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Investigations in the C-Suite

STUDIO WEBCAST – Feb 3, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) 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. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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The Supreme Court Is Poised to Take A Right Turn: What Does This Mean for Professional Liability?

STUDIO WEBCAST – Feb 3, 2021

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) With the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett, the conservative wing of the U.S. Supreme Court now wields sufficient power to overcome the more moderate opinions of Chief Justice John Roberts. What does this shift mean for professional liability? Join Robert and Timothy as they explore how federal employment laws, ERISA, Title IX, arbitration agreements, expert testimony and state Anti-SLAPP laws will be potentially affected. The panel will address this question as to the current and future Supreme Court sessions. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Non-Compete Essentials: From Drafting to Litigating

STUDIO WEBCAST – Feb 3, 2021

1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (3.00 hr) This four-part short course will cover the essentials of Texas non-compete law, covering the entire life cycle of a non-compete, from drafting, to hiring an employee who has a non-compete, to the exit interview, demand letter, TRO hearing, temporary injunction hearing, summary judgment, trial, and appeal. Join moderator Zach Wolfe and other leading experts as they explore:   Part 1: Basics of Texas Non-Compete Law and Drafting the Non-Compete  Part 2: Hiring an Employee With a Non-Compete  Part 3: TRO and Temporary Injunction Hearing  Part 4: Enforcing the Non-Compete: Summary Judgment Through Trial and Appeal    Featuring speakers: (Moderator) Zach Wolfe, Houston; Paloma Ahmadi, San Antonio; Elisaveta “Leiza” Dolghih, Dallas; Kendyl Hanks, Austin; Christopher D. Porter, Houston. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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First Friday Ethics (February 2021)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Feb 5, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (3.00 hr | 3.00 hr ethics) 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: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Greed is[n't] Good (REPLAY) F. Daniel Knight, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, Houston, TX Using a series of case studies, explore the ethical obligations and fiduciary duties owed by lawyers to clients and how the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure are implicated in each. 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.  Too Many Entities Thomas H. Watkins, Husch Blackwell LLP, Austin, TX As more “deals” are put together, more entities are used to facilitate the “deal." Assess the huge liability risk for clients and lawyers if litigation is the end result. 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EPC Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects and Human Rights Implications (REPLAY) Karla Pascarella, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., Austin, TX Join Karla as she explores the EPC Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects and Human Rights Implications.   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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First Friday Ethics (March 2021)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Mar 5, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. (3.00 hr | 3.00 hr ethics) 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: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) “Trying” Situations for Trial Attorneys: Top Issues and Everyday Practices to Avoid Malpractice (REPLAY) Dicky Grigg, Spivey & Grigg LLP, Austin, TX Erica Grigg, Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program, Austin, TX Explore some of the top issues or common “missteps” that can get small-firm/solo practitioner trial attorneys into trouble, as well as the critical importance of being “selfish” about your own health and fitness avoid malpractice. 10:40 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)  The Evolution of the ABA Model Rules on the Unauthorized Practice of Law: Myth vs. Reality (REPLAY) Ana Ward, InLaw Corp., Austin, TX Though the ABA Model Rules are intended to serve as a template for states to follow, the Model Rules are neither mandatory nor enforceable.  Model Rules provisions on the unauthorized practice of law have developed in response to social change but the language suggested is rarely followed in its exact form. The disparity between the Model Rules and what states actually require can cause significant confusion leading to the unintentional unauthorized practice of law. This presentation highlights some of those differences to help attorneys avoid jurisdictional traps and gotchas. 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Technology and Ethics: Adapting to the post-COVID Practice of Law (REPLAY) Jessica Vittorio, The Law Office of Jessica Vittorio PLLC, Frisco, TX Explore the incorporation of technology into the practice of law in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and moving forward. Jessica Vittorio will discuss 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.    If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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The Votes Are In! Your Rights and Responsibilities Under the Newly Amended Texas Disciplinary Rules

STUDIO WEBCAST – Mar 8, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Join Claude and Scott for a first-look at the results of the referendum on changes to rules of conduct and procedure. How will the approved changes impact your practice? If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Health Law Fundamentals

STUDIO WEBCAST – Mar 8, 2021

11:00 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. (2.00 hr) The 2021 Health Law Fundamentals is the perfect overview and conference primer—for both new entrants and seasoned practitioners in the field—with presentations on health law fundamentals and cybersecurity and IT issues in health law. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Health Care IT Vendor Contracts: HIPAA and Beyond

STUDIO WEBCAST – Mar 8, 2021

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (0.50 hr) Join Corinne as she takes you through the hot topics and issues affecting medical practices including: practice operations, contracts, HIPPA and more.  If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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The ADA at 30: Lessons from the Pandemic

