Success!

Keep up with the achievements and moves of your colleagues across the state and beyond with the TBA's new online Success! feature. The print edition of this service will continue in the Tennessee Bar Journal, however, the legal community and general public will now be able to find the same information online and search by Success type as well as the recognition by name and location. Attorneys and firm representatives also may now submit items for Success! through a new online submission form.

Journal Online

The September issue explains why parents should not ask children what visitation they want, and how the concept of Supported Decision Making is becoming more a part of planning for clients with diminished capacity. TBA President Jason M. Pannu talks about the importance of effective government relations. A book about Prohibition is reviewed and columns cover tortfeasors, life insurance beneficiaries -- and a little-known fact about one Tennessee lawyer who turned down a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Writing Contest

The 15th Edition Alimony Bench Book is now available. TBA Family Law Section members can download the book free from the section's resource page after logging in. Others can purchase a loose-leaf printed version of this publication for $40 per book ($50 in a 3-ring binder) from the online TBA Bookstore or by contacting the TBA at (615) 383-7421. The book, which includes published and unpublished cases from Aug. 8, 2003, through Dec. 31, 2016, is compiled by the section's Alimony Committee under direction of its chair, Amy Amundsen.

Events

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Recognized as one of the premier health law programs in the country, this annual forum addresses key issues impacting our practice area. Sessions will provide insight from health law providers, practitioners, and regulators. A bonus feature this year will offer 2 alternative hours of online CLE. This will facilitate flexible planning for those who travel or have a...

TBA's Creditors Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. This year's program will provide new information on stay violations, charging orders and theories of successor liability. Other topics include a discussion of bankruptcy focusing on preference issues and dischargeability and an ethics session about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

This six-hour seminar will provide lawyers with the information, tools, and tips needed to successfully handle transactional, traditional business, and probate matters. Specifically, the course will offer practical approaches to real estate transactions, wills & trusts, probate and bankruptcy matters, and issues specific to health care transactions. The day will wrap up...

Formal charges of ethics violations have been brought against six out of the seven justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court over their handling of a case involving a Circuit Court judge who...
A federal judge has ruled that lawsuits filed by Kingston coal ash spill cleanup workers will be allowed to go to trial,...
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