CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Drafting Legislation for the General Assembly: A Pathway to Excellence

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 9:00am

This program provides a unique opportunity for lawyers to learn more about how legislation is prepared, drafted, and reviewed. Attendees will take away templates and samples of legislation, form and style guidelines used by the Tennessee General Assembly, and a very helpful drafter’s checklist. If you have ever wanted to develop your ability to help your firm or a client with a legislative issue, but did not know where to start, or if you need an in-depth refresher, then this program is for you.

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Transactional Practice in Nashville

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 8:30am

This six-hour seminar will provide lawyers with the information, tools and tips needed to successfully handle transactional, traditional business and probate matters. Specifically, the course will offer practical approaches to handling real estate closings, probate matters, wills and trusts, as well as choosing the right business entity for a client. It also will cover the latest developments in health care law. The day will wrap up with a presentation and discussion about ethics and civility in the practice of law.

Transactional Practice in Memphis

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 8:30am

This six-hour seminar will provide lawyers with the information, tools and tips needed to successfully handle transactional, traditional business and probate matters. Specifically, the course will offer practical approaches to handling real estate closings, probate matters, wills and trusts, as well as choosing the right business entity for a client. It also will cover the latest developments in health care law. The day will wrap up with a presentation and discussion about ethics and civility in the practice of law.

Tennessee Court of Appeals Boot Camp

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 9:00am

The Tennessee Court of Appeals is unfamiliar territory for most lawyers. Opportunities to practice in this court are few and success requires skills of oral and written advocacy. A persuasive performance in both areas is important to success; a poor performance in either can lead to defeat. Accordingly, lawyers need the information and insight required to develop and perfect their oral arguments and legal writing. Indeed, this is true at all levels of legal practice, and the lessons learned during this seminar will be generally applicable to practice in trial courts.

Creditor's Practice Forum 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:00am

TBA’s Creditor’s Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. The first portion of the program will focus on the current state of rules and regulations promulgated by the CFPB, and the fallout for law firms and clients. The second portion of the program will be a discussion of the current state of licensing requirements by the Assistant General Counsel of the Collection Services Board.

TBA Appellate Practice CLE Programming

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:37pm

The Tennessee Bar Association provides a variety of timely and informative continuing legal education programming for Appellate Practice professionals. Along with the Appellate Practice Boot Camp, watch for additional live and online programming throughtout the year.

Condo Law From Every Angle

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 12:30pm

Catch up on the popular type of housing for downtown living and mixed-housing suburbs with this program. Sessions will give you a full and complete review of Tennessee’s Condo Law practice. Experts who have worked on the development and practice of Tennessee Condo Law will be presenting from multiple perspectives for buyers, lenders, owners, and developers. Sessions will review emerging issues, future concerns, and review of the applicable law and legal considerations.

Statewide General Practice Summit

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 8:00am

Choose from two tracks of programming during this three-day program to get the updates you need in your practice. Full details on the registration page. Special Bonus: Register to win a free 3-month lease to office space in the Tennessee Bar Center.

Running For Office 2013: Tennessee Campaign Ethics

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 8:30am

This advanced level program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers will include all aspects of the law and ethics of election for office in 2013. The program will include an analysis of the election law, campaign finance compliance, and an analysis of the provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct touching on judicial elections.

Topics include:
• Election Law – Procedure for Running for Office
• Campaign Finance Compliance

Elder Law Forum 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:30am

This day-long program, sponsored by the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, covers the most up-to-date information concerning laws, regulations and guidelines affecting seniors who reside in Tennessee.

Some of the highlights include:
- VA Training
- Choices Acuity Scoring
- Spend Down Techniques
- Special Needs Trust
- Practice Management (Ethics)
- Conservatorship Legislation