CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Getting the Arbitration Process You Want and Need (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 8:30am

This CLE program is designed for attorneys who negotiate and draft contracts or who interpret and apply dispute resolution provisions. The fist part of the program will review the key elements of an arbitration clause, including covered disputes, arbitral rules and enforceability. Attendees will also learn about such optional provisions as “step” clauses, discovery limitations, venues, and appeals.

Family Law Forum 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:00am

The centerpiece of the TBA Family Law Section’s annual Family Law Forum this year will be presentations on two issues of critical importance to Family Law attorneys.

Avoid Malpractice - Memphis Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 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.

Avoid Malpractice - Knoxville Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 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.

Avoid Malpractice - Nashville Ethics CLE (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 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.

Transitional Legal Education Program 2012- Knoxville (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 8:30am

As a recently-licensed attorney, sure you can quote hearsay exceptions, hammer out memos within 3 hours, and generally dazzle people with your extensive substantive legal knowledge. But can you manage client’s and partners’ expectations, effectively communicate with opposing counsel, and ultimately avoid the kinds of mistakes that young lawyers can make that can expose them to disciplinary actions or even claims from their clients? Do you know how to properly begin and end the lawyer-client relationship?

How to Read 84 Cases in a Day…Or Try To (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:00am

Reading is an integral part in the practice of law. It is among the most used communication skills, but is often the most underdeveloped. Information from colleagues, staff, and clients is being transmitted at the speed of light, and lawyers are expected to absorb it just as fast. This program is designed to teach you the skills of speed-reading. Attendees will practice speed-reading legal documents and learn how to apply comprehension techniques that will help build memory and recall and get through those case files.

How to Introduce Different Types of Evidence (Live Program)

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

This program will focus on how to introduce different types of evidence and include discussion on problem areas. A brief overview of the Rules of Evidence will help us kick start the program. Following, we will get into preserving evidence, laying a foundation and talk about the challenges of introducing photos, bank documents, and social media. Trial experts from across the state will provide you with their insight.

Growing Your Practice and Your Career (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 8:00am

In addition to keeping up with changes in the law, lawyers today are faced with the challenge of developing and growing their practices. This program is designed for lawyers who face the challenges of growing their client base, keeping their careers on track, and making time for it to happen.

This program will cover sessions on internal and external business development, developing your expertise, maximizing your online profile, and time management.

Court Square Series 2012: Cookeville (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

This three-hour program held in Cookeville is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include: 

Nathan Ridley of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will share with attendees the latest developments in the legislative arena. 

Tim Takacs, Certified Elder Law Attorney in Hendersonville, will talk about TennCare Medicaid estate recovery, including discussion of the latest cases and planning for older clients.