CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

Meeting the New Social Security Challenges (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 18, 2012 - 8:00am

Join us for 3.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education on May 18, 2012. Administrative Law Judge Donna Lefebvre starts the agenda with views and practice pointers from both sides of the bench. Judge Lefebvre serves the Franklin ODAR and formerly served the Fargo ND ODAR after substantial experience as a Social Security Disability specialist attorney. Judge Lefebvre is followed by a session concerning legal representation after the favorable and unfavorable ALJ decision conducted by Peter Skeie.

Special Topics in Sex Crime Cases (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:30pm

This program will focus on sex crimes as they relate to sentencing, probation and parole, and interview techniques. If you practice in this area of the law you will benefit from this program as the representatives from the state discuss changes and updates in the law and Dr. William Bernet with Vanderbilt University will provide you with interview techniques dealing with children .

Tennessee Tax Law (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 8:30am

Please join us for a 3-hour seminar on May 11, 2012 on Tennessee Tax Law. This seminar will provide key tax law knowledge. Topics include:

  • Update on Multistate Tax Issues
  • Update on Tennessee Tax Issues
  • Tennessee Tax Issues Concerning Pass Through Entities

What Attorneys Need to Know about the New Amended Code of Judicial Conduct (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:30pm

Join us on May 9th for The Code of Judicial Conduct seminar that will be held in Nashville. Since this marks the first time in more than 20 years that a new set of Judicial Conduct rules has been adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court, attorneys need to know the most important information that will affect them in their profession. Produced by Gail Vaughn Ashworth, who was instrumental in the work to help make this amendment happen, the seminar will cover timely topics such as disqualifications/recusals, an advanced overview of the Amended code and other hot topics that relate to attorneys.

Business Law Seminar (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 7, 2012 - 8:30am

The Business Law Section of the TBA is please to present a 3 hour seminar that will discuss the adopted 2012 amendments to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act effect January 1, 2013. Discussion will include the following: action by written consent of less than all shareholders; mergers and conversions of entities, conflict of interest standards for directors and officers, and electronic notices and electronic signatures. This program will aslo cover legislative proposals and discuss the adopted revisions to Article 9 of the UCC that will go into effect July 1, 2013.

Real Estate Essentials (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 8:30am

Please join us on May 3, 2012 for our annual Real Estate Essentials seminar. Attorneys will gain valuable knowledge regarding real estate issues no matter what area of concentration you may practice. Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Litigation with respect to Foreclosures and Evictions
  • Litigation with respect to Eminent Domain
  • Special considerations in leases

Starting a Solo Law Practice - Challenges and Opportunities (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will explore the essentials of planning and developing a successful solo practice for both the experienced and the new attorney.

  Topics covered will include:

  • The Business Plan and Budget
  • Choice of Entity and Name
  • Finding the Right Office
  • Office Sharing
  • Licenses and Notifications
  • Financial Systems
  • Office Systems
  • Insurance
  • Supplies
  • Technology
  • Marketing