CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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

Accident Reconstruction (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

Accident Reconstruction and Investigation Expert, Robert Duhaime will give discuss various aspects of accident reconstruction. This presentation will include a demonstration using the accident reconstruction software. Discussion will also include:

  • Scene investigation (photos and evidence)
  • Vehicle investigation and collision analysis
  • Computerized reconstruction

The Ins and Outs of Transactional Practice

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, as well as the tax implications associated with each. Other sessions will cover a range of issues of interest to transactional lawyers. The day will wrap up with a panel discussion about practical tips for avoiding ethical traps in business transactions.

The Locality Rule after Shipley v. Williams (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 12:00pm

Who is qualified as an expert in medical malpractice cases in the wake of Shipley v. Williams? When should judges exclude an expert based on the procedure and standards from Shipley? This session will answer these questions and more.

Content Wars: A History of the Recent Battles between Owners and Users of IP (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 12:00pm

The session will review recent legislation and other attempts to address issues relating to intellectual property online, and the response to these measures from online users of protected content. We will consider the strengths and weaknesses of both sides arguments in light of the U.S Copyright Act. Topics will include the Stop Online Piracy Act, the Righthaven lawsuits, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, and the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

In Chattanooga - Commercial Lending From Title Insurance to Bank Borrowers (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 8:00am

This program will provide attendees with perspectives from each side of a commercial lending transaction – the lender, the borrower and the title insurer. The program includes presentations by lender’s counsel and borrower’s counsel as to the preparation and negotiation of the documentation and other requirements for closing the deal, followed by a panel discussion among a lender, lender’s counsel and borrower’s counsel.

Transitional Legal Education Program - June 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, June 14, 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?

24th Annual Health Law Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 8:00am

Recognized as one of the premier health law programs in the country, this program will include a discussion of the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's pending decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (a/k/a ObamaCare); as well as presentations on hospital-physician integration models, contracting with health care software vendors from the provider's perspective, monitoring compliance, updates on the Stark law, fraud and abuse issues, HIPAA/HITECH issues, Tennessee health law and legislative action, the always popular ethics panel; and many more exciting topics.