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.

Journal Online

In the June issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal, tribute is paid to the long career of the Tennessee Bar Association's Executive Director Emeritus Allan F. Ramsaur. He steps down after 20 years with the TBA, leaving an impressive legacy, especially with his work in the legislature. Also, read the top two entries in our 2nd Annual Fiction Contest, and get the answers to every question advertising lawyers are asked. TBA President Lucian Pera writes the last installment of his column, and other columnists cover Title VII, ageism, and a remembrance of the late Frank Drowota and John Waters.

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Writing Contest

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 The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.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

Calendar

This new program presented by the Tennessee Bar Association's recently formed Adoption Law Section will focus on changes to adoption law including a session about modifications to Tennessee's Adoption Code and the First in Adoption Act sponsored by the TBA in this year’s General Assembly. Practice leaders will give a special session about effectuating legislative...

Catch up on the popular type of housing for downtown living and mixed-housing suburbs with this program. Sessions will give you a full and complete review of Tennessee's Condo Law practice. Experts who have worked on the development and practice of Tennessee Condo Law will be presenting from multiple perspectives for buyers, lenders, owners, and developers. Sessions will...

This full day forum offers essential and practical material for practicing Elder Law Attorneys and those interested in Elder Law. The program will start with a presentation on succession planning and office management. Respected subject matter experts will share new and timely information related to Medicaid appeals, VA applications, conservatorships and decision-making...

After review of public comments, the Tennessee Supreme Court has amended Revised Rule 46, which will be effective July 9. The rule refines certain aspects of the implementation of the e-filing...
U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled Monday that Kansas’ voter ID law infringes on the right to vote under the 14th Amendment, and ordered that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach take...
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