CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

A Tour of Tennessee Attorney’s Trust Account Handbook [Webcast Version]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:00am

Need guidance setting up or maintaining a trust account? A new publication from the Board of Professional Responsibility can help. This presentation will cover topics ranging from the basics of trust accounting rules, to the day-to-day chores of reconciliation and recordkeeping, to more complicated issues regarding the kinds of internal controls lawyers must have in place and how to spot and avoid increasingly-sophisticated scams targeting lawyers and their trust accounts. This resource will provide guidance for new lawyers and seasoned lawyers.

A Tour of Tennessee Attorney’s Trust Account Handbook

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:00am

Need guidance setting up or maintaining a trust account? A new publication from the Board of Professional Responsibility can help. This presentation will cover topics ranging from the basics of trust accounting rules, to the day-to-day chores of reconciliation and recordkeeping, to more complicated issues regarding the kinds of internal controls lawyers must have in place and how to spot and avoid increasingly-sophisticated scams targeting lawyers and their trust accounts. This resource will provide guidance for new lawyers and seasoned lawyers.

Not Just a Board Member: The Ethics of Serving on Nonprofit Boards

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:00pm

Attorneys are often asked to serve on boards and understanding your role and obligations can get tricky. When are you just a board member and when are you serving as an attorney for the organization? This presentation will help you learn how to handle the expectations of organizations when rendering legal advice.

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.

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Memphis]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 8:30am

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

Topics Include:

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Knoxville]

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

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

Topics Include:

  • Managing Yourself and Support Staff
  • Using Case Management Systems
  • Engaging Clients
  • The Use of Social Media to Advertise 

 

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Nashville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:30am

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

Topics Include:

Law Tech UnConference 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:00am

The Law Tech Conference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer 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 track focused on Tech Topics and one focused on Law Practice Tips.

Unconference Features Include:

Mediation Advocacy

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:00pm

Mediation Advocacy - Understanding The Mediation Process; Preparation For The Mediation; and Essential Strategies In Working With The Mediator To Achieve Your Best Settlement.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

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.

Criminal Voir Dire

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:00pm

This session will cover the following:

1. Avoid prospective jurors likely to negatively influence the other prospective jurors

a. Supervisors, management level individuals, owners of companies

b. Law enforcement, security guards, military, prosecutors, judges

2. Educate the prospective jurors on your theory of the case

a. Self-defense.

b. Mistake of fact.

c. Capacity to form the intent to pre-meditate

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Cookeville)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:30pm

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.