CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

The Law of Technology: What You Need to Know (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 8:00am

This seminar will provide you with the most up to date information regarding technology and how it will benefit you in your practice. Topics will include an update on some of the hottest issues in technology licensing transactions, analysis and discussion of the legal implications involved in the use of social media, and a discussion of that latest trends and deal terms for start-up and emerging companies.

Law Practice Succession for Small Firms or Solo Practitioners (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 8:00am

There are many obstacles to succession planning for your law practice -- many start with our own fears and resistance, or maybe we are just too busy and don’t know where to start. This program will discuss practical tips, estate planning for your practice, and fellow practitioners will share with you the steps you can take to make sure your clients, staff and pending matters are taken care of. Don’t be caught off guard when unplanned changes because of death, disability, or unexpected retirement affects your practice. 

Ethical Issues in Internal Investigations (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:00pm

Internal investigations are becoming increasingly common for companies to identify and remedy areas of potential corporate liability. Internal investigations can involve ethical landmines for both internal and external counsel. This program will explore key ethical issues in conducting internal investigations and propose strategies for dealing with those issues.

Liquor is Quicker: So Why Are Liquor Laws Fossils? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 12:00pm

Why Can’t I Kroger for Wine? 69% of Tennesseans Favor Wine in Grocery Stores. I Can Buy Tequila but not Beer, Limes or Shot Glasses at my Liquor Store. Why Was the Right for Women to Vote Crucial to Prohibition? Why Would We Ban the Sale of All Alcohol? This one hour CLE answers burning questions about Tennessee’s fascinating labryth of liquor laws. Liquor is a key part of Tennessee history and has played a controversial and pivotal role in out state’s commerce.

The EEOC's New Guidance on the ADA, ADEA, and Criminal History Use (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

This program will address the questions of: - What reasonable accommodations the EEOC now requires employers to make for employees with disabilities - When the EEOC says a "reasonable factor other than age" defense is available for employers to use when making employment decisions which adversely impact employees who are age 40 and older and - How the EEOC allows employers to use an applicant's criminal history in making hiring decisions 

Ethical Consideration and Social Media: Clients and Business Strategies (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 12:00pm

Social media touches many aspects your clients’ cases and business strategies. This session will explore social media issues related to intellectual property, employment, e-discovery, and ethical considerations. 

Summer CLE Blast 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 8:30am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 26. The Summer CLE Blast will offer 7 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration desk will be open all day. Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend. Sign up now so we know you are coming.

$50.00 per hour for TBA Members

$75.00 per hour for Nonmembers

Nursing Home Litigation: How the New Laws and Recent Holdings Affect Your Practice (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will discuss the recently changes in the law pertaining to caps on damages, asserting blame against a non-party defendant, and appellate decisions pertaining to nursing home litigation.

eDiscovery 101: You Can’t Afford to Ignore (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

The widespread proliferation of electronic information means one thing for your law practice: you cannot afford to ignore eDiscovery any longer. This presentation will focus on the nuts and bolts of electronic discovery from client consultation to production to resolving discovery disputes in an efficient manner. This session will be useful for lawyers new to the practice or lawyers who are finally ready to deal with the 800 lb. gorilla in the room.

Some topics include:
- Understanding your client’s technology capabilities and limitations

Nursing Home 101: So This Is Your First Nursing Home Case? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 1:30pm

This seminar will help outline the major issues that every practitioner needs to think about before they accept a case involving allegations of nursing home malpractice. This CLE also provides access to many of the forms needed for litigating these types of cases