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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Hooked on CLE: May 2020

THIS MONTH: Ethics of Freelance Legal Services- Hiring and Being Hired as a Contract Attorney • School Safety from the School and Parent Point of View • Quality of Life Tools: Bloom Where You Are Planted • Outlook for Energy: A Perspective to 2040 • Opening Statements: How to Use A Proven Marketing Formula to Clarify Your Story to the Jury

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: May 2020
    3.96 out of 5 stars
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    Opening Statements was GREAT! Freelance Legal very good & very useful. School Law entertaining!

    Good speakers. O&G speaker couldn't really speak to the industry's role in depressing growth of alternatives (e.g., government bailouts, lack of tax incentives) but it was helpful to get an insider's view.

    All Excellent!

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Beware the Trademark Trolls Lurking around the Schoolhouse

Hear an overview of intellectual property law and recent school-related IP litigation impacting school operations. Learn about the best practices and common areas of exposure, such as teacher web pages, school mascots and logos, curriculum programs and materials, and work made for hire and fair use.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Beware the Trademark Trolls Lurking around the Schoolhouse
    3.5 out of 5 stars
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    This was a fine introduction to the variety of TM or Copyright issues that schools/schools districts/faculty can face. Really a good job of covering a large topic.

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Case Law and Legislative Developments in School Law: Temporary Custodian Law, "Do Not Hire" Registry, Governmental Immunity

Session 1: Temporary Custodian Law - What is your obligation to maintain or secure records about government business that were created on a privately-owned device of account? Learn about the changes in the law and best practices to ensure compliance. Session 2: “Do Not Hire” Registry - As part of HB3 and in order to address the issue of uncertified individuals working in public schools, the 86th Texas Legislature created a “Do Not Hire” registry. This presentation covers who is listed in the registry, the new reporting requirements for superintendents, directors and principals, the due process for reported employees, and the repercussions for schools and administrators that hire or refuse to fire individuals on the registry. Session 3: Governmental Immunity - An update on caselaw reflecting developments in, and evolving challenges to, the immunity doctrine. Discussion includes recent cases, immunity in the contract context, ultra vires actions, and possible changes in the judicial attitude towards immunity.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Case Law and Legislative Developments in School Law: Temporary Custodian Law, "Do Not Hire" Registry, Governmental Immunity
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Gift Acceptance Policies and Conflicts of Interest for School Officials

Session 1: Can I Accept It?: Texas Gift Laws for School Districts - Hear an overview of the Texas Penal Code restrictions on gifts and benefits to school district officers and employees, including examples to help keep you out of trouble. Session 2: Quid Pro No: School Officials and Conflicts of Interest -This lively ethics session explores gifts, bribes, and marketing when school purchases are on the line. The presentation includes consideration of reporting requirements and ethical dilemmas that may arise for in-house and outside legal counsel.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 1.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Gift Acceptance Policies and Conflicts of Interest for School Officials
    5 out of 5 stars
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Issues in Special Education Services

Session 1: High Level Courts and Special Education -  Session 2: Shared Services Agreements After SB1376: Dead or Alive? - After SB1376 repealed TEC 29.007, which permitted school districts to enter into contracts to jointly operate special education programs, what’s a district to do now? Thankfully, there is an alternative vehicle for these types of arrangements.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Issues in Special Education Services
    4.25 out of 5 stars
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Rights and Limitations of Public Expression for School Officials and Students

Session 1: Election Convection: Maybe You’ve Heard... - People have begun to chat about the 2020 election. What are some of the rights and limitations on student and staff political speech, in what is sure to be a super-heated affair? Session 2: Can They Really Say That About Me? - In today’s world of social media, what remedies, if any, do school officials and employees have for what is said about them? What risks do school officials and employees face and what immunities do they have when they say things about others? Session 3: Just When You Thought it Was Safe to Go Back in the Water: 2020 Legal Issues involving Dress Codes and Uniforms - Legal challenges to school dress codes have begun to arise unexpectedly. This presentation discusses unique legal challenges and pitfalls to avoid as well as provides reminders regarding procedural mechanisms for the appropriate creation and challenge of campus and district-wide dress code decision-making.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Rights and Limitations of Public Expression for School Officials and Students
    4.83 out of 5 stars
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    Timely, excellent advice and strategies

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School Safety from the School and Parent Point of View

At a time schools are taking measures to address disparate punishment, bullying and excessive out of school suspensions, the Santa Fe and other mass-shooting incidents have focused federal and state attention on school safety, threat assessment and measures to address these concerns. The panel discusses these competing demands from a school district and from a parent attorney perspective in order to give a better understanding as school attorneys advise their clients.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • School Safety from the School and Parent Point of View
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SOAH 101: A School Lawyer’s Guide

What happens when your case is referred to the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings? Explore the unique role that this agency has in adjudicating specific disputes that arise in school law and examine the legal issues that may arise during the process.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • SOAH 101: A School Lawyer’s Guide
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State Updates in School Law

Session 1: Commissioner Decisions Update - Hear an update on Commissioner of Education decisions from the past year. Session 2: Office of the Attorney General Update - Explore highlights from the various opinions of our Attorney General of Texas that impact schools, educators, and education.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • State Updates in School Law
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Telehealth: Before, During, and After COVID

The COVID Pandemic has caused a number of changes in regulations related to telehealth. This presentation will explore the regulatory issues associated with telehealth, the changes made in response to the COVID pandemic, and which of those changes might remain in place after the crisis.

Includes: Video Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • Telehealth: Before, During, and After COVID
    3.96 out of 5 stars
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    Would have liked more detail on Texas law, and better real-world examples as to how telehealth/telemedicine works in Texas both pre and post Covid.

