30th Annual TBA Academy

The Tennessee Bar Association Academy offers an exciting opportunity for Tennessee attorneys to be admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and network with some of the nation’s leading appellate practitioners.  Arrangements have been made for a private U.S. Supreme Court swearing in ceremony for Tennessee attorneys on Wednesday, Nov. 13. In addition, a block of hotel rooms have been reserved at The Mayflower Renaissance hotel for the program.

Court admissions: To participate in the Admissions Ceremonies at the Supreme Court, your registration form and materials must be received by the TBA before Oct. 14, 2013, to meet U.S. Supreme Court filing deadlines. There is a detailed application process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to sign up and necessary forms. If you have additional questions, contact Therese Byrne at 615-277-3208.

Registration: Fill out the form below to register

Supreme Court

CLE Credits: 3 general online hours automatically added to your CLE account when you register.

Date & Location: November 12-13, 2013, in Washington D.C. at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel

Registration costs:
$595 for TBA Members
$750 for non-members (includes TBA membership through June 2014)
$225 for each guest

Tuesday, November 12:
President’s reception at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.
• Celebration Dinner, location to be announced.

Wednesday, November 13
• Breakfast at U.S. Supreme Court
• Admission ceremony to U.S. Supreme Court
• Group picture on steps of U.S. Supreme Court
• Group lunch in Congressional dining room

Hotel reservations: While in Washington for the TBA Academy, you will be staying at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, located in the heart of the district at 1127 Connecticut Ave NW. The main number for the hotel is 202-347-3000. The Tennessee Bar Association has secured a block of rooms at the special discounted rate of $269 a night for single or double accommodations. You may make your reservations by calling 800-228-7697 or the hotel at 202-347-3000. Please ask for the Tennessee Bar Association rate before October 22 to receive the discounted rate.

Guests: Bring along a guest to share in the experience. The $225 guest fee covers attendance at the President's Reception, Celebration Dinner, and breakfast at the United States Supreme Courthouse.

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Select your registration type based on whether or not you are a TBA member, then add registration for guests (below) if needed.

You will be contacted by TBA staff for guest information once your registration has been processed.