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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 
2:00 – 5:00 pm CDT


 Utility Rights-of-Way Law 

  • Current law on utility rights-of-way 
  • Federal laws and regulations 
  • Texas state and local municipal laws and regulations 
  • Types of utilities affected: 
    • Electric, water, natural gas, telecommunications, satellite communications 
  • Federal, state and local right of way procedures 
  • Plans, costs and adjustments 
  • Rights-of-way maintenance and interferences 

 Utility Easements  

  • Basis for an easement 
  • Defining the easement 
  • Encroachments and interferences 
  • Maintenance 
  • Current issues involving utility easements 


Webinar Instructions
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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3.0 PDHs

Land Surveyors:
3.0 PDHs

3.0 CLE Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors in Texas. 

This webinar offers 3.0 CLE hours to Texas attorneys; HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE provider for Texas attorneys (No. 8306). 

This webinar has been submitted to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education credits for attorneys and paralegals, which is currently pending. 

Visit this course listing at for updates on pending credits. Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed). 

On-Demand Credits 
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. 


Dan P. Tobin

Attorney at McFarland PLLC

Mr. Tobin enjoyed a robust full-service practice for 15 years of his career with both transactional and litigation experience. He represented property owners, business owners, and in-house counsel across a variety of industries, such as technology, banking / financial services, real estate, construction, and outdoor advertising. He worked with clients during every phase of the business cycle, from contract negotiation to courtroom advocacy, including handling a multi-million dollar transactions and litigating complex commercial disputes in Texas and federal court. Additionally, Mr. Tobin had a prominent role in running the business of his previous firm, where he served as President and on the Board of Directors. The combination of Mr. Tobin’s vast experience with McFarland’s singular focus provides McFarland’s clients the best of both worlds – a full service business lawyer channeling his experience to condemnation representation. He is admitted to the Texas and New York Bar Associations. Mr. Tobin received her J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law and his B.A. degree from the University of Buffalo.