CLE Programming

Onsite and live webcasts for Tennessee lawyers.

YLD Transactional Practice 2014: Knoxville

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00am

This six-hour seminar will provide lawyers with the information, tools, and tips needed to successfully handle transactional and traditional business. Specifically, the course will offer practical approaches to handling:

* Wills and Trusts
* Probate Matters
* Employment Agreements
* Confidentiality Agreements
* Corporate and LLC Formations

The program will also discuss issues specific to health care transactions. The day will wrap up with a presentation about ethics in the practice of law.

General Practice Summit and Fast Track CLE Programs

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 8:30am

Get timely updates on topics important to Tennessee lawyers who practice in solo or small firms.  Get information on technology for solo practitioners as well as updates on common practice areas, such as employment law, personal injury, probate, divorce, juvenile courts, general sessions criminal courts and more.

Business Law Forum 2014: Issues in Drafting Contract Insurance Provisions

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 9:00am

Many contracts that lawyers prepare and review for business clients include insurance provisions. However, those provisions can be complex and include quite specialized language. This program is intended to provide analysis of insurance requirements and suggested language for insurance provisions in several types of contracts that business lawyers frequently encounter. The contracts to be discussed include commercial real property leases, agreements pertaining to loan transactions, construction contracts, and agreements pertaining to mergers and acquisitions. The presenters will discuss typical insurance provisions in each of these types of contracts and pitfalls of some common provisions. The program is intended to be useful for transactional lawyers and others involved in advising clients regarding the various types of contracts covered.

18th Annual Labor & Employment Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 8:30am

The TBA’s Labor and Employment Forum provides timely, specialized and practical information on a range of topics presented by Tennessee’s premier labor and employment practitioners. This year’s topics include legal developments in the practice area, the Affordable Care Act’s impact on employment, ADR, wage and hour issues from both sides of the bar, ethics, and much more. Continental breakfast will also be provided.

Corporate Counsel Forum 2014

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

Description: It’s that time again! Need to know about the hottest issues affecting companies and their employees? What about the Affordable Healthcare Act? What is happening in employment law today? Find out this and more at the annual Corporate Counsel Forum.

Topics to be discussed:
• Affordable Care Act
• Non-compete, Non-Solicitation & Non-Disclosure Agreement
• Employment Law Update
• Cyber Security
• Buying/Selling businesses
• Attorney well-being

Modern Family: Handling Divorce Cases From Multiple Angles

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:30am

Description: How to handle divorce cases isn't a one-size fits all process. Family structure is now more complex than ever before. This program will walk you through handling divorce cases. Sessions are designed to help you represent your clients based on their own unique set of circumstances. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

Tipoff Pre-Game CLE: Tips on Caring for Aging Clients and Family

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00am

Tip drill isn’t just good practice for basketball players. This pre-game CLE event will offer practice tips that will help lawyers in the practice of law. The sessions will provide you with legal tips for advising aging clients and family. Take a time-out, network with lawyers in your area, and score new tips in this growing practice area. Court side attire is appropriate for this pre-game event. Come with your prediction for the NCAA games and enter for a chance to win a game-day prize.

Litigation Forum 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 8:30am

Litigators know that only about 2 percent of cases ever go to trial. This program will provide advice for the other 98 percent of your work.

Experience from the bench and bar will provide litigation tips from the moment a case comes in the door, through the pleadings and discovery stages, right up to trial. Particular attention in this seven-hour CLE (6.0 General/1.0 Ethics) will be paid to:

-- Legislative Update
-- Pre-Trial Motions and Trial Preparation
-- Effective Oral Advocacy
-- Tips from In-House Counsel

Tort and Insurance Forum 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 8:30am

This year’s annual forum will focus on the latest updates in tort and insurance practice. This year’s program will offer a session on technology as well as workers compensation. Senator Doug Overbey will provide a legislative update. Also included is a review of the past year’s hot cases and session on ethics for tort lawyers.

The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today's Attorneys

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 9:00am

You know the law, so don't let the business of law slow you down as you build your reputation and client base. This three-hour ethics seminar will be offered in Memphis on Feb. 13, Nashville on February 21 and Knoxville on February 28.