CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Read More, Recall More With Better Legal Reading Skills

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 8:00am

Reading is an integral part in the practice of law, it is among the most used communication skills, but is often the most underdeveloped. Information from our colleagues, staff, and clients is being transmitted to us at the speed of light, and lawyers are expected to absorb it just as fast. This program is designed to teach you the skills of speed-reading. Practicing speed-reading legal documents and applying comprehension techniques will help you build memory and recall and get through those banker boxes of cases.

Big Changes for Tennessee Nonprofit Corporations (Effective January 1): Nashville

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:00pm

Effective January 1, 2015 Tennessee lawyers will see big changes to the Tennessee Nonprofit Corporations Act. With several revisions, this Act has had a major overhaul. These changes will impact existing non-profit organizations and new formations. Sessions in this program have been designed to help you identify these changes, understand some of the new requirements and learn how these changes will make it easier for today’s modern lawyers.

Hot Topics in Real Estate 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am

This annual program produced by the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Land Title Association offers advanced topics in real estate for Tennessee lawyers. This year’s program will offer attendees insight into probate matters, Tennessee Case Law updates, and our annual legislative report. One session will give special consideration to condominium law. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with attorney’s in this practice area.

Hot Topics in Real Estate 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00am

This annual program produced by the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Land Title Association offers advanced topics in real estate for Tennessee lawyers. This year’s program will offer attendees insight into probate matters, Tennessee Case Law updates, and our annual legislative report. One session will give special consideration to condominium law. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with attorney’s in this practice area.

Court Square Series 2014: Chattanooga

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:00pm

This three-hour program is designed to provide you with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include: Reese Veltenaar, of Acumen Wealth Advisors, will discuss Financial Planning for Lawyers, Gary Massey and Josh Ward both of Massey & Associates, will discuss Workers Compensation, and Russell Fowler of Legal Aid of East Tennessee, who will discuss Litigation Mistakes to Avoid.

Social Security Basics: Disability Hearings

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:00pm

This presentation will cover the functions and processes for the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). This is the administrative office that handles Social Security hearings after a claimant has been denied at the state level which, for purposes of this presentation, is Tennessee’s Disability Determination Services (DDS). 

This session will teach you the mechanics of how claims move through the system at the hearing level, the evidence that is key to disposition of a claim, and possible post-hearing actions.

School of Environmental Law

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:00pm

Environmental Law is a combination of treaties, statutes, regulations and common law that manages and controls the relationship between human activity and our natural environment. These sessions are designed to give you a basic over view and important updates in three key areas: climate change law and policy, energy law and policy, and hot topics in agriculture. The last session of the day includes recent developments in food safety with a review of the new statutory enactment permitting the growing of hemp in Tennessee.

Corporate Counsel Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00am

Corporate lawyers are confronted with issues ranging across many practice areas, including e-discovery, immigration, and the Affordable Care Act. They also face unique issues on corporate compliance and ethics. Learn the latest news on these topics and more at the annual Corporate Counsel Forum.

How to Start a Successful Practice with $600

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:00pm

Many lawyers hesitate to start their own practice fearing that their wallet won't stretch far enough. This session will show you the simple ropes to get you past that fear. We will skip past all the fancy foot work and get right to getting clients and making it on a small budget.

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.

 

Fundamentals of Federal Appellate Practice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:30am

This program will focus on the process and skills for successful appellate practice in federal courts. Federal appellate judges, the Sixth Circuit Clerk, experienced practitioners, and former federal appellate clerks will explain the key steps in the federal appellate process, providing unique and valuable insight. This six-hour program will address best practices for federal appellate practice, including compliance with rules of appellate procedure, brief-writing, and other important topics.

Continental Breakfast and Executive Lunch Included