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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Advanced Courses: Guardianship Law and Elder Law
Texas Bar CLE
April 14, 2016
Tax Accounting and Recordkeeping 101: Can I deduct this?
Texas Medical Center Accelerator
March 22, 2016
What Everyone in Business Must Know About Intellectual Property
TREP EXPO
March 18, 2016
Tax and Entity Selection 101: Tax Concerns, Owner Payments and Conversions
Texas Medical Center Accelerator
March 17, 2016
Patents and Export Control Compliance: Managing Risk and Avoiding Unintentional Violations
Strafford CLE Webinar
March 3, 2016
Hurricane Breakaways: Rig Owner Duties, Liabilities and Defenses
IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference - Houston
March 2, 2016
Business Tax Deductions and Recordkeeping 101: Answers to the Ever Important Question "Can I deduct this?"
Neighborhood Community Centers
February 17, 2016
International Tax Update
International Tax Study Group, Houston CPA Society
February 17, 2016
Foreign Financial Institution Reporting: Are You Ready for the 2016 FATCA Deadlines
Strafford Webinar
February 3, 2016
Products Liability Issues in the Oil Patch
State Bar of Texas, Oil and Gas Disputes - Houston
January 28, 2016
Electronic Case Filing Best Practices
2009 Federal Court Practice Conference - Dallas, Texas
May 2009
Rigs on Walkabout: Hurricane Breakaways!
24th Annual University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference - Houston, presented with Patrick Cooney
January 21, 2016
Individual and Small Business Tax Update
MAP Study Group, Houston Society of CPA's
January 19, 2016
Top 8 Legal and Tax Mistakes Small Businesses and Startups Make
Neighborhood Community Centers
January 19, 2016
Chapter 15 – Cross Border Issues (No Wall Here) and Puerto Rico – A Singular Example of Sovereign Debt
33rd Annual National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado
January 8, 2016
A Model Form Title Opinion: Time for a Revisit?
State Bar of Texas Section Report, Oil, Gas and Energy Law Section, Volume 40, Number 1/Fall 2015
December 11, 2015
Estate Planning 101: What Individuals Need To Have In Place TODAY For TOMORROW  
Pre-Retirement Seminar, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
December 10, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What It Is and How to Protect It
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE - Dallas, TX
November 20, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What It Is and How to Protect It
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE - San Antonio, TX
November 19, 2015
Buy Assets? Sell Equity? Items to Consider When Transacting Flow Through Entities
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE
November 19, 2015
Social Media and the Internet for Small Business
Texas Society of CPAs - Southeast Texas Chapter
November 18, 2015
Collaborative Law: Therapeutic Justice and Social Work Values Taking Root Around the Globe  
National Association of Social Workers, Texas State Conference
November 12, 2015
The IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures
The 18th Annual International Tax Symposium - Houston, TX
November 12, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What it is and How to Protect It
CPE Conference - An Epicurean Education
November 4, 2015
The Affordable Care Act and Fraud and Abuse: Pertinent Provisions Related to Enforcement and Compliance
Texas Hospital Association - Texas Health Conference: Fundamentals of the Affordable Care Act
October 11, 2015
Crowdfunding for Small Business
UHSBDC
October 8, 2015
Economic Credentialing and Peer Review Considerations with Value Based Performance Organization
National Association of Medical Staff Services: 39th Educational Conference & Exhibition
October 7, 2015
Guardianship Ad Litem Certification Program for Guardianship Cases
DBA Probate Section & DVAP
September 28, 2015
Cutting Edge Issues of Retention and Fee Applications
American Bankruptcy Institute 23rd Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, Las Vegas NV
September 11, 2015
What Cancer Patients and their Families Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
Multiple Myeloma Support Group
July 11, 2015
IRS Criminal Investigation Process & Current Areas of Focus
2015 Annual Meeting of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas
June 19, 2015
International Tax Compliance
Houston CPA Society, CPE by the Sea
June 11, 2015 - Austin presented on issues related to foreign bank accounts at the Houston CPA Society CPE by the Sea event June 11. For Austin's presentation on international tax compliance, click here . For Aus...
