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Touchdown Planning: Pre-Sale and Post-Sale Strategies for the Business Owner
Merrill Lynch's Conference for Business Owners: M&A Solutions for Privately Held Companies
May 24, 2018
The Balancing Act:  Trade Associations & Antitrust Laws
Leading Builders of America
May 24, 2018
Texas Legislative Update:  Where We Are and Where We’re Headed
Leading Builders of America
May 24, 2018
Sexual Harassment in the Post-Harvey Weinstein Era
Leading Builders of America
May 24, 2018
Bulletproof your Contracts: Understanding and Negotiating Subcontract Clauses
Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association of North Texas
May 16, 2018
You Mean People Go to Jail for That? Hidden Dangers of Handling a Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Investigation
Dallas CPA Society Convergence 2018
May 11, 2018
Crash Course on Employment Law for Executives
Baylor Executive MBA Program – International Business and Public Policy Seminar
May 10, 2018
The Statute of Frauds in Oil and Gas Transactions: Current Issues
Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen
May 3, 2018
Communicating With Your Clients: End of Life Directives and Other Disability Planning Documents
Advanced Elder Law Course, Texas Bar CLE
April 13, 2018
Texas Legislative Issues Facing Housing & Affordability
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials - Texas Chapter - Annual Conference
April 10, 2018
The Lawyer’s Catch 22 – Misappropriated Documents & Trade Secrets
March 28, 2018
The Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas and Beyond
Houston Bar Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section
March 22, 2018
To Pass-Through or Not to Pass-Through? Corporate Entity Planning Post Tax Reform
American Health Lawyers Association
March 12, 2018
Ethical Considerations for the Physician
Christian Health Fellowship
March 12, 2018
Meeting the Standard of Care in an Evolving Project Delivery Environment
Texas Society of Professional Engineers - Denton Chapter
March 9, 2018
From the Alamo to San Jacinto to Austin: The Attorneys Who Fought in the Texas Revolution and Founded the Republic, 1835 to 1845
Texas Supreme Court Historical Society
March 8, 2018
Probate and Guardianship Administration - How to Avoid Common Pitfalls
Dallas Bar Association
March 5, 2018
Legislative Update on Water Law Issues
Texas Bar CLE Water Law 101
February 22, 2018
This Land is Your Land This Land is My Land - Farmout Agreements in Bankruptcy
Next Generation Landmen / Young Professionals in Energy
February 22, 2018
Meeting the Standard of Care in an Evolving Project Delivery Environment
Texas Society of Professional Engineers - Bexar Chapter
February 22, 2018
Law of Hydraulic Fracturing in Texas and Beyond
North Houston Association of Professional Landmen
February 22, 2018
To Waive or Not to Waive (Title Opinion Requirements)
Houston Association of Division Order Analysts
February 21, 2018
Meeting the Standard of Care in an Evolving Project Delivery Environment
Texas Society of Professional Engineers - East Texas Chapter
February 7, 2018
This Land is Your Land This Land is My Land - Farmout Agreements in Bankruptcy
2018 Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law (TJOGEL) Symposium
February 2, 2018
This Land is Your Land This Land is My Land - Farmout Agreements in Bankruptcy
Texas Bar CLE Oil & Gas Disputes
January 26, 2018
Lightning in a Wellbore: The Supreme Court Settles an Unsettled Question in Lightning Oil Co. v. Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC
Texas Bar CLE Oil & Gas Disputes
January 25, 2018
Commercial Litigation and Business Torts Update
Texas Bar CLE 34th Annual Course: Litigation Update Institute
January 12, 2018
Meeting the Standard of Care in an Evolving Project Delivery Environment
Texas Society of Professional Engineers - Fort Worth Chapter
January 11, 2018
Income and Estate Tax Planning Tricks and Traps for Visa Resident and Green Card Holders
Houston CPA Society Tax Expo
January 9, 2018
Tax Issues in Partnership Agreements
Houston CPA Society Tax Expo
January 9, 2018
Are You Saying Someone Could Actually Go To Jail . . . For THAT?