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The Disciplinary Process; Plus Best Practices When Served with a Lawsuit

Session 1: ​The Disciplinary Process -  This presentation covers the disciplinary process, some tips on responding to a grievance, and some of the common rule violations. Session 2: So You’ve Been Sued?: What's Next - Best practices, ethics obligations, and ethical pitfalls to avoid when served with a lawsuit.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2021
  • The Disciplinary Process; Plus Best Practices When Served with a Lawsuit
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Hooked on CLE: November 2019

THIS MONTH: The Gig Economy: Don't Call It a Comeback • Ethical Issues Presented by Changing Technology • Conducting a Risk Assessment • Insurance and Rideshare Litigation • FinTech and the Changing Landscape of Mortgage Lending

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2020
  • Hooked on CLE: November 2019
    4.23 out of 5 stars
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    The Speakers were all well prepared and well versed in their areas of practice. The topics were wide ranging and interesting. The presentations focused significantly on application in practice and not solely on intellectual analysis. This was much appreciated.

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Hooked on CLE: July 2019

THIS MONTH: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: What the ADA, FHA and Other Laws Say About Animals and Their Owners • Have Sea Squirts Invaded Your Contract? Avoiding the Mindless Use of So-Called “Market” Terms You May or May Not Understand • That's All the News for Today. Stay Ethical, Austin! • Effective, Efficient, and Economically Appropriate Litigation • Managing Student Protest Logistics

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: July 2019
    3.95 out of 5 stars
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    Some slides too busy or the quoted language unreadable. otherwise three excellent presentations.

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Ethical Obligations when Dealing with Vexing Stakeholders in Education

If everyone behaved we would not even need lawyers. But what are a lawyer’s ethical obligations when a client or party goes over the line? Examine the unique challenges employees, parents, and school board members can pose.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Ethical Obligations when Dealing with Vexing Stakeholders in Education
    3.8 out of 5 stars
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    Good overview for advising organizational client(including non-school board context).

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Everyday Strategies for Avoiding Professional Misconduct

Explore easy, common sense techniques that you can employ in your law practice to steer clear of legal malpractice, breaches of fiduciary duty, and findings of professional misconduct. A timely and important ethics tune‑up that you won’t want to miss.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Everyday Strategies for Avoiding Professional Misconduct
    4.46 out of 5 stars
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    Really useful topic and paper - a great reference to keep on hand; especially regarding engagement letters

    Include obligations for attorneys in government practice.

    Informative course. The speaker used practical examples to highlight his points. I enjoyed it.

    Good info. Learned new stuff!

    Very interesting and practical. Thank you

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Hot Topics in School Law: Districts of Innovation and the Special Education Corrective Action Imposed on the TEA and Districts

Session 1: Districts of Innovation: Frightening or Freedom - Hear a school district general counsel and an attorney for teachers discuss Districts of Innovation and the impact Innovation Plans have had on schools and teachers.   Session 2: Special Education Corrective Action Imposed on TEA and Districts - The Department of Education has determined that Texas violated the “child find” requirement in I.D.E.A. As a result, Texas is now implementing a corrective action plan. Take a look at the practical implications of this for school districts and school lawyers.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Hot Topics in School Law: Districts of Innovation and the Special Education Corrective Action Imposed on the TEA and Districts
    4.33 out of 5 stars
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Dealing with Teachers Complaints and Rogue School Board Members

Session 1: The Complaints You Won’t Hear - Teachers call their organizations and attorneys about many issues that don’t ever result in grievances. Hear from a teacher attorney about the complaints that the school board/school district won’t typically hear, but which are the basis for the majority of calls from unhappy teachers. Session 2: Dealing with Rogue Board Members - When a board member is pursuing interests that are different from the rest of the board it can create inefficiencies and disharmony. Learn how a school district’s legal counsel can assist the district and the rest of the board in dealing with board members who are not all on the same page.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Dealing with Teachers Complaints and Rogue School Board Members
    3.75 out of 5 stars
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    Nice examples of rogue board member situations, with references to key statutes

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Hot Topics in School Law: Cyberbullying, Special Education Issues, and Copyright

Session 1: Cyberbullying and the Impact of David's Law - Explore new developments to state law on bullying brought about S.B.179, David’s Law, and take a look at how cyberbullying and other aspects of bullying cases have been treated by the courts. Session 2: Top 10 Hits of Legal Issues in Special Education in 2017 - Service animals, transgender students, and Endrew F. are just a few of the most enlightening developments in special education law for 2017. Hear a Casey Kasem-style countdown covering the most recent and important court cases, due process hearing opinions, and legal developments that every school lawyer needs to know. Explore the latest changes in special education law and provide lessons learned as well as best practice tips you can use to steer your schools in the right direction away from the court room. Session 3: Copyright - Copyright doesn’t come up daily in school practice, but when it does it can be befuddling. Take a short primer on copyright educational fair use, plus a discussion of some current school copyright law defensive actions.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Hot Topics in School Law: Cyberbullying, Special Education Issues, and Copyright
    4.39 out of 5 stars
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Medical Privacy in the Workplace

Employees may be required to share private health information with their employers. Explore the various laws that impact the collection and handling of such information, including the ADA, FMLA, workers’ compensation, and HIPAA, and the best practices for complying.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Medical Privacy in the Workplace
    4.33 out of 5 stars
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Title IX and Section 504/ADA Civil Rights Litigation Update

Get updated on recent developments in Title IX and Section 504/ADA litigation involving schools, and hear about retaliation claims, recent appellate decisions, and liability issues currently on review before appellate courts.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2021
  • Title IX and Section 504/ADA Civil Rights Litigation Update
    4.27 out of 5 stars
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$50   Add to Cart

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