CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

How to Introduce Different Types of Evidence (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 8:00am

This program will focus on how to introduce different types of evidence and include discussion on problem areas. A brief overview of the Rules of Evidence will help us kick start the program. Following, we will get into preserving evidence, laying a foundation and talk about the challenges of introducing photos, bank documents, and social media. Trial experts from across the state will provide you with their insight.

Growing Your Practice and Your Career (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 8:00am

In addition to keeping up with changes in the law, lawyers today are faced with the challenge of developing and growing their practices. This program is designed for lawyers who face the challenges of growing their client base, keeping their careers on track, and making time for it to happen.

This program will cover sessions on internal and external business development, developing your expertise, maximizing your online profile, and time management.

Court Square Series 2012: Cookeville (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

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

Nathan Ridley of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will share with attendees the latest developments in the legislative arena. 

Tim Takacs, Certified Elder Law Attorney in Hendersonville, will talk about TennCare Medicaid estate recovery, including discussion of the latest cases and planning for older clients.

The Ins and Outs of Transactional Practice (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 8:00am

This six-hour seminar will provide business attorneys with the information, tools and tips needed to successfully handle common business transactions. The seminar will offer an overview of different forms of business entities, with an emphasis on what entities are best for various clients and business plans, the 2012 adopted amendments to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act, the nuts and bolts of buying and selling a private company, as well as tax issues affecting different business structures. Each session will address pertinent issues for the transactional lawyer.

Labor & Employment Hot Topics: Insight From NLRB on Social Media (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will review new insight provided by the NLRB on Social Media and protected concerted activity and discharges. Discussion will cover the General Counsel’s emphasis on Social Media cases through issuance of Reports on Social Media cases; how Social Media may involve protected concerted activity by employees; cases that have been decided before Administrative Law Judges; and cases settled by the General Counsel/Regional Offices.

Court Square Series 2012 - Kingsport (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

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

Dean Greer of Dean Greer and Associates who will provide attendees with updates in disability law, to include coverage under both Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability, and Social Security.

Everett Mechem of Mechem Law Firm will discuss tips in practicing collection law in Tennessee and cover the basics of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

New Apps for Lawyers (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 12:00pm

Since the beginning of 2012 there have been many additional Apps for lawyers who use their iPad as a practice management tool. This presentation will review those Apps and will discuss them in detail.

Court Square Series 2012 - Jackson (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 12:00pm

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

Sean Lewis with Music City Visa will teach you how to determine clients’ immigration status, determine client’s immigration goals and options, and how divorce and crimes might affect their immigration status and options.

Court Square Series 2012- Dickson (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 12:00pm

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

Nathan Ridley of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will share with attendees the latest developments in the legislative arena. 

Rowan Leathers of Butler Snow will cover hot topics in labor and employment, recent developments, and how to identify issues in labor and employment law.

Court Square Series 2012- Murfreesboro (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 8:30am

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

Mark Chalos of Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein will cover multidistrict litigation (MDL) practice, basics of class actions, and review updates on pending mass tort litigations. 

Carolyn Schott of Baker Donelson will provide an overview of franchise, excise tax and exemptions, sales tax, and inheritance and gift tax during her session on Tennessee Taxes.