CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

Mediation in Juvenile Court

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

This program will review the role of mediation in juvenile court matters. We will discuss the process including referrals, funding, forms, and filings as well as general case scenarios. From what type of juvenile court matters can be mediated to the responsibility and role of the mediator, mediation can be a useful tool for bringing parties to a resolution involving children that takes into account the needs of individuals when children are involved.

Approved for 1 hour general mediation or family law credit (CME) and 1 hour general credit (CLE). 

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Webcast

Skills for New Lawyers: Keeping Time, Setting Rates, and Billing

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 12:00pm

Are you in your first few years of practicing law? This new series will teach you skills you can apply in your everyday practice. This presentation will discuss best practices in keeping time, setting rates and billing.

In our discussion we will cover Rule 1.5 of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct. Topics include: ethical consideration of fee agreements, reasonableness of fees and expenses and terms of payment.

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Webcast

Skills for New Lawyers: Beginning and Ending the Client Relationship

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:00pm

Are you in your first few years of practicing law? This new series will teach you skills you can apply in your everyday practice. This presentation will focus on the best practices for beginning and ending client relationships.

Participants will see examples of draft communication and suggestions for different scenarios. Understanding the scope of representation between a client and lawyer is fundamental in the practice of law and applies to Rule 1.2 of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Skills for New Lawyers: Conflicts and Confidentiality

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 12:00pm

Are you in your first few years of practicing law? This new series will teach you skills you can apply in your everyday practice. This presentation will discuss ethical implications when dealing with conflicts and confidentiality issues.

Understanding confidentiality to include consent and disclosures is fundamental in representing clients ethically. To review conflicts our discussion will cover risks associated with representation, concurrent conflicts of interest and competency. Both are covered in Rule 1.6 and 1.7 of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct.

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Webcast

Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am

Join estate planning and probate practitioners from across the state at TBA's annual forum. Speakers will address asset protection issues to include Tennessee Investment Services Trusts (TIST), international issues in estate planning, ethics and legislative updates. A panel will feature the Clerk and Master for Knox County, the Clerk and Master for Willimson County, and two practicing attorneys to answer questions and provide best practices. You will have the opportunity to visit with colleagues, learn from sponsors and share ideas during lunch.

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On Site

Juvenile Law Annual Forum 2016

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00am

Get access to a variety of juvenile law topics to help you build a successful practice. This year's program will focus on key areas of advocacy, law, representation, and ethics for juvenile law practitioners. Topics will cover the following:

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On Site

Construction Law Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 8:30am

Disputes over construction projects can birth many different causes of action. This seminar is for lawyers who are new to this field, but also those who are experienced, and will cover various causes of action, including basic elements, procedure, how courts rule, and the interplay between the differing causes of action. This informational, full-day program will provide 6 CLE hours, including 1 hour of ethics credit.

Breakfast & Lunch will also be provided.

Thank you to our breakfast sponsor 

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On Site

Business Entities and the Life Cycle of Capital Raising

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

This presentation will teach you how to choose the right business entity. We will review the various forms of corporations vs. LLCs, discuss where to form the entity and converting between entity forms and cover basic capitalization options.

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.

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Webcast

Obtaining Medical Records: A Necessary Evil

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

Medical records are a necessary evil for many tort litigators. Obtaining records, and even the process of requesting records can be time consuming, expensive and often lead to duplicative or missing records. Get a crash course on tips for effectively requesting records (including the who and the where) and how to follow up when those records do not come in. Also, learn the basics of the various portals available for receiving electronic records and the benefits of utilizing those portals.

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Webcast

Tenncare 101

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 12:00pm

This presentation will start with the "Big Picture" including federal and state of Tennessee rules. It will transition into income, countable and excluded assets, transfers and look back periods, what the spouse can keep and concluding with the penalty period.

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.

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Webcast