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eCourses are individual online courses from renowned presenters at our live conferences. Learn via audio or video, receive the supporting materials, and fulfill MCLE requirements at your convenience with the best content available.

These courses are CLE accredited in Texas and California, with some accredited in Oklahoma.

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2021 Legislative Updates and Outlook for Renewable Energy

A panel discussion of anticipated key renewable energy related issues likely to be considered during the upcoming legislative sessions in Texas, Oklahoma, California and other key states.

Includes: Video Audio

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • 2021 Legislative Updates and Outlook for Renewable Energy
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2021 SNT Case Law, Legislative Update

An exploration and analysis of recent Texas and national cases and legislation involving special needs trusts.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
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2021 State Updates in School Law

Session 1: Commissioner Decisions Update - Hear an update on Commissioner of Education decisions from the past year Session 2: Screening Applicants and Do Not Hire List: An Update - The TEA Directors in charge of educator discipline layout the requirements of the Do Not Hire Registry for public school administrators. Topics include an update on the implementation of the Registry, screening applicants through fingerprinting, searching the Registry, the consequences of ignoring the Registry, and the obligations of Texas school administrators to investigate and report educator misconduct.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • 2021 State Updates in School Law
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ALTA Title Matters: Texas vs. Other States

Other state practices and ALTA title forms and endorsements differ often significantly from Texas. A discussion and dialogue regarding those differences.

Includes: Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • ALTA Title Matters: Texas vs. Other States
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Answer Bar: Considering a Special Needs Trust

Session 1: SNT Basics - Take a look at special needs trusts and things to consider when selecting the appropriate option. Gain insight on the intersection of trusts with governmental benefits and delve into the types of special needs trust with case examples. Session 2: Special Needs Trusts: Decision Tree Analysis - Learn how to utilize a decision tree approach to ask and answer key questions concerning a client's need for a special needs trust, and if one is needed, which type of special needs trust is the best choice.  Session 3: Maximizing Public Benefits: Basics and Updates - Medicaid and public benefits basics will be covered as well as the latest updates on Medicaid and public basics changes. Session 4: ABLE Updates and Basics - This session will provide an overview of Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts and their utility in trust administration and planning. Coordination with Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) and short- and long-term planning with ABLE accounts will be reviewed, including facets of distribution mechanisms and public benefits eligibility. The presenters will provide case studies and recent case law as examples of prudent utilization of ABLE accounts. Session 5: Reporting a Trust - Address practical steps in determining when, how, and to whom special needs trusts should be reported. Session 6: Making Sense of Structured Settlements - Structured settlements are often used to fund court-created SNTs in the personal injury context. Drafting attorneys and trustees need an understanding of the fundamental concepts of a structured settlement annuity and the effects one will have on the funding and administration of a trust.   Session 7: Pooled Trusts: Your Answer to Transfers and Over 65 Strategies - Is the size of a trust no longer economically feasible? Are you worried about a transfer of assets penalty? A pooled trust sub-account be a better fit! Discuss transfers from a D4A to a D4C, the authority, the pitfalls and the successes. Solutions for people over 65 who need a self-settled SNT are limited but a pooled trusts and the “half-a-loaf” strategy may be considered as an appropriate option. Session 8: SSA Regional Trust Leads Presentation Regarding SSI Trusts - A discussion with the Regional Trust Leads on the regional centralization of the SSI trust review business process, including reporting responsibilities, 2020 POMS update, and 2020 case totals. In addition, hear a step-by-step scenario regarding the review of a trust determined countable and available options. Session 9: SSI Application Process for Children and Adults - The SSI application process is deceptively simple. However, there are several things applicants should keep in mind to possibly strengthen their claim or at a minimum make the process as efficient as possible. Explore the basics about the SSI process getting a claim started. Session 10: Masters of SNT—What I Know Now That I Wish I Had Known Back Then - Four of our most experienced SNT attorneys share what they have learned that they don’t usually talk about on microphones: how they have found the work they love; developed a passion for forms and systems; attracted and selected the best clients; built supportive and inspiring networks; and learned from their mistakes.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 hrs | 1.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Answer Bar: Considering a Special Needs Trust
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Basics and Issues with Selling and Purchasing Real Property, Mineral Leases, or Cell Tower Leases

An overview of the basics and possible issues surrounding the purchase and/or sale of real property or entering into mineral or cell tower leases.  

