CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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

Mid-Winter CLE Blast 2013 (Live Credit CLE)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 7:00am

 Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on February 28, 2012. The Mid-Winter CLE Blast will offer 11 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration desk will be open all day.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend. 

$50.00 per hour for TBA Members

$75.00 per hour for Nonmembers

Estate Planning Forum 2013 (Live Program)

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

Join the TBA's Estate Planning Section at its annual Estate Planning Forum, where you will be able to learn from Tennessee's top attorneys on estate planning techniques and probate considerations, as well as gain insight into the new legislation and case law rulings affecting these areas. This information-packed program will provide 6 CLE hours, including 1 hour of dual CLE credit. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Topics will include: 
•Estate Recovery
•Estate Planning for Special Assets

Tech Conference 2013 CLE and Open House

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 9:00am

The Tech Conference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancements to help you in the practice of law. This year's program will continue to use an “unconference” approach similar to an open house format providing a unique opportunity for lawyers to interact with speakers, attendees, and sponsors.

Controlling the Unknown - Protecting LLC Members Through The Use of Operating Agreements (Online Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 12:00pm

 This presentation will provide an overview of the Tennessee LLC Act and the use of operating agreements. The discussion will focus on drafting operating agreements in order to protect LLC members and recent case law.