CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

Can I Really Use This Android Tablet in Court? (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 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 Android users and will review new apps for lawyers to use in their practice.

Creditor Rights 101: 10 Collection Strategies Every Lawyer Should Know (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:00pm

David Anthony is a Tennessee creditors rights lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy, foreclosures, and commercial litigation. This presentation will review essential collection concepts under Tennessee creditor rights laws. Discussion will include:

• Pre-Lawsuit Considerations
• Statute of Limitations Issues
• Jurisdiction and Venue Selection
• Judgment Enforcement Options
• Basic Bankruptcy Issues
• Common Roadblocks to Collecting Money 

Handling Claims Against Insurance Agents (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 12:00pm

Liability of insurance agents is often overlooked when handling an insurance claim. This session will help you understand insurance agent liability and how to proceed against insurance agents in litigation.

17th Annual Labor & Employment Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:00am

The Labor and Employment Forum provides timely, specialized and practical information on a range of labor and employment topics presented by Tennessee’s premier labor and employment practitioners. This year’s topics include labor and employment developments on the state and federal level, employment arbitration agreements, NLRB issues and updates, a roundtable discussion on FLSA issues, and legal ethics. The Forum will conclude with a talk from United States Magistrate Judge C. Clifford Shirley on discovery and federal practice issues in the labor and employment context.