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Innocent Spouse Update
Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section
February 2012
Economic and Tax Issues in Drafting Partnership Agreements
CPE Presentations
(multiple dates)
Indubitable or Not: 363 Sales, Credit Bidding and a Split in the Circuits (Clash of the Titans)
29th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 4, 2012
Know Before You Sign - What to look for in a Physician Employment Contract
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Department , UT Southwestern Medical School
December 2011
Insurance Issues Arising Out of Hydraulic Fracturing Operations
Legal, Regulatory & Environmental Challenges of Hydraulic Fracturing Summit, Houston, Texas
December 8, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing 101: A Primer for In-House Counsel, EAS Specialists and Their Advisors
Legal, Regulatory & Environmental Challenges of Hydraulic Fracturing Summit, Houston, Texas (Presented with Brannon Robertson)
December 7, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing
Client Presentation, Hamilton, Bermuda
December 1-2, 2011
Eccentric Orbits - Selected Tax and Planning Issues Involving Oil & Gas Interests
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section
November 16, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing – Environmental Risks
Live Webcast, Santa Monica, California (Presentation with Earl Hagström and Anna Shimko, Daniel Mason, Jeremy Palmer)
November 15, 2011
Title Commitments – 101
Bankers’ Boot Camp sponsored by Risk Management Association – Gulf Coast Chapter
November 2011
Online Marketing to Minors: Legal Pitfalls and Ramifications
Lawlines
November 8, 2011 - In cooperation with Lawlines, Travis Crabtree presented a webinar titled "Online Marketing to Minors: Legal Pitfalls and Ramifications" on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Travis explained the Federal Tr...
Navigating the U.S. Withholding Regulations and Surviving IRS Examination
State Bar of Texas' 14th Annual International Tax Symposium
November 4, 2011 - Deidra Hubenak will be a featured speaker at the State Bar of Texas' 14th Annual International Tax Symposium this November and will be discussing "Navigating the U.S. Withholding Regulations and Surv...
Emmott to Discuss Collaborative Divorce
25th Annual Personal Financial Planning Conference
October 25, 2011 - On October 25, 2011, Jack Emmott will be speaking on "Collaborative Divorce: Dividing the Wealth Without Destroying It" at the 25th Annual Personal Financial Planning Conference in Houston, Texas. J...
Hydraulic Fracturing – Developing Exposure & Litigation Issues
Client Presentation, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 11, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing - Developing Claims and Litigation
Ninth Annual Hot Topic Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 11, 2011
Law Governing the Development, Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable(TOWER) and Offshore Wind Law (OWL) Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
October 3-4, 2011
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2011 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2011
Tax Update for the Energy Industry
Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA's Energy Seminar
August 30, 2011 - On August 30, 2011, Deidra Hubenak will be speaking on "Tax Update for the Energy Industry" to the Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA's Energy Seminar. Deidra is a licensed attorney and a C...
Online defamation and investigations: What the law can and cannot do for you
United Way Community Resource Center
August 12, 2011 - On August 12, 2011, Travis Crabtree will be speaking on "Online defamation and investigations: What the law can and cannot do for you" at the United Way Community Resource Center. Travis Crabtree ...
Morris Speaks on Family Law - Legislative Update
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
July 6, 2011 - William Morris will be Speaking on Family Law Legislative Update at the Houston Bar Association Family Law Section Luncheon.
Morris Speaks on Family Law Legislative Update
June 24, 2011 - William Morris be giving the Family Law Legislative Update at the State Bar of Texas Annual Convention.
Family Law Legislative Update in Houston
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
June 10, 2011 - William Morris will be speaking at the UT Family Law Legislative Update in Houston.
Hydraulic Fracturing: Developing Exposure & Coverage Issues
Client Presentation, London, England
June 7-10, 2011
Business Start-Up and Going to the Next Level
Gray Reed & McGraw Webinar Series
May 19, 2011 - ONLINE RECORDING - WMV  |  MP4 Everyone has a great idea, but do you have access to the resources to make it happen and then succeed? Gray Reed & McGraw presents a free brown bag webinar for start...
