Texas CLE Courses

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Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, designated as an "Accredited Sponsor" by the State Bar of Texas, Sponsor #12539. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: Learn how to protect yourself from the effects of lawsuits through personal asset protection. This CLE course will offer an in-depth guide for protecting your personal wealth including a basic history, exemption status under federal and state law, risk analysis and definitions. The course will also delve into protections for different types of assets such as physical and real asset, liquid, domestic, offshore and others. Protection tools such as Limited Liability Companies, Family Limi... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The cannabis industry is complex and dynamic, as are the ethical considerations surrounding representation, starting with the legal issues and ethics of representing cannabis clients. This CLE course will present a variety of legal scenarios that often arise as well as the current status of the federal and state stance on marijuana and the prospect for reform. The course will address the strategies currently being employed to mitigate risk and how the courts have attempted to reconcile... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Nearly every case to come to trial today includes new age forensics and expert witnesses. Given the fear of most attorneys, both criminal and civil, to cross examine and expert in his or her field, a comprehensive guide is critical to doing so. This CLE course will offer a tactical guide to cross examining expert witnesses, offering tips and strategies to punch holes in an expert’s credentials and credibility. Presenting common sense, tried and tested techniques, these approaches can b... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: The recent tax proposal released by the House Ways & Means Committee has a huge impact on retirement accounts. This informative CLE course will provide details to key provisions of the proposal including the $10m retirement account cap, the elimination of Backdoor Roth IRA and of Mega Backdoor Roth IRA’s. Other provisions to be discussed include: Asset holding prohibitions Investment using IRA’s in entities for which you are an owner Statute of limitations extensions And more Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Truck crash litigation is unlike standard vehicular cases. This CLE course will take you step-by-step through the truck crash litigation process to ensure success. The course will also address court order which may seek the restriction of movement with regards to exigent evidence and will include a discussion on preserving vital documents as well as the advantageous use of the Freedom of Information Act. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Effective impeachment of a witness under the Federal Rules of Evidence requires both skills and strategy. This CLE course will offer a thorough analysis of the relevant rules of evidence, primary impeachment methods and tips for conducting an effective witness impeachment. Real world examples of impeachment during a trial will be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Weather-related lawsuits primarily stem from a failure to properly prepare for weather-related events, whether due to lack of knowledge or misinformation. Advance preparation for major or even minor weather hazards can protect lives, property and communities, particularly in a changing climate. This CLE course will introduce a survey of the field of forensic meteorology and explain how weather data is analyzed to reconstruct past events and anticipate future ones. The course will provi... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: This informative CLE course will explore the fundamentals of e-discovery and its process. The course will focus primarily on the federal rules that impact e-discovery as well as: data preservation the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) litigation/legal hold, document gathering and review forensics predictive, early case assessment predictive coding social media attorney due diligence The course will also offer an overview and demonstration of the navigation and use o... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Companies that utilize new technology to automate and improve the delivery of financial services, known as FinTech, face many challenges. This CLE course will explain the core principles and regulatory issues in the US which govern the primary aspect of financial services such as funds, securities, money transition, commodities, anti-money laundering and even basic banking. The course is primarily geared to attorneys, but anyone interested in FinTech has a lot to gain. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: NCAA v. Alston, one of the most significant sports law cases of our time, rejected the NCAA argument that restrictions on educational compensation were entitled to antitrust deference. In its 9-0 opinion, they upheld the district court and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals injunction and concluded that these restrictions were in violation of the Section 1 of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. This CLE course will review the case history, the court’s decision and the potential impact of the concurr... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The defendant’s testimony is the most effective way to prove the negligence of the defendant regarding his breach of a duty owed to the plaintiff. This informative CLE course will explain how to effectively question defendants to transform them into expert witnesses for the plaintiff. Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Start-up companies are exciting when you get in at the beginning, but things can easily get messy. It requires flexibility and vision, lots of time commitment, money and quality legal advice. This CLE course will present the various types and stages of funding for start-ups, from bootstrapping to priced equity round. The course will also address other topics that can help prepare and position start-ups for successful fundraising. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: The False Claims Act has direct applications to cybersecurity violations. The May 2021 Executive Order, as well as statements such as that of Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers who stated that “[t]he Department will continue to confront malicious nation state cyber activity with our unique tools and work with our fellow agencies and the family of norms abiding nations to do the same,” and that of another attorney who stated that “cybersecurity related fraud may be... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The reasonableness of a claims adjuster’s conduct is often commented upon by other claim adjusters in bad faith litigation. Similarly underwriters are often used as experts in coverage litigation on underwriting specific risks and the interpretation and intent of policy provisions. But using these types of experts come with some degree of risk as their credibility could be attacked on the basis of previous testimony, relationships with insurance companies or limitations of their experience.... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The legal industry’s use of social media varies greatly with viewing it simply as a marketing tool for the practice and others tapping into its vast potential. This CLE course will explain that potential and how it can be used more broadly and effectively for marketing as well as research on clients and cases and staying updated on legal trends. The course will offer strategies and resources you can use in every part of your practice. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Offering an introduction to the law of inventor-ship in nationwide patent-applications, this CLE course will explain the qualifications needed to be an inventor, the importance of properly naming inventors on applications and what happens when inventors are not properly named on documentation. The course will explain the fundamentals of “artificial intelligence” and how it applies as well as the status of a recent USPTO decision wherein an artificial intelligence was documented as the... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Storytelling is the powerful persuasive advocacy tool in a trial lawyer’s arsenal. Stories help us to understand events, solve problems and connect to one another. We connect to stories and can communicate through them in a way that is ingrained in all of us. Storytelling can and should be used at every stage of representation and should not get lost in the details of testimony. This CLE course will explain the methodology of storytelling and how it can be used to investigate case fact... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: All white juries continue to be the norm, even in locations with diverse populations. The reasons offered for striking people of color are often trivial and generally fall into the category of “approved race-neutral reasons” which are routinely approved by judges. With this is a growing recognition that Batson has failed to prevent discrimination in jury selection. Some states have adopted other approaches to combat discrimination in selection. This CLE course will review the challenge... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1