Deepwater Horizon: Answers to Additional Insured Questions
12th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, San Antonio, Texas
June 11, 2015
Child Support: How to Navigate the Attorney General’s Office and the IV-D Courts
Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group
May 21, 2015
Section 1374(d)(7) Recognition Period
American Business Association
May 8, 2015
Choice of Entity – Tax, Liability and Functional Drivers for Entity Selection
Gray Reed Transactional Section Meeting
April 30, 2015
What’s New With Implied and Unwritten Easements?
AAPL Southwestern Land Institute
April 27, 2015
What's on the Line in King vs. Burwell?
Texas Health Lawyers Association April Membership Meeting
April 1, 2015
Product Failures in the Oil Field
IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference, Houston, Texas
March 18, 2015
Current Professional Fee Issues
32nd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Houston, Texas
February 20, 2015
Common Carrier Issues in the Wake of Denbury
Houston Bar Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section
February 17, 2015
Orange is Not Your Color, How to Stay in the Black: Recent Enforcement Activities Related to Fraud & Abuse, HIPAA and Anti-trust.
HFMA Lone Star Chapter 2015 Winter Institute
February 2015
Anatomy of a Criminal Tax Case
State Bar of Texas - Tax Law in a Day Course
February 6, 2015
Structuring Physician In-Office Drug Dispensing and Compounding Arrangements
American Health Lawyers Association Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute - co-presented with Rick Hindmand
February 2-4, 2015
Roundtable Discussion on Recent Issues Affecting Physicians
American Health Lawyers Association, Physicians and Hospitals Institute - Sponsored by the Physicians Organization Practice Group
February 3, 2015
Claims Issues – Who says a Claim is a Claim is a Claim?  Equitable Subordination/Recharacterization/Designation
32nd Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 10, 2015
Panel Moderator and Co-Presenter, “Mediating Oil and Gas Disputes in Texas,”
State Bar of Texas Oil and Gas Disputes Course - Houston, Texas
January 8, 2015
Recent Developments in the Ancient Doctrine of Fraudulent Conveyance – It All Started with an Englishman’s Sheep
32nd Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 7, 2015
The AAPL Operating Agreement and the Deadbeat Nonoperator,
Vol. 51, No. 2, Rocky Mt. Min. Law Fdn. J., 327, 2014
December 2014
Healthcare from Head to Toe
Baylor University Hankamer School of Business - Gray Reed & McGraw Healthcare Forum
November 20, 2014
Legislative Protections for Texas Optometrists
EyeCon 2014
November 10, 2014
Practical Approaches to IRS Penalties
DBA Tax Section Annual Meeting
November 3, 2014
Fraud & Abuse Refresher
Forest Park Medical Center Dallas
November 2014
Mastering Data Privacy, Social Media, & Cyber Law Live CLE
PRSA Houston Chapter
October 30, 2014
1031 Exchanges Advanced Presentation
University of Houston Law Center
October 30, 2014 - Austin presented on issues related to 1031 Exchanges at the University of Houston Law Center. Click here for his introductory topics presentation, given on October 23rd. Click here for his advan...
Estate Planning 101:  What Individuals Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow.  
United States Comptroller of the Currency pre-retirement Seminar
October 29, 2014
Representing Clients Who May Be Incapacitated: The Lawyers Role and Ethical Duties
Dallas Bar Association - Probate, Trusts & Estates Section Program
October 28, 2014
1031 Exchanges
University of Houston Law Center
October 23, 2014 - Austin presented on issues related to 1031 Exchanges at the University of Houston Law Center. Click here for his introductory topics presentation, given on October 23rd.
