Calendar

December 2014

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
12/01/2014 - 9:00am CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 (Johnson City) CLE Programming

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on December 1, 2014. The CLE Blast will offer 7 hours of dual CLE credit. Take as many or as few hours as you need. The 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...

12/02/2014 - 12:00pm Liquor Law Update: WIGS, High Gravity Beer… CLE Programming

New 2014 Tennessee liquor laws dramatically changed the liquor business in Tennessee. Wine in Grocery Stores (which we affectionately call "WIGS") not only legalized the sale of wine in Kroger, WIGS gave retail liquor stores the right to sell beer and a host of other goods beginning July 1, 2014. The WIGS compromise requires the voters of each city or county to petition to have a local...

12/03/2014 - 8:30am Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Memphis) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/03/2014 - 1:30pm Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Jackson) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/04/2014 - 8:30am Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Nashville) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/08/2014 - 8:00am Commercial Lending From Title Insurance to Bank Borrowers CLE Programming

This program will provide attendees with perspectives from each side of a commercial lending transaction-the lender, the borrower and the title insurer. The program includes presentations by lender's counsel and borrower's counsel as to the preparation and negotiation of the documentation and other requirements for closing the deal, followed by a panel discussion among a lender, lender's...

12/09/2014 - 12:00pm Criminal Voir Dire CLE Programming

This session will cover the following:

1. Avoid prospective jurors likely to negatively influence the other prospective jurors

a. Supervisors, management level individuals, owners of companies

b. Law enforcement, security guards, military, prosecutors, judges

2. Educate the prospective jurors on your theory of the case

a. Self-defense.

b. Mistake of...

12/10/2014 - 12:00pm President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration CLE Programming

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of Executive Actions on Immigration that will lead to millions of undocumented individuals receiving work authorization and not being subject to deportation for an initial three-year period. The two principal groups that benefit are parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and individuals who meet the current Deferred...

12/10/2014 - 12:30pm Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Cookeville) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/11/2014 - 8:30am Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Knoxville) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/11/2014 - 8:30am Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Johnson City) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/11/2014 - 8:30am Juvenile Law Forum 2014: Proposed Changes to Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure CLE Programming

This year's annual Juvenile Forum will focus on a current case law updates and on the comprehensive proposed amendments to the Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure. Participants will receive a copy of the proposed amendments and will be encouraged to provide feedback. Join the committee members who have rewritten the Rules to learn firsthand how and when the changes will affect your practice...

12/12/2014 - 8:00am Handling a Criminal Case - Tiptoeing Through the Mine Fields CLE Programming

Knowing how to handle criminal cases is essential for todays young, up and coming lawyer. Gather the tools and insight needed to successfully manage a criminal case. We will discuss how to navigate through discovery, pre-trial motions and hearings, trial management and appeals. Speakers will review the procedures and advise you on how to manage your clients expectations. The ethics...

12/12/2014 - 8:30am Ethics Roadshow 2014 (Chattanooga) CLE Programming

In the practice of law, lawyers often act as storytellers. Painting pictures with words that portray their client's side of the story in the most flattering light. Sometimes this requires lawyers to shade the truth and venture into gray areas. Not every ethical question is gray though, and things are bound to become painful for lawyers when their own misconduct dominates the proceedings and...

12/16/2014 - 12:00pm Pro Bono Made Easy CLE Programming

With advances in technology, we can now provide pro bono services anytime from anyplace. With the new year on the horizon it is a perfect time to set goals for yourself or your firm. This presentation will give you an overview of opportunities for providing services to vulnerable Tennesseans.

Discussion includes:

-A summary of the civil legal needs assessment that was recently...

12/18/2014 - 12:00pm Not Just a Board Member: The Ethics of Serving on Nonprofit Boards CLE Programming

Attorneys are often asked to serve on boards and understanding your role and obligations can get tricky. When are you just a board member and when are you serving as an attorney for the organization? This presentation will help you learn how to handle the expectations of organizations when rendering legal advice.

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

12/19/2014 - 12:00pm Is Your Potential Client a Nigerian King: Best Practices in Evaluating New Client Inquiries CLE Programming

Scam e-mails are no longer only being sent from displaced Nigerian kings. These e-mail schemes have advanced in sophistication, with lawyers as the targets and the scammers posing as potential clients. This seminar will help you and your firm create a system to identify the most common scams and to evaluate the legitimacy of foreign inquiries.

SAVE MONEY: Use the...

12/22/2014 - 7:00am CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 CLE Programming

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4-day program offers CLE from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on December 22 and 29-31, 2014. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you...

12/29/2014 - 7:00am CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 CLE Programming

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4-day program offers CLE from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on December 22 and 29-31, 2014. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours...

12/30/2014 - 7:00am CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 CLE Programming

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4-day program offers CLE from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on December 22 and 29-31, 2014. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours...

12/31/2014 - 7:00am CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2014 CLE Programming

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4 day program offers CLE from 7a.m. to 6:45p.m. on December 22 and 29-31, 2014. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours...