University of Houston Law Center CLE Programs

2018

Nov
16

Human Trafficking 2018 and beyond

Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion, 
MD Anderson Library, University of Houston, 
4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004

November 16, 2018 

Center for U.S. and Mexican Law (US-MEX LAW) and HOBBY School of Public Affairs, University of Houston

4.25 CLE and 1.5 ethics
Nov
09

"Food for Thought" a Reunion Weekend CLE Program  

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UH Law Center, Room BLB 109

Join UH Law for "Food for Thought" a CLE program (1.0 CLE with 1.0 Ethics Pending) addressing the ethical considerations which are particularly critical in pro bono cases led by Diane McManus, Clinical Supervising Attorney, University of Houston Law Center and Alissa Gomez, Lecturer, University of Houston Law Center. This program will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UH Law Center as part of Reunion Weekend 2018. A reception will follow at Calhoun's Rooftop Grill.

Complimentary. Advanced registration required.

Nov
05

Justice Ruby Kless Sondock
Jurist-in-Residence Lectureship in Legal Ethics
Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore

Implicit Bias and the Courts
University of Houston Law Center
Bates Law Building - Room109
1 Hour CLE
Reception to follow in the Albertus Room
Oct
26

Policing and Community Relations CLE

8:30am Registration and Coffee
9:00am - 3:00pm Program
Oct
25

The Order of the Coif's Distinguished Visitor - Abbe R. Gluck, J.D.

University of Houston Law Center  
109 BLB
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Reception to Follow

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. She joined Yale Law School in 2012, having previously served on the faculty of Columbia Law School. She is an expert on Congress and the political process, federalism, civil procedure, and health law, and is the chair emerita of Section on Legislation and the Law of the Political Process for the Association of American Law Schools. Gluck has extensive experience working as a lawyer in all levels of government. She earned her B.A. from Yale University, summa cum laude, and her J.D. from Yale Law School. Following law school, she clerked for then-Chief Judge Ralph K. Winter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Gluck's scholarship has been published in the Yale Law Journal, the Harvard Law Review, the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and many other journals. Among her most recent work is the most extensive empirical study ever conducted about the realities of the congressional law-making process and the Harvard Law Review's Supreme Court issue comment on King v. Burwell, the 2015 challenge to the Affordable Care Act. She also served as co-counsel on a Supreme Court brief in both King and the 2012 ACA challenge, NFIB v. Sebelius.

Oct
23

The Art of Business Litigation

River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77019
A Conversation (Business & Ethics) and CLE
Oct
19

23rd Annual Frankel Lecture

Hotel Alessandra
1070 Dallas St. | Houston, TX 77002
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Houston Law Review
presents the

23rd Annual Frankel Lecture
featuring

Gabriella Blum
Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Harvard Law School

"The Paradox of Power: The Modern Norms of Warfare"
with commentators:

Ian Hurd
Professor, Legal Studies and Director, International Studies Program Northwestern School of Law

Kenneth Anderson
Professor of Law
American University College of Law
Sept
28

Immigration Advocacy

University of Houston Law Center – 109 BLB
Join the University of Houston Law Center's Immigration Clinic for a symposium where we will discuss changes to the law through appeals, using media to your benefit, and the ins and outs of Federal District Court.
JUL
23

U. S. Supreme Court Update CLE

University of Houston Law Center – 144 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
Join us for a free CLE program where leading experts discuss recent decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court.
JUN
20

Be an Effective and Respected Family Law Attorney (Private or Appointed): A Judicial Perspective

University of Houston Law Center – 109 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
Join us for an afternoon of incredibly informative and entertaining interaction with six highly experienced family law judges from three of the Family Law District Courts of Harris County. While discussing a wide variety of family law topics, the judges will incorporate information on the appointment system and how it works as well as tips of the trade, practical considerations, and how to be a truly effective and respected family law attorney. You will not want to miss the perspectives of these fine jurists.
Jun
01

Legal Research for Texas Lawyers   

University of Houston Law Center – 144 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
3.5 hours of Texas CLE Credit with 1 hour of ethics
May
24

US Tax Reform: Impact on International Investment

University of Houston Law Center – 144 BLB
Complimentary Parking in Lot 19B
1.5 hours of Texas CLE Credit
APR
09

Food for Thought CLE   

Houston Food Bank, 535 Portwall Street
MAR
27

Tax Reform Basics and Practical Application   

Hendricks Heritage Room, University of Houston Law Center
MAR
19

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE and Reception -- Judge Adalberto Jordan (11th Cir.)     