Paying the Piper - Child Support Issues
2011 Family Law Seminar
May 13, 2011 - William Morris will be speaking at the upcoming 2011 Family Law Seminar on May 13, 2011. Topic: Paying the Piper - Child Support Issues More Details to Come.
Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Gray Reed Brown Bag Webinar Series
May 10, 2011 - The Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission have dramatically increased their efforts to prosecute companies under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. If your company operates out...
Three Key Onshore & Offshore Energy Issues
Bermuda Insurance Institute, Hamilton, Bermuda
May 3, 2011
Ken Anderson Presenting for CFA
Southwest Chapter Event
April 19, 2011 - CFA - Southwest Chapter is presenting Field Examination School April 19 and 20th, followed by a half day legal documentation course on April 21st. CPE and CLE credits are available for attendees. Ke...
Hydraulic Fracturing: Understanding and Managing the Risk
Client Presentation, Princeton and Jersey City, New Jersey, and New York, New York
April 11-12, May 5, 2011
Speaker - "Creative Drafting of Family Law Documents"
25th Annual Family Law Conference
April 8, 2011 - Kate McConnico will be speaking at the South Texas College of Law's 25th Annual Family Law Conference on "Creative Drafting of Family Law Documents".  The event will take place on April 8, 2011 from ...
Speaker - Smart Women Take Smart Risks
Texas Diversity Conference
April 7, 2011 - Sofia Adrogue will be a panelist at the upcoming Texas Diversity Conference. Topic: Smart Women Take Smart Risks When: April 7th Where: Texas Diversity Conference, Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront, Rockw...
Rainmaking When The Sky is Falling, Beauty Pageants, and the Art of Relationships
6th Annual Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys Conference
March 31, 2011 - Sofia Adrogue will be speaking at the 6th Annual Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorney's Conference in Washington D.C. Topic: Rainmaking When The Sky is Falling, Beauty Pageants, and th...
Impact of Tax Reform Act 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
Brown Bag Webinar Series
March 21, 2011 - Impact of Tax Reform Act 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving Brown Bag Webinar Series Please join Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Greg Sampson and Chris Harris as they discuss the new Tax Re...
Hydraulic Fracturing – Developing Exposures and Coverage Issues
Developing Issues in US/UK Casualty Insurance Seminar, London, England
March 10, 2011
Do Not Track & Search Marketing
SMX Search Marketing Expo
March 8, 2011 - Travis Crabtree will be speaking at the upcoming SMX Search Marketing Expo in San Jose, California on March 8, 2011. Do Not Track & Search Marketing These days, we rely heavily on tracking and a...
Incentive Trusts - Control from the Grave
East Texas Estate Planning Council
March 3, 2011 - Topic : " Incentive Trusts - Control from the Grave " The presentation was a discussion of the use of "incentive trusts" (trusts designed to encourage or discourage specific future behavior by the t...
Important Tax Implications of Bankruptcy
Dallas CPA Society
February 28, 2011
Credibility with the Court - Sherman
Grayson County Bar Association
Feb. 23, 2011
506(c) Surcharges of the Secured Creditor—A Way to Get Counsel Paid
28th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 5, 2011
Child Support: It’s Only Income if You Can Find It
Advanced Family Law Course, State Bar of Texas
2011
Equitable Subordination, Recharacterization, Rule 2019 and Other Claims Issues
25th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
December 2, 2010
A Client's Right To Privacy And A Lawyer's Duty To Keep It That Way
Brown Bag Webinar Series
November 17, 2010 - The "right to privacy" is a mysterious and often misunderstood legal concept. Most Americans believe that the right to privacy is as sacrosanct as the right of free speech and the freedom of religion...
Products Liability in the Offshore Oil Patch
19th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
November 10, 2010
Evaluating the Risks of Corporate Entry into the Social Media World
Law Seminars International Workshop
October 28, 2010 - Travis Crabtree will be speaking at Law Seminars International's Workshop on Social Media Law on October 28, 2010. This conference provides an intensive look at social media's evolution with busines...
