Calendar

May 2016

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
05/04/2016 - 12:00pm Data Backups and Compliance CLE Programming

Webcast

Who is touching your data? This session will provide an in depth look at how accessible your local data is. Find out how to save your data and develop a plan for your law office. A brief outline and discussion on what your contingency plan should be will be reviewed.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course...

05/05/2016 - 12:00pm 1st Annual Communication Law Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

In 2015, the TBA created a Communication Law Section, which will provide attorneys a forum for discussion of media law and other communication law issues. This will be the Section's first annual seminar. Speakers will be Richard Hollow of Knoxville and Robb Harvey and David Hudson of Nashville. All three speakers are premier media law practitioners. Topics will include a...

05/06/2016 - 8:00am 20th Annual Labor & Employment Forum CLE Programming

On Site

The TBA's Labor and Employment Forum provides specialized and practical information on a range of timely labor and employment law topics. The Labor and Employment Section is excited about this year's Forum, which features a very impressive panel of speakers. Topics include important new federal cases, recent developments in Tennessee, perspectives from the bench, a primer on the Equal Pay Act...

05/10/2016 - 12:00pm Balance Work & Play CLE Programming

Webcast

Do you feel a sense of discontent? Do you find yourself lacking motivation? Do you remember why you went to law school? This presentation will help you find out the secrets to your ideal balance of work and play. Together we will reclaim your MoJo and a balanced life.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this...

05/11/2016 - 12:00pm Data Recovery and Compliance CLE Programming

Webcast

Who touched your data? This session will address what you need to do when data disappears through employee accident or intention. Find out what the process should be to recover your law office data. We will also discuss best practices in data recovery: how to recover and where.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take...

05/12/2016 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2016 - Introduction to Fastcase Legal Research CLE Programming

Webcast

This presentation is designed for new Fastcase users and covers 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...

05/16/2016 - 8:00am Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law 2016 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 estate planning for pets and stay on top of dog bite laws, dog parks and banned breed legislation. Speakers will also address the animal abuse registry law and broken window law. Join us for a special panel including lawyers and veterinarians discussing...

05/16/2016 - 8:30am Real Estate Essentials 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

Learn how to avoid pitfalls at your real estate closing as we look at variety of issues that can go wrong in this year's program. Issues can stem from improperly drafted contracts to explaining to clients why the poor advice from friends and family can lead to additional problems. We will talk about title defects, missed closing dates and causes, inspections, unqualified buyers, improper...

05/17/2016 - 11:45am Criminal Law Update CLE Programming

On Site

The constant change in criminal practice is what keeps criminal defense attorneys, prosecutors and judges on their toes. From a misdemeanor in General Sessions to a death penalty appeal before the Supreme Court, practitioners must stay on top of the latest changes in the law. This program will help you get up to speed on recent developments in criminal law.

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05/18/2016 - 11:30am Family Law Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual program will focus on key issues for family law practitioners to advance their skills and knowledge. The seminar we will discuss electronic records and legislative updates. Topics include e-discovery, grandparent visitation, custodial interference, adoptions, evictions of domestic violence and other criminal law implications that occur in family law. Don't miss this...

05/19/2016 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2016 - Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research CLE Programming

Webcast

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...

05/19/2016 - 12:00pm Entertainment & Sports Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

The programs for this year's annual Entertainment & 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 the intellectual property issues for the TV show "Nashville,"
- a primer on the emerging issues in fashion law,...

05/20/2016 - 8:30am Disability Law Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

This program will address issues regarding effective and ethical representation before the Social Security Administration, as well as other issues tangential to social security disability cases. This is also vital to lawyers who represent developers, owners and bankers. This full-day program will provide 5.5 CLE hours, including 1.5 hours of ethics credit. 

Continental...

05/20/2016 - 11:30am Business Law Forum 2016: Evolving Topics in Capital Raising CLE Programming

On Site

This program covers recent trends, and related legal issues, in early-stage capital raising. In addition to addressing the different types of securities and other financial instruments being used by "young" firms to fund their operations in a transitory regulatory environment, the session provides commentary on the investment structures, business entity structures, intellectual property...

05/24/2016 - 12:00pm Preparing and Defending Against Motions to Dismiss and Summary Judgment CLE Programming

Webcast

This session will offer practical tips from two highly regarded federal court practitioners on drafting and presenting Rule 12 Motions to Dismiss and Rule 56 Motions for Summary Judgment, as well as defending Motions to Dismiss and Motions for Summary Judgment. Perspectives will be offered from both the defense and plaintiff side to provide a balanced presentation of best practices.

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05/25/2016 - 7:00am Spring CLE Blast 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on May 25, 2016. 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.

$50.00 per hour for TBA members •...

05/26/2016 - 8:30am Preventing Legal Malpractice 2016: SAMPLE Fee Agreements Reviewed CLE Programming

On Site

SAMPLE Fee Agreements ... they're everywhere! Legal research sites, bar associations, blogs, law firm websites, and yes, even malpractice insurance carriers, all have SAMPLE fee agreements a lawyer can download and start using.

The trouble is, many of those SAMPLES are WRONG! This program will help you identify the absolutely vital malpractice and ethics issues you must master in order...

05/26/2016 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2016 - Boolean (Keyword) Search for Lawyers 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 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.You...