University of Texas School of Law

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Hooked on CLE: April 2019

Contains material from Jun 2018 to Feb 2019

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THIS MONTH: Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence • Threat Matrix: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence • Border Searches of Cell Phones and Computers • Drafting Contract Clauses That Actually Help if Litigation Arises • Mediation Maximum • Lawyer Wellness
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Total Credit Hours:
4.00 | 1.00 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2020

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1. Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence (Jun 2018)

Elizabeth C. Rogers

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 35 mins
Audio (mp3) 37 mins
Slides (pdf) 21 pgs

SESSION 1 — 35 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 1:

Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence (Jun 2018)

As clients demand attorneys deliver legal services more efficiently by using technology it increases pressure to have technical knowledge and proficiency. Further, the American Bar Association and 28 states have created a model rule for the ethical duty of technology competence. Hear an overview of the significant material risks and impact on a law firm following a breach and the potential consequences from an ethics and disciplinary perspective. 

Originally presented at: May 2018 Technology Law Conference

Elizabeth C. Rogers, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP - Austin, TX

2. Threat Matrix: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence (Jun 2018)

Audrey E. Mross

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Slides (pdf) 17 pgs

SESSION 2 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Threat Matrix: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence (Jun 2018)

Violence in the workplace is rarely random which means there are often clues and an opportunity to deter or minimize the harm and havoc. Identify and balance the legal issues and practical concerns, use the provided checklist to assess your threat matrix and prepare reasonable countermeasures.

Originally presented at: May 2018 Labor and Employment Law Conference

Audrey E. Mross, Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP - Dallas, TX

3. Border Searches of Cell Phones and Computers (Feb 2019)

Pierre Grosdidier

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 47 mins
Paper (pdf) 1 pgs

SESSION 3 — 47 mins, credit 0.75

Session 3:

Border Searches of Cell Phones and Computers (Feb 2019)

As unsettling as they are, digital border searches are legal. Delete your client files from your devices if you want to avoid delays occasioned by a search.

Originally presented at: Feb 2019 Border Searches of Cell Phones and Computers

Pierre Grosdidier, Haynes and Boone, LLP - Houston, TX

4. Drafting Contract Clauses That Actually Help if Litigation Arises (Jun 2018)

Sylvia Ann Cardona, Karla Pascarella

1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00  

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Video (mp4) 57 mins
Audio (mp3) 57 mins
Paper (pdf) 24 pgs
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 4 — 57 mins, credit 1.00

Session 4:

Drafting Contract Clauses That Actually Help if Litigation Arises (Jun 2018)

"Tried and true clauses" and boilerplate language can create a false sense of comfort and lead to adverse results in litigation if not periodically updated or checked against recent case law. Investigate how to successfully negotiate changes and terms while avoiding common pitfalls that are ordinarily overlooked.

Originally presented at: May 2018 Corporate Counsel Institute

Sylvia Ann Cardona, Langley & Banack, Inc. - San Antonio, TX
Karla Pascarella, Peckar & Abramson, P.C. - Austin, TX

5. Mediation Maximus (Dec 2018)

Hon. Leif M. Clark, Sylvia A. Mayer

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 44 mins
Audio (mp3) 44 mins
Slides (pdf) 12 pgs

SESSION 5 — 44 mins, credit 0.75

Session 5:

Mediation Maximus (Dec 2018)

Do’s and don’ts to maximize the potential for a positive mediated outcome and avoid wasting time and money.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Bankruptcy Conference

Hon. Leif M. Clark, Leif M. Clark Consulting, PLLC - San Antonio, TX
Sylvia A. Mayer, S. Mayer Law PLLC - Houston, TX

6. Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2018)

Erica Grigg

0.50 0.50 0.00 0.50 | 0.50 ethics  

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Slides (pdf) 13 pgs

SESSION 6 — 31 mins, credit 0.50 | 0.50 ethics

Session 6:

Lawyer Wellness (Sep 2018)

Tips on how to better manage our own wellness in our law practices and personal lives.

Originally presented at: Aug 2018 The Car Crash Seminar

Erica Grigg, Spivey & Grigg, LLP - Austin, TX