40th Annual General Practice Institute: Criminal Law Update, Ethical Legal Landmines, and Other Current Issues

Legal Area:        Criminal Ethics Litigation Trial Appellate Juvenile
Total Credit Hours:        2.75
Ethics Credit Included:        1.75
Registration Fee:        $65.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2018

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **

CLEonline.com and Baylor Law School, in conjunction with the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the State Bar of Texas, are very pleased to present their Annual General Practice Institute, a special online CLE program, designed to provide important updates, to review recent developments and to discuss current legal issues which are immediately relevant to many general practice areas. This seminar features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Baylor Law School on April 28, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

SPECIALIZATION: Portions of this program dealing with Business Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning and Probate, Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Family Law, Litigation, Malpractice/Professional Liability and School Law are approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for credit towards continuing legal education requirements for certification and recertification in those respective fields.

Subjects and speakers for this course include:


    Larry McDougal
    Law Office of Larry McDougal, Richmond


    Christy Jack
    Varghese Summersett, PLLC, Fort Worth


    Lisa Brown, Houston
    Thompson & Horton, LLP, Houston

  4. The speakers for this course are:

    Larry McDougal, an attorney with the firm of Law Office of Larry P. McDougal, Richmond. An extensive biography for Mr. McDougal may be found at his firm's website.

    Christy Jack, an attorney with the firm of Varghese Summersett, PLLC, Fort Worth. An extensive biography for Ms. Jack may be found at her firm's website.

    Lisa Brown, an attorney with the firm of Thompson & Horton, LLP, Houston. An extensive biography for Ms. Brown may be found at her firm's website.

    The presenter for this course is Prof. Michael Rogers, a member of the law faculty at Baylor Law School. Prof. Rogers joined the faculty in 1984 and became the architect of Baylor's alternative dispute resolution program. He has taught more law school offerings of the course "Alternative Dispute Resolution" than anyone else in the United States. He is an accomplished arbitrator and mediator who has successfully resolved scores of lawsuits. He also serves as chair of Baylor's Professional Sports Counseling Panel, and he is Baylor's Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference. Prior to joining the law faculty at Baylor, he was a founding partner of Gaar & Bell (now Gilmore & Bell), a prominent securities transactions firm, where he served as lead counsel in dozens of private securities transactions and over one hundred public offerings of tax-advantaged securities. While teaching Securities Regulation at Baylor, he has served as consulting counsel in numerous securities lawsuits. He received his law degree from University of Oklahoma School of Law (J.D., 1974), where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an editor of the Oklahoma Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University (B.B.A. 1972), where he was a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Phi Kappa Phi.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE.  Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information.

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