Mastering Data Privacy, Social Media, & Cyber Law Live CLE
Webinar
October 22, 2014
The Key for Collaborative Process to Survive and Thrive Now and in the Future
HBA Collaborative Law Section Meeting
October 21, 2014
Ethical Risks of Attorney Social Media Activity
Strafford CLE
October 7, 2014
Bostic Causation - Texas and Beyond
Harris Martin's Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference - St. Louis, Missouri.
September 18, 2014
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2014 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2014
Insurance Update: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Policyholder's Rights
State Bar of Texas, 10th Annual Advanced Consumer & Commercial Law Course
September 12, 2014
A Whole New World? Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims in Bankruptcy
The Advocate: State Bar of Texas Litigation Section Report, Vol. 68
Fall 2014
International Tax Compliance
Texas Association of CPAs annual meeting
August 15, 2014
Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Issues:  The 2014 OVDP and New Streamlined Procedures
Texas Association of CPAs Annual Meeting
August 15, 2014
Navigating the Tricks and Traps of Tax Issues of U.S. Green Card and Visa Residents
Texas Association of CPAs Annual Meeting
August 15, 2014
Discovery: The New “New Rules”, Electronically Stored Information, Objections and Drafting Tips - Kyle Sanders and Chloe Walker, paper co-author
39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
August 5, 2014
The Affordable Care Act, Uncompensated Care, and How it Will Impact Your Physician Client Practices
Dallas Bar Association Health Law Section Monthly Meeting
August 2014
When Your Client is Suspected of Tax Fraud...
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants - Fort Worth Chapter
July 31, 2014
Panelist:  Advertising Sweepstakes and Contests for Social Media for 2014 and Beyond Webcast CLE
The Knowledge Congress
July 23, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 4
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, El Paso, Texas
July 18, 2014
Legislative Update
State Bar College 16th Annual Summer School
July 17, 2014
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need To Have In Place TODAY For TOMORROW
Baylor University Medical Center Patients and Cvetko Center Staff
June 21, 2014
Employment Taxes – A Potential Nightmare
Tax Alliance Conference - Plano, Texas
June 11, 2014
One Size Doesn’t Fit All - Implementing an Effective Compliance Program
LeadingAge
May 2014
Real Life Compliance Scenarios
HFMA Lone Star Chapter Major League Institute, Arlington, Texas
May 19, 2014
Child Support: There’s Never Enough
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Seminar CLE; South Texas College of Law
May 16, 2014
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
2014 Convergence Seminar, Dallas CPA Society
May 8, 2014
AAPL Form 610-Horizontal Modifications
Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Annual Saturday Workshop
May 3, 2014
Fraud & Abuse / Physician Employment Agreement
Forest Park Medical Center, Legal Seminar
April 29, 2014
Health Care Fraud and Abuse
HFMA Lone Star Chapter, Central Texas Institute, Temple, Texas
April 25, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 3
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, Arlington, Texas
April 18, 2014
Nonprofit Compensation: Risks, Rules and Best Practices
Nonprofit Law Study Group - Dallas Bar Association
April 16, 2014
Recent Settlements and Developments (Stark and Anti-Kickback Statutes) and Key Issues Affecting Physician/Hospital Relationships
Dallas Bar Association
April 16, 2014
Fraud & Abuse / Physician Employment
Texas Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
April 11, 2014
Impact of Social Media on the Law
University of Houston Law Center Legal Clinic
2014
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
Denton County Bar Association
April 4, 2014
EPCRS Rev. Proc. 2013-12: Riding the Waves of Change
Dallas Bar Association
April 2, 2014
Health Care Mergers and Governance Issues
JDH Group Annual Meeting
April 2, 2014
Additional Insured Provisions in Oil & Gas Contracts:  Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
The University of Texas School of Law 40th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, Houston, Texas
March 28, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 2
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration Seminar Series Wichita Falls, Texas
March 14, 2014
The AAPL Operating Agreement and the Deadbeat Non-Operator
North Houston Association of Professional Landmen
March 13, 2014
The Intersection Between Family Law and Business Entities and Real Estate Law
28th Annual Family Law Conference, South Texas College of Law.
