CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Skills for Lawyers: Contract Drafting (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 12:00pm

The first of four webcasts being presented in March by the Young Lawyers Division, this session will explore how to translate a business deal into a contract --  a critical skill often overlooked in law school curriculum.  This session will focus on the basics of contract drafting considerations and techniques including representations and warranties, covenants, as well as the role of amendments, waivers and other miscellaneous aspects of contracts.

Taking and Defending Effective Depositions - Memphis (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:00am

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process.

Taking and Defending Effective Depositions - Nashville (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:00am

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process.

9th Annual Bankruptcy Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 1:30am

The 9th Annual Tennessee Bar Association Bankruptcy Forum will take place April 20 – April 22, 2012, at the beautiful Lodge at Buckberry Creek in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Please make plans now to join us in this wonderful and relaxing setting for an informative and unique presentation of current issues of interest to a wide variety of bankruptcy attorneys.

2012 Tort Legislation (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 8:00am

Uninsured Motorist Insurance presents as many "traps for the unwary" as any other area of tort law. Our expert speakers will demystify the process of litigating and resolving Uninsured Motorist claims

  • Coverage Issues, Set-Offs, Stacking and Priorities of Coverage
  • Dealing with out-of-state UM Policies, Litigation Pointers
  • Ethical Considerations and the Statutory UM Arbitration Provision
  • 2012 Tort Legislation Update

Mid-Winter CLE Blast 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 7:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on February 29. The Mid-Winter CLE Blast will offer 11 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day.

Special Considerations in Employment Mediation Advocacy

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:00pm

Effective litigators understand that mediation requires a different skill set in order to enhance the possibility of success. That is certainly true in the mediation of employment litigation. This session focuses on the strategies, tactics, and skills which are unique to that mediation context, including:

Estate Planning Forum 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 12:00pm

Estate Planning Forum 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2012 (All day)

Join the TBA's Estate Planning Section at its annual Estate Planning Forum, where you will be able to learn from Tennessee's top attorneys on estate planning techniques and probate considerations, as well as gain insight into the new legislation and case law rulings affecting these areas. This information-packed program will provide 6 CLE hours, including 1 hour of dual CLE credit. Lunch will be provided.

Topics will include:

VA CLE Credits: Pensions, Procedures and Appeal Rights

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:00pm

In this session attorneys will become familiar with the Department of Veterans Affairs system and the types of claims commonly requiring attorney assistance.

This session will cover the following:
1) Pensions – eligibility (basic, housebound, and aid and attendance), spouse and dependents, rates, determining assets, and determining income and benefits
2) Claims procedures – compensation (filing and supporting), dependency (filing and supporting), and pension (filing and supporting)