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A Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings

Houston – Jun 7-8, 2018 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre
Live Webcast – Jun 7-8, 2018

Join us for the 2018 Practical Guide to Immigration Removal Proceedings and Workshop! This course is designed for beginning and intermediate immigration practitioners, employment lawyers, criminal lawyers, and family lawyers involved with the increasingly complex area of removal proceedings. Hear techniques and tactics for effectively handling typical and atypical problems. Interact with top immigration practitioners and gain strategies to provide the best advocacy for your clients, while protecting yourself and your practice. This course walks through: Ground for Deportability and Inadmissibility Bond Proceedings Challenging NTAs and Motions to Dismiss Contesting Deportability Challenging Crime-Based Grounds of Deportability Relief in Immigration Court Adjustments Cancellation of Removal and Other Discretionary Relief Appeals and Motions to Reopen And for a deeper-dive, be sure to add the optional Friday Afternoon Workshop! Work directly with program faculty and colleagues in this small-group, interactive forum to apply these techniques and strategies to a hypothetical case study. Walk through a demonstration of a bond hearing, the first Master Calendar Hearing, the appeals process, and filing a motion to reopen.  INSTRUCTORS AVA BENACH is a founding partner of Benach Collopy. For nearly twenty years, she has navigated clients through the maze of immigration law. Ava has concentrated her practice on representing clients in removal proceedings and in litigation matters before the federal courts. She also has extensive experience advising clients on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions and complex citizenship and residence questions. In June 2017, Ava was awarded the Edith B. Lowenstein Award for Excellence in Advancing the Practice of Immigration Law by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).   IMRAN BEG MIRZA has been Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1995. He has over 28 years of experience litigating cases in the immigration, federal district and federal appellate courts of the United States. Mr. Mirza is also currently an Adjunct Professor teaching Crime and Immigration at Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Asian-American Bar Association and the Houston Bar Association's Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.   MICHELLE L. SAENZ-RODRIGUEZ is the co-founder of Saenz-Rodriguez & Associates in Dallas, Texas. Now in her 26th year of practice, Michelle is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of Texas. Michelle is former Chair for the Texas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers. She is currently a member of the ABA Commission on Immigration. Michelle has recently been named “Top Lawyer in the Field of Immigration for 2018” by Best Lawyers in America. She recently became a Director for the AILA Board of Governors. She is on the AILA ICE National Liaison Committee and also serves as the EOIR Liaison in Dallas, Texas.   JACQUELINE L. WATSON is an El Paso native and undergraduate alum of the University of Texas at El Paso. She earned her J.D. at the University of Texas School of Law. Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Jacqueline has practiced immigration law in Austin since 1999 and proudly joined Walker-Gates Vela, PLLC in 2016. She served the AILA Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico Chapter as its Chair from 2015 to 2016. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.50 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specialization:
Immigration and Nationality Law
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Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships

Austin – Jul 11, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel

Nuts and Bolts of LLCs, LPs and Partnerships is a perfect refresher for seasoned practitioners and a great introduction for those new to the area of unincorporated entities. This workshop covers choice of entity and jurisdiction, governing documents and securities, filing with the Secretary of State, and terminations, and includes a discussion using a hypothetical business formation scenario and a model LLC agreement. Stay on for LLCs, LPs and Partnerships Conference for a deeper dive. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Tax Law
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The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case

Houston – Aug 9, 2018 – Norris Conference Center - CityCentre
Live Webcast – Aug 9, 2018

The Anatomy of a Car Crash Case is the ultimate primer for practitioners of all experience levels interested in getting more involved in the practice area. Designed as an overview of the subject of car crash litigation, the program introduces issues, concepts, and terms that are explored deeply in The Car Crash Seminar, which starts later the same day. more »

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Fundamentals of Immigration and Nationality Law

Austin – Oct 24, 2018 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – Oct 24, 2018

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Drilling Contracts and Master Services Agreements

William W. Pugh III
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 43 pgs
$35
Slides – 32 pgs
$25
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Are We There Yet - Beginning and Termination of the Oil and Gas Lease

Peter E. Hosey
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 33 pgs
$25
Slides – 13 pgs
$15
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Understanding Revisions to The Texas General Land Office Lease Form

Mark A. Havens
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 23 pgs
$25
Slides – 29 pgs
$25
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Basic Causes of Action and Defenses in Litigating Land Titles

Richard F. Brown, Jeffery A. McCarn
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 63 pgs
$35
Slides – 10 pgs
$15
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Protecting the In-House Attorney Client Privilege

Jonathan R. Childers, Michael K. Hurst, Jervonne D. Newsome
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 21 pgs
$25
Slides – 35 pgs
$25
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What You Need to Know About the Railroad Commission of Texas

Tim George, Ryan Lammert
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 62 pgs
$35
Slides – 42 pgs
$25
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A Bankruptcy Primer for the Practitioner

W. John English Jr., Eric R. Goodman
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 25 pgs
$25
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Perfection and Recording: Practical Title Issues

Jasper Mason, George A. Snell III
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 37 pgs
$35
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$35
Slides – 21 pgs
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Division Orders

Michael D. Jones
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 43 pgs
$35
Slides – 16 pgs
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Basic JOA

Jeff Weems
Presented at the 2018 Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

Paper – 35 pgs
$35
Slides – 14 pgs
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