2022 UT System Legal Conference Materials

UT System 22nd Annual Legal Conference

Speaker materials for certain sessions of the 2022 UT System Virtual Legal Conference, held on September 29th & 30th, 2022, have been made available by the presenters.

You may access these materials online, within the 2022 UT System Legal Conference Materials folder, by clicking on the associated link for each listed session and providing UT authentication. If you prefer to print hard copies of the materials, follow the appropriate link to the document(s) you wish to print.

Available Presentation Materials: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Session 2 - Tech & Ethics

  • Ross Fischer, Ross Fischer Law

Session 3 - Judicial Experiences Trying Cases in the Digital Age:  Youtube, Memes, Civility and Lawyer Responsibility

  • The Honorable Judge Maya Guerra Gamble, 459th Civil District Court, Travis County

Session 4.a. - A Mediator’s Perspective on Effective & Ethical Negotiating

  • The Honorable Patrick Keel, Patrick Keel Mediator | Arbitrator, Austin 

Session 4.b. - Healthcare Enforcement Update & Practical Implications for Internal Overpayment Investigations

  • Gregory Etzel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Houston
  • John Petrelli, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Houston

Session 5.a. - Accommodation or Fundamental Alteration? Navigating the Legal and Practical Challenges of Students with Disabilities in an Academic Medical Center

  • Erin Sine, Vice President for Legal Affairs, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Session 5.b. - Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Cross-Border Data Transfers

  • Rachel Ehlers, Baker Botts, Austin
  • Cristina Blanton, Associate Systemwide Compliance Officer and Privacy and Data Officer, The University of Texas System

Session 6 - Emerging from a Pandemic: Tips and Strategies for Lawyer Well-Being

  • Erica Grigg, Director, Texas Lawyer’s Assistance Program, Austin

Session 7 - Buckle Your Seatbelts:  The Roller Coaster Ride of ADA Accommodations for Employees

  • Kristi Godden, O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo, Austin
  • Priscilla Lozano, O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo, Austin
  • Ashley Palermo, Managing Legal Officer of People, Education, and Operations, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Available Presentation Materials: Friday, September 30, 2022

Session 11.a. - Title IX Proposed Regulations & Updates   

  • Krista Anderson, Systemwide Title IX Coordinator, The University of Texas System
  • Sean Flammer, Assistant General Counsel, The University of Texas System

Session 11.b. - Evaluating Public-Private Partnerships and Considerations for UT Institutions

  • Zeena Angadicheril, Winstead PC, Austin
  • Jeff Nydegger, Winstead PC, Austin

Session 12 - 1 Stolen Laptop, 2 Lost Thumb Drives, and 10 Years Later - One Institution’s Long Walk with the OCR

  • Allyson H. Kinzel, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Matt Bourgeois, Legal Officer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Session 14 - Litigation Trends and Updates: Litigating in Texas Post-Pandemic

  • Benjamin Dower, Special Litigation Counsel, Law Enforcement Division, Texas Attorney General’s Office
  • Kimberly Gdula, Deputy Division Chief, General Litigation Division, Texas Attorney General’s Office