The University of Texas School of Law Tax Conference
December 13, 2017
Ethics and Pitfalls
State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Strategies
December 8, 2017
Top 10 Texas O&G Cases of 2017 (So Far)
HAPL Monthly Luncheon
December 5, 2017
The AAPL Operating Agreement and Deadbeat Non-Operators
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
December 5, 2017
Top 10 Texas O&G Cases of 2017 (So Far)
Lunch and Learn Series with Next Generation Landmen (DAPL) & Young Professionals in Energy
December 4, 2017
Talking About Taxes
Tax Controversy Update Phone Forum
November 29, 2017
Managing Employees in Your Nonprofit Organization
Dallas Bar Association - Nonprofit Law Study Group
November 15, 2017
Bulletproof your Contracts: Understanding and Negotiating Subcontract Clauses
Texas Glass Association - North Texas Division
11/14/2017
Keeping Secrets:  Evidentiary Privileges in Bankruptcy Cases
Dallas Bar Association
October 20, 2017
Legislative Update
National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors 2017 Fall Conference
October 19, 2017
Hot Topics in Health Care Law
American Medical Student Association - Baylor University Chapter
October 17, 2017
What Would You Do: The Ethics & Legality of Invasions of Privacy
Co-Presenter at the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court
October 16, 2017
A Checklist for Commercial Loans
The University of Texas School of Law 51st Annual William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending Institute
September 28, 2017
Top 10 Texas O&G Cases of 2017 (So Far)
AAPL Southwest Land Institute
September 25, 2017
Online Presence: Tips and Policies for Social Media – Legal Issues
Governance of Nonprofit Organizations Course, Texas Bar CLE
August 25, 2017
Spot Light on Lightning Oil v. Anadarko
Dallas Bar Association's Energy Law: Review of Oil & Gas Law XXXII
August 11, 2017
This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land - Farmout Agreements in Bankruptcy
Dallas Bar Association's Energy Law: Review of Oil & Gas Law XXXII
August 10, 2017
Individual and Small Business Tax Update and Thoughts on Future Tax Law Changes
NW Houston Roundtable, Houston CPA Society
July 13, 2017
The Slow Death of the Handshake: Best Practices from a Litigator's Perspective
National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors 2017 Summer Conference
June 15, 2017
Employment Law for Church Business Administrators
The Church Network Certification for Business Administrators
June 15, 2017
Charge It! The 2017 Changes to the Business, Consumer, Insurance & Employment PJC
DBA Trial Skills Section
June 9, 2017
Rotary’s Polio Plus Campaign and the Collaborative Law Process: Therapeutic Healing for the World
Pasadena South Rotary Club
June 7, 2017
Preclusion of Claims Against Professionals in Bankruptcy
Dallas Bar Association Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Meeting
June 7, 2017
Building Trial Skills
National Institute of Trial Advocacy ("NITA")
June 3, 2017
Hot Topics: Including Section 45L Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Residential Construction
NAREC 2017 Annual Financial and Tax Conference
June 1, 2017
IRS Exempt Organization Hot Topics, And a Look of What’s to Come
Convergence 2017
May 12, 2017
Employment Law Basics!! With Cartoons and Entertaining Commentary
Baylor University’s MBA Program
May 9, 2017
Healthcare Law: Applications and Strategies
Baylor University MBA Program
May 9, 2017
Eye on Bankruptcy
American Bankruptcy Institute
April 27, 2017
Texas Nuisance Law After Crosstex v. Gardiner
Dallas Bar Association - Energy Section
April 12, 2017
Title Opinion Formatting and Style
Corpus Christi Landmen Association
April 10, 2017
A Checklist for Closing that Troublesome Loan
Advanced Real Estate Drafting Course - State Bar of Texas
March 23, 2017
Collaborative Lessons from the Iron Lung
State Bar of Texas - Collaborative Law Section
March 2, 2017
The Future of the Affordable Care Act
Texas Health Lawyers Association Roundtable CLE (Dallas)
February 28, 2017
The Future of the Affordable Care Act
Texas Health Lawyers Association Roundtable CLE (Austin)
February 21, 2017
Repeal, Repeal and Replace or What? Current Proposals for Addressing the Affordable Care Act
Baylor University Law School
February 11, 2017
When Does a Gas Dedication Create a Real Property Interest?
Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Symposium
February 10, 2017
New World of Tax Fraud – Attack on Tax Professionals
Dallas CPA Society's Member Appreciation CPE Series
February 9, 2017
Captive Insurance – Playing Between the Lines
Dallas Bar Association - Tax Section
February 6, 2017
Facts and Fiction in the Fracking Debate
ALTAPL Educational Seminar
February 4, 2017
The Occasional Tourists' Guide to the Texas Courts of Appeals
Solo & Small Firm Section, Dallas Bar Association
February 1, 2017
Texas Nuisance Law After Crosstex v. Gardiner
State Bar of Texas Oil Gas and Energy Resources Section, Houston, Texas
January 27, 2017
Hot Issues in Intellectual Property in the Northern and Eastern Districts
Inaugural Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference
January 27, 2017
Bankruptcy Issues Facing the Oil & Gas Industry
State Bar of Texas Oil & Gas Disputes Course, Houston, Texas
January 26, 2017
2017 Energy & Construction Client Summit- Breakout Session
Hosted by AIG
January 25, 2017 - Gray Reed's Darin Brooks spoke at an industry breakout session during the 2017 Energy & Construction Client Summit hosted by AIG in Austin, Texas, January 23-25, 2017. He participated in a panel disc...
