Calendar

September 2016

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
09/01/2016 - 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...

09/07/2016 - 8:30am Court Square Series 2016 in Columbia CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Columbia is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Nathan Ridley returns with his annual update on legislation. At Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nathan leads his firm’s Tennessee government relations and lobbying practice.

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09/07/2016 - 12:00pm Updates on Captive Insurance Taxation CLE Programming

Webcast

This session will address new developments on both the state and federal level. We will discuss recent changes to IRC § 831(b), self-procurement tax in Tennessee and other domiciles, and recent updates to the Revised Tennessee Captive Insurance Act of 2011 that address redomestications which include tax incentives for redomesticating a captive to Tennessee and forgiveness for past-due...

09/08/2016 - 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...

09/08/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Kingsport CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Kingsport is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Mark Fulks of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC will address ethics in legal writing. Mark represents clients in financial, commercial, and employment litigation. He also defends...

09/09/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Jackson CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Jackson is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Nancy Choate will address Medicaid planning. Nancy is a frequent speaker on the subject of Estate Planning and Probate and Elder Law to senior adults and other select groups as well as business and...

09/12/2016 - 8:30am Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual tax program will provide you with the best practices and updates to protect your clients by focusing on significant developments in both federal and state tax laws. Sessions will include updates on the repeal of the Hall Income Tax, Section 1031 exchanges and an update on the Tennessee Tax Regulation Project. Presenters will also discuss estate planning and trusts, the...

09/13/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Clarksville CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Clarksville is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Circuit Court Judge William Goodman will review best practices from the bench. Judge Goodman serves on the Circuit Court for the 19th Judicial District (Montgomery and Robertson...

09/14/2016 - 12:00pm Digital Forensics in Murder Cases CLE Programming

Webcast

This program will help lawyers understand the technical details of computer forensics. Plain language will be used to describe. This session covers the various types of digital evidence that can impact homicide cases, including capital cases.

Attendees will learn about how computers, cell phones, global positioning systems, email and other evidence can be used both to prosecute and...

09/15/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Cookeville CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Cookeville is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Parke Morris of Parke Morris & Associates will address privilege law in Tennessee. Parke’s practice focuses on wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury.

Nathan...

09/15/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Dyersburg CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Dyersburg is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Judge Jim Hamilton will give a basic overview of the Tennessee Claims Commission, including what claims must be filed in the Commission, procedure, time limits for filing appeals, and recent...

09/20/2016 - 12:00pm Mindfulness in the Practice of Law CLE Programming

Webcast

Mindfulness – the seemingly simple act of paying to attention to the present moment – is increasing in popularity among lawyers. It is said to offer insight and tools to reclaim focus in the midst of challenging situations, and regular practitioners of mindfulness meditation claim to be calmer, more compassionate, more focused and more “present” for their clients, their...

09/21/2016 - 5:00pm Patent Pro Bono Volunteer Bugle Call & Happy Hour Pro Bono Activity

The Tennessee Bar Association is hosting a happy hour in Knoxville as part of innov865 Startup Week to inform attorneys of the volunteer opportunies it provides through its patent pro bono program Legal Assistance Volunteers for...

09/22/2016 - 11:30am LGBT Law Annual Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum will discuss updates in legislation and case law affecting the LGBT community, as well as best practices in civil rights cases and religious freedom cases. Also included is a session on practice tips for representing transgender clients. In addition, we will have an ethics session on representing and communicating with clients in the LGBT community. ...

09/22/2016 - 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...

09/28/2016 - 12:30pm Creditors Practice Annual Forum 2016 CLE Programming

On Site

The TBA's Creditors Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. The first portion of this program will focus on the current state of perfection and enforcement of liens for prime and remote contractors on residential and commercial property. The second portion of the program will give an overview of the current statutory procedures followed when conducting a non-...

09/29/2016 - 12:00pm Court Square Series 2016 in Chattanooga CLE Programming

On Site

This three-hour program held in Chattanooga is designed to provide attorneys with the latest developments in multiple areas of the law. Speakers in this year's program include:

Judge Travis McDonough will cover Federal Practice Tips and Lessons from the Bench. Judge Travis McDonough serves on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

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09/30/2016 - 8:00am Read More, Recall More with Better Legal Reading Skills CLE Programming

On Site

Reading is an integral part in the practice of law and among the most used communication skills, but is often the most underdeveloped. Information from our colleagues, staff, and clients is being transmitted to us at the speed of light, and lawyers are expected to absorb it just as fast.This program is designed to teach you the skills of speed-reading. Practicing speed-reading legal documents...