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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!

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eSupplement to the 15th Annual Texas Advanced Administrative Law Seminar

Session 1: Ethics in the Age of Digital Transactions - Examine how long established ethics rules and practices measure up with technology in the digital age. Session 2:  Litigating in a Divided Nation: Handling Strong Political Views During Trial - In seeking justice, lawyers now must navigate intense divisions in our state and nation. What interpersonal skills and strategies can you use to identify divisive attitudes, and neutralize dangers like manipulation and polarization? Learn these concepts and how they differ from classic theories of conflict resolution.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • eSupplement to the 15th Annual Texas Advanced Administrative Law Seminar
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Answer Bar: Handling Employee Investigations in Today's Workplace 

Session 1: Internal Investigations - Artful Inquisitions—how to master internal investigations to uncover the truth. Employee interviews are critical to conducting an effective and thorough workplace investigation. Get informative tips on preparing investigation interviews, applying effective questioning techniques, and using emotional intelligence to elicit key information. Session 2: Reputational Risk: Managing Perceptions with Image Repair - When the reputation of the client is uncertain and “no comment” is not an option, hear from a public relations veteran and an employment attorney on strategies for communicating with the public and employees. Discussion includes the advanced Image Repair Theory crisis communication guide, coordinating the legal and communications team, and the professional ethical rules that govern lawyers when speaking about ongoing conflict. Session 3: Whistleblowers - A plaintiff-side and defense-side lawyer discuss protections and pitfalls for individuals and employers under state and federal whistleblower statutes. Session 4: Employee Activism and Workplace Political Speech - Analyze legal and practical implications of employee activism and political speech including best practices for employee training, policy development, and navigating related day-to-day workplace realities. Session 5: The New Gender and Sexuality - Legal update and practical workplace impact of social and cultural shifts with respect to the evolving terminology and variety of gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Session 6: Age Discrimination: A New Kind of Generation Gap - The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) just celebrated the 50th anniversary of its enactment. With an aging baby boomer population, employees working past traditional retirement age, and millennials moving into management positions—these issues are more important than ever. Discuss strategies for managing multi-generational workforces and preventing age discrimination claims. Session 7: Best Practices in Dispute Resolution - Get practical tips on how to anticipate, avoid, evaluate, negotiate, and resolve workplace conflicts from a mediator and arbitrator with 45 years of experience representing employees and employers. Session 8: Combatting Hostile Environments: Risks of “Workplace Civility” Policies - Anti-harassment policies that prohibit only conduct that is strictly unlawful do not go far enough to guarantee a respectful workplace for employees. But broadly-drafted policies that require civility in workplace interactions can have unintended consequences. Examine the pros and cons of policies that go beyond unlawful behavior, and what they can mean for you and your clients. Session 9: Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality - Understand the fundamental tensions in anti-discrimination law, how it impacts plaintiffs and defendants in the litigation system, and hear practical recommendations for how to better respond to persistent patterns of discrimination. Session 10: Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: A Priority and Challenge - Developing diversity and inclusion initiatives is a growing priority for many companies and organizations. Gain strategies and advice in how to approach the creation and implementation of these initiatives, and how to avoid inadvertent Title VII violations or other legal liabilities. Session 11: How to Be an Ethical Ally (When You Work with a Bunch of Attorneys) - Are you a person who notices inequities around you? Do you want to respond when you see or hear another person being slighted? Do you work with a bunch of attorneys? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the ethics presentation is for you. We'll dive into some common biases sometimes seen in law firms and legal departments and discuss how you can effectively interrupt these biases by being an ally to your peers and to your profession.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00 hrs | 2.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Answer Bar: Handling Employee Investigations in Today's Workplace 
    3.47 out of 5 stars
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    Great format

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Answer Bar: Maximizing Technology in Your Law Practice