    Price: $34

  • Description: Clarity is a key element in legal writing. This CLE course, entitled Striving for Clarity and presented by Judge Bob Bacharach, will include discussions of psycholinguistics, oratory, and advocacy to help enhance the clarity of legal writing. The course will address issues such as creating context before details, simplicity of language, linking information in sentences and conveying information in manageable portions. The course will break down legal writing and show how to maximize it... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: With the partisan politics and violence around the Capitol, it was easy to miss the passing by Congress of three new copyright and trademark laws that could seriously impact your business. These include the Trademark Modernization Act, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act, and the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act. In addition a draft bull for reforming the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is currently circulating in committee. This CLE course will expl... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Section 508 of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates a variety of issues pertinent to Website ADA Compliance. This CLE course will explain these issues and the significance and impact of increased accessibility and how that relates to the ADA. With data innovation giving new significance to the notion of equal access for all from the perspective of accessibility for those with disabilities as well as the untapped market they embody, this course will offer the data, resour... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: After 20 years in the field, having worked through 4 different presidential administrations, veteran of immigration law, deportation and removal defense litigation Rahul Manchanda of famed Wall Street law firm Manchanda Law Office PLLC is one of few individuals with the skills and knowledge to guide you through this legal area. In this CLE course he will take you inside the super sub-specialty of Immigration and Deportation defense litigation and trial in situations when opposing coun... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Drafting a trust document requires specific skills. Practitioners who draft trust documents don’t always consider that certain terms or language can make it very hard for the fiduciaries who are trying to enforce the grantor’s wishes. Undefined terms, conflicting passages or simple lack of clarity can cause serious complications. This CLE course will discuss these clauses and offer some ideas for fixes that can be incorporated into these problem provisions. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: The ever-changing tax world is, once again, changing and preparations cannot be delayed. While the future tax laws under the new administration are impossible to predict with 100% certainty, there’s plenty to consider, especially given that tax proposals can be enacted with a Budget Reconciliation Act, which cannot be filibustered. This CLE course will present the most likely and significant tax proposals and how you and your client can be prepared. The course will cover the major inco... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: It’s been almost a year since the enactment of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE) and practitioners still do not know how the new law impacts their clients, or their strategies and practices for retirement planning. What are the best practices in light of this new law? How do I advise my clients properly? This CLE course will explain the new law as well as offer tools and tips for how to strategize retirement planning and its process with the new law... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Cryptocurrency is changing the financial landscape in many ways. One of those is the issue of hiding assets from divorce court. Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin can be purchased with cash, held electronically without any third party interference and transferred anonymously. This CLE course will offer attorneys a general understanding of cryptocurrency and how it operates. The course will explain how it is held by an owner and offer strategies for gathering information on a spouse’s tran... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Criminal cases are daunting endeavors that are filled with complications. Yet beyond factual analysis and legal considerations are the ethical issues that may arise. This CLE course will explain the ethical responsibilities that every trial litigator may face. The course will present the various ethical considerations that are likely to come up before and during the trial process and these issues should be addressed and handled. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