Room 144 BLB
Judge Adalberto Jordán
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Observations on Wollschlaeger v. Governor: The So-Called "Docs v. Glocks" Case
MAR
08

Yale L. Rosenberg Memorial Lecture     

Krost Hall, University of Houston Law Center
Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professor of Law, UC Davis
"Still a Nation of Immigrants? Rethinking Immigration Policy in the Modern Era"
Feb
28

Black History Month Lecture Series        

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Cheryl L. Wade
Dean Harold F. McNiece Professor of Law at St. John's University
"The Historical Significance of Black Migration, the Search for Work, and the Impact of Corporate Governance"
Feb
23

Making Sense of Immigration Law CLE   

Location:Hendricks Heritage Room, University of Houston Law Center

Please join us for a lunch and learn session where we will discuss the foundational pieces necessary for taking on an immigration case.

Now more than ever the field of Immigration Law is in high demand. In this constantly changing, challenging, and complex field of the law, attorneys interested in practicing Immigration Law need guidance on how and where to start.

In this program attorneys will learn basics that will put them in the right path to a practice in Immigration Law in the U.S. Attorneys will learn about how to do an immigration consultation, identify the different types of immigration cases, and where to find relevant resources to empower them to succeed in this field.

Register online by Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Jan
29

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Gregg Costa (Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals)     

Location: University of Houston Law Center
The Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence program, starting its third year, brings sitting jurists to campus for a day of interaction with students, faculty and the Houston legal community. Each jurist provides a lecture on a legal ethics issue important to the community.

2017

DEC
13

Life After the World Series

Location:University of Houston Law Center - Room BLB 144
Nov
02

The Art of Business Litigation CLE (2.0 Ethics)

Location:River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd. Houston, Texas 77019
Join Sofia Adrogué, Editor, TEXAS BUSINESS LITIGATION, and Caroline Baker, Co-Editor, with contributing authors for an evening of CLE.
Oct
27

The 22nd Annual Frankel Lecture

Location:JW Marriott Downtown, 806 Main St., Houston, Texas 77002
The right to counsel in Texas capital punishment cases and related issues. Mr. Stephen Bright will be our keynote speaker, with Professor Jordan Steiker and Ms. Lise Olsen as our commentators.
Oct
27

Continuing Legal Education with Professor Weaver

Location:University of Houston Law Center, Room BLB 144
Join Professor Jacqueline Weaver from 4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. for a CLE program on the  "Role of the Regulator: Reflections on Forty Years of  Research and Learning about Energy, Economics & the Environment." 1 Hour CLE Credit Pending. Complimentary. Advance registration requested
Oct
27

Continuing Legal Education with Professor Dow

Location:University of Houston Law Center, Room BLB 144 
Join Professor David Dow from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m for a CLE program about recent developments in death penalty law, with special attention to Texas. 1 Hour Credit Pending. Complimentary. Advance registration requested
Oct
23

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Eleanor Ross (US District Court, Northern District of GA)

Location:University of Houston Law Center
The Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence program, starting its third year, brings sitting jurists to campus for a day of interaction with students, faculty and the Houston legal community. Each jurist provides a lecture on a legal ethics issue important to the community.
Oct
20

The Effects of Immigration on America's Local Communities

Location:University of Houston Law Center
The Effects of Immigration on America's Local Communities

Friday, October 20, 2017
Krost Hall, University of Houston Law Center
8:00 am Registration & Coffee
8:30 am - 11:30 am Program
SepT
29

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Focus on Families and Children - 5.75 hours Texas CLE credit including 1 hour ethics
SEPT
18

Sondock Jurist in Residence CLE & Reception with Judge Jenny Rivera (NYS Court of Appeals)

Location: University of Houston Law Center
The Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence program, starting its third year, brings sitting jurists to campus for a day of interaction with students, faculty and the Houston legal community. Each jurist provides a lecture on a legal ethics issue important to the community.
JUL
27

US Supreme Court Update CLE

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Jun
27

MALDEF presents the 35th Anniversary of Plyer v. Doe

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Jun
02

Essential Legal Information & Technology for Texas Lawyers

Location:University of Houston Law Center
A free training workshop in advanced Texas legal research, free and low cost legal resources, and the latest legal technology
May
05

