CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Mid-Winter CLE Blast 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 7:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 24, 2015, giving you the possibility of completing up to 11 hours of General or Dual CLE credit. You can create your own schedule and take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day, so you can come and go for the hours you need when it is convenient for you. 

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend.

$50.00 per hour for TBA members • $75.00 per hour for non-members

12th Annual Bankruptcy Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

This high-quality program will begin with presentations on the model Chapter 13 plan, service of process issues, and recent bankruptcy case developments in the Sixth Circuit and around the country. Friday afternoon will conclude with a presentation on mediation in bankruptcy cases. On Saturday, attendees will be organized into small groups with a discussion leader drawn from a faculty of prominent bankruptcy judges. These small group discussions will focus on case problems that bring into focus recent developments in the law and real world problems that bankruptcy practitioners face.

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On Site

Environmental Show of The South

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 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 44th annual event will be held April 22-24, 2015.

The Right Way to File a Writ

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm

This session will teach you the right way to file a writ according to TCA Section 27-8-101. The presentation will start with a basic understanding of the difference between a common law writ of certiorari and a statutory writ of certiorari. We will cover why, when, and where to file. There are strict timelines for getting the writ filed and procedural flaws to avoid such as impermissible joinders.

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Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 8:00am

Join the TBA's Estate Planning & Probate Section at its annual Estate Planning & Probate Forum, where you will be able to learn from some of Tennessee's top estate and trust attorneys about cutting-edge on estate planning techniques and probate considerations, as well as gain insight into the new legislation and case law rulings affecting these areas. This information-packed, full-day program will provide 6 CLE hours credit. Breakfast & Lunch will also be provided.

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On Site

Estate Planning Part 1: What Should Be In The Estate Plan

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee. This session will include an overview of basic estate planning documents and strategies, including advance directives, wills, revocable living trusts, testamentary trusts and basics of tax planning.

Other topics include:

  • What clients should know about estate planning
  • What should be in an estate plan
  • What the Estate Tax Act is
  • What clients do not understand

 

Estate Planning Part 2: Confidentiality and Capacity

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 1:30pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will continue the discussion on basic estate planning documents and strategies, including advance directives, wills, revocable living trusts, testamentary trusts and basics of tax planning.

Other topics include:

  • Communication,confidentiality, and capacity
  • Client under a disability
  • Elements of undue influence
  • Disposition of documents

 

Probate Part 1: Jurisdiction and Client Interview

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 (All day)

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will include an overview of the probate process in Tennessee, including basic documents required for probate, tax returns, issues related to TennCare and avoidance of probate pitfalls.

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Webcast

Probate Part 2: Tax Returns, Title and Discovery of Assets

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm

The purpose of this series is to assist attorneys with a fundamental understanding of estate planning and probate in Tennessee.

This session will continue the discussion on the probate process in Tennessee, including basic documents required for probate, tax returns, issues related to TennCare and avoidance of probate pitfalls.

Other topics include:

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Webcast

President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:00pm

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of Executive Actions on Immigration that will lead to millions of undocumented individuals receiving work authorization and not being subject to deportation for an initial three-year period. The two principal groups that benefit are parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and individuals who meet the current Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals guidelines regardless of their age being over 30. Find out the details of these programs as well as many other changes in immigration policy.