University of Texas School of Law

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eSupplement to the 12th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice (Mar 2018)

Session 1: The Ten Commandments of Ethical Leadership for Lawyers—Based on Lessons Learned From Some of Our Top Presidents of the United States - To fulfill our obligations to clients and society requires acting in accordance with an ethical framework for leadership in satisfying daily tasks. In this presidential election year, what better way to grasp this ethical framework than digging into the lessons from some of our greatest presidents whose timeless wisdom in how they went about their business can help lawyers focus on best practices in fulfilling our professional responsibilities. Session 2: Cyber Ethics: Ensuring Compliance with Evolving Technology - Lawyers today find that keeping client information safe is more challenging when using today’s technology tools. You don’t have to have a degree in computer science to understand how to avoid ethical missteps related to technology. Lawyer-friendly information on cyber ethics is provided. Session 3: Stress Kills Success: Mindfulness and the Small Firm Practitioner - Learn about the science behind stress and wellness, along with how mindfulness can help with peak performance. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.00 | 0.75 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$95  

Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability (Jul 2018)

Listen to a discussion about the categorical approach, plus a review of crime-based removability grounds, proof of conviction, doctrine of divisibility, and recent case law. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$65  

Challenging NTAs and Motions to Suppress (Jul 2018)

Learn how to launch procedural challenges to the Notice to Appear (NTA) and the timing, process, and substance of a Motion to Suppress. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$45  

Ethical Issues and Self Care in Immigration Law (Jul 2018)

Explore some of the basic ethical issues facing immigration practitioners, including preparing witnesses to testify in court, preparation and presentation of documentary evidence to the court, and withdrawing as counsel when there is an ethical issue or conflict of interest. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper

$50  

Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility, including Bond Proceedings (Jul 2018)

Session 1: Grounds of Deportability and Inadmissibility - Review the grounds of deportability and inadmissibility, and hear strategies for contesting common grounds of removal. Session 2: Bond Proceedings - Examine bond eligibility, evidentiary requirements, and presentation of a bond redetermination hearing. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$125  

Hooked on CLE: August 2018 (Jun 2018)

In the midst of a quickly changing legal environment, it can be a challenge to keep track of what's happening and what CLE can mean for your practice. Hear the latest in this special 4-hour bundle of our best programming. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$99  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part I: Project Lifecycle, Conventional Resources and Hydrocarbons, plus Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Overview of an International Energy Project Lifecycle - An overview of a typical international energy project lifecycle from development through decommissioning.   Session 2: Energy, Geology and Geophysics: Conventional Resources - A lawyer's introduction to the science underlying the agreements we draft and negotiate in the course of developing and operating an international energy project. Petroleum, crude, natural gas and liquids—what are they? Where are they located? How do we find them? When do we think they might run out? Also, a brief introduction to geophysical data acquisition and processing techniques and the leading role geophysical data plays in modern oil and gas exploration and operations.   Session 3: Petroleum Engineering: Conventional Hydrocarbons - How do we physically explore for, develop and produce hydrocarbons? As lawyers, we must have an understanding of the fundamentals of petroleum activities to accurately draft agreements and effectively provide counsel to energy industry clients. An introduction to different types of offshore and onshore drilling and production systems including FPSOs (floating, production, storage and off-loading vessels) and TLPs (tension-leg platforms). Typical liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities (liquefaction, regasification and pipelines) are discussed, with coverage of "high-level" drilling and production facilities and operation cost estimates.   Session 4: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources - An overview of the geology and geophysics of unconventional hydrocarbon resources including shale. An introduction to the petroleum engineering techniques required to develop and produce these resources.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$125  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part II: Host Country Instruments (HCIs), plus International Energy Project Economics (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Host Country Instruments (HCIs) - A look at the legal regimes used globally for buying, selling, exploring, developing and producing hydrocarbons, including Concession or Royalty/Tax, Production Sharing, Risk Service Agreements and so-called "hybrids;" with a discussion of basic natural resource ownership/title concepts and provisions of various HCIs, including key fiscal and non-fiscal terms.   Session 2: International Energy Project Economics - This session is designed to provide a lawyer the basics of energy project economics "101" so that they can better work with their energy industry clients to develop legal options in various deal scenarios that are also "economic." Hear an examination of how we develop project economic models to calculate investor rates of return and other key economic indicators by using facility and operation cost estimates, revenue estimates and Host Country Instrument provisions. The role of "risk analysis" in developing project models and the concept of leverage and how it can impact project economics also is considered. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$105  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part III: Co-Venture Formation and Agreements, Co-Venture Economics, Co-Venture Operations, plus Summary (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Co-Venture Formation and Agreements - Leverage and risk allocation are two factors that frequently lead most international energy projects to be undertaken by more than one co-venture party. This session covers the most common arrangements by which parties acquire interests in energy projects including farmins, farmouts, participation agreements and swaps, with coverage of the fundamental provisions of typical co-venture Joint/Unit Operating Agreements (JOAs) using the AIPN model form as a basis.   Session 2: Co-Venture Economics: The Power of Leverage - A discussion of the economic inflection points that occur over the life of an upstream project. Participants work through examples of typical commercial arrangements for farmins and co-venture risk-sharing.   Session 3: Co-Venture Operations - Getting into a co-venture can seem easy compared to operating a successful co-venture. This session looks at operational provisions within the industry joint operating agreement framework, including management decision-making and contracting.   Session 4: Summary and Q&A - Your questions are answered by the program faculty in this moderated Q&A session. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$115  

