Now It's Easy to Follow the Success of Your Colleagues

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.
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Tennessee Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments at Lane College as Part of SCALES Program

The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for two cases on Nov. 30 in front of hundreds of high school and college students when it brings court to Lane College in Jackson as part of the Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students (SCALES) program. This 20-year-old program has allowed thousands of students across Tennessee to learn more about the legal system and the function of the appellate courts. “Taking cases directly to Tennessee students is one of our most enjoyable experiences,” said Chief Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins.

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Tips for Attorneys Using Blogs

The ABA offers attorneys advice in a podcast (with transcript) for using blogging to develop a practice area. Hillary Bricken, a Seattle lawyer and one of the authors of Canna Law Blog, said the blog on cannabis laws has come to generate about half of the regulated practice group’s clients. “…The blog has really helped get the message out there that we deal with sophisticated issues,” Bricken said.

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