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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!

Internal Investigations: Practices for Overcoming COVID Challenges

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 21, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) Internal investigations introduce a variety of complexities to organizations even during “normal” circumstances and those complexities increased severalfold when COVID upended businesses and their ordinary operations. This presentation helps practitioners guiding their clients through internal investigations anticipate and navigate these challenges – particularly those that may be compounded by the pandemic’s impact on business operations. 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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Employment Law: Accent Discrimination and English-Only Rules in the Workplace in Texas

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 21, 2021

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Carlos Soltero as he discusses key cases and authorities pertaining to national origin discrimination claims focused on accent discrimination and rules that require speaking only English in the workplace.    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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Employee Monitoring: An Overview of Technologies, Legal Treatment, and Best Practices

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 21, 2021

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Andrew Jones and D. Lewis Clark Jr. as they describe technologies, legal treatment, and best practices regarding employee monitoring. They will address current and emerging law, with special attention to increasingly common remote working arrangements. 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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Facebook Firings: What Employers and Employees Need to Know About Posting on Social Media

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 21, 2021

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Vista and Nicole as they explore what employers and employees need to know about posting on social media including: brand protection, invasion of privacy 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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First Friday Ethics (June 2021)

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 4, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 1:20 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. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) The Duty of Technological Competence: How to Harness Technology & Protect Your Practice This session will explore the answers to: what skills do you need to fulfill your ethical requirement to stay current in technology, what are the biggest cybersecurity threats to your practice, what software do you need to utilize to be an effective attorney, and more. We will discuss the American Bar Association’s “technological competence” requirement (adopted in thirty-nine jurisdictions, including Texas) and delve into real-world cautionary tales that demonstrate the necessity of the rule. Most importantly, we will build your technological competence by teaching practical technological skills that you can immediately integrate into your day-to-day practice. Matthew Murrell, Soltero Sapire Murrell PLLC, Austin, TX     11:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)  Ethics Issues and the Legislature (Replay) Every attorney should know the answer to the question, "Who do I work for?" In his presentation, Jon Heining will explore how difficult it is for legislative attorneys to answer this question. In addition, Jon will discuss some general considerations that every attorney should consider when working with legislators and legislative staff. Jon Heining, Texas Legislative Council, Austin, TX 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Elimination of Bias (Replay) So much of the practice of law involves decision-making and convincing others to make better decisions based upon fact rather than emotion. This course is intended to guide attendees to appreciate how they involuntarily make decisions and guide them to recognize and prevent bias. Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law, Austin, TX    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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Navigating Privilege Considerations in Implementing Effective Corporate Compliance Programs

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 18, 2021

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Navigating Privilege Considerations in Implementing Effective Corporate Compliance Programs Join Alicia and David as they explore how compliance programs can have a variety of purposes and take a variety of forms depending on the nature of a company’s business and the regulatory framework within which it operates. Often times, complying with anti-bribery laws like the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other federal and state anti-corruption laws can at one time or another lead to internal investigations. They will also discuss the Justice Department’s criteria for evaluating effective corporate compliance programs, Texas state and federal developments in attorney-client privilege and attorney work product, and practical considerations for the implementation of effective corporate compliance programs.    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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Legislative Update: Texas Franchise Tax, Sales Tax and Property Tax

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jul 16, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (1.00 hr) The 2021 Legislature is reviewing numerous, significant changes to Texas’ tax laws. Many are complicated.  Attend this session to learn about those that become law and their potential impact on your business or your clients’ businesses. 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 (May 2021)

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 7, 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. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Avoiding Malpractice (REPLAY) To reduce your sleepless nights and help you keep your law license, this session will discuss case scenarios illustrating key strategies for dealing with ethical challenges in the ever-changing landscape of immigration practice. Charles Herring Jr., Herring & Panzer, L.L.P. - Austin, TX 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Conflicts of Interest (REPLAY) Using hypotheticals, this interactive presentation will address conflicts of interest that can arise when renewable energy deal participants arrange for a joint representation, enter into a common interest agreement, create a joint venture, or otherwise work together. Tom Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP, Tysons, VA 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Is Your Bot Bigoted? The Looming Risks of Bias in AI and ML Join Heather and Amit as they explore the basics of AI and ML, the challenges in avoiding bias in these technologies, the current landscape of legal claims, and best practices for avoiding liability and harm. Join us to learn about this growing area, even if you are new to the world of AI and ML. Heather Meeker, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Menlo Park, CA Amit Itai, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Menlo Park, CA 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 (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!

Technology and Ethics: Adapting to the post-COVID Practice of Law

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 28, 2020

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr ethics) 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!

Attorney Website Dos and Don'ts

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 18, 2019

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Brenda Boral and Patricia Boral as they walk through key issues to consider when designing and maintaining your legal services website as to not run afoul of rules outlined by the State Bar. 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 Blogging: Ethical Issues and Practical Tips

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 14, 2019

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (1.00 hr  | .50 hr ethics) Are you a lawyer who blogs? A lawyer who has thought about blogging? Join Stacey E. Burke and Zach Wolf for practical tips on how to publish blogs effectively while avoiding potential ethical pitfalls.  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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