CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Tort and Insurance Forum 2016

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 8:00am

This full day seminar will offer the latest updates in Tort and Insurance law for seasoned practitioners as well as those that are new to the area. Topics include best practices in federal trial prep, pre-trial advocacy tips, and Medicare reimbursement. Wrapping up the day is an hour of ethics for Tort and Insurance practitioners.

Join us for lunch sponsored by Overbrook Medical Legal Consultants, LLC

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“Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 101

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

In a global economy, the practice of law challenges us to competently represent foreign nationals. Criminal attorneys are increasingly faced with issues dealing with the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. This two-part series will survey basic and complex issues every criminal lawyer must understand to adequately assist non-citizen clients. Due to the complexity of the issues, the presenters urge that both parts be taken.

Topics Include:

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“Crimmigration” The Intersection of Criminal and Immigration 102

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 1:30pm

In a global economy, the practice of law challenges us to competently represent foreign nationals. Criminal attorneys are increasingly faced with issues dealing with the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. This two-part series will survey basic and complex issues every criminal lawyer must understand to adequately assist non-citizen clients. Due to the complexity of the issues, the presenters urge that both parts be taken.

Topics Include:

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Webcast

Immigration Compliance with I-9s and Tennessee Immigration Laws

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:00pm

This program, conducted by Bruce Buchanan, whose legal practice emphasizes immigration compliance matters, will focus on the necessity of I-9 self-audits, who should perform such I-9 audits, the pitfalls of a company performing its own I-9 audit without an attorney’s guidance, the proper way to correct I-9 form errors and what could happen if not done correctly, and Tennessee’s immigration laws. 

      I.         Why Employers Should Care about I-9 forms

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Webcast

2015 Amendments to the Federal Civil Rules (Effective December 1)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:30pm

On December 1, 2015, significant amendments to the Federal Civil Rules will take effect. The amendments include changing the definition of discoverable information in Rule 26 by eliminating the phrase “reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of admissible evidence” and incorporating an express requirement that the discovery sought be “proportional” to the needs of the case. The amendments also address sanctions for discovery abuses, handling of electronically stored information (ESI), and other issues that frequently arise in civil litigation.

Administrative Law Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 1:00pm

This year's program will address recent developments in Tennessee's "Sunshine Law" to include recent cases, public access, violations, and the laws requirements regarding meeting electronically. The ethics portion of the program will cover best practices when communicating with clients, counsel, and boards. Other topics include public records and summary suspensions.

Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2016

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 8:00am

Join the TBA's Estate Planning and Probate Section at its annual Estate Planning & Probate Forum, where you will learn from some of Tennessee's top attorneys about cutting-edge estate planning techniques and probate considerations, as well as gain insight into the new legislation and case law rulings affecting these areas.

Topics include:
- Portability
- Decanting
- Same Sex Marriage Decision
- Legislative Update, and more...

Breakfast & Lunch will also be provided.

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On Site

Adoption and Termination Law update

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:00pm

This presentation will cover the change in the surrender revocation period and other new statutes and case law regarding termination of parental rights and adoption. Practice tips for incorporating the changes into adoption practice will also be provided. The target audience is lawyers with a basic practical knowledge of adoption and termination of parental rights law.

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Webcast

Content, Clients and Counsel: Improving the Attorney-Client Relationship

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

This law practice management program will benefit anyone who wants a better business relationship with their clients and to improve the overall quality of their client base.

The slated topics include (1) Essential procedures when engaging new clients; (2) Engagement letter do's and don'ts; and (3) Navigating the Declination or Termination of Representation.

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Dear Santa: I Want a Fancy Tech Tool for My Law Practice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

Make your Santa list or leave a note with the milk and cookies. This session will review some new gadgets, apps, software tools that will help you in your practice of law. Find out what is out there and how it could work for you.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course for free. Not a TBA member, join now to start saving.

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Webcast