CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

VA CLE Credits: Accreditation

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 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) Introduction and accreditation - application, initial CLE, annual certification, and continuing CLE requirements
2) Representing a client before the VA – engagement letter, pre consultation, filing the claim, and fee requirements
3) Basic eligibility of benefits

Copyright Terminations: Rights and Proper Notice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 12:00pm

This seminar provides detailed information regarding the exercise of termination rights under the 1976 Copyright Act including how and when to give notice of termination.

CLE Ski 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Saturday, January 28, 2012 (All day)

Join us January 28 through February 2, 2012, for the Tennessee Bar Association's 27th Annual CLE Ski in Snowmass, Colorado!! The Stonebridge Inn is located in the heart of Snowmass Village, one of Colorado's premier ski resorts. Just ten miles southwest of Aspen, The Stonebridge Inn is central to four remarkable ski areas: Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain and Buttermilk.

Remedies for Recovering Construction Claim Damages

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2012 - 8:00am

While construction disputes are basically contract claims, when it comes to damages and remedies, construction law becomes very difficult to navigate.

This seminar will address those issues that trip up even the experienced lawyer, such as:

  • Using the mechanic’s lien law; rescission; delay damages
  • Consumer Protection Act and Contractors Licensing Act
  • Liquidated damages; and damage limitation of liability clauses like waiver of consequential damages and delay.

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided!!

Employment Law: 2011 Year-In-Review

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

2011 was a busy year in the courts in the area of employment law at both the federal and state levels. This session will discuss and analyze the significant developments, and also look at what big issues are on the horizon.

Some of the topics include:

Tennessee Captive Insurance Act

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 12:00pm

This session will review the newly Revised Tennessee Captive Insurance Act, which deals with insurance companies formed by the businesses for which they provide insurance (hence the term "captive"). We will discuss the types and forms of captive insurance companies, the permitted lines of insurance, and the range of structures and situations where a captive insurance company can be used.

Environmental Law for the General Practitioner

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 8:30am

Please join us for a 3-hour seminar on January 20, 2012 on Environmental Law for the General Practitioner. This seminar will provide key environmental law knowledge to the general practitioner.

Topics will include:
• The basics of the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act
• Environmental issues in real estate transactions
• Enforcement Issues

Copyright Act: Calculation and Award of Damages

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 12:00pm

In our presentation, we will discuss the legal issues that arise for a litigant in proving copyright infringement, including the calculation of statutory and actual damages awards.

Orders of Protection for the Immigrant Victims (LIVE WEBCAST)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 10:00am

This seminar will cover the basics of orders of protection with an emphasis on unique issues facing immigrant victims of domestic violence. We will also focus on working with interpreters, cultural competency and tailoring the order to get evidence for immigration relief.

Orders of Protection for the Immigrant Victims

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 9:30am

This seminar will cover the basics of orders of protection with an emphasis on unique issues facing immigrant victims of domestic violence. We will also focus on working with interpreters, cultural competency and tailoring the order to get evidence for immigration relief.