CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Protecting Private Information in Litigation after Shane Group

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

Beginning in 2016 with Shane Group, Inc. v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit reminded federal district courts that only a few narrow categories of information -- true trade secrets, information covered by a recognized privilege, and information protected by statute (e.g., taxpayer IDs and protected health information) -- are entitled to be filed under a judicial seal. Otherwise, the public courts are just that: public. The substantive standards in Shane Group are nothing new -- they come directly from a 1983 decision, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. v.

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Webcast

Business Law Forum 2018

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:00am

The 2018 TBA Business Law Forum will focus on emerging technologies that are affecting, or will soon affect, business lawyers across Tennessee. It will include an introduction to distributed ledger technology, including the blockchain, and a discussion of how this technology is being applied to transform electronic record-keeping in a variety of fields.  The forum will also address cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, and “initial coin offerings” of virtual currencies.

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On Site

Fastcase 2018: Introduction to Legal Research

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:00pm

This webinar is designed for new Fastcase users. The presentations cover basic Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute searches.

Program schedule: noon - 1:00 P.M. CT

This seminar is free for TBA members only. You may only take this course 1 time for CLE credit.

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Webcast

Fastcase 2018: Introduction to Legal Research

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:00pm

This webinar is designed for new Fastcase users. The presentations cover basic Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute searches.

Program schedule: noon - 1:00 P.M. CT

This seminar is free for TBA members only. You may only take this course 1 time for CLE credit.

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Webcast

2018 International Law Annual Forum (Online Version)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

The seminar will consist of three international business panels with representatives from: 1) government and private international manufacturing perspectives; 2) international sourcing, importing and exporting perspectives; and 3) international entertainment and tourism perspectives. Legal and public policy views of the current and future global standard of Tennessee in the international investment and entrepreneurship environment will be openly discussed, debated and reflected upon.

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Webcast

Drafting Complaints to Trigger Insurance Coverage in Construction

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:45am

Attorney Timothy Crenshaw and Timothy Gibbons will discuss potential pitfalls when drafting allegations relating to specific construction issues that may unintentionally result in loss of insurance coverage, including allegations of intentional conduct, defects, water damage, and the scope of work.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course for free. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving!

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Webcast

How New Tax Laws Impact Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contained multiple tax cuts, particularly for corporate and pass-through entities, which may benefit lawyers. This presentation will review the impact of the new tax laws on lawyers who operate as a sole practitioner, partnership, limited liability company or corporation. For some, a change in organizational structure may be the best way to take advantage of the new legislation.

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Webcast

Disability Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:00am

Updates from the 6th Circuit Social Security Law and new regulations are necessary for today's practice in disability law. This year's program offers these topics along with ethics and best practices in vocational expert testimony. You will also hear from a panel of resource representatives to help you identify assistance for your clients. Judge David Ettinger will address on the record issues and Judge Jane Stranch will speak on Sixth Circuit Social Security law.

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On Site

Local Government Forum 2018

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am

Open records, open meetings, Tennessee's Clean Water Act and ethics are on the agenda for this year's annual forum. We will also have a briefing of this year's legislative updates and best practices and rules for parliamentary procedures. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with practitioners and local government attorneys across the state.

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On Site

Corporate Counsel Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00am

Updates in employment law, the latest in mergers & acquisitions, career options for in-house counsel and privilege considerations when working with corporate subsidiaries are on the agenda for this year’s annual forum. We will also hear from Professor Joan MacLeod Heminway of The University of Tennessee on data security and its impact on the role of in-house counsel along with a review of corporate governance. This year's roundtable discussion will offer various perspectives on contract management and procurements.

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On Site