CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Annual Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:30am

This year's tax forum will focus on both Tennessee and federal tax issues. We will have representatives from the Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service to provide in-person updates on current topics. Topics to be covered during the forum include an introduction to international tax issues, tax issues in hiring family members, lien subordination issues, and licensing and taxing issues in a multi-state practice.

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On Site

Construction Defects and Investigations

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 12:00pm

This program is designed to provide the participants with a working knowledge of the means and methods used to identify construction defects.

We will define types of defects and include methods to investigate and test for these defects. The instructor will cover various codes and industry standards in use today to evaluate whether an alleged construction defect actually exists.  And finally, the presentation will use examples of past projects to illustrate how an alleged construction defect claim is investigated as well as the possible outcomes. Topics include:

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Webcast

Fire Origin and Cause Part 2

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 1:15pm

The purpose of this course is to educate the participant on basic fire science; that is, the elements needed to have a fire and how fires grow and spread.  It then discusses the methodologies used to determine the origin and the cause of the fire and the elements required to sustain a proper opinion as to where the fire started and what the cause or mode of failure was that led to the fire.  The course explains the rules of the Scientific Method that are used to properly investigate any fire.  Attendees will find value in this seminar due to the court requirements that the or

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Webcast

Fire Origin and Cause Part 1

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

The purpose of this course is to educate the participant on basic fire science; that is, the elements needed to have a fire and how fires grow and spread. It then discusses the methodologies used to determine the origin and the cause of the fire and the elements required to sustain a proper opinion as to where the fire started and what the cause or mode of failure was that led to the fire. The course explains the rules of the Scientific Method that are used to properly investigate any fire.

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Webcast

Accident Investigation & Evidence Gathering

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

Description: This one-hour seminar is designed to provide a working knowledge of the types of and causes of accidents. Defined are the processes and procedures for documenting accident sites and evidence for future analysis. Outlined are pointers to help determine when outside independent consultants are necessary to assist in the technical aspects of an accident and provide resolution of related claims. Types of accidents:

· Slip and fall

· Vehicle accidents

· Environmental

· Workplace

· Construction

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Webcast

Accident Investigation & Evidence Gathering

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

This one-hour seminar is designed to provide a working knowledge of the types of and causes of accidents. Defined are the processes and procedures for documenting accident sites and evidence for future analysis. Outlined are pointers to help determine when outside independent consultants are necessary to assist in the technical aspects of an accident and provide resolution of related claims. Types of accidents:

· Slip and fall
· Vehicle accidents
· Environmental
· Workplace
· Construction
· Catastrophes

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Webcast

Estate Planning 102: Confidentiality and Capacity

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:15pm

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:

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Webcast

Estate Planning 101: What Should Be in The Estate Plan

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 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:

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Webcast

Probate 102: Tax Returns, Title and Discovery of Assets

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

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. Topics include:

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Webcast

Probate Part 1: Jurisdiction and Client Interview

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 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 the probate process in Tennessee, including basic documents required for probate, tax returns, issues related to TennCare and avoidance of probate pitfalls.

Topics include:

·         Probate jurisdiction

·         Tennessee intestacy statute

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Webcast