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
  • Trial Tactics for the Post-COVID Trial
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Conducting Cost-Effective E-Discovery and the Use of Technology for a More Efficient Process

Session 1: Conducting Cost-Effective E-Discovery and the Use of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) - Examine how technology-based processes, specifically technology assisted review (TAR), can be cost-effective and efficient solutions for e-discovery in litigation. This session highlights situations where TAR is often the preferred tool over attorney review and flags times that it is not, and discusses how to address contentious issues that may arise in TAR-related negotiations with opposing counsel. Session 2: Privilege Logs and the Use of Technology to Create a More Efficient Process - In today's world, with ESI continuing to expand exponentially in both volume and variety, and discovery accelerated through such devices as rocket dockets and mandatory disclosure pilot programs, privilege logging pressures have increased dramatically. Hear advice on leveraging technology, best practices, and advocacy to reduce risks and costs and increase efficiency.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Conducting Cost-Effective E-Discovery and the Use of Technology for a More Efficient Process
    3.86 out of 5 stars
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Current Issues, Cases and Procedural Rules in E-Discovery

Session 1: Current Issues in E-Discovery - Discuss challenges to preserving new forms of electronically stored information, the potential perils of allowing clients to self-collect relevant data, ethical and rule-based obligations imposed on counsel, and the new arguments being raised in support of motions for sanctions. Session 2: Rules Update: An Overview of New Procedural Rules and How They Affect Our Practice - Examine the impetus for, content of, and impacts of recent amendments to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure relating to service, expedited actions, and discovery. Learn how to serve parties through social media, which cases are in the expedited actions process by default, and newly required disclosures and other discovery-rule changes that affect civil litigation.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Current Issues, Cases and Procedural Rules in E-Discovery
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Deposition Skills Workshop

Basic and Advanced Skills Workshop with Shane.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Deposition Skills Workshop
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Discoverability of Mobile Devices, New Technology and Social Media Platforms

In a world of ever evolving personal mobile technology and social communication platforms, companies must proactively manage where and how company business information is stored, shared, retained, and produced to third parties. Explore the challenges in determining whether a company has control over data on employee devices or accounts, how to appropriately address the risks involved with managing (or not managing) this data, and strategies for the collection, processing, review, and production of data.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Discoverability of Mobile Devices, New Technology and Social Media Platforms
    4 out of 5 stars
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Hooked on CLE: July 2021

THIS MONTH: Take Your Best Shot: What Employers Should Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine • The Supreme Court Is Poised to Take A Right Turn: What Does This Mean for Professional Liability? • Some Depositions are Hard to Overcome • Estate Tax Planning and SNTs • Ethics Issues and the Legislature

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Hooked on CLE: July 2021
    4.3 out of 5 stars
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    I felt the CLE was very informative to the times.

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Litigation Holds and Establishing the Duty to Preserve ESI

Explore the essentials you need to know about litigation holds and preservation of ESI, especially in a post-pandemic, virtual work environment; and get a “back to basics” overview of well-settled principles and best practices, along with a preview of emergent issues you should have on your radar.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Litigation Holds and Establishing the Duty to Preserve ESI
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Overcoming the Problem Witness

Session 1: Overcoming the Problem Witness - How to handle the difficult witness, yours or theirs. Session 2: Some Depositions are Hard to Overcome - Arthur Godfrey had a TV show once called "Kids Say the Darndest Things". The same can be true with witnesses in depositions.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Overcoming the Problem Witness
    3.25 out of 5 stars
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Privacy and the Intersection of E-Discovery

Hear an overview of GDPR, CCPA, and other privacy statutes, and discuss their impacts for eDiscovery practitioners.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Privacy and the Intersection of E-Discovery
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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Prudently Picking Your E-Discovery Team: Vendors, Forensics Experts, and More
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Responsibility of Outside Counsel to Protect Client Information

Outside Counsel are becoming prime targets for hackers and others seeking to steal valuable trade secrets and to disrupt the interests of firm clients due to the particularly sensitive information created and received by counsel during litigation and other proceedings. Law Firms have an ethical duty to ensure that they have appropriate measures in place, including training and technology, to ensure that the information they create and receive on behalf of their clients is maintained safely and securely.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2022
  • Responsibility of Outside Counsel to Protect Client Information
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