Dispute Resolution Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:00am

Why negotiations succeed, ethical considerations for the mediator/advocate, and family law mediation issues are on the agenda for this year's annual dispute resolution forum. We will also hear from speakers regarding the enforceability of ADR provisions. An additional session will address FAQs for attorneys who seldom arbitrate. Lunch will be provided.

Materials for this program will be made available online.

CME Credit: This program has been approved for 5.5 hours of CME credit. CME credits by session:

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Cyber Space...The Final Frontier: Ethics and Malpractice Risks of Protecting Electronic Information

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:30am

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 identify those risks and provide a roadmap for addressing them.

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Litigation and Appellate Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 8:00am

Unique to this year, TBA's Litigation and Appellate Sections have joined to offer a combined CLE forum, which promises to provide a full day of essential and useful material for litigators and appellate practitioners alike. This year's forum will cover best practices in deposition taking, perspectives from the bench and revisit last year's popular topic on the evolving practice of law.

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Labor and Employment Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 8:00am

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.

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Business Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:00am

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 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, and “initial coin offerings” of virtual currencies.

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Disability Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:30am

Updates from the 6th Circuit Social Security Law and new regulations are necessary for today's practice in disability law. This year's program offers these topics along with ethics and best practices in vocational expert testimony. You will also hear from a panel of resource representatives to help you identify assistance for your clients. Judge David Ettinger will address on the record issues and Judge Jane Stranch will speak on Sixth Circuit Social Security law.

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Local Government Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 8:30am

Open records, open meetings, Tennessee's Clean Water Act and ethics are on the agenda for this year's annual forum. We will also have a briefing of this year's legislative updates and best practices and rules for parliamentary procedures. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with practitioners and local government attorneys across the state.

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Corporate Counsel Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00am

Updates in employment law, the latest in mergers and acquisitions, career options for in-house counsel and privilege considerations when working with corporate subsidiaries are on the agenda for this year's annual forum. We will also hear from Professor Joan MacLeod Heminway of The University of Tennessee on data security and its impact on the role of in-house counsel along with a review of corporate governance. This year's roundtable discussion will offer various perspectives on contract management and procurements.

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Tort and Appellate Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 8:00am

Join tort and appellate lawyers from across the state to learn about the topics that will impact your practice. You will hear about the latest updates on the appellate court's new e-filing process, updates in tort law, a review of the claims evaluation process and practice pointers for insurance coverage and bad faith. Hon. Neil Thomas, Hon. Kyle Hendrick and Former Chief Justice Janice Holder will discuss effective lawyering in front of juries and Dean Bill Koch of Nashville School of Law will address ethical considerations and professionalism in appellate practice.

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Intellectual Property 2018: CLE Bytes

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00am

The 2018 Intellectual Property forum will include presentations on patent, trademark, and copyright issues. Practitioners may attend any or all of the presentations based on their learning needs.

The morning sessions will address viral trademarks, how to protect software using intellectual property and Supreme Court updates on trademarks and copyrights. The afternoon sessions will address blockchain technology, Supreme Court updates on patents, and patent eligibility subject matter.

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