CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Juvenile Matters in Criminal Concerns

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 11:45am

Representing juveniles charged with crimes can be a complex process if not handled properly. Learn the steps of handling juvenile criminal cases in this CLE. Find out what you need to do when the Department of Children Services wants to interview your client. Constitutional rights reach to both parents and children in dependency and neglect cases — learn how to challenge the state’s case in these matters.

Continental Breakfast included.

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On Site

Doing Business Online: How to Advise the Online Business Owner

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 11:30am

As the on-line business model develops and becomes more complicated, lawyers are increasingly being asked to advise on issues relating to technology, taxes, digital ownership, and intellectual property. This program will focus on these legal issues that impact businesses operating online.

You will learn how to spot legal issues, handle succession planning for online accounts, maintain online profiles and develop a basic understanding of how servers are managed and the development/management of websites. 

Discussion will include:

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Elder Law Forum 2015

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 8:00am

This full-day forum offers insights for both the new to elder law attorney and experienced practitioners. Certified elder law attorneys from across the state share their knowledge of basics needed for counseling senior clients with a focus on:
(1) A hospice doctors perspective on Dementia,
(2) Palliative care and advance directives and the Conversation Project,
(3) PAE Appeals,
(4) Planning for blended families,
(5) Medicare coverage, and hot topics in Medicaid including Ethics.

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On Site

Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 11:00am

This program is for the animal lover in you and will guide you through legal issues dealing in animal law. Learn what’s trending in the estates planning for pets session and stay on top of laws that protect people with disabilities who use service animals. Speakers will also address the "first bite rule" covering common liability questions for injuries caused by animals. Horses play a unique role in the law as they can be property, an athlete, or a vehicle. Learn about equine law and legal issues related to horse activities, industry, and business.

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On Site

Entertainment & Sports Forum 2015

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CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

The programs for this year's annual Entertainment and Sports Law Forum were all drawn from your requests and ideas for topics you wanted to hear about. With insights for practitioners of all levels, we'll cover a good bit of ground including:

- an inside perspective on negotiating publishing deals,
- the life cycle of a film project from development to financing to distribution,
- bringing foucs to the Blurred Lines Verdict, and

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On Site

Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Forum 2015: Protecting Your Clients

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 8:00am

This year's annual tax program will provide you with the best practices and updates to protect your clients. Topics will include significant developments in Federal and Tennessee's tax laws. Annual updates include nationwide tax trends, Tennessee tax laws, as well as discussion on the IRS appeals and collections process.

Expert attorneys will discuss the risks and benefits of captive insurance. Captive insurance allows companies to fund their own insurance coverage in a more cost effective manner. Speakers will discuss the unique tax advantages, and help you advise your clients.

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On Site

Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 8:30am

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only sure way to protect oneself is through recognition of this fact of life and adapt to these new realities.

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Real Estate Essentials 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:30am

Attorneys will gain valuable knowledge regarding real estate issues. Topics include the title insurance, standards in purchase and sales agreements, and due diligence in real estate law.

The first session will discuss title insurance, which plays a mysterious role in real estate transactions. It is a required element of every deal and can be costly. This session will help you understand title insurance policies and review the precise protections they offer.

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On Site

Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:30am

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC, and others). Stay ahead of problems dealing with contracts, licensing, code violations and more.

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On Site

Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 11:30am

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC, and others). Stay ahead of problems dealing with contracts, licensing, code violations and more.

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On Site