Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 8:30am
This three-hour program held in Murfreesboro is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:
Mark Chalos of Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein will cover multidistrict litigation (MDL) practice, basics of class actions, and review updates on pending mass tort litigations.
Carolyn Schott of Baker Donelson will provide an overview of franchise, excise tax and exemptions, sales tax, and inheritance and gift tax during her session on Tennessee Taxes.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
This three-hour program held in Manchester is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:
John Nicoll of The Law Office of Nicoll & Nicoll will cover federal sentencing pitfalls. Discussion will include why criminal defense attorneys who practice solely in state court still need to know about the federal sentencing laws, federal drug laws such as the Armed Career Criminal Act, and effective plea negotiations.
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 12:00pm
Interpreter services in all court hearings (both civil and criminal) can now be billed directly to the Administrative Office of the Courts pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 42 in the State of Tennessee as amended July 1, 2012. This session will discuss the new funding now available to assist all Limited English Proficiency Individuals with interpreter services regardless of indigency of the parties and the process for obtaining those services.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
Tablets are one of the many tools lawyers can use for practice management, client communication, and much more. This presentation will focus on Android Operating Systems tablets and phones with cool features just for Lawyers.
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 8:00am
This seminar will provide you with the most up to date information regarding technology and how it will benefit you in your practice. Topics will include an update on some of the hottest issues in technology licensing transactions, analysis and discussion of the legal implications involved in the use of social media, and a discussion of that latest trends and deal terms for start-up and emerging companies.
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 8:00am
There are many obstacles to succession planning for your law practice -- many start with our own fears and resistance, or maybe we are just too busy and don’t know where to start. This program will discuss practical tips, estate planning for your practice, and fellow practitioners will share with you the steps you can take to make sure your clients, staff and pending matters are taken care of. Don’t be caught off guard when unplanned changes because of death, disability, or unexpected retirement affects your practice.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:00pm
Internal investigations are becoming increasingly common for companies to identify and remedy areas of potential corporate liability. Internal investigations can involve ethical landmines for both internal and external counsel. This program will explore key ethical issues in conducting internal investigations and propose strategies for dealing with those issues.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 12:00pm
Why Can’t I Kroger for Wine? 69% of Tennesseans Favor Wine in Grocery Stores. I Can Buy Tequila but not Beer, Limes or Shot Glasses at my Liquor Store. Why Was the Right for Women to Vote Crucial to Prohibition? Why Would We Ban the Sale of All Alcohol? This one hour CLE answers burning questions about Tennessee’s fascinating labryth of liquor laws. Liquor is a key part of Tennessee history and has played a controversial and pivotal role in out state’s commerce.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 12:00pm
This program will address the questions of: - What reasonable accommodations the EEOC now requires employers to make for employees with disabilities - When the EEOC says a "reasonable factor other than age" defense is available for employers to use when making employment decisions which adversely impact employees who are age 40 and older and - How the EEOC allows employers to use an applicant's criminal history in making hiring decisions
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 12:00pm
Social media touches many aspects your clients’ cases and business strategies. This session will explore social media issues related to intellectual property, employment, e-discovery, and ethical considerations.