Dealing with Adverse Content and Activity on Other People's Sites: Tips for Protecting Your Company's Image and Reputation
Law Seminars International Workshop
October 28, 2010 - Joel Thompson will be speaking at Law Seminars International's Workshop on Social Media Law on October 28, 2010 This conference provides an intensive look at social media's evolution with business r...
Select Bankruptcy Issues in Oil & Gas
Texas Wesleyan School of Law Energy Symposium
Fall 2010
Law Governing the Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
Texas Offshore Wind Energy Conference (TOWER) and Offshore Wind Law (OWL) Conference, Houston, Texas
October 22, 2010
The Public Policy of Mobile Health: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Mobile Health Expo
October 19, 2010 - Andy Meyercord will be speaking on the topic of "The Public Policy of Mobile Health: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" at the Mobile Health Expo in Las Vegas on October 19th. Date : Tuesday, Octo...
Recent Iranian Sanctions and its Effect on the Petroleum Industry and Your Company
Gray Reed Brown Bag Webinar Series
October 15, 2010 - In late June 2010, the United States passed stringent sanctions against Iran that further restrict investment in Iran's energy sector and cracks down on federal contractors that do business with Iran...
Products Liability in Marine and Offshore Markets
Eighth Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 13, 2010
Production of Bank of Records by Subpoena or Otherwise
Texas Association of Bank Counsel 34th Annual Convention
October 2010
Liability and Coverage Exposures from Property Damage Catastrophe Claims
Client Presentation, London, England
October 6, 2010
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2010 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Sept. 2010
Consumers Right to a Jury Trial
Texas Law Center in Austin, TX
August 17, 2010 - On August 17, 2010, Preston Kamin will be presenting a webcast on his article titled, "Consumers Right to a Jury Trial" at the Texas Law Center in Austin, TX Upon graduation from law school, Preston...
Social Media and Your Company
Brown Bag Webinar Series
August 4, 2010 - Looking Out and Looking In Looking Out : What happens when your company is being trashed online? What legal actions can I take and should I consider the other options? Looking In : What is...
Credibility with the Court - Grand Prairie
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Annual CLE Program
June 11, 2010
Incentive Trusts - Control from the Grave
May 14, 2010 - On May 14, 2010, Norm Lofgren will be presenting to the Estate Planning Council of North Texas on Incentive Trusts - Control From the Grave. Norm's practice focuses on taxation, estate planning and ...
Duties of Ad Litem Attorneys in Guardianship and Heirship Determinations
DVAP Ad Litem Certification Course
May 2010
Paul Yale Speaks on Title Opinion Requirements
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
April 17, 2010 - Paul Yale will be speaking at the East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen workshop April 17, 2010 on the topic of title opinion requirements. Mr. Yale is board certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral ...
Thoughts on Tax and Estate Planning in the New Age
American Airlines Grey Eagles
April 14, 2010 - On April 14, 2010, Norm Lofgren presented "-W0X0F- Thoughts on Tax and Estate Planning in the New Age" to the American Airlines Grey Eagles. Norm's practice focuses on taxation, estate planning and ...
Brazil: Exploration Results and How to Enter
March 30, 2010 - Aaron Ball and Paula Galhardo will be speaking in a webinar teaching about offshore exploration results and details concerning onshore oil and gas prospectivity. Aaron's practice is concentrated in ...
Getting to the Tipping Point
HBA Collaborative Law Section Meeting
March 16, 2010 - On March 16, 2010, Travis Crabtree will be speaking at HBA Collaborative Law Section Meeting. Travis will be presenting "Getting to the Tipping Point: Marketing Collaborative Practice Through Social ...
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
Baylor Cvetko Center Multiple Myeloma Support Group
March 13, 2010 - On March 13, 2010, Norm Lofgren presented to the Baylor Cvetko Center Multiple Myeloma Support Group on What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow. Norm's pract...
