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Hooked on CLE: February 2021

Contains material from May 2020 to Dec 2020

Hooked on CLE: February 2021
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The implicit bias course was incredibly interesting

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THIS MONTH: Me? Biased? Studying Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your Decisions • The Surprising Possibility of Student Loan Discharges • Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments • Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka "It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again"

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 | 1.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2022

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1. Me? Biased? Studying Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your Decisions (Dec 2020)

Claude E. Ducloux

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44 mins
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43 mins
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31 pgs
Session 1 —44 mins
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Me? Biased? Studying Implicit Bias and How it Affects Your Decisions (Dec 2020)

So much of the practice of law involves decision-making and convincing others to make better decisions based upon fact rather than emotion. This course is intended to guide attendees to appreciate how they involuntarily make decisions and guide them to recognize and prevent bias.

Originally presented at: Nov 2020 Bankruptcy Conference

Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law - Austin, TX

2. The Surprising Possibility of Student Loan Discharges (Dec 2020)

Hon. Mark X. Mullin, John Rao, Charlie Shelton

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31 mins
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30 mins
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Session 2 —31 mins
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The Surprising Possibility of Student Loan Discharges (Dec 2020)

Discuss Judge Mullin’s recent decision in Trejo v. Navient and the United States Department of Education in which the borrower met her burden of showing undue hardship under Section 523(a)(8) as well as general changes in the way bankruptcy courts in the Fifth Circuit are understanding the requirements of Brunner and Gerhardt. Such recent changes might provide debtors with an improved likelihood of discharging their student loans.

Originally presented at: Nov 2020 Bankruptcy Conference

Hon. Mark X. Mullin, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas - Fort Worth, TX
John Rao, National Consumer Law Center - Boston, MA
Charlie Shelton, Hajjar Peters LLP - Austin, TX

3. Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One (May 2020)

DeDe Church

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41 mins
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41 mins
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Session 3 —41 mins
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Consulting a Consultant: How to Choose One and Perhaps Become One (May 2020)

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!

Originally presented at: May 2020 Labor and Employment Law Conference

DeDe Church, DeDe Church & Associates, LLC - Austin, TX

4. Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (May 2020)

Quentin Brogdon

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60 mins
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Session 4 —60 mins
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Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (May 2020)

Join Quentin Brogdon as he explains the differences, and goals between opening and closing arguments in Jury trials. Explore how much latitude the rules give the trial lawyer when making opening statements and closing arguments.

Originally presented at: May 2020 Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon Rogers, LLP - Dallas, TX

5. Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka "It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again" (Nov 2020)

J. Holt Foster III, Robert Teigman, Cliff W. Vrielink, Sean T. Wheeler

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Dealmaking in a Distressed Energy Market, aka "It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again" (Nov 2020)

The commodity cycle has turned again, and viciously this time. Bankruptcies and restructurings are plentiful, and transacting in this environment is challenging. Explore issues facing sellers in a distressed market, landmines for buyers to avoid and alternative structures that have emerged as a result of the stress & distress in energy markets.

Originally presented at: Oct 2020 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

J. Holt Foster III, Thompson & Knight LLP - Dallas, TX
Robert Teigman, Houlihan Lokey - Houston, TX
Cliff W. Vrielink, Sidley Austin LLP - Houston, TX
Sean T. Wheeler, Kirkland Ellis LLP - Houston, TX

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