CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Court Square Series 2015 in Kingsport

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 12:00pm

Attorney Michael Crowder of Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley will cover social security retirement benefits. This session will address the basics, including how benefits are calculated, taxed, the spousal benefit, etc.

Attorney Andrew (Andy) Wampler of Wilson Worley Moore Gamble & Stout will discuss the Fair Labor Standard Act. Andy’s practice includes business advising, healthcare, employment, business and commercial litigation and class actions.

Chancellor E. G. Moody will cover practice tips for local practitioners. Chancellor Moody serves Sullivan County.

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On Site

Creditors Practice Forum 2015

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 12:30pm

TBA's Creditor's Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. The first portion of the program will be a discussion and update of recent Tennessee and Federal case law and the effects on legal collection practices. The second portion of the program will discuss garnishment issues regarding subcontractors and independent agents. The third portion of the program will discuss various local rules and procedures that collection attorneys encounter throughout Tennessee.

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On Site

Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers: Nashville

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CLE Programming
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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 8:30am

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only sure way to protect oneself is through recognition of this fact of life and adapt to these new realities.

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Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers: Knoxville

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 8:30am

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only sure way to protect oneself is through recognition of this fact of life and adapt to these new realities.

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On Site

Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers: Memphis

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:30am

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only sure way to protect oneself is through recognition of this fact of life and adapt to these new realities.

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On Site

TBA Leadership Academy

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 9:00am

Leadership is explored through an interactive curriculum designed to look at the challenging characteristics needed in today’s leaders. The Leadership Academy will put you with today's leaders to be mentored, challenged, and encouraged. Attendees will view and discuss Ted Talks on Everyday Leadership, Grit, and Leaving a Legacy.

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On Site

Drafting Legislation for the General Assembly 2015: A Pathway to Excellence

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:30am

This program provides a unique opportunity for lawyers to learn more about how legislation is prepared, drafted, and reviewed. Attendees will take away templates and samples of legislation, form and style guidelines used by the Tennessee General Assembly, and a very helpful drafter’s checklist. If you have ever wanted to develop your ability to help your firm or a client with a legislative issue, but did not know where to start, or if you need an in-depth refresher, then this program is for you.

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Juvenile Law and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:00pm

Beginning on September 3, 2015, the Tennessee Bar Association is offering a web-based training for practitioners who encounter foreign national unaccompanied minors. Under U.S. Immigration Law, an “unaccompanied minor” is defined as a child present in the United States without one or both parents. Once released to a family member by the Department of Homeland Security, these children face significant legal challenges in applying for a visa to remain in the U.S.

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Webcast

15th Annual Health Law Primer

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 12:15pm

If you are new to health law or just trying to keep up with the rapid changes, the Health Law Primer is for you. The Primer provides general health law overview and discussion of “hot topics” by a stellar panel of experience health care leaders.  This seminar promises practical tips to identify and avoid the pitfalls of real life situations in the heavily regulated healthcare industry. 

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On Site

Court Square Series 2015 in Jackson

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

Judge Allen Phillips will talk about his role on the Court of Workers Compensation Claims.

Attorney Cindy Ettingoff will discuss the basics of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Public Defender Shana Johnson will provide best practice tips for representing clients and case preparation.

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On Site