  • Description: Even under normal circumstances, the application of ethics during litigation is challenging. But during times of upheaval, with a downward pressure on fees it becomes even more difficult. The current work from home environment also contributes, adding to compliance risk. Where’s the line between lying and exaggeration in settlement discussion? How do we maneuver aggressiveness from opposing funds? This CLE course, presented as part of Frankfurt Kurnit’s Third Annual Litigation Ethics S... Read More

    Ethics Credits
    3

    Price: $95

  • Description: Alcohol isn’t a factor only in DUI cases. Civil personal injury cases may also involve alcohol. The example of the ram shop, wherein a driver who is not visibly intoxicated when leaving a shop is then injured, leaving the dram shop potentially liable, depending on the state. This CLE course will explain how alcohol may play a role in cases and what attorneys need to know about such cases. The legal aspects of the toxicology of alcohol, dram shop cases, blood alcohol level and visible i... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Jury selection is a critical aspect of a trial’s success and opening remarks form their first impression of the facts of the case. Jury selection must be thought-out and strategic. This CLE course, presented by Jeffrey M. Kimmel, one of New York’s leading civil trial attorneys, will explain the key factors in a well-executed jury selection and how it can impact your outcome. The course will review various methodologies regarding jury selection including creating an “ideal juror” frame... Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Offering a quick but complete overview of the civil litigation process, this CLE course will focus on best practices and strategies for young attorneys just starting out. Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them will also be included. And for veteran attorneys, the course works as a fantastic refresher course. Examples will relate to areas of complex litigation though the course itself will not go in-depth into those areas. Read More

    General Credits
    2.25

    Price: $55

  • Description: Non-citizens occupy a complicated part of the legal system. Representing non-citizens is even more complicated. This CLE course, presented by a seasoned immigration and criminal lawyer, will explain everything you need to know and when what you know is not enough. The course is designed for working criminal defense attorneys who don’t need too much introduction, but need to get the facts on non-citizen representation. Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights affo... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Lawyers are by no means medical professionals, and yet some client representation requires an understanding of anatomy, physiology and biology that is beyond the knowledge base of an attorney. This CLE course will offer the basics on musculoskeletal and neuroanatomy, and an understanding of the anatomical regions and how they may come in to play in expert witness testimony. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Conversations about race are always sensitive. This is particularly true today and even more particularly when it comes to juries. This CLE course will explain how lawyers should approach issues of race with potential jurors. The course will present the reasoning for why it’s important to have discussions about race and racism, the relevant legal issues and tips and strategies for addressing the issues. Read More

    General Credits
    1.25

    Price: $29

  • Description: Learning to avoid Employment Law liability under the FMLA, ADA, ADEA and GINA statutes is a must for any employer. This comprehensive CLE course will explain how each of these laws interact with others and how to ensure compliance with employment law and protect your business and yourself. The course will review how Employment Law has evolved as well as the impact of the discrimination laws on each phase of employment. What is allowed to be communicated in job postings, during intervie... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: With more individuals working from home and more home office services being offered as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, cybersecurity has become a top concern. This CLE course will explain the threats faced by lawyers, law firms and government agencies and what you need to know about the security requirements in the New York SHIELD Act taking effect. An attorney’s obligations under this act as well as steps you can take to improve cybersecurity will be addressed as well as how to use Global... Read More

    General Credits
    1.75

    Price: $55

  • Description: Even for the tech-savvy attorney, the hidden dangers of email, social media and cloud based platforms may be unknown or not fully understood. This CLE course will identify and explain the risks of these tools and platforms and offer suggested solutions and strategies to minimize exposure. Best practices to maintain vigilance in protecting client data and overall risk management in the context of technology will be presented. Read More

    Ethics Credits
    1.5

    Price: $65

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, designated as an "Accredited Sponsor" by the State Bar of Texas, Sponsor #12539. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.