March 6, 2014
Physician Employment Contracts and Stark/Anti-Kickback
Forest Park Medical Center and the Texas Orthopaedic Association
March 6, 2014
Recent Developments in Indemnity and Insurance Law—Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
2014 International Risk Management Institute’s Energy Risk and Insurance Conference, Houston, Texas
March 5, 2014
The Intersection Between Family Law and Business Entities and Real Estate Law
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 3, 2014
A Top 10 Rundown of International Tax Compliance
Tax Law Survey in a Day - State Bar of Texas, Dallas, Texas
February 28, 2014 - A Rundown of the Top 10 International Tax Traps A Top 10 Rundown of International Tax Compliance
The Final Report of the ABI National Ethics Task Force, Including Best Practices for Creditors’ Committee Solicitation
31st Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Houston, Texas
February 21, 2014
Enforcement of Court Orders
2014 Judicial Winter Regional Conferences
February 20, 2014
The Knowledgeable Health Care Consumer
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 15, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 1
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration & HFMA Lone Star Chapter; 2014 West Texas Seminar, Lubbock, Texas
February 10, 2014
Keeping Your Trade Secrets Secret
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen
February 3, 2014
Bobsledding: Steering Around Prior Bad Actors – Litigation Following Fraud and Other Misconduct The Battle For D&O Proceeds in Bankruptcy
ABI Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Denver, Colorado
January 23, 2014
Claims Property Issues
Aon Energy Risk Symposium (Presented with Brett Flande, Christopher Dye, Ronald Hajjar and Jeremy Palmer)
January 15, 2014
And the Hogs Just Get Fatter:  Make Whole Premiums and Other Lender “Fees,” Default Interest and Penalties
31st Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 8, 2014
Employment/Engagement Contracts
Advanced Family Law Drafting Course
Dec. 2013
Challenge the IRS - A "How-To" Manual on Tax Controversies
Accounting Continuing Professional Education Network Tax Institute Webcast
December 4, 2013
Selected Issues Involving Art and Other Collectibles
Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
November 26, 2013
IRS Whistleblowers: The Good, the Bad and the Criminal
60th Annual CPA Tax Institute by the Texas Society of CPAs
November 21-22, 2013
Privacy Laws & Legislation
Houston Interactive Marketing Association
November 19, 2013
Deepwater Horizon: Game Changing Indemnity and Insurance Rulings
2013 LRM Energy Forum Houston, TX
November 19, 2013
Trends in Project Finance for Oil & Gas Production
Gray Reed & McGraw Energy Forum and CLE
November 19, 2013
Physician Employment Contracts and Stark/Anti-Kickback Legal Seminar
Texas Orthopaedic Association
November 13, 2013 - See Ashley's presentation here .
‘Til Death Do Us Part?: Child Support Enforcement after Death
co-presenter at the Burta Rhoads Rayborn Inns of Court
November 11, 2013
Joint Operating Agreements and Claims Against Operators
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
November 2013
Trawling for Taxpayers: An Update on the Tightening Net of FBAR and FATCA Compliance
State Bar of Texas 16th International Tax Symposium
November 7-8, 2013
The Employee Life Cycle
Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Partners in Courage Luncheon
October 30, 2013
Insurance Coverage in the Oil Patch:  Insurance Coverage in the Oil Patch The Deepwater Horizon Rulings
UT Law 22nd Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Presented with John M. Elsley)
October 18, 2013
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
TEXO and CMFA Meeting
October 17, 2013
"How-To” Manual on Tax Controversies - Notice of Deficiency, Notice of Determination, and Tax Litigation
Tax Webinar
October 16, 2013
Recent Developments in Indemnity and Insurance Law—Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
Client Presentation, Houston, Texas
October 11, 2013
Project Finance Trends for Oil Exploration Projects
Lexwork Corporate Business Meeting
October 2013
S Corporation Updates
ABA Tax Section Conference
September 20, 2013
How to Try a Business Torts Case–From Voir Dire to Verdict
Texas Bar CLE 4th Annual Business Torts Institute panel discussion
Sept. 20, 2013
2013 Legislative Update – Healthcare
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, 2013 Annual Fall Symposium
September 16, 2013
Child Support
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program Family Law Conference
2013
Contempt Enforcement "Trial Demonstration"
State Bar of Texas - 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
August 5-8, 2013
The Clean Energy Company Bankruptcy: Here to Stay?
