CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

Arbitration Today - Cutting Edge Concepts for the Practitioner (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:30am

This seminar, in addition to providing legal and ethical updates, will provide the practitioner with insights regarding every aspect of the arbitration process. Key issues such as drafting an enforceable arbitration agreement and advocating before an arbitrator will be discussed in depth. Continental breakfast will be provided.

Topics will include:
- Privatizing Justice & Ethical Issues
- Caselaw Developments in Arbitration Law
- Administered and Non-Administered Arbitration
- Drafting an Enforceable Arbitration Agreement

How the Use of “Loan-Out” Companies May Affect the Termination Rights of Recording Artists and Songwriters (Online)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm

 For decades, recording artists and songwriters have routinely used so-called “Loan-Out” companies to minimize both taxes and exposure to personal liability. But in doing so, could they have inadvertently nullified their statutory termination rights under the Copyright Act? This program will examine the use of “Loan-Out” companies in the music industry and explore how their use may impede copyright recapture.

Legal Writing Never Gets Erased: Best Practices for Complaints, Answers, Motions, Responses, and Appellate Briefs (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 8:00am

How you write is your legal legacy. Complaints, Answers, Motions, Responses, and Appellate Briefs remain a part of the public record for all time. And because of electronic filing, electronic data storage, and the explosion of legal information and research websites, the things you write never get erased. Everything that you write becomes a virtual fingerprint, serving as a contemporary sign and a permanent remnant of your legal acumen. This seminar will refresh and improve your legal writing skills and help to ensure that your legacy is one of excellence.

Litigation Forum 2013 (Live Program)

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

Practical Help for your Practice

Tort & Insurance Forum 2013 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 8:00am

 This year’s annual program will focus on the latest updates in tort and insurance practice. Two sessions will help lawyers get up to speed on where we are with tort revision in Tennessee. A panel of experts will review the past year’s hot cases and Senator Doug Overbey will provide a legislative update. Two bonus features include a session on ethics specific for tort lawyers and a 15 minute review of TBA’s Section website offering practice tips for Tennessee lawyers.

Corporate Counsel Forum 2013: What's New? (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:00am

Another year, another gaggle of laws to remember. It's difficult to find time to learn about new laws, such as the e-Verify requirements, while not losing sight of the existing laws that affect corporate compliance. This full day seminar is a mix of topics looking at new requirements and reviewing existing requirements that affect your role as in-house counsel or labor attorney.

Topics include:
- Labor & Employment Review
- e-Verify
- Social Media
- Tennessee Business Corporation Act
- Corporate Compliance Update