Individual and Small Business Tax Update and Thoughts on Future Tax Law Changes
MAPS Study Group, Houston CPA Society
January 24, 2017
What Ever New Practitioner Should Know
UT Southwestern Urology Residents & Fellows
January 24, 2017
Review of Ethical Issues Involving Real Estate Transactions
Houston Real Estate Lawyer’s Council
January 2017
1031 Exchanges
Keller Williams Realty
January 11, 2017
What Every Financial Planner Needs to Know About Tax Law Changes Going into Effect in 2017 and a Look into the Crystal Ball of Tax Law Change
January 10, 2017
Oil and Gas: The Fractured State of the Industry — Opportunities for Us!
34th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado
January 7, 2017
1111(b) Election – A Straightforward Analysis of This Often Misunderstood But Powerful Tool
34th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado
January 5, 2017
Indemnification in Healthcare Contracts: Concepts, Coverage and Clauses
Dallas Bar Association- Health Law Section
November 16, 2016
Fiduciary Duty: When a Business Relationship Becomes a Personal Affair
Insitute of Managerial Accountants- Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
November 15, 2016
The Times, They are A-Changin’: The New World of Tax Fraud Cases
Dallas Bar Association
November 7, 2016
Offshore Compliance Options including OVDP and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures
19th Annual International Tax Symposium
November 3, 2016 - On November 3, 2016, in Dallas and November 4, 2016, in Houston, Austin Carlson and IRS Office of Chief Counsel Attorney Dan Price spoke to attendees at the 19th Annual International Tax Symposium.  ...
The Effect of a Business of Your Personal Taxes and Retirement Plans
Jones School of Business at Rice University
November 3, 2016 - In November 2016, Austin Carlson, spoke to undergraduate students at Rice University Jones School of Business's Foundations of Entrepreneuership class (BUSI 462). The cource is designed to equip stud...
Tax Accounting and Recordkeeping 101
Jones School of Business at Rice University
November 1, 2016 - On November 1, 2016, Austin Carlson, spoke to undergraduate students at Rice University Jones School of Business.  Austin's presentation focused tax accounting and recordkeeping and helping students...
Choice of Entity: Tax, Liability and Function Drivers for Entity Selection
Jones School of Business at Rice University
October 27, 2016 - On October 27, 2016, Austin Carlson, spoke to undergraduate students at Rice University Jones School of Business's Foundations of Entrepreneuership class (BUSI 462). The cource is designed to equip s...
Federal Tax Update: 2016 Year in Review
Houston CPA Society's Personal Financial Planning Conference
October 26, 2016 - On October 26, 2016, Austin Carlson spoke to Houston CPA Society members at the Personal Financial Planning Conference. He provided a federal tax update for 2016. He discussed: Legislative U...
Business and Health Care and the Practice of Law in Texas
Oklahoma City University School of Law-Texas Legal Society
October 14, 2016
Mid-Stream Contracts/Covenants Running with the Land in Bankruptcy Context
Houston Bar Association
September 22, 2016
Offshore Tax Enforcement and Voluntary Compliance Programs
Advanced Tax Law Course, Austin, Texas
September 19, 2016
Transfer Pricing and Cross Border Transactions
2016 U.S./Mexico Conference
July 28, 2016
Tax and Corporate Concerns for Startups
OwlSpark & RED Labs Summer Accelerator Program
June 27, 2016 - On June 27, 2016, Austin Carlson spoke to aspiring entrepreneuers participating in a full-time, three month Summer Accelrator hosted by Rice University's OwlSpark program and University of Houston'...
Official and Ad Hoc Committees: Getting Retained Ethically
33rd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Austin, Texas
June 23, 2016
Panelist of Pro Bono Collaborative Law Process Project for the Poor
Annual Convention State Bar of Texas
June 16, 2016
Failing Equipment and Pipe Products Liability Issues in the Oil Patch
Navigators Insurance Market Seminar
June 9, 2016
IRS Exempt Organization Hot Topics, Including Updates on Rulings and Court Cases
TSCPS Non-Profit Organizations Conference - Plano, TX
May 23, 2016
Fundamentals: For-Profit and Non-Profit Health System Joint Ventures: Structuring Strategic Relationships to Address Market Evolution
American Health Lawyers Association Health Care Transactions Program - co-presented with David Lewis
May 17, 2016