Houston, TX: Ethics in Negotiations

Jan 18, 2019 08:30am -
Jan 18, 2019 09:30am

Event Description


The South Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs presents:


Ethics In Negotiation

Presented by: C. Elaine Howard


Program Description

Ms. Howard will discuss situations that arise in negotiations, red flags about areas of ethical concerns, and evaluations of the ethics rules.  When does your tough drafting actually cross a line into fraud?  Who is your client?  When can you represent multiple interested parties on a transaction, like a business formation? 


Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate realistic situations of ethical concern
  • Discuss ethical rules
  • Understand and avoid problem areas

Date & Time                                                                    

Friday, January 18, 2019                                                                

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast Provided)   



FCA Offices, 791 Town & Country, Suite 250,  Houston, TX



NASBA-approved for 1.00 CPE credit in Tax; State Bar of Texas approved for 1.00 Ethics MCLE credit 


Free Admission

Admission is FREE for all business professionals. For information on the cancelation policy please call 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.

About the Presenter


Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, C. Elaine Howard is a trial attorney focusing on commercial litigation, real estate disputes, and employment law. Ms. Howard distinguishes herself by partnering with clients to determine litigation goals up front, to re-evaluate those goals as the litigation progresses, and to advise, inform, and counsel clients to obtain those goals. Ms. Howard frequently becomes involved in disputes at the pre-litigation stage, advising clients on economical workout strategies to resolve the issue, as well as reduce time and expense. Ms. Howard has significant first chair trial, as well as appellate, expertise.

Her broad based litigation practice allows her to understand the client's business and practices in a wide range of industries. In commercial litigation, she has handled numerous cases involving lending practices, disputes over multi-million dollar notes, contract disputes, securities fraud, and insurance regulation including the representation of credit unions and commercial banks in a wide variety of matters. In the real estate context, she has handled landlord/tenant disputes, title claims, lien priority disputes, adverse possession, construction litigation, Fair Housing Act violations, easements, foreclosure on real and personal property, and disputes arising out of the acquisition of real property. In the employment context, she has handled claims involving race, gender, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, and disability discrimination and harassment. She has handled matters involving the FLSA, advising clients on its application, representing them in suits over wages, and in retaliation claims. She has been involved in numerous cases involving workers' compensation retaliation, covenants not to compete, defamation, and breach of employment agreements. Ms. Howard advises her clients in risk avoidance, by reviewing and preparing employment policies, and advising on personnel decisions, such as employee leave, discipline, wages, and termination. She conducts work place investigations and conducts employee training in anti-discrimination, sensitivity and diversity. 



Registration is available at www.attorney-cpa.com or by phone at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.


Additional Information


Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: Anyone who has a background in taxes who 

desires to keep current

Advanced Preparation: None
Who Should Attend? Attorneys, CPAs, Business Professionals



AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation requirements for this course. 


The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasba.org



Event Type:Chapter Meeting
Early registration ends on Aug 09, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Aug 10, 2018 and ends on Jan 17, 2019.
Late registration starts on Jan 18, 2019.