Calendar

May 2017

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
05/03/2017 - 12:00pm Tennessee Criminal Law and DUI Cases CLE Programming

On Site

Attend this program and learn about the latest in Tennessee DUI law and best practices for handling criminal cases. This program will touch on the technical and legal aspects of criminal defense and provide tips on how to best advise clients. Topics will cover client communication, general guidelines for handling criminal cases, and field sobriety testing.

SAVE MONEY:...

05/03/2017 - 12:30pm Handling Criminal Cases and Client Communication CLE Programming

Webcast

This presentation will touch on the technical and legal aspects of criminal defense and provide tips on how to best advise clients. Best practices in client communication will help you set expectations for your client and assist you with avoiding ethical dilemmas.

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

05/04/2017 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2017: Introduction to Legal Research CLE Programming

Webcast

This webinar is designed for new Fastcase users. The presentations cover basic Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute 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...

05/04/2017 - 12:00pm Communication Law Forum 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

This annual program focuses on media law and other communication law issues. Topics will address open courts, protective orders in civil cases, and right of publicity. Speakers will also cover legislative updates, reviewing broadband legislation and pending issues before the court challenging One Touch/Make Ready ordinance passed by in Nashville last fall.

SAVE MONEY:...

05/05/2017 - 8:00am 21st Annual Labor & Employment Forum CLE Programming

On Site

The TBA's 21st Labor and Employment Forum promises to be both practical and entertaining. Six hours of CLE credit have been crammed into sessions on the latest federal and state developments, with separate emphasis on the expansion of labor laws in non-union settings, emerging gender-related issues, and the continued explosion of wage and hour litigation. This year’s list of presenters...

05/08/2017 - 8:30am Real Estate Essentials: Handling Divorce Issues CLE Programming

On Site

Learn how to avoid pitfalls as we look at variety of issues that can go wrong in divorce cases. This year’s program will offer a panel presentation to cover real estate practices in complaints and family law. Speakers will address financial problems that can occur post-divorce relating to credit problems, foreclosures, bankruptcy, etc. We will also talk about types of deeds and how they are...

05/08/2017 - 8:30am Real Estate Essentials: Handling Divorce Issues CLE Programming

On Site

Learn how to avoid pitfalls as we look at variety of issues that can go wrong in divorce cases. This year’s program will offer a panel presentation to cover real estate practices in complaints and family law. Speakers will address financial problems that can occur post-divorce relating to credit problems, foreclosures, bankruptcy, etc. We will also talk about types of Deeds and how they...

05/08/2017 - 8:30am Real Estate Essentials: Handling Divorce Issues CLE Programming

On Site

Learn how to avoid pitfalls as we look at variety of issues that can go wrong in divorce cases. This year’s program will offer a panel presentation to cover real estate practices in complaints and family law. Speakers will address financial problems that can occur post-divorce relating to credit problems, foreclosures, bankruptcy, etc. We will also talk about types of Deeds and how they...

05/11/2017 - 8:30am A Year in Risk Management: The Road Map to a Better Practice CLE Programming

On Site

Properly established and efficient practice management processes and procedures can pay big dividends in protecting against malpractice claims and ethics complaints. Bulletproofing your practice in these small ways allows you to concentrate on your clients rather than the day-to-day operation of your firm. And while every lawyer wants effective systems, too often, the hardest part is...

05/11/2017 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2017: 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.

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...

05/12/2017 - 8:00am Animal Law Forum 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

At this year's Animal Law Forum, sessions will focus on animal abuse resources as well as municipal ordinance enforcement. A special extended panel will address nonprofit management for both animal law specialists and general practitioners. New legislation and case law will be highlighted, as well as technology's influence on the modern law practice. The forum will be held at the MTSU Horse...

05/17/2017 - 9:00am Environmental Show of The South CLE Programming

On Site

The Environmental Show of the South is the largest and most comprehensive environmental conference and tradeshow in the region. Its goal is to provide high-quality, low-cost environmental training as well as updates on government/industry developments and trends, with a particular focus on solid and hazardous waste issues. The 46th annual event will be held May 17-19, 2017.

Join us to...

05/18/2017 - 7:00am Spring CLE Blast 2017 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 18, 2017. 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.

Topics will address:

  • Technology
  • Risk management
  • Future practice of law
  • Cybersecurity
  • Solo practice...
05/18/2017 - 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...

05/19/2017 - 12:00pm Entertainment & Sports Forum 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

Join a distinguished group of speakers for an afternoon discussion of some of the most cutting edge legal issues in the music and entertainment industry today. The panels for this year's annual Entertainment and Sports Law Forum have been carefully crafted to provide timely and practical information that will benefit practitioners of all levels, showcasing a wide swath of areas ranging from...

05/24/2017 - 9:00am Family Law Forum 2017 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum will take us through the life cycle of a divorce. We will start with the discovery process and have a panel presentation on social media that addresses both technology and evidentiary aspects. Speakers will then take us through the mediation process and how best to prepare clients. A judges' panel will feature Judge Sheila Calloway, Judge Michael W. Binkley, Judge...

05/25/2017 - 12:00pm Preparing for Appeals in the World of Administrative Law CLE Programming

Webcast

Preparing for appeals starts at the beginning and should be part of your preparation for any administrative law case. This presentation will help you consider outcomes at the administrative level and how it will impact appeals.

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

05/30/2017 - 12:00pm Tennessee Code Annotated § 20-1-119: The Basics! CLE Programming

Webcast

The comparative fault joinder statute, Tennessee Code Annotated section 20-1-119, has been on the books since 1993. However, despite its nearly quarter century of existence, members of the Bench and Bar still have questions. This introductory-level program will explain the basics of the statute and its interpretive case law so that an attendee will complete it with a basic understanding of the...