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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What does a South Dakota case have to do with us here in Tennessee? After Wayfair, our cover story points out, there will be significant impact on commerce and tax collection in our state, too. Also, it is the 10th anniversary of Celebrate Pro Bono Month! Read about its impact and how you can get involved; a word from TBA President Jason Pannu on the legal needs of low-income Tennesseans; and the remembrance of pro bono lawyer and historical hero, Lutie Lytle. Deficiency judgments after foreclosure sales are also detailed, and columns include a reminder about THRA claims and lawyers making an end-of-summer fashion statement.

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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 The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.

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As quickly as client information and case management technology evolves, so too does the legal profession's duty to safeguard it. Because if you're online, you're being watched. The prudent management of law firm data brings together not just a lawyer's ethical duties and malpractice risk management, but her own personal financial exposure as well. This seminar will help...

This three-hour program held in Columbia is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers and topics in this year's program include: Lisa Collins speaking on adoption which has major changes in the past year; Nathan Ridley providing a legislative update; Sandy Garrett from the Board of Professional Responsibility speaking...

The U.S. Department of Justice is closing its agreement to monitor the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County and the Shelby County Detention Center,...
The Music City Community Courts, in partnership with the TBA’s Young Lawyers Division, is seeking volunteers for an...
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