CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

TBA Health Law CLE Programming

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:36pm

The Tennessee Bar Association provides a variety of timely and informative continuing legal education programming for Health Law professionals. Along with our annual Primer and Forums, watch for additional live and online programming throughtout the year.

Court Square Series 2012 - Johnson City (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:30am

This three-hour program held in Johnson City is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include: 

Barbara Dyer, of Counsel with Matt Cohen & Associates will give you a tour around juvenile law, covering topics such as children with disabilities, representing children in court, and educational rights. 

Navigating Through the Open Meetings Act (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:30pm

Whether a governing body has complied with the Open Meetings Act can be an area of inquiry and confusion for government and private attorneys alike. This program will explore: the various requirements for a governing body to conduct a meeting, including providing valid notice of a public meeting; legal issues facing government counsel in advising governing bodies and private counsel appearing before them; and selected case studies of challenges to Open Meetings Act compliance.

Getting the Arbitration Process You Want and Need (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 8:30am

This CLE program is designed for attorneys who negotiate and draft contracts or who interpret and apply dispute resolution provisions. The fist part of the program will review the key elements of an arbitration clause, including covered disputes, arbitral rules and enforceability. Attendees will also learn about such optional provisions as “step” clauses, discovery limitations, venues, and appeals.

Family Law Forum 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:00am

The centerpiece of the TBA Family Law Section’s annual Family Law Forum this year will be presentations on two issues of critical importance to Family Law attorneys.

Avoid Malpractice - Memphis Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:00am

Social media is unavoidable in today’s business world and legal profession. Its use by lawyers, clients, and adversaries presents opportunities but also legal ethics and malpractice risks. Maximizing the opportunities while avoiding the risks requires a unique understanding of the application of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Regardless of your firm’s current involvement in social media, this seminar will help you ethically navigate the use of this indispensable tool.

Avoid Malpractice - Knoxville Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 8:00am

Social media is unavoidable in today’s business world and legal profession. Its use by lawyers, clients, and adversaries presents opportunities but also legal ethics and malpractice risks. Maximizing the opportunities while avoiding the risks requires a unique understanding of the application of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Regardless of your firm’s current involvement in social media, this seminar will help you ethically navigate the use of this indispensable tool.

Avoid Malpractice - Nashville Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 8:00am

Social media is unavoidable in today’s business world and legal profession. Its use by lawyers, clients, and adversaries presents opportunities but also legal ethics and malpractice risks. Maximizing the opportunities while avoiding the risks requires a unique understanding of the application of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Regardless of your firm’s current involvement in social media, this seminar will help you ethically navigate the use of this indispensable tool.

Transitional Legal Education Program 2012- Knoxville (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 8:30am

As a recently-licensed attorney, sure you can quote hearsay exceptions, hammer out memos within 3 hours, and generally dazzle people with your extensive substantive legal knowledge. But can you manage client’s and partners’ expectations, effectively communicate with opposing counsel, and ultimately avoid the kinds of mistakes that young lawyers can make that can expose them to disciplinary actions or even claims from their clients? Do you know how to properly begin and end the lawyer-client relationship?

How to Read 84 Cases in a Day…Or Try To (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:00am

Reading is an integral part in the practice of law. It is among the most used communication skills, but is often the most underdeveloped. Information from colleagues, staff, and clients is being transmitted at the speed of light, and lawyers are expected to absorb it just as fast. This program is designed to teach you the skills of speed-reading. Attendees will practice speed-reading legal documents and learn how to apply comprehension techniques that will help build memory and recall and get through those case files.