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Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.
Date:Friday, December 6, 2013 - 8:00am
The TBA Criminal Justice Section brings you a program that offers practitioners an advanced analysis to the practice of criminal law. Going beyond the basics, topics will deal with evaluating juveniles and adults in connection with psychological evaluations and competency. Special consideration will be given for lawyers who deal with sex crimes. Evaluations relating to sex crimes will be reviewed and offer insight for advanced practitioners in this area. We will also discuss how to deal with a handwriting expert during trial.
Date:Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
The TBA Health Law Primer kicks off three days of Health Law programming. It is designed for attorneys new to health law or who represent health care clients on legal matters and need a refresher of the major areas of law regulating health care clients. On Thursday, the Health Law Forum takes center stage. Now in its 25th year, the forum is one of the premier such programs in the country, offering insights into key trends in the industry and updates on laws that affect health law professionals on a daily basis.
Date:Friday, January 24, 2014 - 8:30am
This full day seminar will track both a commercial construction project and residential construction project through the key areas which if not handled correctly can lead to disputes. The emphasis will be on role play between speakers and panel discussions.
Date:Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 8:30am
This advanced level program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for executive judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers will include all aspects of the law and ethics of election for office in 2014.
Date:Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:30pm
This year’s annual forum for Juvenile law practitioners will focus on hot topics and will revisit key rules and procedures in this practice area. With topics on drug testing in juvenile court, alternatives to delinquency, a session that will revisit the Rules of Juvenile Procedure – you won’t want to miss this year’s program. Attendees will also hear from the Board of Professional responsibility on ethics specifically related to juvenile law practice.
Date:Friday, November 22, 2013 - 1:00pm
Lawyers who engage in any practice before government agencies understand that there is more than one way to be heard. Agencies conduct contested case proceedings pursuant to the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, but there are also several agencies, crucial to the workings of government, that have hearing processes that are exempt from the requirement of the UAPA.
Date:Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:30pm
On August 30, 2013, the Tennessee Supreme Court adopted a comprehensive amendment, effective January 1, 2014, overhauling the rules governing disciplinary enforcement for attorneys. This program will review the new, amended Rule 9 in detail. Just a few of the changes are:
- Adoption of a comprehensive set of rules and enumeration of obligations and protections for attorneys and clients alike to permit court-appointment of (and even advanced designation of) “receiver attorneys” to step into the breach when a lawyer unexpectedly dies or becomes disabled;
Date:Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 1:00pm
This year's annual program will focus on key issues for advanced family law practitioners. Issues will address mental health records, piercing the psychotherapist-patient privilege, how to keep psychological records from coming out, supervised parenting time, and phased-in parenting time. Psychologists will discuss mental health disorders and when those disorders are harmful to children, various addictions and how do they manifest themselves and how best to monitor addicts.