Law, Justice & the Media presented by Star Jones '86  

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Join us for a free CLE program on the impact of media on the criminal justice system.
Apr
21

16th Annual Zealous Advocacy Conference Gault@50: Quality Representation for Youth

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Attendees will receive 15 hours of CLE credit with 3 ethics hours. We will also be applying for specialization credit in criminal appellate, criminal law, family law and juvenile law.
Apr
13

"Special Education Law Practice"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
HLPI 2017 Spring Speaker Series
Mar
03

Health Care Policy and Digital Health under the Trump Administration - Jodi G. Daniel, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Jodi Daniel is a partner in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. offi ce and a member of the firm's Health Care Group. She leads the Digital Health Practice and provides strategic advice to clients navigating the legal and regulatory environments related to technology in the health care sector to help them achieve their business goals.
Mar
02

Occupational Hazards: What's hair got to do with it? Wendy Greene, J.D., LL.M.

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Professor D. Wendy Greene is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. At Kentucky she teaches Constitutional Law I and II; alongside Constitutional Law she regularly teaches Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and seminars on critical race theory, race and law, and appearance discrimination in the workplace. Professor Greene has earned an international reputation for her authoritative body of work on "grooming codes discrimination."
Feb
09

The Art of Business Litigation: 
A Conversation (Business & Ethics), Sips, and CLE  

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Join Sofia Adrogué, Editor, TEXAS BUSINESS LITIGATION, and Caroline Baker, Co-Editor, with contributing authors for an evening of CLE. 
Feb
03

Touchdown! A Sports CLE Program, Friday, February 3rd

Location: University of Houston Law Center
A CLE on all you would want to know related to professional sports.
Jan
31

"Medical and Legal Ethics in the NFL and Sports" - Maurice Fitzgerald Smith

 

Location: University of Houston Law Center
JAN
30

2017 Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence - The Honorable Gray H. Miller '78  

Location: University of Houston Law Center
A Profile in Professionalism: The Life of Gibson Gayle, Jr. 

2016

Nov
18

Children Displaced Across Borders: Bridging Policy, Practice, and Disciplinary Approaches  to Further Human Rights 

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Join us for a binational conference applying a children's rights lens to practice and policy challenges facing internationally displaced children featuring speakers and panelists on-site in both Houston, TX and Swansea, Wales, UK.
Nov
10

IPIL FALL LECTURE - Sponsored by the Ronald A. Katz Foundation

 

Location: Four Seasons Hotel

Daniel C.K. Chow
Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Chair in Business Law
The Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

Trademark Squatting in China

Nov
04

"Good Health Policy or Discrimination? How to Tell the Difference"  

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Experts from around the country are coming together to discuss the legal and ethical issues behind policies that discriminate on the basis of health-related factors, such as smoking and obesity. Areas of law discussed will include employment law, ERISA, public health law, and Medicaid. Our keynote for the afternoon is Marisa Smith who is the Regional Manager of the Offi ce of Civil Rights for HHS. She will discuss the recently promulgated Section 1557 regs.
Nov
02

The Art of Business Litigatation: A Conversatation (Business & Ethics), Sips & CLE

Location:River Oaks Country Club
Oct
24

Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship in Legal Ethics Jurist-In-Residence Featuring  Justice Jeff Brown, Texas Supreme Court

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Presenting: Living Greatly in the Law: Traditional Ideals for the Electronic Age
OCT
14

Annual Update on Texas Water Law & Endangered Species

Location: University of Houston Law Center
OCT
13

"Ethical & Legal Issues in End of Life Care"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
OCT
13

English law and its use in petroleum contracts by Peter Roberts.

Location: University of Houston Law Center
OCT
07

FIRST INTER-AMERICAN HYDROCARBON REGULATORS DIALOGUE

Location: University of Houston Law Center
OCT
06

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association and 
University of Houston Law Center's 32nd Annual Institute on Intellectual Property Law

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Sep
16

Third Annual Houston Conference on
Oil and Gas Investment Arbitration 2016

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Jul
21

Supreme Court Update

Location: University of Houston Law Center
May
18

BROADBAND PRESCRIPTIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH: 
A POLICY CONFERENCE

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Connect2HealthFCC Task Force Partnering with University of Houston Law Center to Host Policy Conference Focused on Broadband and Mental Health
APR
29