Presenting, Defending, and Preserving Asylum Cases in Immigration Court (Jul 2018)

Learn how to present defense claims for asylum, withholding of removal, and deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture, including basic eligibility, crafting social group claims, issues with derivatives, and preserving issues for appeal. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$65  

Relief, Appeals, and Motions to Reopen in Immigration Court (Jul 2018)

Session 1: Relief in Immigration Court - Hear a general discussion of relief, dealing with relief once removability has been established. Gain tips for trial strategy including documentation, use of experts, and witness preparation. Session 2: Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief - Learn about establishing eligibility for Cancellation of Removal for permanent residents and non-permanent residents, waivers of inadmissibility, and other forms of relief. Session 3: Appeals and Motions to Reopen: The Basics - Get an outline and overview of the basic rules for filing appeals and motions to reopen. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$115  

What are the Criteria and Opportunities for Adjustment of Status? (Jul 2018)

Explore the criteria and opportunities for adjustment of status, including family based visas and proceedings, priority dates, grandfathering, and presentation of the case in immigration court. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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$45  

Silence is Golden: What are Your Rights when Stopped by a Law Enforcement Officer? (Jun 2018)

The U.S. Constitution provides a shield against law enforcement overreach. Learn how to wield it to help you or your clients invoke its protections. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

Closing the Deal and Keeping the Taxman Waiting: Use of I.R.C. Section 1031 in Oil and Gas Acquisitions and Divestitures (Jun 2017)

Walk through a step-by-step guide to compliance with Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code to tie an asset disposition to a later acquisition of a replacement property as a tax-free exchange or to "park" an acquisition as a tax-free replacement property for assets subsequently disposed of. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$45  

Hooked on CLE: July 2018 (Jun 2018)

In the midst of a quickly changing legal environment, it can be a challenge to keep track of what's happening and what CLE can mean for your practice. Hear the latest in this special 4-hour bundle of our best programming. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$99  

Interests in Oil and Gas (Jun 2017)

Hear an overview of the general types, characteristics and classifications of oil and gas interests. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$50  

Oil and Gas Conveyancing (Jun 2017)

Explore the terms used to convey mineral and royalty interests and the issues that arise in drafting and interpreting these conveyances. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$50  

So You Want to Drill Your Own Oil Well? (Jun 2017)

Hear an overview of the process of finding oil and gas and bringing it to the surface, as well as some of the needed agreements. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$45  

Texas Title Examination Standards: Introduction and Practical Exercises (Jun 2017)

Take a look at the use of Title Examination Standards to address common defects, exceptions and errors found in the chain of title to land. Explore the language of the standards, times when they are applicable, and the commentary of applicable law for each standard. Take part in a few practical examination exercises using actual situations encountered in title examination. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$50  

The Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) (Jun 2017)

Hear an overview of the important components of a JOA, completion of and additions to the Form JOA, and issues that arise in the application of the JOA provisions to exploration and production activities. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$50  

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