Enforcing Supervised Visitation Orders
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
March 2010
SPEAKER - Agency and Distribution in Latin America
February 11, 2010 - On February 11, 2010, Aaron Ball and Paula Galhardo will be speaking on "Agency and Distribution in Latin America". Latin America has just experienced six years of the highest GDP growth it's had in ...
Adoption, Implementation, and Legal Issues Surrounding Electronic Health Records
Health Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
January 20, 2010 - On January 20, 2010, Darrell Armer presented to the Health Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association. The presentation covered adoption and implementation of electronic health records as well as ince...
Revlon Duties and Empty Voting: Opportunities, Danger or Both?
27th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 4, 2010
Trial of a Benzene Case Conference
Harris Martin Benzene Litigation Conference, New York City
December 9, 2009 - A.M. "Andy" Landry , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was one of 25 lawyers and experts selected from across the country to present Harris Martins "Trial of a Benzene Case Conference" on Dec. 8-9 in ...
President-Elect Obama's Proposed Tax Plan: Are You Prepared
December 5, 2009 - Now that the election is over, are you ready for the new Administration? Curious about the Obama Administration's proposed tax plan? Didn't know about the retroactive tax increase or the higher...
Medical Records Law
Lorman Education Services
December 2, 2009 - On December 2, 2009, Darrell Armer will be speaking on "Medical Records Law". Darrell's practice focuses on commercial transactions, with an emphasis in the health care industry.  His practice ref...
SPEAKER - HR Sourcing Forensics: Digital Due Diligence in the Era of Social Media
December 2, 2009 - On December 2, 2009, Travis Crabtree will be presenting a webinar on "HR Sourcing Forensics: Digital Due Diligence in the Era of Social Media". The era of "social media" with such sites as Facebook o...
What Cancer Patients Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
Baylor University Medical Center
November 7, 2009 - On November 7, 2009, Chris Harris and David Gair will be speaking on "What Cancer Patients Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow". Chris Harris' practice focuses on federal income and estate ta...
McConnico Speaks on Trying Property Cases in Family Law
Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar
October 16, 2009 - On October 16, 2009, Kate McConnico will be speaking to the Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar on "How to Assist Your Attorney in Effectively Trying a Property Case - Family Law". Ms. McConnico, a par...
SPEAKER - The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet
South Texas College of Law
October 9, 2009 - On October 9, 2009, Travis Crabtree will be speaking on "The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet". You've all heard it!  No lawyer or law firm in today's environment can be competitive without takin...
Offshore Energy Insurance ― Is Your Wording Keeping Pace with Technology?
Seventh Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 7, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Hosts a Seminar on International Agency & Distribution: Focus on Latin America
Association of Corporate Counsel - Houston Abogados Corporativos
September 30, 2009 - On September 30, 2009, Aaron Ball and Paula Galahardo presented a seminar on "International Agency & Distribution: Focus on Latin America" to the Association of Corporate Counsel - Houston Abogados C...
Issues Relating to Construction Scheduling and Delays
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
September 22, 2009 - On September 22, 2009, Vernon Howerton will be speaking to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on "legal issues related to construction scheduling and delays". Vernon helps businesses avoid a...
Which Ones Do You Want on the Jury? And Which Ones Do You Strike
The University of Houston Law Foundation
August 13, 2009 - On August 13, 2009, Jim McGraw will be speaking to the The University of Houston Law Foundation "The Jury Trial 2009" CLE on "Which Ones Do You Want on the Jury? And Which Ones Do You Strike". In ...
Travis Crabtree Speaks on Jury Selection
The University of Houston Law Foundation
August 6, 2009 - On August 6, 2009, Travis Crabtree will be speaking to the The University of Houston Law Foundation "The Jury Trial 2009" CLE on "Which Ones Do You Want on the Jury? And Which Ones Do You Strike". ...
