CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Federal Practice Seminar 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 12:00pm

This year’s program will touch on topics relevant to federal practitioners. Speakers will discuss social media discovery, proportionality and cost shifting in e-discovery, strategies to avoid privilege waiver, and e-discovery case law updates. Case law updates will include both federal and state. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with lawyers in your practice area. Lunch is provided for all participants.

Docket Call: Practicing Criminal Law In Tennessee (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 11:45am

This program takes you through a typical criminal docket addressing the most common cases in General Sessions Court. There will also be a summary given on drugs and schedules. For lawyers who want to pick up criminal cases through appointments or referrals this program will touch key areas of practice. Each topic will cover the law, common pleas, and procedures. Most importantly each session will discuss how to manage client expectations and client communication.

Guide to Expert Witness Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 8:00am

This program will provide practical, applicable insight from both attorneys and experts regarding how to maximize the effectiveness of expert testimony in your cases. Procedural issues including Rule 26 disclosures, relevant Rules of Evidence, discovery, scope of testimony, and raising and defending challenges to qualifications will be addressed, along with the practical questions of how to identify and ultimately choose potential experts. The program will also feature experts of various fields with an opportunity for participants to ask questions during expert panel sessions.

Taking and Defending Effective Depositions 2013 (Live Program Knoxville)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00am

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will learn how to:

• Prepare yourself and your clients for a deposition
• Identify potential sources of information – including social media sources – to be used during a deposition

Taking and Defending Effective Depositions 2013 (Live Program Memphis)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00am

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will learn how to:

• Prepare yourself and your clients for a deposition
• Identify potential sources of information – including social media sources – to be used during a deposition

For Your Friend in the Music Business: Top 10 Questions You CAN Answer (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

 In Tennessee, especially near Nashville, chances are you have a friend in the music business that needs some guidance. You know you need to refer your friend to an entertainment lawyer, but what do you need to know before you make that call? This session will review the questions the entertainment lawyer is going to ask you.

Can I Really Use This iPad in Court? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:00pm

Who would have thought that we can now sit in a court room and use a computer, access emails, files, internet, work on research, display information to the court, and work on client work product. This presentation is for iPad users and will review new apps for lawyers to use in their practice.

Intellectual Property Spring Institute (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:00am

The entertaining and informative program will feature a speaker from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and will include presentations and panels relating to a variety of intellectual property topics, including: 

• Accelerated Case Resolution at the TTAB 
• TTAB Do’s & Don’ts
• America Invents Act Update
• Proving Damages in IP Cases
• Biotech and Software Patentability
• The new AIA Accelerates America’s March Toward Globalization of Patent Laws
• Recent Developments in Copyright Law

Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration, Criminal, and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:00am

This seminar is for immigration defense attorneys, criminal defense attorneys, and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. 

The first part of the program will review strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases. Presenters will be Elliott Ozment, Tricia Herzfeld, Elaine Witty, and Andrew Free.

Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:00am

This program is for immigration defense attorneys and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. Immigration defense attorneys will be exposed to strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases. Presenters will be Elliott Ozment, Tricia Herzfeld, Elaine Witty, and Andrew Free.