STUDIO WEBCAST – Mar 8, 2021

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Brian East as he explores: The Americans with Disabilities Act, “the world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities,” which turned thirty during a worldwide pandemic that has hit individuals with disabilities particularly hard. This presentation will give an overview of the breadth of the ADA, discuss how it can help (and in some cases has helped) lessen the adverse impact of the pandemic, and point out areas that need a renewed focus. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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Understanding the Proposed Changes to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Referendum 2021 (REPLAY)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jan 15, 2021

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Join Claude as he covers the New Disciplinary Rules which EVERY Texas lawyer will be voting on in February 2021. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Evaluating Toxicology Evidence in Transdermal Alcohol (SCRAM) Monitoring

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jan 15, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) Join Sol Bobst as he explores the factors important in evaluating scientific evidence related to evaluating toxicology evidence in transdermal alcohol monitoring. This CLE is directly relevant to lawyers practicing in employment law for workplace testing, and some circumstances of criminal defense law. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

First Friday Ethics (January 2021)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jan 8, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (3.00 hr | 3.00 hr ethics) 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: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Hey Ho Pinocchio! Slowing Down Our Reflex to Call Someone a Liar DeDe Church, DeDe Church & Associates, LLC, Austin TX Join DeDe Church in this entertaining yet practical exploration of how we can determine when a witness or client is lying and the best practices for responding in those sticky situations. Often we are quick to label someone a liar these days, but we now know that stress and trauma can cause memories to be stored in a non-linear fashion or to be riddled with blank spots. We'll learn some proven techniques for determining if a person is intentionally lying and the ethical ways to respond without necessarily "outing" them as a liar. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Understanding the Proposed Changes to the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Referendum 2021 Claude Ducloux, Attorney at Law, Austin TX Join Claude as he covers the New Disciplinary Rules which EVERY Texas lawyer will be voting on in February 2021. 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Race, Truthiness and the New Ethics (REPLAY) Tracy W. McCormack, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin TX What new responsibilities do lawyers have in the era of fewer trials and more ADR? What does any of that have to do with LBJ? What are the “new ethics”. Take a look at the changing landscape of litigation over the last fifty years.   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!  

Hot Topics in Gas and Power

STUDIO WEBCAST – Dec 11, 2020

Connect online with your colleagues in December to hear the latest Hot Topics in Gas and Power.   Webcast highlights: Federal and State regulatory updates. Insights on the growing tension between bankruptcy courts, regulatory agencies and counter-parties over assumption and rejection of midstream contracts and power purchase agreements. Environmental Challenges and Impacts on Energy Infrastructure. Examine the current state of hydrogen production and how hydrogen transactions will fit within the current gas and power trading framework. Ethics session on Bordering on the Edge: Multijurisdictional Practice Issues for Inside and Outside Counsel. Watch live to ask questions of the speakers and live chat with faculty and other attendees. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recorded eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Stay tuned for details on the 2021 Gas and Power Institute in Houston.

Renewable Energy Law Essentials

STUDIO WEBCAST – Dec 11, 2020

Renewable Energy Law Essentials is ideal for new entrants to the field or as a refresher for experienced practitioners. This year’s course highlights: ALTA & Title Basics Mineral Estate Issues in Solar Energy Projects in Texas Wind Vs. Solar Lease Basics PPA Basics  If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Evaluating Scientific Evidence for Hair and Drug Testing

STUDIO WEBCAST – Nov 16, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) Join Sol Bobst as he explores the factors important in evaluating scientific evidence related to drug testing in hair. This CLE is directly relevant to lawyers practicing in family law relating to evidence of drug use and child custody, employment law for workplace testing, and some circumstances of criminal defense law if hair is used as a medium for evidence of prior use. . If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

A Look Ahead at the Supreme Court’s New Term—and Its Next Justice (REPLAY)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Nov 16, 2020

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.25 hr) How will the successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impact the U.S. Supreme Court in both the short- and long-term? What are some of the big cases the Court is set to hear this Term, whether with eight Justices or nine? What role might it play in disputes relating to the upcoming elections? What are the longer-term implications for the next Justice and the upcoming election on the Court, the current Justices, and their docket? And, far less importantly, what’s it like to argue a Supreme Court case via telephone? Join Supreme Court veteran David Frederick ’89 and Professor Steve Vladeck for a free-flowing conversation about the Court’s new Term—and its deeply contentious future If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 19, 2020

Join us live on October 19 for this short survey of special topics and practical guidance in consumer bankruptcy, including Chapter 7 and attorneys fees, litigation in consumer cases, and the SBRA and Chapter 13 business cases. Earn 1.75 hrs of TX MCLE credit including 0.25 hr. of ethics.   NOTE: The recorded eCourse of Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy will be included at no charge as part of registration to live webcast of UT Law's 39th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference on November 5-6, 2020. See more information and registration details for the full Conference. If you cannot watch the entire webcast of Special Topics in Residential Consumer Bankruptcy at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

