Tennessee Judicial Elections

Event Types: 
Activity
Date: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 7:00am

Tennessee judges and others will go before voters in contested and retention elections on Aug. 7. Early voting begins July 18. The TBA Judicial Election Information Center has more information.

Business Law Forum 2014: Issues in Drafting Contract Insurance Provisions

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 9:00am

Many contracts that lawyers prepare and review for business clients include insurance provisions. However, those provisions can be complex and include quite specialized language. This program is intended to provide analysis of insurance requirements and suggested language for insurance provisions in several types of contracts that business lawyers frequently encounter. The contracts to be discussed include commercial real property leases, agreements pertaining to loan transactions, construction contracts, and agreements pertaining to mergers and acquisitions. The presenters will discuss typical insurance provisions in each of these types of contracts and pitfalls of some common provisions. The program is intended to be useful for transactional lawyers and others involved in advising clients regarding the various types of contracts covered.

New Alimony Bench Book Available

The 12th Edition Alimony Bench Book is now available from the TBA Family Law Section. Produced by the members of the section’s Alimony Committee, the book is available for purchase in a loose-leaf format for $40 or a three-ring binder for $50. To order the book, visit the TBA’s online bookstore or contact TBA at (615) 383-7421. Members of the Family Law Section can download the new edition at no charge by logging in to TBA.org and going to the Resources link on the Family Law Section's webpage.  

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Corporate Counsel Forum 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 8:30am

Description: It’s that time again! Need to know about the hottest issues affecting companies and their employees? What about the Affordable Healthcare Act? What is happening in employment law today? Find out this and more at the annual Corporate Counsel Forum.

Topics to be discussed:
• Affordable Care Act
• Non-compete, Non-Solicitation & Non-Disclosure Agreement
• Employment Law Update
• Cyber Security
• Buying/Selling businesses
• Attorney well-being

Modern Family: Handling Divorce Cases From Multiple Angles

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:30am

Description: How to handle divorce cases isn't a one-size fits all process. Family structure is now more complex than ever before. This program will walk you through handling divorce cases. Sessions are designed to help you represent your clients based on their own unique set of circumstances. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

2014 TBA Annual Convention

Event Types: 
Featured Event
Date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 8:00am

Register now for the 133rd Annual TBA Convention, June 11-14 in Gatlinburg. Family friendly and packed with compelling programming, the largest annual gathering of the Tennessee legal community is where you want to be this summer.

Tipoff Pre-Game CLE: Tips on Caring for Aging Clients and Family

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014 - 1:00am

Tip drill isn’t just good practice for basketball players. This pre-game CLE event will offer practice tips that will help lawyers in the practice of law. The sessions will provide you with legal tips for advising aging clients and family. Take a time-out, network with lawyers in your area, and score new tips in this growing practice area. Court side attire is appropriate for this pre-game event. Come with your prediction for the NCAA games and enter for a chance to win a game-day prize.

Litigation Forum 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 8:30am

Litigators know that only about 2 percent of cases ever go to trial. This program will provide advice for the other 98 percent of your work.

Experience from the bench and bar will provide litigation tips from the moment a case comes in the door, through the pleadings and discovery stages, right up to trial. Particular attention in this seven-hour CLE (6.0 General/1.0 Ethics) will be paid to:

-- Legislative Update
-- Pre-Trial Motions and Trial Preparation
-- Effective Oral Advocacy
-- Tips from In-House Counsel

Tort and Insurance Forum 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 8:30am

This year’s annual forum will focus on the latest updates in tort and insurance practice. This year’s program will offer a session on technology as well as workers compensation. Senator Doug Overbey will provide a legislative update. Also included is a review of the past year’s hot cases and session on ethics for tort lawyers.

The 2014 Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors

Public education project provides information and resources for Tennesseans

The TBA Public Education Committee has updated The Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors for 2014. The updated Handbook contains practical information on a wide range of topics, including issues such as applying for Social Security benefits, long-term care considerations and estate planning, as well as completely new sections addressing online security and new health care legislation. 

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