Ethics Jeopardy *** 50% OFF

Legal Area:        Ethics ALL Professional Responsibility
Total Credit Hours:        0.75
Ethics Credit Included:        0.75
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        05/31/2019
Information:        ONLY $10 Code: SAVE50

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Austin Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of legal ethics. This seminar is part of the 25th Annual Bench Bar Conference presented by the Austin Bar Association. A lawyer must always put forth effort into maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct. However, this required maintenance process does not have to be mundane. This presentation provides attorneys with the necessary knowledge needed for their practice, while also incorporating a game show styled theme. Ethics Jeopardy provides a unique combination of both relevant information and entertainment...illustrating that legal ethics can be fun. This course features streaming video and downloadable MP3 audio presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Austin Bar Association on April 17, 2015. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session. This course is approved for .75 MCLE credit hours in legal ethics.

A sampling of some of the subjects covered in this course include:

  • The Texas Lawyer's Creed

  • The Attorney-Client Privilege Test Used in Texas

  • Miranda vs. Arizona

  • What is summation from the Scopes Monkey Trial?

  • The Duty of Confidentiality

The speaker for this course is Ms. Teresa Schneider, an attorney with the firm of Winstead Houston. Since 1990, Ms. Schneider has practiced commercial litigation. She received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1986) and her law degree from the South Texas College of Law (J.D., 1990). Teresa has practiced commercial litigation with Winstead since 1990, handling a wide variety of matters ranging from antitrust to trademark disputes. Teresa's broad range of experience allows her to identify the vast number of issues her clients face and resolve them as expeditiously as possible. Teresa currently serves as Deputy Managing Shareholder of the Houston office. She also serves as Director of Professional Development, responsible for all training and continuing education at Winstead PC. She is the creator of Winstead University, the firm's advanced education program for lawyers and clients responsible for almost 50 presentations a year. She also serves as Director of Winstead's Women's Alliance, after past stints as chair of the Diversity Committee and Pro Bono Coordinator for the firm. She is currently leading the firm's efforts in habeas proceedings in a death penalty case. She also serves as a Neutral Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association in commercial cases.

Teresa Schneider also has experience in:

Complex commercial litigation including bank fraud, lender liability disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, real estate fraud, complex construction disputes, antitrust, environmental, securities, and bankruptcy litigation.

Intellectual property litigation involving patent infringement, unfair competition, cybersquatting, trademark infringement and copyright infringement. Analysis of technology issues, defense of allegations of software and engineering deficiencies, due diligence review in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions, technology contract review and negotiation.

International litigation experience in British Columbia and Australia and in disputes involving Russian bond markets.

Presentation of business disputes before arbitration panels, and state and federal courts, and appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, Texas Supreme Court and First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals. A more extensive biography for Ms. Schneider may be found at her firm's website


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

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

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