Success!

Keep up with the achievements and moves of your colleagues across the state and beyond with the TBA's new online Success! feature. The print edition of this service will continue in the Tennessee Bar Journal, however, the legal community and general public will now be able to find the same information online and search by Success type as well as the recognition by name and location. Attorneys and firm representatives also may now submit items for Success! through a new online submission form.

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When there is a right, there should be a remedy, but as Robert Dalton and David Hudson point out in the November issue, Tennessee’s Constitution doesn’t include compensation for a citizen for an injury by a governmental actor who has violated its provisions. Also, David Broemel details what happens if an insurer fails. TBA President Jason Pannu delves into how lawyers can watch for unhealthy habits, and focus on well-being -- and what the options are for help, such as the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program, when needed. Columnists this month cover authentication of social media in criminal activities, Word War I and the Constitution, and the latest on the decision against letting Valparaiso merge its law school with MTSU.

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The 15th Edition Alimony Bench Book is now available. TBA Family Law Section members can download the book free from the section's resource page after logging in. Others can purchase a loose-leaf printed version of this publication for $40 per book ($50 in a 3-ring binder) from the online TBA Bookstore or by contacting the TBA at (615) 383-7421. The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.

Events

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Many ethical issues can be complicated and nuanced. Often those issues are the ones that lend themselves to public presentation because of the layered issues and academic rigor with which they can be tackled. But, sometimes, it is important to step back and focus on the basics. Most instances in which situations really go sour and lawyers end up on the receiving end of...

Many ethical issues can be complicated and nuanced. Often those issues are the ones that lend themselves to public presentation because of the layered issues and academic rigor with which they can be tackled. But, sometimes, it is important to step back and focus on the basics. Most instances in which situations really go sour and lawyers end up on the receiving end of...

Mark your calendars now for this year's Juvenile and Children's Law Forum. This year we will feature the Juvenile Justice Reform Act, new adoption laws, updates in case law and a session on ethics and professionalism.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and save on this course. Not a TBA member?...

State House Republicans today selected longtime Franklin lawmaker Glen Casada to be their nominee for the chamber's next speaker,...

Vanderbilt Law School has been named by the Princeton Review as one of the Top 10 best law schools for women for 2019,...

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