CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

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.

Continental breakfast and lunch included.  Lunch sponsored by Counsel on Call.

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

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Chattanooga)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 8:30am

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Jackson)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 1:30pm

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Knoxville)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:30am

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Memphis)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:30am

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.

Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Nashville)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:30am

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and becomes the story itself.