A Look Ahead at the Supreme Court’s New Term—and Its Next Justice

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 19, 2020

12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (1.25 hr) How will the successor to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impact the U.S. Supreme Court in both the short- and long-term? What are some of the big cases the Court is set to hear this Term, whether with eight Justices or nine? What role might it play in disputes relating to the upcoming elections? What are the longer-term implications for the next Justice and the upcoming election on the Court, the current Justices, and their docket? And, far less importantly, what’s it like to argue a Supreme Court case via telephone? Join Supreme Court veteran David Frederick ’89 and Professor Steve Vladeck for a free-flowing conversation about the Court’s new Term—and its deeply contentious future If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Lawyer Wellness

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 5, 2020

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (1.00 hr ethics) Taking Care of Ourselves and Others: This panel will offer strategies and tips for lawyers in these uncertain times of pandemic to help cope and thrive. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Navigating Your Rights at the ITC, CBP, and Beyond

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 5, 2020

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) The presentation will provide an overview of the ITC jurisprudence over the last several years with a discussion of recent cases that have had an impact on the ITC practice.  The discussion will also focus on the intersection of the ITC with other government agencies, such as the PTAB, CBP and the CIT. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Ethics of Contract Drafting

STUDIO WEBCAST – Sep 14, 2020

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. (1.00 hr) Do you have to tell your opposing about a mistake they made if the mistake helps you? What if they change a term and you don’t catch it before it’s been signed? Join Claude Ducloux as he discusses 6 common situations where the wrong decision can cost you money, and even a grievance. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Contract Drafting Essentials: A Practical Guide to Fundamental Concepts, Approaches, and Key Considerations

STUDIO WEBCAST – Sep 14, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (3.00 hr) This short course on contract drafting essentials examines fundamental concepts in contract drafting, different approaches to contract drafting, and how to analyze your contract through the eyes of a litigator and jury. Join Carol Mattick and more as they walk you through each step of the process. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Special Topics in Residential Mortgage Lending

STUDIO WEBCAST – Sep 1, 2020

9:50 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. (3.25 hr | 0.25 ethics) Join us live on September 1 for this short survey of special topics and practical guidance in residential mortgage lending, including mortgage compliance issues during COVID-19, leveraging remote online notarization and eRecording as part of the closing process, the intersection of real estate and FinTech, and more.   NOTE: The recorded eCourse of Special Topics in Residential Mortgage Lending will be included at no charge as part of registration to live webcast of UT Law's 54th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute on September 17-18, 2020. See more information and registration details for the full Institute. If you cannot watch the entire webcast of Special Topics in Residential Mortgage Lending at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Gimme a Break! Planning for Absences While Running a Law Firm

STUDIO WEBCAST – Aug 7, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Iffy Ibekwe as she outlines key considerations and practical tips when planning for absences from your law practice. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Brexit: Where Are We Now and Where Do We Go From Here? Key Considerations for International Business Lawyers

STUDIO WEBCAST – Aug 7, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) Brexit, the departure of the UK from the European Union, is of huge significance legally, economically and politically. While the UK left the EU on January 31, 2020, the two sides are still negotiating how they will interact after the current "transition" period ends on December 31, 2020. Join Vincent Powers as he explores how Brexit will impact clients of US attorneys and give an up to the minute account of what could be the implications. It will enable external and internal counsel to advise businesses on the implications. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!  

Higher Education Taxation Institute - Summer Series II

STUDIO WEBCAST – Aug 7, 2020

12:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (3.00 hr) After suspending the 8th Annual Higher Education Taxation Institute (HETI) this year, our planning committee has come together to bring you Part Two of the HETI Summer Series. This series provides college and university tax professionals with important updates on federal tax issues and compliance, as well as legislative, judicial, regulatory, and administrative changes affecting colleges and universities. Part Two of the series includes: What's New in the World of Compensation and Benefits with Stephen LaGrande, Ernest and Young and A. L. (Lorry) Spitzer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Solving the Next Rubrik's Cube: A Panel Discussion of Best Practices on Reporting UBTI in Silos on the Form 990-T and Managing Related Risks, with John R. Barrett, University of California System, Susan P. Clark, Emory University School of Law and Preston J. Quesenberry, KPMG LLP If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Autonomous Vehicles: No Longer the Stuff of Science Fiction

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jul 17, 2020

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Increasing numbers of autonomous vehicles (AVs) now cruise our highways and are believed to reduce crashes and save lives. Join Quentin Brogdon as he explores why AVs sometimes fail, and when an AV fails, who will get sued and what causes of action will be alleged. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!  

U.S. Supreme Court Update for Criminal Appeals

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jul 17, 2020

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Hear an update on criminal law and criminal procedure cases relevant to Texas criminal appellate practice that were heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court in the 2019 term, and get a preview of hot cases in the pipeline for the 2020 term. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!  

Estate Planning in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic (REPLAY)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jul 17, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Three expert panelists walk through what you need to be considering in estate planning, tax planning, and charitable giving in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Explore basic estate planning documents, new rules in Texas regarding executing documents, and the recently passed SECURE and CARES Acts. If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

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