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STUDIO WEBCAST – Aug 2, 2024

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 10:45 a.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) Lessons Learned From GCs Behaving Badly (Allegedly) (Replay) It is always better to learn from someone else’s mistakes. Examine examples of in-house counsel allegedly (or admittedly) behaving badly—from alleged assaults and slurs to embezzlement—and what in-house counsel can learn from those situations. Discuss examples of in-house counsel allegedly being punished for doing the right thing, and review applicable Model Rules of Professional Conduct, including Rules 1.13 and 8.4. Joseph T. Clees, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Phoenix, AZ 10:55 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) Ethics and Cybersecurity in the Virtual Practice of Law (Replay) Explore some of the ethical hazards associated with practicing law virtually including unauthorized practice of law, confidentiality and cybersecurity, and the challenges of remote supervision. Anthony Hendricks, Crowe & Dunlevy, Oklahoma City, OK Paige A. Masters, Crowe & Dunlevy, Oklahoma City, OK 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) Brady v. Maryland, the Michael Morton Act, and the Texas Disciplinary Rules (Replay) The obligation to disclose evidence comes from multiple sources, including constitutional, statutory, and ethical. This presentation discusses each source and recent, significant cases in the area. Carson R. Guy, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Austin, TX 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (0.75 hr | 0.75 hr ethics) What We Say and Do Matters…(Replay) Discuss the various approaches to ensuring that clients with disabilities are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve and is ethically required. Gain insight on how to approach family members, clients, and other professionals as well as practical dos and don'ts when handling cases where the client has limitations. Amanda E. Carter, Matthew Harris Law, PLLC, Lubbock, TX Jennifer L. Coulter, Townsend Allala, Coulter & Kludt, PLLC, El Paso, 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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San Antonio – La Cantera Resort & Spa – Aug 7, 2024

The Texas Chapter of NAELA will have its annual meeting and conference in conjunction with the UT Law’s Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference at La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio on Wednesday, August 7th. In addition to the annual meeting and award presentations, the conference presents topics and issues regarding various aspects in the area of Elder Law. Back This Year!  Are you a Texas NAELA member? Are you just beginning your practice in Medicaid planning? Are you overwhelmed or just not quite sure how to get started? Are you without help in putting the pieces together to work a case? There may be help for you this year at the Texas NAELA Summer Conference. Texas NAELA is offering a Workshop track at the Summer Conference for the first 24 registrants who RSVP  to participate in the Workshop when registering for the Conference. It will be a very hands-on, interactive case study from the initial client call to the possible appeal. Come casual and ready to work! There is a $75 materials fee that will be required to be paid when registering for the Workshop. You must be a member of both national NAELA and the TX NAELA Chapter to attend the summer conference. If you are not a member of NAELA and the TX Chapter of NAELA and would like to become one, please visit us online here for more information. Stay on and attend The University of Texas’ 26th Annual Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference on August 8-9, 2024. TX NAELA Members with a paid 2024 Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference registration will receive a $245 discount on their 2024 NAELA Summer Conference registration!   

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San Antonio – La Cantera Resort & Spa – Aug 8-9, 2024

Live Webcast – Aug 8-9, 2024

The Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference presents current developments and practical tips for estate planners and elder law attorneys, offers essential information for guardians ad litem, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2024 Highlights: Medicaid Update and other Hot Topics discusses Medicaid advocacy strategies that are “hot,” either because they are new or because they are underutilized but work well. Hear updates on changes in defending against MERP claims and discuss continuing sticky situations. Test your knowledge of ethics rules in estate planning and probate in Ethics Jeopardy. Estate Planning Best Practices provides practical advice on how to avoid contests and other litigation related to estate planning drafting. Explore guardianship essentials, key issues, and alternatives—for up to 4.25 hours of Guardianship credit – including The Rules of Evidence in Guardianship Proceedings, Alternatives to Guardianship including Support Services, Mental Commitments vs. Guardianships, and Fee Petitions in Guardianship Cases. End each day with a moderated discussion of the day's topics by a panel of experts on Can We Talk? Parts 1 and 2 . Join conference faculty and fellow colleagues at the Thursday Evening Networking Reception. This conference is informative and informal—attendees and faculty are encouraged to bring the family! Are you a TX NAELA Member? Come a day early and attend the 2024 TX NAELA Summer Conference on August 7th! The Summer Conference is open ONLY to TX NAELA Members.  ​TX NAELA Members with a paid 2024 Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference registration will receive a $245 discount on their 2024 NAELA Summer Conference registration! Click here to get the special Member Rate when you jointly register for both conferences. Sponsorship Opportunities Available here.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 14.75 | 3.25 ethics | 4.25 guardianship
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  • Specializations:
    Estate Planning and Probate Law, Tax Law
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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Aug 15-16, 2024

