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.

Estate Planning Part 1: What Should Be In An Estate Plan

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee. This session will include an overview of basic estate planning documents and strategies, including advance directives, wills, revocable living trusts, testamentary trusts and basics of tax planning.

Other topics include:

  • What clients should know about estate planning
  • What should be in an estate plan
  • What the Estate Tax Act is
  • What clients do not understand

 

Estate Planning Part 2: Confidentially and Capacity

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 1:30pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will continue the discussion on basic estate planning documents and strategies, including advance directives, wills, revocable living trusts, testamentary trusts and basics of tax planning.

Other topics include:

  • Communication,confidentiality, and capacity
  • Client under a disability
  • Elements of undue influence
  • Disposition of documents

 

Probate Part 1: Jurisdiction and Client Interview

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will include an overview of the probate process in Tennessee, including basic documents required for probate, tax returns, issues related to TennCare and avoidance of probate pitfalls.

Other topics include:

Probate Part 2: Tax Returns, Title and Discovery of Assets

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 1:30pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will continue the discussion on the probate process in Tennessee, including basic documents required for probate, tax returns, issues related to TennCare and avoidance of probate pitfalls.

Other topics include: