CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Memphis]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 8:30am

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

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The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Knoxville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 8:30am

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

Topics Include:

  • Managing Yourself and Support Staff
  • Using Case Management Systems
  • Engaging Clients
  • The Use of Social Media to Advertise 

 

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney’s [Nashville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:30am

You know the law but don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will focus on practical aspects of lawyering such as managing yourself and your support staff, using case managements systems, engaging clients, ending the client relationship ethically, and using social media to advertise.

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Law Tech UnConference 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:00am

The Law Tech Conference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancements 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. This year’s program will offer two tracks, one track focused on Tech Topics and one focused on Law Practice Tips.

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Mediation Advocacy

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:00pm

Mediation Advocacy - Understanding The Mediation Process; Preparation For The Mediation; and Essential Strategies In Working With The Mediator To Achieve Your Best Settlement.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

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Criminal Voir Dire

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:00pm

This session will cover the following:

1. Avoid prospective jurors likely to negatively influence the other prospective jurors

a. Supervisors, management level individuals, owners of companies

b. Law enforcement, security guards, military, prosecutors, judges

2. Educate the prospective jurors on your theory of the case

a. Self-defense.

b. Mistake of fact.

c. Capacity to form the intent to pre-meditate

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Cookeville)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:30pm

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.

Ethics in Mediation: Angles and Best Practices

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:00pm

Ethics in mediation covers many angles including confidentiality, impartiality, competence and professionalism, duties to third parties and conflicts. This session will talk about the ethical dilemmas that are most commonly encountered. Best practices for mediators will also be included in this presentation.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

Collaborative Law in Family Law Cases

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm

This presentation will cover the basics and goals for collaborative law in divorce cases.

Discussion will include benefits to the clients and their children. Other topics include:

1) The Collaborative Team and Their Contribution
2) Ethics Issues in Collaborative Law
3) Status of Collaborative Law in Tennessee

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

Practical Tips for Mediating Family Law Cases

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm

This session will cover the following topics to provide practical tips for mediating family law cases:

1. Effective use of joint meeting
2. Managing participants’ expectations (earning their trust)
3. Balance with letting litigants blow off steam while focusing on obtaining a settlement
4. Step parent/”significant others” involvement in post divorce mediations