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The Fundamentals of Non-Competes and Trade Secrets

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 4, 2018

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Streaming live from our studios, join A. Robert Fischer and review the ever-changing law regarding the enforcement of non-competition agreements, and the protection of trade secrets.   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! more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
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Labor and Employment Law Conference

Austin – May 10-11, 2018 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – May 10-11, 2018

After 25 years, UT Law's Labor and Employment Law Conference is more relevant than ever. With two days of timely updates and emerging trends in employment law from leading members of the bar and personnel experts, the conference has earned the reputation as the premier program on employment law practice in Texas. This year’s highlights include: Exploration of The Boundaries of Employee Free Speech with discussion of the rights of employees to express their views and the competing rights of public and private employers to respond. Insight into unconscious bias in the workplace, including how it may influence workplace decisions and interactions, and the latest approaches and legal implications for addressing it. Examination of current activity involving Leaves of Absence Under the FMLA and ADA, including tactics for pushing back on suspected leave abuse. What Is It Worth? An analysis of how lawyers on each side of the docket value the settlement of cases and how to compare in terms of valuation for standard employment law situations. Focused presentation series on litigation strategies (featuring discussion of expert witnesses and anti-SLAPP concerns) and workforce solutions (featuring discussion of the onboarding process and preventing workplace violence). The latest federal and state employment case law and legislative developments, including disability issues under the ADA, guidance under the NLRA, and more. At the conclusion of the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eCourse containing an additional hour of ethics to ensure attendees can earn their required 15.0/3.0 MCLE hours for the year. more »

Total Credit Hours:
14.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law
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Essential Employment Law

Houston – Jun 29, 2018 – Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston
Live Webcast – Jun 29, 2018

Essential Employment Law is a one-day HR program led by employment law experts Connie Cornell and Katrina Grider, and is designed to provide overviews and updates on issues related to Texas employment law. Content is extensive and exhaustive with topics ranging from employment-at-will to discrimination issues, wage and hour violations, retaliation, FMLA, changes in employment law impacting compliance efforts, and more.  This practical course provides detailed written materials and is ideal for HR professionals and beginning employment lawyers. INSTRUCTORS Connie L. Cornell, PHR is a founding partner of Cornell Smith Mierl & Brutocao, LLP, an Austin labor and employment law firm. Ms. Cornell is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources by the national Society for Human Resource Management. Katrina Grider is Of Counsel in the Houston office of Ogletree Deakins with over thirty years of extensive experience from both management and enforcement perspectives. Ms. Grider represents employers in state and federal courts, as well as in proceedings before the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor. In addition, Ms. Grider conducts training for managers, supervisors, and employees. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. more »

Total Credit Hours:
7.50    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Labor and Employment Law
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Essential Cybersecurity Law

Houston – Jul 25, 2018 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre
Live Webcast – Jul 25, 2018

Cyber intrusions—data breaches, hacking, ransomware, and other threats—continue to make headlines and affect companies and organizations of all sizes. Essential Cybersecurity Law is a one-day, extensive program designed to walk through key phases and legal issues relating to breach preparedness and response. Hear directly from top government officials, get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, and gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and responding to a data breach. Topics include:  Civil Litigation and Regulatory Update Cybersecurity Regulation and Enforcement Incidence Response and Breach Disclosure Cybersecurity Insurance Legal Implications of Ephemeral Data Blockchain Technology, Smart Contracts, and Data Protection Third Party Vendor Management The In-House Perspective on Managing Current Threats and Challenges If you are a practitioner, in-house counsel, or board member undertaking cybersecurity issues for your organization, this one-day course is for you. more »

Total Credit Hours:
8.25 | 1.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Administrative Law
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Law
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Employment

Employer Liability for Independent Contractor Injury

Pierre Charles Grosdidier
Presented at the 2018 Employer Liability for Independent Contractor Injury

Paper – 40 pgs
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Texas is an "At Will" State... So Why Worry?

Vianei Lopez Braun, Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Discrimination and Harassment

Vianei Lopez Braun, Michael W. Fox
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Retaliation: Winning the Battle, Losing the War

Vianei Lopez Braun, Michael W. Fox
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Wage and Hour: An Old Law in a Modern World

Vianei Lopez Braun, Michael W. Fox
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Q and A with the Instructors

Vianei Lopez Braun, Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

Audio – 46 mins
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​Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): The Other Major Entitlement Act

Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Handbooks / Employment Policies

Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Defensive Documentation from Hiring to Firing

Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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Investigating Sensitive Employment Complaints

Connie L. Cornell
Presented at the 2017 Essential Employment Law: A Practical Course in the Basics

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