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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Discover the changes to the state’s adoption law, outlined in the July issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal. Newly installed TBA President Jason Pannu writes in his first column about his goals for the year -– and introduces a new feature on wine pairings!  Also, did you know that there is a procedure to change the manner of death on a death certificate from “suicide?” Read this personal account of one family that did just that, and learn how to assist your clients through this process. Columnists this month include criminal law, history … and procrastination.

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 The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.



Join the TBA Federal Practice Section for their annual CLE program on July 19. This program features presentations that are tailored to experienced federal court practitioners and those who are new to federal practice. Highlights include best practices for presenting a case in federal court, analysis of key Local Rules for the three federal districts in Tennessee, best...

If you still need your hours for 2017 or 2018, the TBA is offering programs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 27. The Summer CLE Blast will offer 7 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration desk will be open all day.

Online materials will be made available for this program.

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