CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Entertainment & Sports Forum 2015

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

The programs for this year's annual Entertainment and Sports Law Forum were all drawn from your requests and ideas for topics you wanted to hear about. With insights for practitioners of all levels, we'll cover a good bit of ground including:

- an inside perspective on negotiating publishing deals,
- the life cycle of a film project from development to financing to distribution,
- bringing foucs to the Blurred Lines Verdict, and

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Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Forum 2015: Protecting Your Clients

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CLE Programming
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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 8:00am

This year's annual tax program will provide you with the best practices and updates to protect your clients. Topics will include significant developments in Federal and Tennessee's tax laws. Annual updates include nationwide tax trends, Tennessee tax laws, as well as discussion on the IRS appeals and collections process.

Expert attorneys will discuss the risks and benefits of captive insurance. Captive insurance allows companies to fund their own insurance coverage in a more cost effective manner. Speakers will discuss the unique tax advantages, and help you advise your clients.

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Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 8:30am

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only sure way to protect oneself is through recognition of this fact of life and adapt to these new realities.

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Real Estate Essentials 2015

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CLE Programming
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Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:30am

Attorneys will gain valuable knowledge regarding real estate issues. Topics include the title insurance, standards in purchase and sales agreements, and due diligence in real estate law.

The first session will discuss title insurance, which plays a mysterious role in real estate transactions. It is a required element of every deal and can be costly. This session will help you understand title insurance policies and review the precise protections they offer.

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Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls

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CLE Programming
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Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:30am

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC, and others). Stay ahead of problems dealing with contracts, licensing, code violations and more.

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Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:30am

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC, and others). Stay ahead of problems dealing with contracts, licensing, code violations and more.

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Managed Care Delivery

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:00pm

Finding new ways to serve Tennessee lawyers, this program is part of a series to help Health Law and Elder Law practitioners.

Managed care is a health care delivery system organized to manage cost, utilization, and quality. This presentation will review: Managed Care Organizations, Primary Care Case Management, Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan and Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plans. Discussion also will include some items on integrated care and long term services and supports.

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Webcast

Tech Science: Cellular Analysis and GPS Tracking for Attorneys

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CLE Programming
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm

This topic covers the methods and purpose of cellular data analysis that is widely used in criminal and civil cases to "place" a person at a particular location based on their cell phone usage. Attendees will learn about the "scientific" basis claimed to support this evidence, how analysts actually interpret and prepare this data for court presentation and how to challenge this type of analysis.

Numerous real life case examples are presented.

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Tech Science: Cell Phone Forensics for Attorneys

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 12:00pm

This topic covers the realities of cell phone forensics, the basics of how cell phones record and store data and what and when you can recover information from cell phone. Numerous real life case examples are presented.

Attendees will learn about the processes and procedures used to collect cell phone evidence, about SMS text messaging and what you can and cannot retrieve from a cell phone.

SMS messaging, fake text messages and other information will also be provided.

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Webcast

Making the Most of Discovery: What You Don’t Know Can Come Back to Haunt You [Memphis]

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 8:00am

How much is too much? Is one of the many questions in the maze of discovery. This program covers many levels of written discovery and e-discovery. Presenters will cover best practices, using investigators to verify information, effective use of subpoenas, enforcement and dealing with difficult counsel. A session on social medial discovery will help you with Internet searches. Discussion on alternatives to written discovery will include site inspection, deposition by interrogatories, and physical exam versus independent medical exams.

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