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Hooked on CLE: February 2019

Contains material from May 2018 to Dec 2018

Hooked on CLE: February 2019
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THIS MONTH: Gone to Texas: Migration Vital to Growth in the Lone Star State • #NoTweetingAfterMidnight: Ethical Risks in Social Media Use • Should You Take that Non-Hourly Case? • Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences • Eight Things that Matter in a Lease • The Impact of Corporate Structure Change on Intellectual Property

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2021

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1. Gone to Texas: Migration Vital to Growth in the Lone Star State (Nov 2018)

Pia M. Orrenius

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48 mins
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47 mins
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28 pgs
Session 1 — 48 mins, credit 0.75
Gone to Texas: Migration Vital to Growth in the Lone Star State (Nov 2018)

Texas has relied on a large and sustained influx of workers from other states and other countries. These transplants—making up nearly half of the state’s workforce—account for an even larger share of Texas’ growth than their relative numbers. Significantly, this inflow brought the types of workers most in demand. Changes to immigration policy and slowing immigration can disrupt what’s been a key factor sustaining Texas’ growth premium.

Originally presented at: Oct 2018 Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law

Pia M. Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Dallas, TX

2. #NoTweetingAfterMidnight: Ethical Risks in Social Media Use (Dec 2018)

John G. Browning

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45 mins
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Session 2 — 45 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.75 ethics
#NoTweetingAfterMidnight: Ethical Risks in Social Media Use (Dec 2018)

Hear valuable guidance on dealing with the ethical minefield that is social media. Using real world examples and ethics opinions, discuss the areas of practice in which social media use (or misuse) can present ethical and disciplinary concerns, as well as tips for using social media responsibly.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

John G. Browning, Passman & Jones - Dallas, TX

3. Should You Take that Non-Hourly Case? (Nov 2018)

Erica W. Harris

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29 mins
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Session 3 — 29 mins, credit 0.50
Should You Take that Non-Hourly Case? (Nov 2018)

Effective case analysis is crucial to coming out ahead on contingency and fixed fee cases. Learn what you need to think about to create a sustainable alternative fee practice.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Civil Litigation Conference

Erica W. Harris, Susman Godfrey LLP - Houston, TX

4. Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences (May 2018)

Wayne Schiess

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32 mins
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Session 4 — 32 mins, credit 0.50
Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences (May 2018)

Address sentence-level techniques that can help legal writers create readable, persuasive sentences. Learn to recognize, describe, and appropriately use or avoid techniques including length, subordination, dangling elements, nominalizations, correlative conjunctions, compound prepositions, and more. 

Originally presented at: May 2018 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Wayne Schiess, The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX

5. Eight Things That Matter in a Lease (Dec 2018)

Robert Harms Bliss, Kent Newsome, Philip D. Weller

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Session 5 — 43 mins, credit 0.75
Eight Things That Matter in a Lease (Dec 2018)

Three Texas real estate legends kick off the program with what everyone really wants to know: just what are the eight things that truly matter in your lease? And what happens if one or more of these essentials goes awry?

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Robert Harms Bliss, Attorney at Law - Dallas, TX
Kent Newsome, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Houston, TX
Philip D. Weller, Attorney at Law - Dallas, TX

6. The Impact of Corporate Structure Change on Intellectual Property (Nov 2018)

Elise Selinger, Margaret J. Sampson, Erin Ator Thomson, Kim M. Vo

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46 mins
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Session 6 — 46 mins, credit 0.75 | 0.25 ethics
The Impact of Corporate Structure Change on Intellectual Property (Nov 2018)

Hear what experts want you to know about the IP of M&A.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Advanced Patent Law Institute

Elise Selinger, Patterson + Sheridan LLP - Dallas, TX
Margaret J. Sampson, Baker Botts - Austin, TX
Erin Ator Thomson, Shattuck Labs, Inc. - Austin, TX
Kim M. Vo, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - Austin, TX

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