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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!

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!

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 SRBA 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!

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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!

Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer’s Soul

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 12, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) 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. 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!

Character Evidence and Evidence of Previous Crimes

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 12, 2020

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.(1.00 hr) Explore how evidence of previous conduct and crimes by a witness can be outcome-determinative in a jury trial. Join Quentin Brogdon in this one-hour presentation as he answers questions on what and when evidence is admissible. And how does a party preserve error for an appeal when seeking to admit or to exclude this evidence.   If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and e-course when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Parallel Civil and Criminal Proceedings

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 12, 2020

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Parallel criminal and civil cases arising out of the same event occur with some frequency. Join Quentin Brogdon as he explores several issues: whether the civil case must be abated, until the criminal case is resolved, or if the cases may proceed simultaneously. Potential consequences of the assertion of the fifth amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and potential effects of differences in the scope of discovery in the civil case and the scope of discovery in the parallel criminal case. 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!

Reviewing Marijuana Evidence for Criminal and Accident Investigation

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 12, 2020

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Join Sol Bobst as he explores background information, regulatory issues, and case studies concerning marijuana. He will provide an understanding of the critical factors when reviewing criminal cases and liability claims involving marijuana, cannabis, and THC product. 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!

The Texas Rules of Professional Conduct for Criminal Lawyers

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 12, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr ethics) Join Robert Pelton in a review of the disciplinary rules of professional conduct in Texas as they specifically define proper conduct for criminal attorneys, including examples of actual questions and common issues cited by those 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!

Higher Education Taxation Institute - Summer Series

STUDIO WEBCAST – Jun 8, 2020

12:00 p.m. to 3:10 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 One 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 One of the series includes:  Recent Developments in College and University Tax Law with Bert Harding, Law Office of Bertrand M. Harding Jr. and Ed Jennings, University of Michigan. Proposed Regulations on Siloing, with Brittany Cvetanovich, Ropes & Gray and Robert W. Friz, PwC. Let’s Compare Notes: Tax Challenges Under the New Normal, with Benjamin Davidson, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Joel Levenson, University of Central Florida, Kyle Richard, University of Washington, and Julia Shanahan, Columbia University. Please submit questions, case studies, and/or experiences in advance to ConferenceQA@utcle.org, and your topic may be discussed by the panel. 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!

Arbitration Intersects With Employment Law

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 28, 2020

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (1.00 hr) Experienced arbitrators discuss the advantages and pitfalls of arbitration as an alternative to litigation, trends in arbitrating employment cases, interpretation of arbitration clauses, and what both sides can do to reduce costs and make effective presentations. 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!

Departing Employee Litigation: Pandemic Edition

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 28, 2020

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) When an employee leaves a company to start or join a competitor, it always raises multiple legal issues. Does the employee have an enforceable non-compete? Did the employee take company documents? Is the company’s confidential customer information protected as trade secrets? Now, the COVID-19 crisis adds another layer. How will these issues play out when companies have to lay off employees? Will courts be reluctant to prevent employees from working? Will shrinking industries seek to prevent poaching by those areas of the economy that are growing in the crisis? Join Zach Wolfe and Palomia Ahmadi, two litigators with significant experience in departing employee litigation, as they address these and other key issues.  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 Employment Law in a Pandemic (REPLAY)

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 28, 2020

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (1.00 hr) Examine the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Expanded Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLA) from the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA), the employment-related provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and state and local shelter-in-place orders. This session also explores the application of existing employment laws to the current pandemic, including the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA), the America with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). Alternatives to layoffs, including pay reductions, work share arrangements, partial unemployment, and furloughs are also discussed. 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!

The Changing Landscape of the Workplace - Work from Home Considerations for Employers

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 28, 2020

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Working from home in the 21st century brings a unique set of concerns and challenges. Join Jessica Vittorio as she addresses the general issues surrounding work from home procedures, policies to put in place prior to allowing work from home, and the rules and regulations that govern these concerns.  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!

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