“I Can Still Work After I Get Out, Right?” Licensed Professionals in Texas Before and After A Criminal Case

Occ. Code Chapter 53 empowers state agencies to deny or revoke occupational licenses based on criminal history, but that power is limited in crucial ways. Explore how to advise criminal defendants about licensing consequences before they plea in a criminal case and explore the options available after a conviction or a deferred adjudication.

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  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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2022 Administrative Case Law Updates 

Session 1: Case Law Update: Part I - Examine significant administrative law cases issued during the last year. Session 2: Case Law Update: Part II - Examine significant administrative law cases issued during the last year.

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  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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2022 Texas Administrative Law Legislative and Operational Updates 

Session 1: Texas Public Information Act and Texas Open Meetings Act - Hear the latest legal developments and gain practice tips. ​Session 2: SOAH Update - The State Office of Administrative Hearings has adopted an entirely new system for tracking and setting cases. Learn about our new docketing and case-assignment procedures, and how they will allow SOAH to provide high-quality hearings services to Texans. Session 3: Agency Spotlight: Texas Department of Public Safety - Exploring the various regulatory programs within the Department of Public Safety. 

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Ethics and the Agency Lawyer: Conflics, Fiduciary Duty, and Confidential Information

A brief refresher and update on these ethical areas, including a discussion of typical scenarios faced by agency professionals.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Ethics as an Elected Official and an Attorney

Two practitioners, from different types of practice, but with the same ultimate message, talk about how to technically do what's right and how and why to just do right.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Hooked on CLE: December 2022

THIS MONTH: Tales from Trial: The Boeing Case is Shot Down • The Role of the GC: Managing Enterprise-Wide Cybersecurity Risk • Readable Legal Writing • Cross Examination • Get Schooled! Practice and Professional-Identity Lessons from Law School Clinics

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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How Smart People Deal with Difficult People

In these polarizing times, we must rely on intelligence when interacting with difficult others. We'll discuss the science behind avoiding contempt, recognizing motive attribution asymmetry, and learning to coexist with disagreement so that we can behave ethically—even when we don't feel like it.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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How to Avoid Grievances: Board of Disciplinary Appeals

An overview of BODA and suggestions for how to avoid grievances.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.75 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Practice Tips and Strategies for Trying the Administrative Law Case 

Session 1: Making and Responding to Objections at SOAH - This presentation discusses the role of objections at final merits hearings at SOAH or at trial. Learn how to play offense and defense, and how to preserve error. ​Session 2: Tips and Strategies for Working with Expert Witnesses - Hear insight and gain practical tips on expert witness selection, preparation, and strategical concerns, as well as discovery and cross-examination. Explore the role of expert witnesses in pursuing enforcement actions, including a look at the developing technology in the post-COVID landscape. Session 3: Judicial Panel - Engage in an unscripted round-robin discussion, with time for questions from the audience.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Privacy and Security Roundtable: Risks, Strategies and Ethics

Join Information Technology and Risk Management experts to discuss risks, strategies and ethics in today’s legal environment.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.50 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Readable Legal Writing

Creating readable legal writing requires several techniques: accessible format, clear organization, manageable sentences, and correct mechanics. This presentation addresses each of those briefly, offering current recommendations and best practices.

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  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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The Roots of the APA and How They Grew

When the APA was passed in 1975, it rested upon well-established, fundamental principles and practices.  Explore several of those principles and practices embedded in the APA with attention to how they have stood the test of time.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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Employment Law Public Sector Update 2022

Hear the latest on matters affecting 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
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2023
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Answer Bar: Young Attorney Challenges (Ethics)

Session 1: Life and the Law: Ethical Issues Facing the Young Lawyer - Explore the potholes and sharp curves that await the beginning trial lawyer on the road to a successful litigation practice, through the characters and plot of a recently published novel about a young personal injury lawyer practicing in Houston. Session 2: The Disciplinary Process - This presentation covers the disciplinary process, some tips on responding to a grievance, and some of the common rule violations. Session 3: How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession - Law is one of the most relational and least diverse professions in the country. Learn how to ethically address and overcome the challenges of building diverse relationships in the legal space. Explore a guide for attorneys through the pitfalls of achieving meaningful diversity and inclusive relationships in their practice, discuss tools to intentionally build and strengthen diverse relationships, and receive practical techniques to make your practice a safe and inclusive place for the diverse and non-diverse to work together.  Session 4: Technology Use and the Ethics that Come with It - The 2020 Covid 19 pandemic forced dramatic changes in practice styles, with most lawyers and their clients shifting from working in offices to working remotely from home.  Technology was at the center of these changes with “Zoom” meetings, “e-signing,” “e-filing” and related technologies playing an even more critical role in the practice of law. This panel of ethics experts will examine the issues raised by these practice shifts, including discussion of alternative technological methods of service in litigation and potential waiver of attorney-client privilege due to the misuse of technology. Session 5: Ethics 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: Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in a High Stress Practice - Why do some people handle stress and rebound from failure better than others? We will discuss the skills and practices developed by the US Army to combat depression, fight off PTSD, and handle high stress engagements and jobs, … like being a lawyer. Session 7: Lawyer Wellness - Get evidence-based strategies to help navigate the stress of our extremely demanding profession. Learn how small changes in our daily approach to the practice of law can greatly improve work-life balance.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 5.50 hrs | 5.50 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2023
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eSupplement to the 37th Annual School Law Conference

