CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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

Construction Law Forum 2015:

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:30am

Arbitration is fast becoming not an alternative to litigation, but as a required and recommended way to reach final resolution of disputes. This seminar is for lawyers who are new to this field, or who are experienced, and will cover all aspects of arbitration, from considerations in drafting arbitration clauses, choosing an arbitrator, what rules should apply, preparing for a hearing and the law of appeals.  

Continental Breakfast and lunch included.

Commercial Lending From Title Insurance to Bank Borrowers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 8:00am

This program will provide attendees with perspectives from each side of a commercial lending transaction-the lender, the borrower and the title insurer. The program includes presentations by lender's counsel and borrower's counsel as to the preparation and negotiation of the documentation and other requirements for closing the deal, followed by a panel discussion among a lender, lender's counsel and borrower's counsel.

Best Practices For New Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 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 clients 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?

CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 (Johnson City)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 9:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on December 1, 2014. The CLE Blast will offer 7 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend.

$50.00 per hour for TBA members • $75.00 per hour for non-members

Juvenile Law Forum 2014: Proposed Changes to Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:30am

This year's annual Juvenile Forum will focus on a current case law updates and on the comprehensive proposed amendments to the Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure. Participants will receive a copy of the proposed amendments and will be encouraged to provide feedback. Join the committee members who have rewritten the Rules to learn firsthand how and when the changes will affect your practice.

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Johnson City)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:30am

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.

CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 7:00am

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4-day program offers CLE from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on December 22 and 29-31, 2014. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend.

$50.00 per hour for TBA members • $75.00 per hour for non-members