Calendar

April 2013

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
04/05/2013 - 10:00am TBA House of Delegates Meeting Activity

Spring Meeting of the TBA House of Delegates

04/06/2013 (All day) Wills for Heroes Clinic - Franklin April 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.

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04/10/2013 - 12:00pm How the Use of “Loan-Out” Companies May Affect the Termination Rights of Recording Artists and Songwriters (Online) CLE Programming

 For decades, recording artists and songwriters have routinely used so-called “Loan-Out” companies to minimize both taxes and exposure to personal liability. But in doing so, could they have inadvertently nullified their statutory termination rights under the Copyright Act? This program will examine the use of “Loan-Out” companies in the music industry and explore how their use may impede...

04/11/2013 - 8:30am Arbitration Today - Cutting Edge Concepts for the Practitioner (Live Program) CLE Programming

This seminar, in addition to providing legal and ethical updates, will provide the practitioner with insights regarding every aspect of the arbitration process. Key issues such as drafting an enforceable arbitration agreement and advocating before an arbitrator will be discussed in depth. Continental breakfast will be provided.

Topics will include:
- Privatizing Justice...

04/12/2013 - 8:00am 17th Annual Labor & Employment Forum (Live Program) CLE Programming

The Labor and Employment Forum provides timely, specialized and practical information on a range of labor and employment topics presented by Tennessee’s premier labor and employment practitioners. This year’s topics include labor and employment developments on the state and federal level, employment arbitration agreements, NLRB issues and updates, a roundtable discussion on FLSA issues, and...

04/16/2013 - 12:00pm Handling Claims Against Insurance Agents (Online) CLE Programming

Liability of insurance agents is often overlooked when handling an insurance claim. This session will help you understand insurance agent liability and how to proceed against insurance agents in litigation.

04/17/2013 - 12:00pm Creditor Rights 101: 10 Collection Strategies Every Lawyer Should Know (Online) CLE Programming

David Anthony is a Tennessee creditors rights lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy, foreclosures, and commercial litigation. This presentation will review essential collection concepts under Tennessee creditor rights laws. Discussion will include:

• Pre-Lawsuit Considerations
• Statute of Limitations Issues
• Jurisdiction and Venue Selection
• Judgment...

04/18/2013 - 8:00am Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program) CLE Programming

This program is for immigration defense attorneys and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. Immigration defense attorneys will be exposed to strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases. Presenters will be Elliott Ozment, Tricia...

04/18/2013 - 8:00am Immigration Law Seminar: For Immigration, Criminal, and Plaintiff Trial Attorneys (Live Program) CLE Programming

This seminar is for immigration defense attorneys, criminal defense attorneys, and for plaintiff trial attorneys who have an interest in analyzing, preparing and prosecuting civil actions for damages and civil rights violations on behalf of immigrant clients. 

The first part of the program will review strategies which could be especially valuable in immigration court cases...

04/19/2013 (All day) Spring Board of Governors Meeting Activity

Spring Meeting of the TBA Board of Governors.  Continues through Saturday, April 20.

04/19/2013 - 8:00am Intellectual Property Spring Institute (Live Program) CLE Programming

The entertaining and informative program will feature a speaker from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and will include presentations and panels relating to a variety of intellectual property topics, including: 

• Accelerated Case Resolution at the TTAB 
• TTAB Do’s & Don’ts
• America Invents Act Update
• Proving Damages in IP Cases...

04/20/2013 (All day) Wills for Heroes Clinic - Chattanooga 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.

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04/23/2013 - 12:00pm Can I Really Use This iPad in Court? (Online) CLE Programming

Who would have thought that we can now sit in a court room and use a computer, access emails, files, internet, work on research, display information to the court, and work on client work product. This presentation is for iPad users and will review new apps for lawyers to use in their practice.

04/24/2013 - 8:00am Environmental Show of The South (Live Program)

The Environmental Show of the South” is the largest and most comprehensive environmental event and tradeshow in the South. Our conference goal is to provide lowcost and high quality environmental training and educational sessions to a broad range of environmental professionals.

The conference format and tradeshow provides the ideal setting for networking and learning. Speakers...

04/24/2013 - 12:00pm For Your Friend in the Music Business: Top 10 Questions You CAN Answer (Online) CLE Programming

 In Tennessee, especially near Nashville, chances are you have a friend in the music business that needs some guidance. You know you need to refer your friend to an entertainment lawyer, but what do you need to know before you make that call? This session will review the questions the entertainment lawyer is going to ask you.

04/25/2013 - 8:00am Taking and Defending Effective Depositions 2013 (Live Program Memphis) CLE Programming

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will...

04/25/2013 - 8:00am Taking and Defending Effective Depositions 2013 (Live Program Knoxville) CLE Programming

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will...

04/30/2013 - 11:45am Docket Call: Practicing Criminal Law In Tennessee (Live Program) CLE Programming

This program takes you through a typical criminal docket addressing the most common cases in General Sessions Court. There will also be a summary given on drugs and schedules. For lawyers who want to pick up criminal cases through appointments or referrals this program will touch key areas of practice. Each topic will cover the law, common pleas, and procedures. Most importantly each session...