CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

Padilla v. Kentucky Post-Conviction Relief and the Immigration Consequences of Crime (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will cover the implications of Padilla v. Kentucky for obtaining post-conviction relief for immigrants on grounds of ineffective assistance of counsel as well as avoiding such claims by covering the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. This course is recommended for judges and prosecutors as well as criminal defense counsel and has nationwide application.

Spring CLE Blast 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 7:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on May 31, 2012. The Mid-Winter CLE Blast will offer 11 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration desk will be open all day.

 

Avoid Malpractice: The Risks and Opportunities of Social Media (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 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.