CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Ethical Issues & Steps in the Appellate Process: All You Need to Know About Federal Appellate Practice in One Hour

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:30pm

The fundamentals of appellate practice in federal court will be covered in this session. This session will address best practices for federal appellate practice, including compliance with the rules of appellate procedure and ethics. Lawyers who are new to this practice area or lawyers who need a re-fresher will benefit from this course.

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The New Business of Law: Attorney Outsourcing, Legal Service Companies & Commercial Litigation Funding

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 12:00pm

The business of law is undergoing the greatest changes it has seen in decades. Rapid technological, economic, and regulatory changes are rippling through the legal profession and moving from the pages of the legal press to offices of Tennessee clients and lawyers.

From litigation funding to contract lawyers to e-discovery suppliers to outsourced law departments, Tennessee lawyers and clients face an increasingly complex business environment.

Law Tech unConference 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 9:00am

Open to all lawyers, the Law Tech Conference offers education on the latest technological advancements to help you in the practice of law. This year's program will continue to use an "unconference" approach similar to an open house format, providing a unique opportunity for lawyers to interact with speakers, attendees and sponsors. This year’s program will offer two tracks, one focused on Tech Topics and one focused on Law Practice Tips.

Advanced Analysis for Competency, Evaluations & Sex Crimes

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
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.

Kickoff UT/Vandy Pre-Game CLE Program

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 1:00pm

Whether your blood runs orange or black and gold, start your preparations for this year's annual UT-Vandy football game in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mix and mingle with your colleagues from these two proud Tennessee schools the afternoon before the big game, while also learning about key legal topics affecting sports today. Tailgating attire is appropriate for this pre-game event. Come with your prediction for the game and enter for a chance to win a game-day prize.

Health Law Primer and Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
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.

President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of Executive Actions on Immigration that will lead to millions of undocumented individuals receiving work authorization and not being subject to deportation for an initial three-year period. The two principal groups that benefit are parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and individuals who meet the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals guidelines regardless of their age being over 30. Find out the details of these programs as well as many other changes in immigration policy.

Tort and Insurance Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am

This year's annual forum will focus on the best practices in premises liability, uninsured motorist, and product liability. Highlights and updates in workers compensation will be addressed. Other sessions include insurance coverage and bad faith, and implicit bias in jury selection. New lawyers in this area as well as seasoned lawyers will benefit from these updates.

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Pro Bono Made Easy

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:00pm

With advances in technology, we can now provide pro bono services anytime from anyplace. With the new year on the horizon it is a perfect time to set goals for yourself or your firm. This presentation will give you an overview of opportunities for providing services to vulnerable Tennesseans.

Discussion includes:

-A summary of the civil legal needs assessment that was recently completed

- A discussion of how technology can be used to bridge the justice gap

Is Your Potential Client a Nigerian King: Best Practices in Evaluating New Client Inquiries

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 12:00pm

Scam e-mails are no longer only being sent from displaced Nigerian kings. These e-mail schemes have advanced in sophistication, with lawyers as the targets and the scammers posing as potential clients. This seminar will help you and your firm create a system to identify the most common scams and to evaluate the legitimacy of foreign inquiries.