eSupplement to the 69th Annual Taxation Conference

Session 1: Too Many Entities - As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result. Session 2: Ethics: Are You Phoning it In? The Ethical Perils of Practicing Law from Your Cell Phone - A review of the rules relating to ethical cell phone usage and how they correspond to our duties as lawyers. Session 3: The Votes Are In! Your Rights and Responsibilities Under the Newly Amended Texas Disciplinary Rules - Join Claude and Scott for a first-look at the results of the referendum on changes to rules of conduct and procedure. How will the approved changes impact your practice?

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50 hrs | 2.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    eSupplement to the 69th Annual Taxation Conference
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Litigating a Product Liability Claim in the Construction Industry: A Texas Case Study

This CLE presentation explores the complexities of a product liability claim in the construction industry under Texas law. It is based on a series of real lawsuits filed against builders and suppliers of an allegedly defective fiberboard product.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Litigating a Product Liability Claim in the Construction Industry: A Texas Case Study
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Legislative Update: Texas Franchise Tax, Sales Tax and Property Tax

The 2021 Legislature is reviewing numerous, significant changes to Texas’ tax laws. Many are complicated.  Attend this session to learn about those that become law and their potential impact on your business or your clients’ businesses.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2022
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    Legislative Update: Texas Franchise Tax, Sales Tax and Property Tax
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    spent too much time on what did not pass

    Thorough !

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Hooked on CLE: June 2021

Session 1: Building a Disaster Plan for Your Law Practice - Join Hannah Dyal as she explores: is your law firm ready for a disaster and how to prepare. This presentation will give firms and solo practitioners tips for how to begin building a disaster plan for their law practice.  Session 2: Dram Shop Cases: When the Bar Causes the Crash - There’s an extra party that often belongs in the car crash case—a dram shop that overserved one of the drivers. Session 3: Fixing Real Estate Headaches: Deeds, Trusts, and Title Issues - An overview of how to identify and address real estate issues unique to estate planners such erroneous deeds (possibly from years ago), chain of title errors, lost trusts, and more. Session 4: Analyzing Your Contract Through the Eyes of a Litigator and Jury - Examine the common causes of action coming out of a breach of contract, review the state statutory and case law regarding common contract provisions, and understand different perspectives of the transactional attorney and the litigator on the same agreement so that you can ask and answer important questions that may change the drafting of the agreement in the first place. Session 5: Too Many Entities - As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2022
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    Hooked on CLE: June 2021
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    on point and delivered effectively

    The supporting materials for "too many entities" was lacking. The real estate fixes was an excellent program. Disaster Planning was a bit more general, but having rebuilt my practice after Harvey in Rockport, my knowledge is a bit more in depth in some areas. I also was on the State Bar FEMA committee back when we had one in the mid 1990s. Learned a lot from the tornado in Fort Worth and the Houston floods.

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Essentials on Texas Sales Tax for the Construction Industry

Session 1: Overview; Texas Sales and Use Tax Rules - This session provides background on how the Texas sales & use tax, TERP surcharge tax, the motor vehicle and motor fuels tax rules generally apply to the construction industry. Session 1: Overview; Texas Sales and Use Tax Rules - Continued This session provides background on how the Texas sales & use tax, TERP surcharge tax, the motor vehicle and motor fuels tax rules generally apply to the construction industry. Session 2: Sales and Use Tax Exemptions; Construction Industry Principles - This session discusses how the Texas tax laws exempt various components of the work performed in the construction industry as well as how the pricing terms of contracts (lump-sum v separated) may generate different sales tax consequences for same types of work. Session 3: Site Development; Commercial Property Repairs and Remodeling - This session reviews the development of a residential neighborhood and the sales tax consequences of various phases of work, including site development, erosion control measures, utility infrastructures, common areas, new home construction and more. We also discuss the rules and review examples of commercial real property construction and how to distinguish between taxable and non-taxable contracts. Session 4: Tax-Exempt Jobs; Performing Work in Declared Disaster Areas - This session discusses how the sales tax rules apply to construction work for tax-exempt entities, such as churches, schools, the Texas highway department, etc. We review the water-related exemption rules for MUDs and other providers. We also discuss the unique sales tax rules applicable to contractors who rebuild in governmental declared disaster areas.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2022
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First Friday Ethics (February 2021)

Need ethics credit? We’ve got you covered! UT Law CLE’s First Friday Ethics streams live every first Friday of the month, and features some of our best ethics speakers and presentations for a total of 3.00 hrs ethics credit. Fulfill your entire annual ethics requirement in Texas in one day!   This month includes: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Greed is[n't] Good (REPLAY) F. Daniel Knight, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, Houston, TX Using a series of case studies, explore the ethical obligations and fiduciary duties owed by lawyers to clients and how the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure are implicated in each. 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.  Too Many Entities Thomas H. Watkins, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EPC Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects and Human Rights Implications (REPLAY) Karla Pascarella, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., Austin, TX Join Karla as she explores the EPC Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects and Human Rights Implications.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2022
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    First Friday Ethics (February 2021)
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    Great issues to consider.

    Excellent program. I wondered if companies which are heavy users of water resources have considered the facilitation of seawater desalination as a means of restoration of depleted water resources or for offsetting the consumption of natural water resources of the host country or a nearby country if there is no coastline. Jewish National Fund has a tremendous amount of information and progress in this area. Thanks for the course.

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Too Many Entities

As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result.  

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2022
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    Too Many Entities
    4.37 out of 5 stars
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    Excellent presentation by a first-class lawyer.

    very good

    Excellent presentation, especially for transactional lawyers.

    Excellent Course.

    Mr. Watkins years of experience make this a well spent hour.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Advising Employers on Occupational Safety Risks and Prevention
    4 out of 5 stars
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Construction Defect Cases

New laws passed in the most recent session of the legislature impact how these cases will proceed in the future. This presentation discusses these changes and provides an overview of issues in construction and property damage cases.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2022
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    Construction Defect Cases
    4.19 out of 5 stars
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    short but basic for non construction practitioner

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2022
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    EPC Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects and Human Rights Implications
    3.47 out of 5 stars
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    The speaker successfully never got around to discussing renewable energy. What a waste of time.In addition, the speaker is a dull presenter. Please do not let come back!

    Good overview. Glad to find that my company already employs the processes and tools discussed.

    Voice modulation would create a more dynamic presentation. The material is top notch.

    Good subject. Would like to see more on Climate Change and the law, both US and International

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Employer Liability for Independent Contractor Injury

Review the general case law that addresses employer liability for independent contractor injury under the common law and under the Texas Owner’s Liability Act (Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Chap. 95).  Particular attention is paid to two cases that are now in front of the Texas Supreme Court, Joeris and Torres.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022
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    Employer Liability for Independent Contractor Injury
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