January 2013

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
01/12/2013 - 9:00am Wills for Heroes Clinic - Kingsport 2013 Pro Bono Activity

Sponsored by the TBA Young Lawyers Division, the Wills for Heroes program provides wills, powers of attorney and other end-of-life documents for first responders in the state of Tennessee. To get involved or to request a clinic in your area, please contact committee chair Brad Carter...

01/18/2013 - 2:00pm TBA House of Delegates Meeting Activity

Meeting of the TBA House of Delegates during the  Annual TBA Leadership Conference

01/19/2013 - 2:00pm TBA Board of Governors Meeting Activity

Meeting of the TBA Board of Governors during the Annual TBA Leadership Conference

01/19/2013 - 2:00pm YLD Board Winter 2013 Meeting Featured Event

01/22/2013 - 12:00pm Workplace Bullying (Online Program) CLE Programming

Workplace bullying remains a major area of concern for employers. Many employers, however, are uncertain over whether to dismiss teasing or insults as innocuous or to treat complaints of such conduct as harassment. Although anti-discrimination laws do not protect a victim who was bullied for a reason other than his/her status as a member of a protected class, employers should not ignore this...

01/24/2013 - 8:30am Environmental Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions (Live Program) CLE Programming

 A seminar designed for corporate and commercial practitioners, as well as, environment lawyers, which focuses on the challenges that environmental issues present in transactions involving the merger or consolidation of entities, and/or asset transfers that includes real estate. The seminar will address these environmental issues from the surviving entity’s, the seller’s and the buyer’s...

01/25/2013 - 8:00am Construction Law: Sticks and Bricks (Live Program) CLE Programming

What Every Lawyer Involved in a Construction Case Needs to Know About Construction But Is Afraid to Ask:

This seminar will give attendees a basic knowledge of construction and the legal issues important to those areas of construction. Speakers will be both industry and professionals and experienced construction lawyers. This information-packed, full-day program will provide 6.5 CLE...

01/26/2013 - 4:30pm CLE SKI 2013 in Snowmass Colorado CLE Programming

Join us January 26 through January 31, 2013, for the Tennessee Bar Association's 28th Annual CLE Ski in Snowmass, Colorado!! The Stonebridge Inn is located in the heart of Snowmass...

01/29/2013 - 12:00pm Basics of Entering the Chinese Market (Online Program) CLE Programming

The presentation will provide an introduction to topics of common concern to US companies entering the Chinese market for the first time. In addition, it will provide a brief synopsis of recent political and economic developments in China and how such macro developments may impact future inbound and outbound investment with China.

01/30/2013 - 10:00am New Provisional Waiver: Eligibility for Foreign Nationals (Online Program) CLE Programming

This program on the new Provisional Waiver regulation which will include a discussion about preparing a waiver case for submission to the USCIS. The Provisional Waiver regulation has generated some confusion with regard to who is eligible to take advantage of this program. Below are some of the key eligibility factors:

· The foreign national beneficiary is physically present in the...

01/30/2013 - 12:00pm Tennessee E-Verify Effective Jan 1, 2013 (Online Program) CLE Programming

 In this session, I will be discussing the new Tennessee E-Verify law, which went into effect for most employers on January 1, 2013. It is an unusual law which gives employer an option on whether to utilize E-Verify. If a company opts not to utilize E-Verify, it requires an employer to take an additional action beyond current law. We will also be discussing the basics of E-Verify and...