Document Retention: The 800 lb. Gorilla
Dallas Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section
June 2, 2009 - On June 2, 2009, Michael Kelsheimer spoke to the Corporate Counsel Section of the Dallas Bar Association on "Document Retention: The 800 lb. Gorilla". Michael's practice focuses on commercial and ...
From Divorce to Second Marriage: Estate Planning and Marital Law Considerations
Dallas CPA Society
May 1, 2009 - On May 1, 2009, Norm Lofgren will be speaking to the Dallas CPA Society on "From Divorce to Second Marriage: Estate Planning and Marital Law Considerations". Norm's practice focuses on taxation, e...
Tricks, Traps and Ploys Used in Construction Scheduling in Texas
April 29, 2009 - Vernon Howerton , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, will present at a one-day construction law seminar on "Tricks, Traps and Ploys Used in Construction Scheduling in Texas". The seminar will take plac...
Credibility with the Court - Rockwall
Rockwall County Bar Association, Bench-Bar Conference
Apr. 24, 2009
Jack Emmott Speaks on Contrasting Litigation and Collaborative Law
Texas Bar Association
March 29, 2009 - Jack Emmott , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, will present at the Texas Bar Association's 2009 Collaborative Law Course on "Contrasting Litigation and Collaborative Law". The conference will take pl...
The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet
Houston Bar Association
March 26, 2009 - Travis Crabtree , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is speaking on "The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet" to the Houston Bar Association on March 26, 2009. To develop business in today’s world, ever...
Travis Crabtree Speaks on Search Engine Legal Issues
Search Marketing Expo
February 11, 2009 - Travis Crabtree, a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, participated on a panel on "Legally Speaking: Recent Legal News About Search Engines" for the Search Marketing Expo. Travis Crabtree brings a unique ...
Jack Emmott Speaks on Representing Sports Professionals
Houston Bar Association, Entertainment & Sports Law Section
January 27, 2009 - Jack Emmott , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, will present at the Entertainment & Sports Law Section of the Houston Bar Association on "Representing Sports Professionals in Family Law Matters". The ...
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place Today and Tomorrow
Cvetko Patient Education Center
November 3, 2008 - Norm Lofgren, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, will be speaking on “What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place TODAY and TOMORROW” at Cvetko Patient Education Center in Dallas on Mo...
International Choice of Law
University of Texas 17th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Co-authored with Monika Moore)
October 24, 2008
Energistics 3rd Annual Standards Summit & Reception
October 23, 2008 - Aaron Ball, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, will be speaking at Energistics 3rd Annual Standards Summit & Reception at the Intercontinental Houston Hotel on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Corporate spon...
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2008
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Sixth Annual Forensics Seminar
Oct. 23, 2008
Dealing with the Ever Changing International Marketplace
Entrepreneurship Institute in Houston
October 21, 2008 - Donald Looper spoke on "Dealing with the Ever Changing International Marketplace" to the Entrepreneurship Institute in Houston on October 21, 2008. 107 Houston-area CEOs and business owners attended ...
Scoundrel, Scalawag, Interloper or Owner: Impacts of Trusts and Estates on Title
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section
September 12, 2008
Lessons Learned from Recent M&A Transactions
5th Annual Association of Corporate Counsel Golf/Spa Event, Las Colinas, Texas
September 5, 2008
When the Form Manual is Silent
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
September 3, 2008 - William Morris , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, gave a speech entitled “When the Form Manual is Silent” to the Houston Bar Association Family Law Section.
Offshore Wind Facilities - What Law Will Apply?
American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2008 Conference & Exhibition, Houston, Texas (Co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
June 2008
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2007
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Fifth Annual Forensics Seminar
Oct. 4, 2007
Credibility with the Court - Austin
University of Texas School of Law, 2007 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference
Oct. 1, 2007
The Law Governing the Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
The University of Texas 16th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference (Presentation with Bradley A. Jackson) (co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
September 28, 2007
Credibility with the Court - Austin 2007
University of Texas School of Law’s 17th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals
May 31, 2007