Overview

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)
Ethics: The True Cost of Representation 
When a client discloses a terrible truth or reveals an unspeakable purpose, what obligations do the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Conduct place on an attorney? What happens when it’s time for an attorney to move on? Explore the unexpected answers given by the Rules using both recent and historic real world cases.
Jason Boulette, Boulette Golden & Marin LLP, Austin, TX

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)

Ethics in Departing Employee Litigation
If you've handled a departing employee lawsuit, you’re probably familiar with the typical legal issues such as non-competes and trade secrets, but do you know how to address the typical ethical issues? Join Zach Wolfe In this one-hour course, as he provides practical guidance on dealing with recurring ethical issues in departing employee litigation. 
Zach Wolfe, Fleckman & McGlynn, PLLC, Houston, TX

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

Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer's Soul (REPLAY)
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.
Melanie Bragg, Bragg Law PC, Houston, 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!

Event Schedule

Program is subject to change.
All times are Central Time Zone.

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Friday Morning, Apr. 2, 2021
  • 9:45 am
    Arrive

  • 10:00 am
    1.00 hr ethics
    Ethics: The True Cost of Representation 
    When a client discloses a terrible truth or reveals an unspeakable purpose, what obligations do the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Conduct place on an attorney? What happens when it’s time for an attorney to move on? Explore the unexpected answers given by the Rules using both recent and historic real world cases.

    Jason Boulette, Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P. - Austin, TX

  • 11:00 am
    Break

  • 11:15 am
    1.00 hr ethics
    Ethics in Departing Employee Litigation
    If you've handled a departing employee lawsuit, you’re probably familiar with the typical legal issues such as non-competes and trade secrets, but do you know how to address the typical ethical issues? Join Zach Wolfe In this one-hour course, as he provides practical guidance on dealing with recurring ethical issues in departing employee litigation. 

    Zach Wolfe, Fleckman & McGlynn, PLLC - Houston, TX

  • 12:15 pm
    Break

  • 12:30 pm
    1.00 hr ethics
    Defining Moments: Insights into the Lawyer's Soul (REPLAY)
    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.

    Melanie Bragg, Bragg Law PC - Houston, TX

  • 1:30 pm
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Jason Boulette

Boulette Golden & Marin L.L.P.
Austin, TX

Melanie Bragg

Bragg Law PC
Houston, TX

Zach Wolfe

Fleckman & McGlynn, PLLC
Houston, TX

Credit Info

MCLE Credit
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour.

Key Dates

STUDIO WEBCAST – Apr 2, 2021
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STUDIO WEBCAST
Last day for cancellation: Mar 29, 2021

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