CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Can I Really Use This iPad in Court? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00pm

Who would have thought that we can now sit in a court room and use a computer, access emails, files, internet, work on research, display information to the court, and work on client work product. This presentation is for iPad users and will review new apps for lawyers to use in their practice.

Intellectual Property Spring Institute (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:00am

The entertaining and informative program will feature a speaker from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and will include presentations and panels relating to a variety of intellectual property topics, including: 

• Accelerated Case Resolution at the TTAB 
• TTAB Do’s & Don’ts
• America Invents Act Update
• Proving Damages in IP Cases
• Biotech and Software Patentability
• The new AIA Accelerates America’s March Toward Globalization of Patent Laws
• Recent Developments in Copyright Law

Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration, Criminal, and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:00am

This seminar is for immigration defense attorneys, criminal defense attorneys, and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. 

The first part of the program will review strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases. Presenters will be Elliott Ozment, Tricia Herzfeld, Elaine Witty, and Andrew Free.

Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:00am

This program is for immigration defense attorneys and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. Immigration defense attorneys will be exposed to strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases. Presenters will be Elliott Ozment, Tricia Herzfeld, Elaine Witty, and Andrew Free.

Can I Really Use This Android Tablet in Court? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 12:00pm

Who would have thought that we can now sit in a court room and use a computer, access emails, files, internet, work on research, display information to the court, and work on client work product. This presentation is for Android users and will review new apps for lawyers to use in their practice.

Creditor Rights 101: 10 Collection Strategies Every Lawyer Should Know (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

David Anthony is a Tennessee creditors rights lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy, foreclosures, and commercial litigation. This presentation will review essential collection concepts under Tennessee creditor rights laws. Discussion will include:

• Pre-Lawsuit Considerations
• Statute of Limitations Issues
• Jurisdiction and Venue Selection
• Judgment Enforcement Options
• Basic Bankruptcy Issues
• Common Roadblocks to Collecting Money 

Handling Claims Against Insurance Agents (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 12:00pm

Liability of insurance agents is often overlooked when handling an insurance claim. This session will help you understand insurance agent liability and how to proceed against insurance agents in litigation.

17th Annual Labor & Employment Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:00am

The Labor and Employment Forum provides timely, specialized and practical information on a range of labor and employment topics presented by Tennessee’s premier labor and employment practitioners. This year’s topics include labor and employment developments on the state and federal level, employment arbitration agreements, NLRB issues and updates, a roundtable discussion on FLSA issues, and legal ethics. The Forum will conclude with a talk from United States Magistrate Judge C. Clifford Shirley on discovery and federal practice issues in the labor and employment context.

Arbitration Today - Cutting Edge Concepts for the Practitioner (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:30am

This seminar, in addition to providing legal and ethical updates, will provide the practitioner with insights regarding every aspect of the arbitration process. Key issues such as drafting an enforceable arbitration agreement and advocating before an arbitrator will be discussed in depth. Continental breakfast will be provided.

Topics will include:
- Privatizing Justice & Ethical Issues
- Caselaw Developments in Arbitration Law
- Administered and Non-Administered Arbitration
- Drafting an Enforceable Arbitration Agreement

How the Use of “Loan-Out” Companies May Affect the Termination Rights of Recording Artists and Songwriters (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

 For decades, recording artists and songwriters have routinely used so-called “Loan-Out” companies to minimize both taxes and exposure to personal liability. But in doing so, could they have inadvertently nullified their statutory termination rights under the Copyright Act? This program will examine the use of “Loan-Out” companies in the music industry and explore how their use may impede copyright recapture.