Session 1: Meet the Press: Working Effectively with the Media - Tips, Tricks, Do’s, and Don’ts. Practical and ethical considerations for lawyers speaking with reporters. Session 2: Communication Across the Aisle: How to Work Effectively with Opposing Counsel - Hear from two experienced litigators, who have had several cases against each other over the course of their practice. They explore how effective communication goes hand in hand with zealous advocacy. Session 3: Technology and Ethics: Adapting to the Post-COVID Practice of Law - Explore the incorporation of technology into the practice of law in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and moving forward. This presentation discusses the utilization of various types of technologies, and the correlating ethical rules to be aware of as practitioners begin to engage with these technologies in practice. Session 4: Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies - Review the doctrine of exhaustion of administrative remedies with a particular exploration of the impact of the Fifth Circuit's decision in Nidia Heston, et al v. Austin Independent School District, 816 Fed. Appx. 977.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 1.50 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2023
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    eSupplement to the 37th Annual School Law Conference
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Hooked on CLE: December 2021

THIS MONTH: Voir Dire Becomes Voir Google: Ethical Concerns of 21st Century Jury Selection • The Proactive General Counsel • Employee Monitoring: An Overview of Technologies, Legal Treatment, and Best Practices • Making the Most of Your Cyber Insurance 

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2023
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    Really informative.

    Excellent speakers

    Great Course

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First Friday Ethics (August 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: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Voir Dire Becomes Voir Google: Ethical Concerns of 21st Century Jury Selection Engaging in online research about prospective jurors can yield game-changing information, but there are ethical risks for lawyers in doing so. Using real world examples from cases and ethics opinions, this program offers invaluable guidance for lawyers in navigating the ethical boundaries of turning voir dire into “voir Google.”    11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)  Client Relations and Doing Business with Clients: How Far is Too Far? (REPLAY) An overall examination of fiduciary duty, client relations, grievance avoidance and issues which arise when doing business with clients. 12:50 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Both Sides Now: When Lawyers Go Too Far (REPLAY) Explore the ethical and practical concerns from the perspectives of opposing counsel. Discuss the strategies for maintaining courtesy and professionalism without compromising the obligation to zealously represent clients. Hear about the ethical challenges faced by government lawyers when adverse parties are pro se.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2023
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    Each of the three presentations were excellent.

    excellent course; very informative and engaging

    Strong

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Voir Dire Becomes Voir Google: Ethical Concerns of 21st Century Jury Selection

Engaging in online research about prospective jurors can yield game-changing information, but there are ethical risks for lawyers in doing so. Using real world examples from cases and ethics opinions, this program offers invaluable guidance for lawyers in navigating the ethical boundaries of turning voir dire into “voir Google.”

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2023
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    Unique course and good course

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Hooked on CLE: April 2021

THIS MONTH: Both Sides Now: When Lawyers Go Too Far • Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities • Late-in-Life Bankruptcies • Investigations in the C-Suite • Emerging, Disruptive, Game-Changing Technology

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2023
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    Well done, but an odd mixture of topics.

    I especially liked Dana Harmon's presentation about energy for underserved communities. Looking for more courses about equity and systems that impact underserved communities. Also, Investigations in the C-Suite presenter was excellent.

    These courses imparted good thoughtful challenging information.

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Current Trends in Rulemaking and Compliance in Administrative Proceedings

Session 1: Back to Basics: Administrative Procedures Act - Texas’ framework for administrative hearings and rule-making is 45 years old. Explore its origin, evolution, current applicability, and future challenges.   Session 2: Ad-Hoc Rulemaking - An examination of ad-hoc rulemaking in state and federal administrative proceedings from the perspective of both government agencies and counsel representing regulated entities. Session 3: Rulemaking: Governor Abbott’s Participation in the Process - Governor Abbott unilaterally asserts control over all rulemaking by state agencies. Such power is exercised wholly in private. Constitutional? Session 4: Introduction to the Office of the Governor’s Regulatory Compliance Division - The Regulatory Compliance Division conducts an independent review of certain state licensing agencies’ proposed rules that affect market competition. Authorized by the legislature in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, the division provides the “active supervision” needed over rulemakings so that state boards controlled by active market participants can invoke state-action antitrust immunity. Explore the background, procedures, and work of the division since its establishment in 2019.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2023
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    Current Trends in Rulemaking and Compliance in Administrative Proceedings
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    Switch sessions 3 and 4 for the video replay, especially considering session 3 refers to parts of session 4

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