ABI Technology and Intellectual Property Committee Newsletter
August 5, 2013
A Legal Guide to Family Law
Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida, Inc. & United Way of South Florida
July 30, 2013
Learning How to Get Along: How to Avoid Lengthy and Expensive Conflicts
National Bar Association 88th Annual Convention
July 30, 2013
Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act
ObamaCare Tax and Accounting Forum
July 29, 2013
There is a New Game in Town - Collaborative Process for the Sports Professional
Dallas Bar Association
July 25, 2013
Things You Need to Know about HIPAA Changes in 2013
Medical Center Arlington Office Manager Luncheon, Arlington, Texas
July 24, 2013
Common Health Care Compliance Issues for Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, Dallas, Texas - Government Reimbursement Medicare/Medicaid Seminar
June 21, 2013
Establishing A Law Firm: Selecting an Entity and Setting It Up
State Bar of Texas – Annual Meeting – Law Practice Management
June 21, 2013
Knowing Your Patient: Evolving Risks & Affordable Care
Healthcare Educational Seminar, Dallas, Texas
May 23, 2013
Waving the Red Cape at the Charging Bulls
Leading Age, Austin, Texas
May 21, 2013
A Musician's Guide in Forming Contracts with Producers
University of Houston Jazz Music Program
May 15, 2013 - Ben L. Aderholt presented a paper with contract forms to the University of Houston Jazz Music class on May 15, 2013 in New Orleans.  The talk was designed to give musicians and performers guidance in...
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
North Dallas Bar Association
May 14, 2013
What You See Is Not Always What’s There – Legal Considerations for Optometrists
Dallas County Optometric Society, Dallas, Texas
May 14, 2013
What You See Is Not Always What’s There – Legal Considerations for Optometrists
Dallas County Optometric Society, Dallas, Texas
May 14, 2013
S Corporation Updates
ABA Tax Section Conference
May 9, 2013
IRS Practice Collections: Fresh Start Initiative
Dallas CPA Society Convergence 2013 Conference Panelist
May 8, 2013
Top 5 Legal Issues You Should Know Before You Practice Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Department , UT Southwestern Medical School
May 8, 2013
Waving the Red Cape at the Charging Bulls
LeadingAge
May 2013
IRS Whistleblowers and Divorce - The Good, The Bad and The Criminal
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section Luncheon
April 10, 2013
Recent Changes in Innocent Spouse Relief
Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section Luncheon
April 3, 2013
Crowdfunding for Small Business
University of Houston Small Business Development Center
March 26, 2013
Geographical Restrictions
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 2013
How to Select the Right Entity for Your Client
Texas Bar CLE, Essentials of Business Law 2013
March 14, 2013
The New Rules: Dismissals and Expedited Actions
Dallas Bar Association Business Litigation Section
March 12, 2013
Health Care Reform Update
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, Wichita Falls
March 8, 2013
Practical Tips and Tricks for FBAR Compliance:  A Hands-on Guide for Navigating the FBAR Reporting Regime
Houston International Tax Forum
March 7, 2013
Fundamentals of Title Examination
Fort Worth COPAS Chapter Joint Interest/Audit Committee
February 2013
Hydraulic Fracturing Risks: The Current Thinking
International Risk Management Institute's Energy Risk and Insurance Conference
March 4, 2013
Hot Topics in Maritime Litigation: Key Supreme Court and Circuit Court Cases, Emerging Trends and What to Expect in the Year Ahead
Forum on Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Litigation, American Conference Institute
February 27, 2013 - Gray Reed's Julia Palmer is a speaker for the Second Annual Forum on Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation hosted by the American Conference Institute.  The Forum will begin on Wednesday, Februa...