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Basics and Issues with Selling and Purchasing Real Property, Mineral Leases, or Cell Tower Leases
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Best Practices for Working with the Social Security Administration (2021)

Session 1: SSA Regional Trust Leads Presentation Regarding SSI Trusts - A discussion with the Regional Trust Leads on the regional centralization of the SSI trust review business process, including reporting responsibilities, 2020 POMS update, and 2020 case totals. In addition, hear a step-by-step scenario regarding the review of a trust determined countable and available options. Session 2: SSI Application Process for Children and Adults - The SSI application process is deceptively simple. However, there are several things applicants should keep in mind to possibly strengthen their claim or at a minimum make the process as efficient as possible. Explore the basics about the SSI process getting a claim started.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Best Practices for Working with the Social Security Administration (2021)
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Bordering on the Edge: Multijurisdictional Practice Issues for Inside and Outside Counsel

None of us has a practice that is confined to a single state. We’re all working on matters across the country all the time. Our clients need our knowledge and experience, and there’s certainly nothing wrong in handling deals in other states where we’re not licensed as long as we have some involvement by a local lawyer, right? Wait! Are you really sure that this is the right “ethical” answer? Nationally-renowned speaker Mike Rubin, with his unique blend of scholarship and humor and with one of the most unusual multimedia presentations you’ll ever see, will challenge your thinking, raise issues to ponder, and give you something to smile about.

Includes: Video Audio Paper

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Bordering on the Edge: Multijurisdictional Practice Issues for Inside and Outside Counsel
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Capturing the Renewable Energy Potential of Landfill and Brownfield Sites

Explore the use of landfill sites and sites with a history of industrial use, including Brownfield and Superfund sites, for the production of renewable energy, including solar power installations and landfill gas-to-energy projects, focusing on environmental considerations associated with siting renewable projects at these sites. 

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
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Challenges for Persons with Special Needs: Paying Caregivers and Housing Solutions

Session 1: Paying the Family Caregiver - With declining tax revenues and increased infection risk, more people will be cared for at home. Finding ways for family members to provide care while not sacrificing their own or other family members' well-being is both necessary and challenging. Session 2: Housing for Persons with Special Needs - Housing Challenges and Solutions - Address a variety of housing options and how special needs trusts can partner with existing government benefit programs to enhance housing opportunities for beneficiaries and an overview of barriers to developing private group homes, identifying alternative residential models, funding, staffing, management issues, trustee as landlord liability issues, TX rental rules and Fair Housing Act. Explore real life examples of residential options that work.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.75 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Challenges for Persons with Special Needs: Paying Caregivers and Housing Solutions
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Corporate PPAs

The power markets have evolved with more corporate buyers helping the transition to a clean energy future.  Examine the virtual PPA structure and discuss key differences and concerns involved with Corporate offtake structures. 

Includes: Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Corporate PPAs
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COVID-19: Districts, Employees, and the Balance Between Educating Students and Keeping Everyone Safe

Session 1: COVID-19: Districts and Employees – The Balance Between Educating Students and Keeping Everyone Safe - This presentation focuses on the evolving challenges facing districts and employees in the face of COVID-19 and addresses ADA accommodations, safety protocols, and a return to in-person learning. Session 2: Workers Comp and Impact of COVID-19 on Claims - COVID-19 has provided many new and distinct legal complications. One of the many complications is the rise in workers’ compensation claims and whether COVID-19 constitutes an occupational disease under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act. Review best practices and new updates on workers’ compensation.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • COVID-19: Districts, Employees, and the Balance Between Educating Students and Keeping Everyone Safe
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Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities

Hear a review of how energy costs impact low income communities and how certain policies or lack thereof impact those same communities. Also explore recent policy changes including the COVID energy relief program in Texas and other policies that affect retail energy providers and their vulnerable residential customers in Texas. 

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Energy Insecurity and Other Issues for Underserved Communities
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Energy Storage: FERC Action and Project Considerations

Session 1: FERC Action on Energy Storage: Where We’ve Come From, Where We’re Going - The past 5 years have seen a sea change in the deployment and electricity market participation of energy storage resources. This session will frame the key barriers to storage deployment, review major policy developments at FERC, and look ahead to the set of market issues to come in a post-Order 841 world. Session 2: Utility-Scale Battery Storage - Revenue Streams and Project Considerations - In this moderated discussion with the CEOs of two leading stand-alone energy storage developers, we will explore the revenue streams being pursued in different ISOs and the types of offtake agreements that can be utilized for stand-alone energy storage.  We will also discuss other considerations in project development and financing tied to revenue generation such as siting, interconnection, procurement, and finance structures.   Session 3: Alternatives to Renewables – Carbon Capture & Storage/ Waste to Energy - A fireside chat on renewable fuels opportunities (LCFS and RIN program focused) coupled with carbon capture and sequestration opportunities (Section 45Q). You’ll hear about projects in each area: biogas, plastics to fuels (+), hydrogen, carbon capture and gasification could benefit from current incentives and proposed legislation designed to further advance these types of projects.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Energy Storage: FERC Action and Project Considerations
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ERCOT and the Changing Landscape for the Renewable Energy Market (2021)

