University of Texas School of Law

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What I Wished I Learned in Law School: Running the Ethical Office in the 21st Century (Contains material from Mar 2019)

This fast-paced survey introduces important interpersonal skills, ethics, and law office budgeting, billing and management skills which need to be mastered to run a successful law office. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 2/29/2020

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Hooked on CLE: March 2019 (Contains material from Mar 2018 to Dec 2018)

THIS MONTH: Greed...for Lack of a Better Word...is[n't] Good • Marijuana and Bankruptcy: Just Say No! • eDiscovery for Every Case - Even the Small Ones! • The Boundaries of Employee Free Speech • The Likeability Offensive: Making Your Practice More Effective Through Personal Attention more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 2/29/2020

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$99  

Effective, Efficient, and Economically Appropriate Litigation (Contains material from Nov 2018)

Session 1: Should You Take that Non-Hourly Case? - Effective case analysis is crucial to coming out ahead on contingency and fixed fee cases. Learn what you need to think about to create a sustainable alternative fee practice.   Session 2: Effective, Efficient, and Economically Appropriate Litigation - Lawyers should communicate early and often with their clients about case planning, proportionate discovery, strategy, and litigation objectives, and should negotiate appropriate dispute resolution agreements with opposing counsel. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$55  

Hooked on CLE: January 2019 (Contains material from Jun 2018 to Oct 2018)

THIS MONTH: Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality • After 65: Second Chances for Inheritance and Long-Term Care Planning • View from the Mediator • Maximizing Your Firm's Profit with Better Financial Data • Ethics for Business Lawyers more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2019

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$99  

Impacts of the Tax and Jobs Act: Choice of Entity, M&A, and International Changes (Contains material from Dec 2018)

Session 1: Perspective on the Tax Legislative Process - Get a behind the scenes look at the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, focusing on how specific provisions were enacted and the intent behind the provisions.   Session 2: Rock, Paper, Scissors? Choice of Entity After Tax Reform - The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed the tax treatment of business entities, including a reduction in the corporate rate and a new deduction for partners, and brought new considerations into play when choosing the form of doing business for your clients. Hear about the factors that may influence your selection now, when and why pass-through entities may still be the right choice, and how and when multi-entity structures may be useful.   Session 3: Structuring Business Transactions After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - Examine the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on mergers and acquisitions, including the effect of new tax rates, expanded bonus depreciation, and new limitations on interest deductions.    Session 4: International Changes - The international tax arena was significantly changed in 2017 with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including an expansion of its reach into purely domestic transactions. Listen to a discussion about these changes, and identify the key issues they raise for practitioners. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2019

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$155  

Lawyer 2.0: Lessons from the Next Generation (Contains material from Dec 2018)

Can old dogs learn new tricks? As we develop new and innovative ways to try cases, millennial lawyers have a frank discussion of the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the old way of doing things, and provide valuable insight about how the next generation is trying to do it better. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2019

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Blockchain and Smart Contracts (Contains material from Nov 2018)

A discussion of how blockchains work, how blockchains can form a platform for the operation of smart contracts and distributed applications (dApps), and potential legal issues raised by such platforms. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2019

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$45  

Hooked on CLE: December 2018 (Contains material from Mar 2018 to Oct 2018)

THIS MONTH: Startups - Deal Killers and Near-Death Experiences • First Judges in Texas • Misbehavior in the C-Suite • Website Accessibility Lawsuits • Virtual Law Firms: Is It an Option for You? • Everyday Strategies for Avoiding Professional Misconduct more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2019

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$99  

Maximizing Your Firm's Profit with Better Financial Data (Contains material from Oct 2018)

Do you understand the difference between cash flow and profit? Can you read a financial statement? Would you like to improve the profitability of your firm? This presentation is for those who excel at practicing law, but who would like to improve their financial management skills. Listen to a discussion about the How’s and Why’s of structuring an effective finance and accounting department and get an introduction to tools and techniques to plan for, measure, and encourage financial success. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2019

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Includes: Video Paper Slides

$55  

Website Accessibility Lawsuits (Contains material from Oct 2018)

The ADA requires that websites be accessible to those with disabilities. Richard M. Hunt explains what “accessibility” means for websites and the legal theories behind such suits, and provides effective strategies for dealing with a claim against your client. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2019

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Includes: Video Paper Slides

$55  

eSupplement to the 52nd Annual Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute (Contains material from Dec 2016 to Mar 2018)