Preemption Issues: Urban Drilling is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Energy Leadership Series
February 26, 2013
ERISA, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
February 20, 2013
Health Care Reform: Ready or not, Here it Comes
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 16, 2013
Recent Changes to IRS Innocent Spouse Relief
Collin County Bar Association
February 15, 2013
Essential Construction Contract Provisions
Sterling Real Estate Development and Construction Law Seminar
January 17, 2013
“Partnership Agreement Drafting Implications of Section 704(c),”
Tax Executive Institute Conference, Houston, TX,
January 7, 2013
Series LLCs
Houston Tax Executive Institute Conference
January 2013
Claims Review Panel
Texas Land Title Institute
December 2, 2011, December 6, 2012
Creating, Attacking and Defending Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Agreement
Probate, Trusts & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association
November 29, 2012 - In his presentation on Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Agreements, Norm Lofgren explores: (i)  the legal requirements for a marriage in Texas; (ii) Texas community property / separate property law; (iii...
Legally Social: Asking the Hard Legal Questions
Social Media Breakfast Houston
November 9, 2012 - Legally speaking, social media isn’t as much of a Wild West Frontier as it once was. Case law is starting to catch up with the reality on the ground and there is a lot more being defined, even as we ...
Alimony in Texas: It's Time to Pay
J.L. Turner Legal Association
November 8, 2012
Health Care Reform: Ready or Not Here It Comes
Baylor University Institute of Small Business, Family Business of the Year Banquet
November 8, 2012
Sorting Out the New Rules and Regulations Regarding FATCA, FBARs and Form 8938
State Bar of Texas International Tax Symposium
November 2012
Amendments to the Family Code - 1 Year Later
Dallas Bar Association - Pro Bono Week
October 24, 2012
Tips for Maximizing Networking Events
Texas A&M Maritime Student Propeller Club, Galveston, Texas
October 23, 2012
Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy
University of Houston Law Center Conference
October 19, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw associate Chloe Walker will be speaking at the University of Houston Law Center Conference "Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy" on Friday, October 19, 2012...
Shale Gas Development: Developing Risks and Litigation
Client Presentation, Richmond, Virginia
October 17, 2012
Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas: "A-Z on E-Discovery: What Does the Future Hold?"
Texas Advance Paralegal Seminar
October 4, 2012
Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon: Indemnity in the Offshore Oil Patch
Tenth Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market. Hamilton, Bermuda
October 3, 2012
The Disability System: A Guide to Finding Additional Services for Your Client
University of Houston Law Center for Children, Law & Policy Conference
October 2012
Health Care Reform and the Hearing Industry
Audigy Group's Team Summit
September 27, 2012 - Audigy Group is a hearing care management company launched to assist independent practice owners in preserving and growing their businesses in an increasingly competitive environment of industry cons...
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2012 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2012
Legal Issues Arising From Shale Gas Development
CLE Program
September 20, 2012
Oil & Gas: The Legal Environment
2012 Chartis Risk Manager Advisory Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana
September 11, 2012
Bakken Booyah: Some Selective Differences in North Dakota and Texas Oil and Gas Law
South Texas College of Law 25th Annual Energy Law Institute
August 29, 2012
Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Houston, Texas
August 22, 2012
Recent Legislative Changes in Lien Law
27th Annual Real Estate Law Conference at South Texas School of Law
June 7, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney, Ben Aderholt, will be speaking at the 27th Annual Real Estate Law Conference at South Texas School of Law on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Mr. Aderholt will discuss "Recent Legislative ...
