CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Law in Real Life

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:00am

What are some of the most common legal issues clients need assistance with and what do I need to know to work with them? Law in Real Life explores four key areas that everyday clients need most:

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Captive Insurance Recent Developments (2017 Tax Reform and more)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

This session will cover the current events affecting the captive insurance industry. We will go over the changes made in the 2015 PATH Act and subsequent developments in the wake of those changes, including recent PATH Act amendments made in the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act. We will discuss the impact that the 2017 tax reform will have on the captive insurance industry. We will also review the recent Avrahami decision out of the US Tax Court and the tax status of captives. We will also look ahead to the potential growth for agency captives and health care captives.

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Introduction to Captive Insurance

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:00pm

This session is designed to give an introductory overview of what captive insurance is and how it can potentially benefit medium size and large businesses for their risk management program. Captive insurance is a form of self-insurance where a business directly owns its insurance company (hence the name ‘captive’ insurance). The presenters will discuss the types of captive insurance companies, possible uses and benefits, and an overview of the formation process.

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Balance Work and Play 2: Finding your Moxie

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm

Do you feel tired and angry most of the time? Are you overwhelmed by work and family demands but feel like you just have to "soldier on"? Together we will reclaim your Moxie to battle stressful events like personal and family illness that knock your work and life out of balance.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course for free. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving!

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Webcast

Crash Course CLE: Document Design for Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:30pm

Are you still holding down the space bar or tab key to move your signature block across the page? Repeatedly hitting the return key to push your certificate of service to the next page? What about those tables of contents for appellate briefs? Do you know how to format them properly? Effective document design about much more than aesthetics. It shows professionalism, gives you credibility, and even saves your clients money. Legal writer Tiffany Johnson of QP Legal will teach you how to make the most of Microsoft Word when drafting legal documents.

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Crash Course CLE: WordPress for Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:00pm

Do you want to start a legal blog? Do you need to create a simple website for your legal practice or give your existing site a fresh makeover? Attorney Tiffany Johnson (founder of QPLegal, a Memphis-based legal writing and legal research firm) will walk you through the basics of building pages, menus, and blog posts using WordPress.

Want to dive deeper into your skills, join us for a second hour on "Crash Course CLE: Document Design for Lawyers" by clicking here!

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#MeToo CLE

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 8:30am

Join us to participate in this discussion of how the #MeToo movement has impacted the legal world. We will hear about how employment and human resources issues are being reported and resolved, a panel discussion on the different perspectives arising from the social movement, and finally the ethical implications of the Supreme Court model rule change on discrimination. This program promises to be a lively conversation on the current social and legal issues impacting the legal community from the #MeToo movement.

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Animal Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30am

At this year's Animal Law Forum, sessions will focus on various topics from pet trusts to current Tennessee law involving animals. Additional presentations will address the Tennessee Disaster Animal Response Team and ethical considerations regarding the provision of service and aid to pet owners following large scale disasters. The forum will be held at the beautiful Montgomery Bell State Park. Lunch will be included, allowing for networking.

Montgomery Bell State Park activities include:

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Spring CLE Blast 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on May 17, 2018. The CLE Blast will offer 11 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.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend.

$50.00 per hour for TBA members • $75.00 per hour for non-members

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Communication Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:30am

The Communication Law Section in its annual program focuses on media law issues and issues of interest to the communications bar at large, such as open government, lawsuits concerning speech and the reporter's privilege, and regulations. This year, the speakers and topics include an FCC specialist discussing the FCC's regulation of broadcast content, an experienced media lawyer covering recent updates in Tennessee public records cases, and a media litigator and award winning investigative journalist discussing a “fair and responsible press.”

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