Session 1: Technology’s Disruption of the Legal Profession - Explore various technologies and emerging platforms that continue to influence the legal industry, including key considerations in implementing these technologies and related ethical concerns. Session 2: Competency, Confidentiality, Conflicts, and Technology - This session covers a wide range of problems that technology has created for lawyers. On the one hand, lawyers are obligated to use technology when it benefits their clients, but on the other, failure to use the technology competently can lead to ethical problems. This session analyzes issues from the mundane to the profound. Session 3: Ethical Issues Presented by Changing Technology - Increasingly technology is integrated into the practice of law. Examine lawyers' current ethical responsibility in relation to the use of technology and how such responsibility may change as technological advances, like artificial intelligence, become more commonplace in the practice of law. Session 4: Data Analytics: The Answer to Your Law Firm's Innovation Efforts - Learn how to easily kick-start your firm’s innovation efforts, close the gender pay gap (for you and your clients), and use data to reduce bias, improve inclusion as part of a diversity and inclusion initiative, and simultaneously use proven scientific methods to improve bottom-line profitability!  Session 5: Avoiding Ethical Issues with Lawyers' Use of Social Media - The world of social media has engulfed us all. Not only has it transformed our society, but it has worked its way into every legal field as well. Discover the ethical issues facing you as attorneys—and that of your clients—in this social media age. Session 6: 30 Apps in 30 Minutes - A quick survey of useful apps and tech tips for lawyers, trust officers, and caregivers. Session 7: 30 More Apps in 30 Minutes - Hear an updated survey of new, useful apps, and tech tips for lawyers, trust officers, and caregivers.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 5.00 hrs | 3.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Answer Bar: Maximizing Technology in Your Law Practice
    3.75 out of 5 stars
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    Very helpful and clear. Especially enjoyed the panel and speakers for "Ethical Issues Presented by Changing Technology."

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Cybersecurity and Data Protection Considerations in Work-From-Home Policies

An overview of key issues to consider in developing or updating work-from-home policies as they relate to cybersecurity and data protection, including information fluidity, third party access to employee assets, Zoom and other platform security concerns, and more.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Cybersecurity and Data Protection Considerations in Work-From-Home Policies
    4.57 out of 5 stars
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    Speaker very knowledgable - on point; but spoke too fast! Couldn't take notes.

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Hooked on CLE: September 2020

THIS MONTH: Challenges and Parameters of Diversity Initiatives • Beyond Breach: Recent Developments in Contract Issues • Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul • Autonomous Vehicles: No Longer the Stuff of Science Fiction • The Jury Charge • Offshore Wind Development in the US and Opportunities for the Gulf Coast

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: September 2020
    3.25 out of 5 stars
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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
  • 2020 Federal Employment Law Updates
    4.14 out of 5 stars
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2020 Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law: Employee Activism, Religion, Mental Health Issues

Session 1: Employee Activism and Workplace Political Speech - Analyze legal and practical implications of employee activism and political speech including best practices for employee training, policy development, and navigating related day-to-day workplace realities. Session 2: Religion at Work - The American workplace is becoming an epicenter for the escalating clash between employees and employers over religious beliefs and practices. Trace the core legal rights and duties, and highlight emerging developments. Session 3: Beyond Accommodation: Mental Health Issues in the Workplace - Employers are confronted with mental health issues in a variety of ways. Whether it is an employee suicide or a psychotic break, dealing with increased stress and anxiety, handling threats of workplace violence, or trying to promote wellness in the workplace, this session covers the issues that mental health issues raise for employers beyond reasonable accommodation under the ADA. 

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • 2020 Hot Topics in Labor and Employment Law: Employee Activism, Religion, Mental Health Issues
    4.21 out of 5 stars
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    All presenters were good, as were the materials.

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2020 State Employment Law Updates

Examine employment-related developments under Texas state law, including a discussion of significant new Texas cases. Also explore important trends developing in other states, and what they might mean for Texas.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • 2020 State Employment Law Updates
    4.25 out of 5 stars
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Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law

Experienced arbitrators discuss the advantages and pitfalls of arbitration as an alternative to litigation, trends in arbitrating employment cases, interpretation of arbitration clauses, and what both sides can do to reduce costs and make effective presentations.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law
    4.38 out of 5 stars
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Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One

Learn when to retain an outside consultant and a template for ensuring you've found the right one. In addition, hear what it's like to be a consultant in today's complicated employment world—in case you are ready to jump ship!

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One
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Employment Law Public Sector Update

Get the latest on representing government employees, including developments in the First Amendment, due process, privacy, political patronage, and state law protections in the public workplace.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Employment Law Public Sector Update
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Ethics for Employment Attorneys (2020)

Get updated on cutting-edge ethics issues, including attorney-client privilege and waiver issues, ex parte communications, access to social media and computer information, inadvertent disclosure and improper acquisition of confidential information, litigation holds and spoliation issues, and settlement negotiations.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Ethics for Employment Attorneys (2020)
    4.33 out of 5 stars
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    useful

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Ethics in the Age of Digital Transactions

Examine how long established ethics rules and practices measure up with technology in the Digital age.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Ethics in the Age of Digital Transactions
    4.5 out of 5 stars
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Hooked on CLE: July 2020

THIS MONTH: Technology and Ethics: Adapting to the post-COVID Practice of Law • Employee Activism and Workplace Political Speech • Legal Writing: How to Write Plainly • Quality of Life Tools: Bloom Where You are Planted • Telehealth: Before, During, and After COVID

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: July 2020
    3.97 out of 5 stars
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    Presentations were all good; some presenters seem more comfortable with broadcasting from home than others, but all did a good job and showed enthusiasm for the material.