Environmental Exposures
Willis Energy Houston North American Energy Conference (Presented with Daniel Mason, David Wilson and Dan Gunderson)
May 15-17, 20, 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing & Shale Gas: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Hartford, Connecticut
May 14, 2012
Shale Gas & Hydraulic Fracturing: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Jersey City, New Jersey
May 7, 2012
Emmott Speaks to HBA Collaborative Law Section
Houston Bar Association
April 17, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney, Jack H. Emmott, III, will be speaking to the Houston Bar Association's Collaborative Law Section on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012. Mr. Emmott will discuss "Collaborative Process for t...
Independent Contractor and Tax Concerns
American Association of Professional Landmen
April 17, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney, Michael Kelsheimer, spoke to the American Association of Professional Landmen at the 2012 AAPL Southwest Land Institute on April 17th. Mr. Kelsheimer discussed "Misadventures in M...
Developments in Insurance Coverage for the Maritime Industry: Claims Trends, Underwriting Considerations, Risk Assessments, Indemnification Provisions, and More
Admiralty and Maritime Litigation Forum, Houston, Texas (Presented with George Boothby, Shawn A. Voyles, Edward F. LeBreton, III and Stephen V. Rible)
March 29-30, 2012
Shale Gas and Litigation: Who is Suing Who and For What Reason?
Shale-Gas Development and Water Issues - Solutions to Energy Industry Water Needs for Shale-Gas Development & Operation and Long-Term Water Resources Sustainability Symposium, Austin, Texas
March 23, 2012
A Quick Look at Mandamus
Collin County Bar Association Appellate Section
March 15, 2012
Supervised Visitation Program, Child Protective Services, & Special Appointments
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 2012
Shale Gas Development: Claims, Coverage Issues and New Wordings
Emerging Trends in Casualty Coverage Seminar, London, England
March 8, 2012
The Bankruptcy Implications of a Court-Ordered Buyout for Shareholder Oppression: Is It a Remedy at All?
64 Baylor L. Rev. 594
Spring 2012
Frack to the Future
Marsh Upstream Energy Risk Management Seminar, Houston, Texas
February 23, 2012
The Health Care Reform Act
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 15, 2012 - On February 18th, Pat Souter will be speaking on The Health Care Reform Act at The People's Law School at Baylor University in Waco, TX. The People's Law School offers a half-day curriculum of cour...
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
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
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
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...
LRM Attorneys Speak on Downsizing Work Force
Institute of Management Accountants
February 19, 2009 - Cleveland Clinton and Brent Dyer, both Members at Gray Reed & McGraw, will present on "Trimming the Fat without Becoming the 'Biggest Loser - Downsizing Your Work Force in a Down Economy" at the In...