Money & Justice: Practical Issues for the Consumer & Commercial Lawyer

Location: University of Houston Law Center
In Cooperation With the Commercial & Consumer Law Section of the Houston Bar Association
APR
23

Specialized Legal Research for Generalist: Tax, Health, and International Law

Location: University of Houston Law Center
A free training workshop in advanced Texas legal research and the application of the latest information technology
APR
22

Emerging Theories of Climate Liability and Enforcement

Location: University of Houston Law Center
APR
21

"On Taxpayers and Wombs: Should Social Medicine Fund Uterus Transplant?"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
APR
08

Zika Virus Workshop: Public Health and Legal Control Measures

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Mar
31

"New International Petroleum Investments and the Assessment of Social and Environmental Issues in the Ecuadorian Amazon"

Location: University of Houston Law Center

Dr. Yvonne Fabara Arias

International Oil and Gas Consultant Former Secretary of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Ecuador

Mar
29

"The Various Facets of Cybersecurity"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA
MAR
28

"Dangerously Close: The West Fertilizer Company Fire and Explosion"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Dr. Kristen Kulinowski U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
MAR
24

IPIL SPRING LECTURE

Location:Coronado Club
Mark Lemley 
William H. Neukom Professor of Law
Stanford Law School 
Rethinking Assignor Estoppel
MAR
21

Jurist in Residence FeaturingJudge George C. Hanks, U.S. Dist. Ct. for the Southern Dist. of Texas

Location: University of Houston Law Center
MAR
04

EENR Lecture Series for Spring 2016
"Shale Development Challenges"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Feb
23

"Future Directions of EU Energy Policy: Energy Union"

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Feb
17

Andrew Young's Making of Modern Atlanta

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Racial Progress - Analyzing the Legal Authority and Barriers When Building Modern Cities
Feb
15

Jurist in Residence Featuring Judge Lee H. Rosenthal, U.S. Dist. Ct. for the Southern Dist. of Texas

Location: University of Houston Law Center
JAN
28

Symposium in Conjunction with the 
2016 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship 

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Topic: Terror - Will You Wear the Shackles?
JAN
27

Jurist in Residence Featuring Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

Location: University of Houston Law Center
JAN
26

Police, Jails, and Vulnerable People Symposium

Location: University of Houston Law Center
Peace officers are eligible to receive 6 hours of TCOLE credit (reported through the UH Downtown Criminal Justice Center)

2015

Nov
13

Water Rights, Energy and Endangered Species: Which Comes First in Texas?

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Nov
12

IP Fall Lecture – Ruth Okediji

Location:Houston, TX
Oct
30

Second Houston Annual Conference Oil and Gas nvestment Arbitration 2015 40 Years of the Lex Petrolea

Location:Four Seasons Hotel – Houston
Oct
16

Fostering Equality: Examining the Legal Issues Facing the LGBT Community

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Oct
02

Rising Tide HTLA Advocacy CLE

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
25

Zealous Advocacy Conference

Location:University of Houston Law Center
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization has approved the course for 14 hours of specialization in Criminal Appellate, Criminal Law, Family Law and Juvenile Law.
Sep
24

31st Annual Intellectual Property Institute

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
24

"Energy and Climate Change Law in the Arctic"

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
18

Race and the Law - Hate Crimes, Confederate Symbols, and Healing the Racial Divide

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
17

Best Practices for Shale Development in Australia and Lessons for Other Countries

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
11

EPA's Clean Power Plan and the Future of Texas Energy

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Sep
09

Pharmaceuticals Without Borders

Location:The University of Texas School of Public Health Reuel A. Stallones Building 1200 Pressler Street, 1st Floor Auditorium Houston, TX
Jul
28

Supreme Court Update Part II

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Jul
15

Supreme Court Update

Location:University of Houston Law Center
May
01

Practicing Family Law

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Apr
25

Essential Legal Information & Technology for Texas Lawyers

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Mar
27

Breaking Down Consumer Credit and Debt

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Feb
13

"Grand Juries, Policing, and Civil Rights"

Location:University of Houston Law Center

2014

Nov
14

"Ethics in Advocacy: Where Rules Meet Reality."

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Oct
03

Practicing Consumer Law

Location:University of Houston Law Center
Apr
26

Essential Legal Information & Technology for Texas Lawyers

Location:University of Houston Law Center