    The Writing course was excellent.

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Navigating Employment Law in a Pandemic

An examination of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Expanded Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) from the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA), the employment-related provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and state and local shelter-in-place orders. This session also examines the application of existing employment laws to the current pandemic, including the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA), the America with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). Alternatives to layoffs, including pay reductions, work share arrangements, partial unemployment, and furloughs are also discussed.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Navigating Employment Law in a Pandemic
    5 out of 5 stars
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    They were extremely knowledgable and I appreciate their input.

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Navigating the Texas Workforce Commission and the EEOC

An examination of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Expanded Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) from the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA), the employment-related provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and state and local shelter-in-place orders. This session also examines the application of existing employment laws to the current pandemic, including the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA), the America with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). Alternatives to layoffs, including pay reductions, work share arrangements, partial unemployment, and furloughs are also discussed.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Navigating the Texas Workforce Commission and the EEOC
    3 out of 5 stars
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Solutions for Workforce Issues: Internal Investigations, Diversity Initiatives, and Paid Sick Leave

Session 1: Internal Investigations - Artful Inquisitions—how to master internal investigations to uncover the truth. Employee interviews are critical to conducting an effective and thorough workplace investigation. Get informative tips on preparing investigation interviews, applying effective questioning techniques, and using emotional intelligence to elicit key information. Session 2: Challenges and Parameters of Diversity Initiatives - Explore important legal principles to be aware of in crafting inclusion and diversity initiatives, as well as how federal contractor status impacts legal obligations. Session 3: Riding the Paid Sick Leave Wave:  An Update on Texas Paid Sick Leave Ordinances - In 2019, Texas was swept-up in the nationwide trend of municipal ordinances, mandating that employers provide employees with protected, paid time away from work for health and wellness reasons. Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas have all passed ordinances of this kind, and each is being challenged in court. Hear a general overview of these ordinances, the state of the surrounding litigation, and a preview of where we may end up from here.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Solutions for Workforce Issues: Internal Investigations, Diversity Initiatives, and Paid Sick Leave
    3 out of 5 stars
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$75   Add to Cart
Technology Employment and Impacts of COVID-19

Session 1: Post-COVID-19: Workplace 4.0 - This presentation focuses on how the COVID-19 experience will change our workplace now and going forward. Topics of discussion include considerations and best practices regarding re-openings and return to work for businesses who have not yet initiated that process and lessons learned from those who have, such as monitoring of government orders, testing, PPE, human resource and labor considerations and litigation; re-opening of closed facilities; ongoing opportunities for working remotely; reimagined collaborative spaces; ongoing operations for essential workers and retail/restaurant workers; and other timely areas of ongoing interest and concern.  Session 2: Navigating Employment Law in a Pandemic - An examination of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Expanded Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) from the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA), the employment-related provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and state and local shelter-in-place orders. This session also examines the application of existing employment laws to the current pandemic, including the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA), the America with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). Alternatives to layoffs, including pay reductions, work share arrangements, partial unemployment, and furloughs are also discussed.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Technology Employment and Impacts of COVID-19
    4.25 out of 5 stars
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    Enjoyable presenters and timely material.

$85   Add to Cart
The Ethics of Civility

Our revered colleague Phil Durst passed away in 2019. Two lawyers who were frequently his opposing counsel—one an in-house attorney and the other litigation counsel—reflect on Phil’s civility and humor as key to his effectiveness as a lawyer and fealty to the lawyers’ professional duties of courtesy, candor, and cooperation with opposing counsel.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • The Ethics of Civility
    4.44 out of 5 stars
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    Really insightful and helpful comments regarding the basic civility as a way to not only be a good human being, but a way to be successful for our clients.

    Very interesting

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Whistleblowers

A plaintiff-side and defense-side lawyer discuss protections and pitfalls for individuals and employers under state and federal whistleblower statutes.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Whistleblowers
    5 out of 5 stars
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    Really good presenters!

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