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
Credibility with the Court
Collin County Bar Association Appellate Section
Apr. 13, 2007
IRS Problems with Marriage and Divorce: getting to the Innocent Spouse Claim
State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation
March 2, 2007
Anatomy of a Criminal Tax Case
State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation
February 16, 2007
Practical Concerns for Seafarers and Homeland Security
The University of Texas 15th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Presentation with Frank Goyner, Robert T. Miller and Robert Ream III)
September 29, 2006
The Future of Legal Practice
Dallas Bar Association, 2006 Bench-Bar Conference
Sept. 29, 2006
Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure
Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section, Annual CLE Program
Aug. 18, 2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Dallas 2006
Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section, Annual CLE Program
Aug. 18, 2006
Legal Writing/Writing for DBA's Headnotes
Dallas Bar Association Minority Business Development Initiative
Aug. 4, 2006
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2006
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Apr. 20, 2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Houston
Houston Bar Association, Appellate Section
Feb. 22, 2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century
Tarrant County Bar Association Appellate Section
Nov. 18, 2005
The Case of the Mauvaise Chance - A Simulation of the Resolution of a Maritime Conflict:  How Technology and Neutral Experts Can Facilitate Resolution
Conference of the Americas - City of Knowledge, Panama City, Panama (Presentation with Charles R. Dunn and Daniel Pipitone)
October 19, 2005
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century
State Bar of Texas, 19th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course
Sept. 9, 2005
Legal Ethics
Moderator - Dallas Bar Association Law Student Professionalism Conference
May 26, 2005
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Dallas 2004
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Dec. 16, 2004
Statesmen for the Constitution - Mesquite
Mesquite Bar Association
Nov. 17, 2004
The New Rules: Interlocutory Appeals & Stays, Conflict Jurisdiction, Appeal Bonds, & Interest Rates
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Nov. 20, 2003
Has Comparative Fault Swallowed Ryan?  The Future of Implied Contract/Tort Indemnity in Maritime Law
The University of Texas 12th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Diana M. Brockman)
September 26, 2003
Legal Writing/Writing for Headnotes
Dallas Bar Association Publications Committee
2003 - 2005
Statesmen for the Constitution - Rockwall
Rockwall County Bar Association, 2003 Annual Dinner
May 17, 2003
Indemnity on the Outer Continental Shelf
The University of Texas 10th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
October 18, 2002
Key Issues Involved in Effectively Settling a Marine Personal Injury Action
American Trial Lawyers Association 2002 Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia (co-authored with R. Dean Gresham)
July 20-24, 2002
The Microsoft Decision: What’s Next?
Moderator - The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies
July 30, 2001
Contractual Risk Transfer in the Maritime Industry
University of Texas 9th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with R. Dean Gresham)
September 2, 2000
Ethical Advice Attorneys Can Give Their Clients and Employees and Unethical Advice They Can’t (Shouldn't) Give
South Texas College of Law, Preventing and Responding to the Maritime Emergency, Houston, Texas (Co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
July 21, 2000
Ethical Dilemmas in Marine Insurance Coverage – Four (or More) Repeat Offenders
Mariners Club Seminar, Houston, Texas (co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
January 13, 2000
Women in Law Firm Leadership: Cooperative and Successful Client Development
Texas Women Lawyers, Houston, Texas
July 22, 1999
Marine Employers Liability
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Houston, Texas
April 29, 1999
Recent Developments in Legislation and in Case Law in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits and in Maritime Arbitration Cases
Tulane New Orleans Maritime Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
January 20-21, 1999
Offshore Employers’ Liability: The Boundaries among LHWCA and Other Remedies (Jones Act, General Maritime Law and State Workers' Compensation Acts)
University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
September 18, 1998
Maritime Women
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association International Conference, New York, New York
September 16-18, 1998
Legal Advice:  When to Ask, What to Expect
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association International Conference, New York, New York
September 16-18, 1998
Competitiveness of U.S. Ports in the World Marketplace
WISTA USA, Inc. Annual Breakfast Panel Discussion, New York, New York
April 30, 1998
Tort Liability of Dual Capacity Employers Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Acts
University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
September 19, 1997
US LHWCA and Dual Capacity
Houston Institute of Marine Underwriters Risk Seminar, Houston, Texas
May 21, 1997
Maritime Toxic Torts - Developments Since Castorina v. Lykes Bros. S.S., Inc.,
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
March 14-15, 1996
The Effect of an Insured’s Bankruptcy on Indemnity and Coverage: Can a Plaintiff Recover from a Defendant in Bankruptcy Who is Insured by an Indemnity Policy?
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
April 7-8, 1994
Handling Longshore Claims
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
October 17-18, 1991
Wages, Wage Loss and Alternative Employment
Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Seminar, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Steve L. Roberts)
September 21-22, 1989
Ethics: Best Practices for Lawyers Working with Landman
Proceedings of the 59th Annual Institute of Mineral Law, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (2012)