Live Webcast – Aug 15-16, 2024

The Car Crash Seminar is the ultimate program for practitioners of all experience levels. In-depth fundamentals take you from initial client contact through trial or settlement, and come away with a definitive set of resource materials and sample forms.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 3.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
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Live Webcast – Aug 23, 2024

Essential Employment Law is a one-day live webinar HR program led by employment law experts 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 disparate treatment 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.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.00
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  • Specializations:
    Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Labor and Employment Law
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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 12-13, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 12-13, 2024

UT Law CLE's 58th Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute presents current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources.  This year’s highlights include: The popular two-part Case Law Update, presented by Amanda Granger and Richard White, provides updates on recent and significant Texas cases involving new legal concepts which materially alter or extend current jurisdiction. Niles Holmes, Brian Morris, and Tom Whelan provide a two-part case study exploring the many options to workouts, foreclosure, post-foreclosure, deed-in-lieu and receivership. Dr. Will McIntosh from Affinius Capital delivers insights on where interest rates and mortgage marking are likely heading, in Thursday’s Luncheon presentation, Interest Rates and The Mortgage Market: What’s Next?  Transaction Lessons Learned at the Courthouse, presented by J. Edwin Martin, introduces creative ways to create winning paper trails focusing on the transactional documents presented to trial courts.  John Bruce in FinCEN Developments explores the government regulatory activity of FinCEN as it relates to real estate and real estate lending. Don’t miss the chance to hear these great sessions and many more presentations presented by recognized experts in the mortgage lending and servicing community. 

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 2.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Bankruptcy Law, Consumer Law, Real Estate Law
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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 17-18, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 17-18, 2024

The Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar brings together members of the judiciary, regulatory, and academic communities to engage with practitioners about the latest legislative and case law updates, rule changes, and other timely topics. Expected topics include:   Interview with Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht Case Law Update: Part I and Part II Parallel Investigations: Regulatory and Enforcement (DOJ) District Court Judicial Topic Hearsay and Evidence at SOAH Judicial Panel Readable Legal Writing ChatGPT Ethics Following the seminar, attendees will receive a free, on-demand eSupplement containing additional programming, ensuring attendees can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 2.00 ethics
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  • Specialization:
    Administrative Law
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Dallas – Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown – Sep 19-20, 2024

Join us for The University of Texas School of Law’s 10th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country, bringing together leading enforcement practitioners, in-house counsel, compliance professionals, and top agency personnel from SEC, DOJ, and more.  UTGEI offers multiple opportunities for engagement and networking with some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations—making this an event you don't want to miss!

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Sep 25, 2024

Live Webcast – Sep 25, 2024

Cyber intrusions—ransomware attacks, data breaches, hacking, 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 the latest legal issues, regulatory updates, and other considerations for protecting your company and clients during a cybersecurity incident and response. Hear directly from leading practitioners, including in-house counsel, to get the latest updates on regulatory actions and litigation, gain detailed and practical guidance for implementing internal controls and governance programs, and explore strategies for responding to a data breach. Topics include: Taking Your Incident Response Plan to the Next Level Overview of a Cyber Governance Program Cybersecurity Insurance Essentials Vendor Risk Management Anatomy of a Ransomware Negotiation: Lessons Learned from Negotiating with a Threat Actor Texas Privacy Law Update Developing and AI Governance Program Regulators Panel

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 8.00 | 1.00 ethics
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  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Civil Trial Law
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Dallas – The Ritz-Carlton – Oct 10-11, 2024

Live Webcast – Oct 10-11, 2024

UT Law CLE’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the U.S. for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The combination of a cutting-edge program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors, the Byron Egan Whiskey Tasting, invaluable networking opportunities, and much more, makes this an event you won’t want to miss!

