Calendar

May 2015

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
05/01/2015 - 8:30am Mediator and Advocates as Allies in the Mediation Process CLE Programming

On Site

The TBA Dispute Resolution Section has designed this seminar for attorneys who understand that legal advocacy is not inconsistent with the process of a mediated settlement.  To achieve the best results, an advocate must let go of adversarial tactics, not because they're wrong or unfair, but because they can create barriers to the best outcome for the client.  Come and learn what to...

05/04/2015 - 8:00am Business Law Forum 2015: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Business Combination Transactions CLE Programming

On Site

This program covers the various legal issues Tennessee business lawyers face through the life cycle of a business combination transaction, whether accomplished through a merger, an acquisition, a share exchange, or a combination of any of them. Panelists will provide a practical, nuts-and-bolts treatment of each phase of a business combination, covering determining whether and how to select a...

05/05/2015 - 12:00pm TennCare Changes Affecting Long-Term Services and Supports CLE Programming

Webcast

Finding new ways to serve Tennessee lawyers, this program is part of a series to help Health Law and Elder Law practitioners.

This session will cover the preadmission evaluation process to include discussion on the Safety Determination Requests. Speakers will review the intellectual and development disabilities system restructure, federal HCBS settings rule and CHOICES Group 3...

05/05/2015 - 2:00pm Fastcase 2015 - Introduction CLE Programming

The presentations cover basic Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute searches. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and the session is terminated only after all questions are answered.

This seminar is free for TBA members only. You may only take this course 1 time for CLE credit.

This webinar has 2 options to participate: (1) You can...

05/06/2015 - 12:00pm Tech Science: Cellular Analysis and GPS Tracking for Attorneys CLE Programming

Webcast

This topic covers the methods and purpose of cellular data analysis that is widely used in criminal and civil cases to "place" a person at a particular location based on their cell phone usage. Attendees will learn about the "scientific" basis claimed to support this evidence, how analysts actually interpret and prepare this data for court presentation and how to challenge this type of...

05/07/2015 - 4:00pm Fastcase 2015 - Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research CLE Programming

This presentation offers a quick refresher on case law search basics as well as a number of research tips that highlight advanced features. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and the session is terminated only after all questions are answered.

This seminar is free for TBA members only. You may only take this course 1 time for CLE credit.

This webinar has 2...

05/08/2015 - 11:45am Juvenile Matters in Criminal Concerns CLE Programming

On Site

Representing juveniles charged with crimes can be a complex process if not handled properly. Learn the steps of handling juvenile criminal cases in this CLE. Find out what you need to do when the Department of Children Services wants to interview your client. Constitutional rights reach to both parents and children in dependency and neglect cases — learn how to challenge the state’...

05/11/2015 - 8:30am Real Estate Essentials 2015 CLE Programming

On Site

Attorneys will gain valuable knowledge regarding real estate issues. Topics include the title insurance, standards in purchase and sales agreements, and due diligence in real estate law.

The first session will discuss title insurance, which plays a mysterious role in real estate transactions. It is a required element of every deal and can be costly. This session will help you understand...

05/12/2015 - 12:00pm Managed Care Delivery CLE Programming

Webcast

Finding new ways to serve Tennessee lawyers, this program is part of a series to help Health Law and Elder Law practitioners.

Managed care is a health care delivery system organized to manage cost, utilization, and quality. This presentation will review: Managed Care Organizations, Primary Care Case Management, Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan and Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plans. Discussion...

05/12/2015 - 2:00pm Fastcase 2015 - Boolean (Keyword) Search for Lawyers CLE Programming

This webinar is designed for users who are already familiar with the basics of Fastcase but are new to Boolean (keyword) searches or want to learn how to be more efficient using Boolean logic on any legal search engine.  Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and the session is terminated only after all questions are answered.

This seminar is free for TBA members only....

05/14/2015 - 12:00pm Entertainment & Sports Forum 2015 CLE Programming

On Site

The programs for this year's annual Entertainment and Sports Law Forum were all drawn from your requests and ideas for topics you wanted to hear about. With insights for practitioners of all levels, we'll cover a good bit of ground including:

- an inside perspective on negotiating publishing deals,
- the life cycle of a film project from development to...

05/15/2015 - 8:00am Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Forum 2015: Protecting Your Clients CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual tax program will provide you with the best practices and updates to protect your clients. Topics will include significant developments in Federal and Tennessee's tax laws. Annual updates include nationwide tax trends, Tennessee tax laws, as well as discussion on the IRS appeals and collections process.

Expert attorneys will discuss the risks and benefits of captive...

05/18/2015 - 11:30am Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls CLE Programming

On Site

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC,...

05/18/2015 - 11:30am Flipping Houses: Advising Clients on Trends and Pitfalls CLE Programming

On Site

Help your house-flipping clients before they flip out. In addition to moldy basements and shifting foundations, house-flippers can face many legal challenges. Learn about the trends and pitfalls in flipping properties so that you can help your clients avoid a flop. Hear from Cynthia Gibson, Chief Legal Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive (media portfolio includes HGTV, DIY Network, GAC,...

05/20/2015 - 12:00pm Intellectual Disabilities and Waivers for Children CLE Programming

Webcast

Finding new ways to serve Tennessee lawyers, this program is part of a series to help Health Law and Elder Law practitioners.

This session will cover the application process for institutional Medicaid coverage in Tennessee. You will learn about the income limits and types of income that are counted. Speaker will answer questions about resource requirements and what happens once a...

05/21/2015 - 8:30am Today’s Professional Ethics and Legal Malpractice Risks for Tennessee Lawyers CLE Programming

On Site

With the unprecedented rise in the severity of malpractice claims, it is no longer reasonable for Tennessee lawyers to approach malpractice prevention as merely a desirable way of practicing but to understand that it is a necessary ingredient for today's successful lawyer. As well as to realize that, in the constantly changing legal world of professionalism and malpractice avoidance, the only...

05/22/2015 - 11:00am Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law CLE Programming

On Site

This program is for the animal lover in you and will guide you through legal issues dealing in animal law. Learn what’s trending in the estates planning for pets session and stay on top of laws that protect people with disabilities who use service animals. Speakers will also address the "first bite rule" covering common liability questions for injuries caused by animals. Horses play a...

05/27/2015 - 12:00pm Financial Eligibility for Institutional Medicaid Coverage in TN CLE Programming

Webcast

Finding new ways to serve Tennessee lawyers, this program is part of a series to help Health Law and Elder Law practitioners.

This session will cover the application process for institutional Medicaid coverage in Tennessee. You will learn about the income limits and types of income that are counted. Speaker will answer questions about resource requirements and what happens once a...

05/28/2015 - 7:00am Spring CLE Blast 2015 CLE Programming

On Site

Got a slow start getting your CLE credits? Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on May 28, 2015. The 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.

$...