Session 1: 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 2: Wanting a Seat at the Table: The Rise of Equity Committees - Existing equity holders of Chapter 11 debtors are increasingly requesting appointment of official committees of equity holders pursuant to section 1102 of the Bankruptcy Code. Examine the standard for appointment and role of equity committees, recent cases in which courts have granted and denied requests for appointment of an equity committee, and whether equity committees enhance shareholder recoveries in Chapter 11 cases. Session 3: All You Need Is Love! Camaraderie and Professionalism - Be courteous, respectful, and civil—and do try to get along with your colleagues. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.00 | 1.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

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$95  

Answer Bar: Maximizing Technology in Your Law Practice (Contains material from Jul 2017 to Jun 2018)

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: 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: Artificial Intelligence and its Effect on the Legal Industry - AI is getting a lot of attention, creating fears and in many cases unrealistic expectations. Explore the reality of AI, how it practically can impact legal work flows, and how it can be a positive force that enables lawyers to do their jobs faster, cheaper and better for their clients. Session 4: Data Analytics: The Answer to Your Law Firm's Innovation Effort - 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 presents a multitude of pitfalls for practitioners and judges alike. Hear from pioneers in the field on how to make the most of social media's advantages without running afoul of applicable disciplinary rules. Listen to a discussion about cutting edge issues not yet addressed under Texas law and proposed disciplinary rules currently under consideration by the Texas Supreme Court. Session 6: 30 Apps in 30 Minutes - A quick survey of useful apps and tech tips for lawyers, trust officers, and caregivers. Session 7: Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence - As clients demand attorneys deliver legal services more efficiently by using technology it increases pressure to have technical knowledge and proficiency. Further, the American Bar Association and 28 states have created a model rule for the ethical duty of technology competence. Hear an overview of the significant material risks and impact on a law firm following a breach and the potential consequences from an ethics and disciplinary perspective. more »

Total Credit Hours:
4.50 | 3.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$195  

eSupplement to the 17th Annual Gas and Power Institute (Contains material from Mar 2018 to Jun 2018)

Session 1: 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 2: Expanding Your Firm: How to Hire Contract and Associate Lawyers - What are the basics that you need to know? How do you manage your staff and attorneys? Get practical tips on how to answer these questions so that your firm can continue to flourish. Session 3: Protecting the In-House Attorney Client Privilege - A practical overview of the attorney-client privilege as it applies to in-house counsel communications. Hear best practices for protecting communications, common pitfalls, and real world hot topics. Focus on “intermingled” legal and business communications, investigations, and multi-jurisdictional disputes, as well as discovery and litigation planning and management. more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$95  

Hooked on CLE: September 2018 (Contains material from Apr 2018 to Aug 2018)

THIS MONTH: The GDPR: Insights from Years of Preparation and Two Months of Enforcement • Outsourcing Legal Work • Craft Breweries and Downtown Revitalization • Legal Issues in the Onboarding Process • Developing Your Trial Cross Through Adverse Deposition • To Tell the Truth more »

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

TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2019

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Includes: No Materials Video Audio Paper Slides

$99  

eSupplement to the 12th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice (Contains material from Sep 2016 to 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  

Increasing Access to Legal Services Through Technology (Contains material from Jun 2018)

Access to legal services is not just a problem for the poor, it affects the middle class and small business owner too. If we want to see a meaningful increase in access, our profession must embrace technology and new models for legal service delivery. 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  

Law Firm Data Security and the Ethical Duty of Technology Competence (Contains material from Jun 2018)

As clients demand attorneys deliver legal services more efficiently by using technology it increases pressure to have technical knowledge and proficiency. Further, the American Bar Association and 28 states have created a model rule for the ethical duty of technology competence. Hear an overview of the significant material risks and impact on a law firm following a breach and the potential consequences from an ethics and disciplinary perspective. 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 Slides

$50  

Outsourcing Legal Work (Contains material from Jun 2018)

What kinds of legal services can you outsource? How do you go about it and how do you effectively protect client confidences when you do? This presentation explores three areas: core legal services (legal research, deposition summaries, drafting, etc.), support services (bookkeeping, website development, HR, etc.) and ancillary services (tenant representatives, retirement plan implementation, or other professional services for one-off-projects). more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 0.25 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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$55  

Records Retention and Destruction: Ethical Issues and Best Practices for Law Firms (Contains material from Jun 2018)

Practical and ethical guidance on retaining and disposing of closed client files. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Paper Slides

$55  

Data Analytics: The Answer to Your Law Firm's Innovation Efforts and more! (Contains material from Jun 2018)

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! 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 Slides

$45  

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