CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Challenging the DCS Indication Process (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 12:00pm

In Tennessee, the Department of Children’s Services maintains a confidential database containing the names of men and women whom the Department has found to be indicated for child abuse. If a person works or volunteers with children, an indication could have a terrible impact on their lives. This CLE will be focused on the processes involved in indications and how to defend these types of cases.

Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act- More Small Business Capital in Tennessee? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 1:00pm

In April 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups ("JOBS") Act, federal legislation designed "[t]o increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies." The JOBS Act amends the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, in various respects. This session explores the overall content of the JOBS Act focusing most intently on its application to business organizations—private and public—organized or operating in Tennessee. 

Commonly Encountered Patent Law and Trade Secret Issues for Non-IP Lawyers (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 12:00pm

This program will cover the basics of patent law and trade secrets, including an introduction to patentable subject matter, what the non-IP practitioner needs to know about the patent procurement process, how to avoid common mistakes made by non-IP lawyers, and an overview of the costs, timeline and economic incentives associated with seeking either patent or trade secret protection. This program is for non-specialists and for lawyers who are in charge of intellectual property buy don’t practice in the area.

Hot Topics In Real Estate 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 8:00am

Professionals representing purchasers, sellers and lenders in real estate transactions will benefit from this full day program. Experts from across the country will help update your knowledge of the new developments in real estate law, recent court decisions and other topics of interest to real estate title professionals.

This year's hot topics will include:

Court Square Series 2012 - Columbia (Live Program)

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

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

TBA Health Law CLE Programming

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:36pm

The Tennessee Bar Association provides a variety of timely and informative continuing legal education programming for Health Law professionals. Along with our annual Primer and Forums, watch for additional live and online programming throughtout the year.

Court Square Series 2012 - Johnson City (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:30am

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

Barbara Dyer, of Counsel with Matt Cohen & Associates will give you a tour around juvenile law, covering topics such as children with disabilities, representing children in court, and educational rights. 

Navigating Through the Open Meetings Act (Live Program)

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

Whether a governing body has complied with the Open Meetings Act can be an area of inquiry and confusion for government and private attorneys alike. This program will explore: the various requirements for a governing body to conduct a meeting, including providing valid notice of a public meeting; legal issues facing government counsel in advising governing bodies and private counsel appearing before them; and selected case studies of challenges to Open Meetings Act compliance.

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.