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Covid-19 Related CLEs & Webinars

Below are free CLE programs related to Covid-19. The Course # for each CLE is included in the description of the video on Vimeo. If you have any questions, email Kelli at kelli@austinbar.org.

CLE NAMEDESCRIPTIONLINK
Shelter in Place: What it Means for Austin Companies and their EmployeesWhat does the shelter order mean for Austin companies and their employees? How does the Austin order compare to similar orders entered by cites, counties and states around the country? And when can you leave your house and where can you go?Shelter in Place: What it Means for Austin Companies and their Employees
Tax and Other Business Issues for Law Firms in the Wake of Covid-19This program will cover up-to-the-minute changes to tax laws, filing requirements, and payment deadlines resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as issues practitioners need to be aware of while sheltered in place and working from home.
Tax and Other Business Issues for Law Firms in the Wake of Covid-19
Families First Coronavirus Response ActThe Families First Coronavirus Response Act is a comprehensive legislative package that assists employers, employees, and others during this unique time in history where there are lot of questions and few answers.Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Travis County Civil Courts During the COVID-19 CrisisHon. Amy Clark Meachum, 201st District Court; Hon. Karin Crump, 250th District Court; Hon. Andy Hathcock, Associate Judge; Warren Vavra, Court Administrator; Jacob Stokes, Deputy Court AdministratorTravis County Civil Courts During the COVID-19 Crisis
Insurance Coverage for Businesses’ COVID-19-Related LossesThis CLE will discuss the availability of insurance coverage for COVID-19-related issues under companies’ current policies, including arguments for coverage despite the existence of virus/disease exclusions.Insurance Coverage for Businesses’ COVID-19-Related Losses
Managing COVID-19 Related Construction Delays and DisruptionsMr. Baldwin will discuss how to handle delay and disruption claims caused by COVID-19-related issues on construction projects.Managing COVID-19 Related Construction Delays and Disruptions
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (For the Workplace and Beyond)The lecture by Sanieh Morgan will offer practical tools in assisting nervous system regulation and overcoming the triggers that negatively impact mental health.Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (For the Workplace and Beyond)
Cultivating a Proactive Mindset to Show Value to Clients in an Uncertain TimeSpeaker: Mishell Kneeland, Culhane Meadows PLLCCultivating a Proactive Mindset to Show Value to Clients in an Uncertain Time
Landlord-Tenant Issues and Covid-19This CLE will address residential and commercial landlord-tenant proceedings in Texas, including evictions, in the wake of COVID-19.Landlord-Tenant Issues and Covid-19
Health Law Covid-19 Updatehttps://www.austinbar.org/for-attorneys/online-cles/health-law-covid-19-update/Health Law Covid-19 Update
How Courts in Texas are Responding to COVID-19A panel of state and federal judges and judicial administrators will address how Texas courts are responding to COVID-19 with a particular focus on implications for the appellate practitioner.How Courts in Texas are Responding to COVID-19
Handling Cases in District Court Under the Second Amended Emergency OrderSpeakers: Judge Amy Clark Meachum, Judge Karin Crump, Warren VavraHandling Cases in District Court Under the Second Amended Emergency Order
How to Avoid Malpractice During the Pandemic Speaker: Jett Hanna, Texas Lawyers’ Insurance ExchangeHow to Avoid Malpractice During the Pandemic
Travis County Civil Courts Pilot Jury Trial Program - Keeping the Wheels of Justice in Motion During a PandemicDuring the pilot program, jury selection and the trials will be conducted remotely. To participate, all parties and their attorneys must agree to use the Zoom platform. One-day summary jury trials and remote binding trials that can be tried in less than three days will be prioritized. Join this CLE to learn more about the pilot program.Travis County Civil Courts Pilot Jury Trial Program - Keeping the Wheels of Justice in Motion During a Pandemic
Nuts & Bolts of Handling a Remote Jury Trial in Travis County Civil CourtsDuring the pilot program, jury selection and the trials will be conducted remotely. To participate, all parties and their attorneys must agree to use the Zoom platform. One-day summary jury trials and remote binding trials that can be tried in less than three days will be prioritized. Join this CLE to learn more about the pilot program.Nuts & Bolts of Handling a Remote Jury Trial in Travis County Civil Courts
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