Calendar

May 2018

Date Event Title Event Type Event Summary
05/03/2018 - 9:00am Intellectual property CLE Programming

On Site

The 2018 TBA Business Law Forum will focus on emerging technologies that are affecting, or will soon affect, business lawyers across Tennessee. It will include an introduction to distributed ledger technology, including the blockchain, and a discussion of how this technology is being applied to transform electronic record-keeping in a variety of fields.  The forum will also address...

05/03/2018 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2018: 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.

Program schedule: noon - 1:00 P.M. CT

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...

05/04/2018 - 8:00am 22nd Annual Labor and Employment Forum CLE Programming

On Site

The TBA's Labor and Employment Forum provides timely, specialized and practical information on a range of labor and employment law topics. The Labor and Employment Section is excited about this year's Forum, which features an impressive panel of speakers balanced with experienced employment attorneys from both the defense and plaintiff side. This year's topics include new developments at the...

05/09/2018 - 8:30am Communication Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

The Communication Law Section in its annual program focuses on media law issues and issues of interest to the communications bar at large, such as open government, lawsuits concerning speech and the reporter's privilege, and regulations. This year, the speakers and topics include an FCC specialist discussing the FCC's regulation of broadcast content, an experienced media lawyer covering recent...

05/09/2018 - 9:00am Communication Law Forum 2018 (Online Version) CLE Programming

Webcast

The Communication Law Section in its annual program focuses on media law issues and issues of interest to the communications bar at large, such as open government, lawsuits concerning speech and the reporter's privilege, and regulations. This year, the speakers and topics include an FCC specialist discussing the FCC's regulation of broadcast content, an experienced media lawyer covering recent...

05/10/2018 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2018: 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.

Program schedule: noon - 1:00 P.M. CT

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...

05/10/2018 - 12:00pm Introduction to Captive Insurance CLE Programming

Webcast

This session is designed to give an introductory overview of what captive insurance is and how it can potentially benefit medium size and large businesses for their risk management program. Captive insurance is a form of self-insurance where a business directly owns its insurance company (hence the name ‘captive’ insurance). The presenters will discuss the types of captive...

05/11/2018 - 8:30am Animal Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

At this year's Animal Law Forum, sessions will focus on various topics from pet trusts to current Tennessee law involving animals. Additional presentations will address the Tennessee Disaster Animal Response Team and ethical considerations regarding the provision of service and aid to pet owners following large scale disasters. The forum will be held at the beautiful Montgomery Bell State Park...

05/11/2018 - 12:30pm Real Estate Essentials: The Ins and Outs of Titles CLE Programming

On Site

Learn how to avoid pitfalls as we look at all the players in a real estate transaction and review the ins and outs of real estate titles and contracts. Key players include heirs, upstream and downstream water users, taxing authorities, easement holders and due diligence parties. Our session on titles will cover definitions, conducting a title search, establishing a chain of title and other...

05/15/2018 - 8:30am Cyber Space...The Final Frontier: Ethics and Malpractice Risks of Protecting Electronic Information CLE Programming

On Site

As quickly as client information and case management technology evolves, so too does the legal profession's duty to safeguard it. Because if you're online, you're being watched. The prudent management of law firm data brings together not just a lawyer's ethical duties and malpractice risk management, but her own personal financial exposure as well. This seminar will help attendees learn to...

05/16/2018 - 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 47th annual event will be held May 16-18, 2018.

Join us to...

05/16/2018 - 12:00pm Crash Course CLE: WordPress for Lawyers CLE Programming

Webcast

Do you want to start a legal blog? Do you need to create a simple website for your legal practice or give your existing site a fresh makeover? Attorney Tiffany Johnson (founder of QPLegal, a Memphis-based legal writing and legal research firm) will walk you through the basics of building pages, menus, and blog posts using WordPress.

Want to dive deeper into your skills, join us for a...

05/16/2018 - 1:30pm Crash Course CLE: Document Design for Lawyers CLE Programming

Webcast

Are you still holding down the space bar or tab key to move your signature block across the page? Repeatedly hitting the return key to push your certificate of service to the next page? What about those tables of contents for appellate briefs? Do you know how to format them properly? Effective document design about much more than aesthetics. It shows professionalism, gives you credibility, and...

05/17/2018 - 7:00am Spring CLE Blast 2018 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 17, 2018. 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 include:

  • Protecting electronic information
  • Malpractice risks
  • Succession planning
  • Ethics for reporting...
05/17/2018 - 12:00pm Fastcase 2018: 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.

Program schedule: noon - 1:00 P.M. CT

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...

05/18/2018 - 12:30pm Entertainment & Sports Forum 2018 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, including an...

05/21/2018 - 12:00pm Criminal Law Basics CLE Programming

On Site

Attend this program and learn what to do when you get a new client. From opening a file to getting paid, this program will cover the life cycle of the attorney-client relationship. Additional topics include obtaining the charging instruments and filing requests, notices, and motions. Lunch will be provided.

An AOC Claims and Payment Tech Support Supervisor will be in attendance...

05/23/2018 - 8:00am Family Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum is all about the kids. We will start with sessions on child support, a creative parenting plan and grandparent and stepparent visitation. An additional session will cover the guardian ad litem role and its limits. Mediations involving kids and the violation of parenting plans are also on the agenda. The day will conclude with a judge's panel featuring Judge Michael...

05/23/2018 - 8:00am Family Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum is all about the kids. We will start with sessions on child support, a creative parenting plan and grandparent and stepparent visitation. An additional session will cover the guardian ad litem role and its limits. Mediations involving kids and the violation of parenting plans are also on the agenda. The day will conclude with a judge's panel featuring Judge Binkley....

05/23/2018 - 8:00am Family Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum is all about the kids. We will start with sessions on child support, a creative parenting plan and grandparent and stepparent visitation. An additional session will cover the guardian ad litem role and its limits. Mediations involving kids and the violation of parenting plans are also on the agenda. The day will conclude with a judge's panel featuring Judge Binkley....

05/23/2018 - 8:00am Family Law Forum 2018 CLE Programming

On Site

This year's annual forum is all about the kids. We will start with sessions on child support, a creative parenting plan and grandparent and stepparent visitation. An additional session will cover the guardian ad litem role and its limits. Mediations involving kids and the violation of parenting plans are also on the agenda. The day will conclude with a judge's panel featuring Judge Binkley....

05/30/2018 - 12:00pm Captive Insurance Recent Developments (2017 Tax Reform and more) CLE Programming

Webcast

This session will cover the current events affecting the captive insurance industry. We will go over the changes made in the 2015 PATH Act and subsequent developments in the wake of those changes, including recent PATH Act amendments made in the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act. We will discuss the impact that the 2017 tax reform will have on the captive insurance industry. We will also...

05/31/2018 - 12:00pm Balance Work and Play 2: Finding your Moxie CLE Programming

Webcast

Do you feel tired and angry most of the time? Are you overwhelmed by work and family demands but feel like you just have to "soldier on"? Together we will reclaim your Moxie to battle stressful events like personal and family illness that knock your work and life out of balance.

Learn more about TBA's Attorney Well Being Committee...