Institute Attendee Information


Hotel

The Institute will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Drive, San Antonio TX 78251. If you would like specific hotel information, please call the hotel at 210.647.1234.

Course Materials 

  • NEW THIS YEAR: Download all course materials onto your laptop or mobile device prior to arriving at the Institute.Flash drives will NOT be provided this yearBecause wi-fi in hotels is sometimes unreliable, we STRONGLY encourage you to download the Institute materials to your device now , before you arrive at the Hyatt.
  • If you purchased a hard copy of the course materials notebook, you will receive it when you check in. If you pre-purchased a book, you will find a picture of a book on your nametag; present your nametag at the book check-in desk.
  • Seating with access to electrical outlets is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • We'll provide a sponsored tote bag for transporting your course notebook (it's heavy!). Pens/highlighters and notepads are provided by sponsors, but consider bringing your own, too.
  • TLTA will have boxes available for attendees who purchased a course materials notebook and want to ship it home. If you are interested, bring your own completed UPS label with your account number and address, or fill out a shipping request form onsite. You will need to provide a UPS account number or a credit card to cover shipping costs. The hotel has a UPS store only, so please use a UPS label only. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • NEW THIS YEAR: Attendance forms for MCLE and Escrow continuing education will be handled differently this year; a flyer with complete information on both types of continuing education will be at your seat when you arrive.
    • If you hand in an attendance form for MCLE and/or Escrow credit, TLTA will submit your credit to the State Bar and/or Texas Department of Insurance electronically after the Institute. Please allow two to three weeks for processing time. (You will not receive a certificate of attendance unless you request one.)
  • Credit is also available for real estate brokers, paralegals and legal assistants. Complete instructions for receiving all types of continuing education credit will be provided at the Institute.

Attorneys – 15* hours MCLE credit (including 3 Ethics) 

Also approved for 14 hours in the area of Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
*includes 1 hour self-study paper.

Title Agents and Escrow Officers – 

Day 1: up to 6.5 General hours, 1 Ethics hour; Day 2: up to 5.5 General hours, 1 Ethics hour
Review TLTA's new reporting procedures for escrow officer CE credit. Partial credit for Escrow Officer education will not be available, please see CE flyer at your seat for complete information.

Paralegals – 14 hours CLE credit

Allowed credit through the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division

Real Estate Brokers – 9 hours MCE credit

This course is real estate-related and has been approved by the State Bar of Texas for MCLE participatory credit. TREC will award up to 9 hours of Elective credit to real estate licensees. For MCE credit, you must submit to TREC a course completion certificate and a credit request form, which will be available at the course.

Miscellaneous 

  • If you have time before or after the conference and would like to take advantage of the Hyatt's golf course, they have a special golf rate for attendees: 20 percent off 18 holes of golf plus complimentary rental clubs, based on availability. Call the pro shop at 210.520.4040 to make reservations in advance. A 20 percent discount is also available at the spa for attendees. 
  • Business casual attire is appropriate for the Institute. You will want to bring a sweater or jacket as meeting rooms are always cold. 
  • View the current list of Institute attendees
  • Bookmark the Institute mobile web page (https://www.tlta.com/TLTA/Education/institute/mobile/institute.aspx ) on your phone. This year, evaluations are available on the mobile site. Rate your presentations as they happen! (Note: the page is designed for optimum use on a mobile phone and may not appear correctly when viewed on a desktop or laptop.) 

This information is being provided by TLTA for educational and reference purposes only and should not be construed as legal, financial or business advice from or on behalf of TLTA. Users should consult their own legal counsel and subject-matter experts to ensure that any policies adopted or actions taken meet the requirements unique to their company.

What’s the difference between legal information and legal advice?
Legal information provides public information, such as rules or laws, or can be an explanation of those rules or laws. TLTA provides legal information that is not intended to be legal advice. Legal advice is a statement that recommends a course of action or interprets the law based on specific circumstances. For legal advice, please consult with your own attorney.


Consent to Use of Photographic Images 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, TLTA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to TLTA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant's or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

 

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