CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law 2016

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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 8:00am

This program is for the animal lover in you and will guide you through legal issues dealing in animal law. Learn what’s trending in the estate planning for pets and stay on top of dog bite laws, dog parks and banned breed legislation. Speakers will also address the animal abuse registry law and broken window law. Join us for a special panel including lawyers and veterinarians discussing ethical considerations.

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Business Law Forum 2016: Evolving Topics in Capital Raising

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Friday, May 20, 2016 - 11:30am

This program covers recent trends, and related legal issues, in early-stage capital raising. In addition to addressing the different types of securities and other financial instruments being used by "young" firms to fund their operations in a transitory regulatory environment, the session provides commentary on the investment structures, business entity structures, intellectual property challenges and potential professional responsibility pitfalls associated with forming and funding young ventures.

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20th Annual Labor & Employment Forum

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Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:00am

The TBA's Labor and Employment Forum provides specialized and practical information on a range of timely labor and employment law topics. The L&E Section is excited about this year's Forum, which features a very impressive panel of speakers. Topics include important new federal cases, recent developments in Tennessee, perspectives from the bench, a primer on the Equal Pay Act, hot topics in wage and hour law from both sides of the bar, ethics and much more. Breakfast & Lunch will also be provided.

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Ready, Willing and Able to Work: Tennesseans with Disabilities and Occupational Diploma

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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00pm

Recently, Tennessee passed legislation that permitted students with disabilities who are exiting high school to receive an occupational diploma. This new diploma may have an impact on your clients as applicants with occupational diplomas apply to companies you represent. As lawyers, we want you to be adequately prepared to represent clients who hire employees with an occupational diploma.

This program is sponsored by Disability Rights Tennessee and TennesseeWorks.

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HIGHway Driving in Tennessee

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

Drugged driving is the new drunk driving. And Tennessee has four of the top five counties in the United States for most traffic fatalities by depressant drug-impaired drivers. More and more DUI investigations involve little or no alcohol but a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs. Learn about this growing problem of drug-related DUI.

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Environmental Show of The South

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:00am

The Environmental Show of the South is the largest and most comprehensive environmental conference and tradeshow in the region. Its goal is to provide high-quality, low-cost environmental training as well as updates on government/industry developments and trends, with a particular focus on solid and hazardous waste issues. The 45th annual event will be held April 20-22, 2016.

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Intellectual Property Spring Institute 2016

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 8:00am

What is new, what's changing and what are this year's updates for practitioners will be the focus of this year's Intellectual Property Institute. We will review right of publicity and Fair Use. The Lanham Act updates will be addressed along with international issues. The ethics portion will cover the Tennessee pro bono program in connection with the Arts & Business Council.

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Tennessee Court of Appeals Academy [Memphis]

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CLE Programming
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Friday, April 1, 2016 - 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.

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Immigration Law Seminar 2016

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Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

This seminar is specifically designed for both lawyers who are experienced immigration lawyers and for lawyers who are just getting started in immigration law. The immigration government agencies that will be represented at the seminar are: U.S.

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Real Estate Essentials 2016

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Monday, May 16, 2016 - 8:30am

Learn how to avoid pitfalls at your real estate closing as we look at variety of issues that can go wrong in this year's program. Issues can stem from improperly drafted contracts to explaining to clients why the poor advice from friends and family can lead to additional problems. We will talk about title defects, missed closing dates and causes, inspections, unqualified buyers, improper disclosure of material facts or defects, and address specific issues with residential real estate.

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