Session 1: Changing Landscape for Development in the ERCOT Market - Discuss the development of new resources, deployment of new technologies, and implementation of new regulatory requirements in the ERCOT market. Session 2: ERCOT Panel - As the resource mix of generation in development changes, we encounter both challenges like limitations of the existing transmission grid and the fluctuating reserve margin, as well as opportunities to continue to advance the market like real-time co-optimization and integration of battery energy storage projects. Explore how ERCOT and utilities coordinate to integrate new technology onto the grid and the opportunities and challenges they see in planning as the grid rapidly changes. Session 3: CleanTX—A Goal for 50% Renewable Energy in ERCOT by 2030 - Discussion of CleanTX’s Strategic Plan initiatives that support achievement of the member-shared Vision to achieve 50% renewable energy in Texas by 2030, including annual GridNEXT conference topics such as West Texas Deliverability and Constraints, Grid Scale Storage, and Electrified Transport as well as monthly webinar topics ranging from emerging clean energy technologies to Texas and Federal Legislation.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.25 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • ERCOT and the Changing Landscape for the Renewable Energy Market (2021)
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eSupplement to the 43rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Session 1: Investigations in the C-Suite - Conducting an internal investigation can be tricky even in the best of circumstances, but when your executive is the target, it adds a whole other layer of complexity. In this presentation, Marla will cover everything about conducting the investigation of a high level employee, including: managing conflicts, dealing with the media, remote interviewing in the age of COVID, and more. Session 2: Challenges and Current Issues Facing In-House Counsel -  Session 3: Employee Activism and Workplace Political Speech - Analyze legal and practical implications of employee activism and political speech including best practices for employee training, policy development, and navigating related day-to-day workplace realities.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • eSupplement to the 43rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
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    Good information from all the speakers, especially Irene.

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Ethics in Departing Employee Litigation

If you've handled a departing employee lawsuit, you’re probably familiar with the typical legal issues such as non-competes and trade secrets, but do you know how to address the typical ethical issues? Join Zach Wolfe In this one-hour course, as he provides practical guidance on dealing with recurring ethical issues in departing employee litigation.

Includes: Video Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Ethics in Departing Employee Litigation
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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.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Ethics: Are You Phoning it In? The Ethical Perils of Practicing Law from Your Cell Phone
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    Interesting, but okay.

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Ethics: The True Cost of Representation

When a client discloses a terrible truth or reveals an unspeakable purpose, what obligations do the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Conduct place on an attorney? What happens when it’s time for an attorney to move on? Explore the unexpected answers given by the Rules using both recent and historic real world cases.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • Ethics: The True Cost of Representation
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    Interesting scenarios.

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First Friday Ethics (April 2021)

Session 1: Ethics: The True Cost of Representation - When a client discloses a terrible truth or reveals an unspeakable purpose, what obligations do the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Conduct place on an attorney? What happens when it’s time for an attorney to move on? Explore the unexpected answers given by the Rules using both recent and historic real world cases. Session 2: Ethics in Departing Employee Litigation - If you've handled a departing employee lawsuit, you’re probably familiar with the typical legal issues such as non-competes and trade secrets, but do you know how to address the typical ethical issues? Join Zach Wolfe In this one-hour course, as he provides practical guidance on dealing with recurring ethical issues in departing employee litigation. Session 3: Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer's Soul (REPLAY) - Successful lawyers have LEAD lines - mottos that carry them through their lives and help them on the road to success. Join Melanie Bragg as she leads this ethics program and talks about the ethical lessons in her American Bar Association Flagship book, Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul through the prism of her leadership model: L- legacy; E- excellence; A- authenticity; D- determination, and the ABA model rules of professional conduct and the Texas Disciplinary Rules. She will share fascinating true stories of the trials and tribulations of lawyers, including some colorful Texas lawyers.

Includes: Video Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2022
  • First Friday Ethics (April 2021)
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