CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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)

An Expert Witness on Experts

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:00pm

This presentation will provide you with some observations and hints from two decades of experience as an expert witness on insurance cases. These suggestions will help attorneys make every expert witness experience more effective.

Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2012 [Knoxville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 12:30pm

This three-hour seminar presented in Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville will provide a unique and entertaining look at a range of ethical issues that attorneys face. Attendees will watch a series of video presentations containing ethical situations and engage in interactive discussion to gain insights on recognizing and avoiding common ethical traps. All times are local.

Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2012 [Memphis]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 12:30pm

This three-hour seminar presented in Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville will provide a unique and entertaining look at a range of ethical issues that attorneys face. Attendees will watch a series of video presentations containing ethical situations and engage in interactive discussion to gain insights on recognizing and avoiding common ethical traps. All times are local.

Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2012 [Nashville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 12:30pm

This three-hour seminar presented in Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville will provide a unique and entertaining look at a range of ethical issues that attorneys face. Attendees will watch a series of video presentations containing ethical situations and engage in interactive discussion to gain insights on recognizing and avoiding common ethical traps. All times are local.

Tech Conference 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 9:00am

This year’s Tech Conference offers attendees an unconventional educational opportunity on Feb. 16 at the Tennessee Bar Center. This program is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancement to help you in the practice of law. This year’s program will continue to use an “unconference” approach similar to an open house format providing a unique opportunity for lawyers to interact with speakers, attendees, and sponsors.

Unconference Features:

VA CLE Credits: Compensation

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 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) Disability compensation – eligibility, rating, payment rate, presumptive condition, concurrent retirement and disability, combat related special compensation, and available programs