CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

12th Annual Health Law Primer (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:15pm

If you are new to health law or are someone who represents health care clients on legal matters and need an overview of the major areas of law regulating health care clients, this program is for you. The Health Law Primer will provide a general health law overview, and have experienced health care leaders discussing hot topics facing the "players" in the health care industry--including physicians, hospitals, insurers and the government.

7 Common Bankruptcy Questions and Answers for the Non-Bankruptcy Lawyer (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00pm

Regardless of your practice area lawyers get asked all kinds of legal questions. In the current economic climate, it has become increasingly common for practitioners to field questions related to a client’s insolvency. This presentation will cover some of the most common insolvency and bankruptcy questions that keep businesses and high-income individuals awake at night.

Specifically, the following questions will be addressed:
a. What is the best way to convince a lender to modify a loan?

Fundamentals of Motion Practice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:00pm

Looking to add tools to your motion practice tool bag? How about suggestions for dealing with pro se parties in your motion practice? This session provides practical motion practice tips and guidance for every litigator, new and seasoned, divided into ten brief segments. While the presentation is most beneficial for newer litigators, it also includes advice and reminders for all litigation attorneys.

Winning the Opening Statement in Medical Malpractice Cases (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

21st century jurors demand visual roadmaps presented in a condensed format that is fine-tuned to their limited attention span. I will show you how to use compelling Powerpoint and Keynote presentations to win the opening statement in medical malpractice cases.

Best Practices in Information Management for Your Law Practice (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will addresses a topic essential for law firms and corporations seeking to navigate the shifting tides of the digital age: Information Management (IM). The best way to reduce e-discovery costs is to reduce the amount of data subject to e-discovery, and a sound Information Management system is key to meeting this goal. This CLE outlines the fundamentals for implementing a sound IM Policy, including:
- Taking inventory 
- Categorizing data 
- Establishing an email retention policy
- Enforcing your policy and more.

Family Law Forum: Military Divorce and Psychological Evaluations (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 8:00am

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