Calendar

February 2017

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
02/02/2017 - 12:00pm Conservatorship: Urgency or Emergency? CLE Programming

Webcast

This program will examine the differences between traditional conservatorship proceedings and Tennessee's newer emergency conservatorship statutes, including expedited limited healthcare fiduciary actions. Topics will include filing requirements, procedural differences, and tips for handling contested matters. Finally, the program will address options for transitioning an emergency...

02/08/2017 - 12:00pm A Stork and a Lawsuit: What Employees and Employers Should Know about the Pregnancy Discrimination Act CLE Programming

Webcast

Many laws intersect - Title VII (which includes the PDA), Americans with Disabilities Act, Family & Medical Leave Act, and state law. This program will address the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

Discussion will cover:

  • Post-delivery problems and issues
  • Small business
  • How EEOC looks at this issue
  • Ever-expanding interpretation of discrimination...
02/13/2017 - 8:30am Modern Law Practice Series: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law CLE Programming

On Site

Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the forefront of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to complete tasks that have traditionally required human intelligence.

Many legal and technology experts claim that AI is poised to disrupt the legal profession...

02/13/2017 - 9:00am Modern Law Practice Series: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law [Webcast] CLE Programming

Webcast

Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the forefront of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to complete tasks that have traditionally required human intelligence.

Many legal and technology experts claim that AI is poised to disrupt the legal profession...

02/15/2017 - 12:00pm Immigration & Tax Planning from Non-Resident to Resident Status CLE Programming

Webcast

This program will provide practical issue spotting techniques and strategy planning for the immigration, business, or tax attorney in regard to foreign national clients who come to the US as either non-residents or residents. We will address the interplay of US immigration status and US tax requirements. From a cross border perspective, both individual and business entity mechanisms will be...

02/16/2017 - 8:00am Go SOLO: Unleash the Entrepreneur Within CLE Programming

On Site

Are you ready to go solo? This program will help you decide if a solo practice is right for you. Sessions addressing business and marketing will help you determine whether you have the entrepreneurial know-how to start your own practice. Find out if you are ready for the solo challenge and learn how to set up a business and set yourself apart. Topics include:

  • Are you ready?
  • ...
02/16/2017 - 11:45am I am SOLO: Time to Kick it UP a Notch CLE Programming

On Site

So you went solo....now, it's time to kick it up a notch. This program will help you discover methods to fine-tune your services. It may be time to think about expanding your practice or investing in new technology. You may want to consider hiring more staff or improving your human resources procedures. Sessions will also cover cost effective technology and case management tools. Topics...

02/16/2017 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2017: Introduction to Boolean (Keyword) Searches CLE Programming

Webcast

This webinar is designed for users who are already familiar with the basics of Fastcase but are new to Boolean (keyword) searches.

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 listen with audio over computer speakers. You must have speakers to access...

02/17/2017 - 8:00am Law Tech UnConference 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration will be open all day. Payment will be determined at checkout based on the hours you need. The Law Tech UnConference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancements to help you in the practice of law.

UnConference Features Include:

  • No pre-registration...
02/21/2017 - 7:00am Mid-Winter CLE Blast 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2017, giving you the possibility of completing up to 11 hours of Dual CLE credit. You can create your own schedule and take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day, so you can come and go for the hours you need when it is convenient for you.

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02/24/2017 - 8:00am Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

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...

02/28/2017 - 12:00pm An Update and Overview of Federal and Tennessee Whistleblower Laws CLE Programming

Webcast

This program will discuss in general federal and Tennessee whistleblower laws that impact the workplace. There are 22 separate federal whistleblower laws enforced by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and several Tennessee whistleblower laws, including the Tennessee Public Protection Act. The program will also discuss select recent significant federal and Tennessee decisions...