Calendar

November 2014

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
11/03/2014 - 10:00am Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Knoxville Activity

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office.

11/03/2014 - 12:00pm Practical Tips for Mediating Family Law Cases CLE Programming

This session will cover the following topics to provide practical tips for mediating family law cases:

1. Effective use of joint meeting
2. Managing participants’ expectations (earning their trust)
3. Balance with letting litigants blow off steam while focusing on obtaining a settlement
4. Step parent/”significant others” involvement in post...

11/04/2014 - 10:00am Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Nashville Activity

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office. The court will hold two sessions in Nashville due to the number of admittees: one at 10 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. Also that day, new lawyers and their guests are invited to a luncheon and open house at the TBA from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

11/04/2014 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2014 Jackson CLE Programming

This three-hour program is designed to provide you with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include: Nathan Shelby of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell PLC, will discuss Summary Judgment Issues in Premises Liability Cases, Justin "Jed" Mitchell of the Law Office of J.Ed. Mitchell, will discuss Tips...

11/05/2014 - 8:00am Retooling Mediating Skills for Family Lawyers CLE Programming

This year's annual program will focus on key issues for family law practitioners to advance their mediation skills and knowledge. While Rule 31 has been around for over fifteen years, we have developed some good and bad habits in how we mediate cases for our clients.  This seminar is to share ideas, learn new approaches, and improve your mediation skills in the emotionally-charged area of...

11/05/2014 - 8:30am Preventing Legal Malpractice 2014: Mirror, Mirror...Who Has the Fairest Law Firm of All? [Knoxville] CLE Programming

Chris Stiegemeyer, Director of Risk Management for The Bar Plan, will teach you how improving your Risk Management and Professionalism Procedures can give you the firm of your dreams.

No two law firms can, or should, have the same practice management procedures. By using the knowledge and experience gained from going inside the firm’s who...

11/05/2014 - 9:00am Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Jackson Activity

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office.

11/06/2014 - 8:30am Preventing Legal Malpractice 2014: Mirror, Mirror...Who Has the Fairest Law Firm of All? [Nashville] CLE Programming

Chris Stiegemeyer, Director of Risk Management for The Bar Plan, will teach you how improving your Risk Management and Professionalism Procedures can give you the firm of your dreams.

No two law firms can, or should, have the same practice management procedures. By using the knowledge and experience gained from going inside the firm's who thought they...

11/06/2014 - 10:00am Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Memphis Activity

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office.

11/07/2014 - 8:00am Hot Topics in Real Estate 2014 CLE Programming

This annual program produced by the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Land Title Association offers advanced topics in real estate for Tennessee lawyers. This year’s program will offer attendees insight into probate matters, Tennessee Case Law updates, and our annual legislative report. One session will give special consideration to condominium law. Don’t miss this...

11/07/2014 - 8:00am Hot Topics in Real Estate 2014 CLE Programming

This annual program produced by the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Land Title Association offers advanced topics in real estate for Tennessee lawyers. This year’s program will offer attendees insight into probate matters, Tennessee Case Law updates, and our annual legislative report. One session will give special consideration to condominium law. Don’t miss this opportunity to...

11/07/2014 - 8:30am Preventing Legal Malpractice 2014: Mirror, Mirror...Who Has the Fairest Law Firm of All? [Memphis] CLE Programming

Chris Stiegemeyer, Director of Risk Management for The Bar Plan, will teach you how improving your Risk Management and Professionalism Procedures can give you the firm of your dreams.

No two law firms can, or should, have the same practice management procedures. By using the knowledge and experience gained from going inside the firm’s who...

11/10/2014 - 12:00pm Ethics in Mediation: Angles and Best Practices CLE Programming

Ethics in mediation covers many angles including confidentiality, impartiality, competence and professionalism, duties to third parties and conflicts. This session will talk about the ethical dilemmas that are most commonly encountered. Best practices for mediators will also be included in this presentation.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

SAVE MONEY:...

11/12/2014 - 12:00pm The New Business of Law: Attorney Outsourcing, Legal Service Companies & Commercial Litigation Funding CLE Programming

The business of law is undergoing the greatest changes it has seen in decades. Rapid technological, economic, and regulatory changes are rippling through the legal profession and moving from the pages of the legal press to offices of Tennessee clients and lawyers.

From litigation funding to contract lawyers to e-discovery suppliers to outsourced law departments, Tennessee lawyers and...

11/13/2014 - 8:30am Best Practices For New Lawyers CLE Programming

As a recently licensed attorney, sure you can quote hearsay exceptions, hammer out memos within 3 hours, and generally dazzle people with your extensive substantive legal knowledge. But can you manage clients and partners expectations, effectively communicate with opposing counsel, and ultimately avoid the kinds of mistakes that young lawyers can make that can expose them to disciplinary...

11/13/2014 - 12:15pm Best Practices For New Lawyers-Webcast Version CLE Programming

As a recently licensed attorney, sure you can quote hearsay exceptions, hammer out memos within 3 hours, and generally dazzle people with your extensive substantive legal knowledge. But can you manage clients and partners expectations, effectively communicate with opposing counsel, and ultimately avoid the kinds of mistakes that young lawyers can make that can expose them to disciplinary...

11/17/2014 - 12:00pm Mediation Advocacy CLE Programming

Mediation Advocacy - Understanding The Mediation Process; Preparation For The Mediation; and Essential Strategies In Working With The Mediator To Achieve Your Best Settlement.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and take this course for free. Not a TBA...

11/18/2014 - 12:00pm Collaborative Law in Family Law Cases CLE Programming

This presentation will cover the basics and goals for collaborative law in divorce cases.

Discussion will include benefits to the clients and their children. Other topics include:

1) The Collaborative Team and Their Contribution
2) Ethics Issues in Collaborative Law
3) Status of Collaborative Law in Tennessee

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session...

11/19/2014 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2014: Chattanooga CLE Programming

This three-hour program is designed to provide you with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include: Reese Veltenaar, of Acumen Wealth Advisors, will discuss Financial Planning for Lawyers, Gary Massey and Josh Ward both of Massey & Associates, will discuss Workers Compensation, and Russell Fowler...

11/19/2014 - 12:00pm Dealing with Stress in a Stressfilled Job - Thriving for Lawyers CLE Programming

Neuroscientists and Positive Psychologists agree; it's not the stress, it's how you deal with it. Statistics show lawyers are unhappy, burned out and not thriving. We will discuss why, and strategies you can use to thrive in the practice of law.

Learn this and much more in this one-hour session.

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA...

11/21/2014 - 12:30pm Administrative Law Bootcamp CLE Programming

For the new attorney and the attorney who's practiced everything but Administrative Law, this is the class for you! Come for quips and tips from the most knowledgeable folks in the business. We will offer a simple administrative law overview on the different parts of state government and how it is composed.  This program will highlight: (1) overview of state government, (2) challenges for...