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Austin – Austin Marriott South – Oct 24-25, 2024

Live Webcast – Oct 24-25, 2024

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 6-7, 2024

Live Webcast – Nov 6-7, 2024

UT Law's 29th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute covers the latest developments in patent law and features a sophisticated array of prosecution and litigation topics. Hear from nationally recognized faculty including senior IP counsel of major corporations, patent prosecution and litigation experts from around the nation, U.S. District Court Judges, and leading academics. Expected topics include:   Recent Developments in Claim Construction Year in Review Patent Litigation Funding In-House Counsel Panel PTAB Topic: Discretionary Denial Judicial Panel Life Sciences Topic Ethics and Engagement Letters and Retention Documents Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 20, 2024

Live Webcast – Nov 20, 2024

Entertainment Law 101 is a perfect overview for new entrants to the field, or a refresher for more seasoned practitioners. This year, learn the ins and outs of different kinds of distribution deals, including film and television, book publishing, and music deals. And take advantage of opportunities to ask your questions to your colleagues and peers.  Then continue on for the 34th Annual Entertainment Law Institute (ELI), co-sponsored by The University of Texas School of Law and the Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. ELI continues to bring together an outstanding faculty of nationally-regarded practitioners and industry insiders to keep entertainment lawyers up to date on the latest emerging trends, issues and breaking developments in music, film, games, and digital media.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Nov 21-22, 2024

Live Webcast – Nov 21-22, 2024

Don't miss the 34th Annual Entertainment Law Institute (ELI), co-sponsored by The University of Texas School of Law and the Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. ELI continues to bring together an outstanding faculty of nationally-regarded practitioners and industry insiders to keep entertainment lawyers up to date on the latest emerging trends, issues and breaking developments in music, film, games, and digital media.  Join us a day early for Entertainment Law 101—a perfect overview for new entrants to the field, or a refresher for more seasoned practitioners. This year, learn the ins and outs of different kinds of distribution deals, including film and television, book publishing, and music deals. And take advantage of opportunities to ask your questions to your colleagues and peers. 

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Austin – Four Seasons Hotel – Nov 21-22, 2024

Live Webcast – Nov 21-22, 2024

Now in its 43rd year, UT Law CLE's Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners. This year’s day and a half conference provides an in-depth focus on current topics in business and consumer bankruptcy.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 4, 2024

Live Webcast – Dec 4, 2024

UT Law CLE’s 72nd Annual Taxation Conference presents the expertise and in-depth analysis essential to understanding where tax law is, where it came from, and where it is going. With a renowned slate of regional and national speakers, the conference is a must attend event for those looking to keep current amidst a dramatically changing tax landscape.   We're continuing the 2-day agenda format from last year! The topics will be grouped according to the subject matter and each day will have a cohesive theme. Join us on Wednesday: Focus on Business Planning and/or Thursday: Focus on Tax Controversy.   Continue Friday with Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular Estate Planning Workshop offering lively discussion, practical advice, and updates.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 5, 2024

Live Webcast – Dec 5, 2024

UT Law CLE’s 72nd Annual Taxation Conference presents the expertise and in-depth analysis essential to understanding where tax law is, where it came from, and where it is going. With a renowned slate of regional and national speakers, the conference is a must attend event for those looking to keep current amidst a dramatically changing tax landscape.   We're continuing the 2-day agenda format from last year! The topics will be grouped according to the subject matter and each day will have a cohesive theme. Join us on Wednesday: Focus on Business Planning and/or Thursday: Focus on Tax Controversy.   Continue Friday with Professor Stanley M. Johanson’s popular Estate Planning Workshop offering lively discussion, practical advice, and updates.

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Austin – AT&T Conference Center – Dec 6, 2024

Live Webcast – Dec 6, 2024

Join legendary Texas Law Professor Stanley M. Johanson as he leads his Estate Planning Workshop, which offers timely topics, lively discussion, and practical advice.   You’re also invited to register for our 72nd Annual Taxation Conference for the latest developments in tax regulations, policy, and legislation. Join us on Wednesday: Focus on Business Planning and/or Thursday: Focus on Tax Controversy.