Fundamentals of Federal Appellate Practice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:05pm

This program will focus on the process and skills for successful appellate practice in federal courts. Federal appellate judges, the Sixth Circuit Clerk, experienced practitioners, and former federal appellate clerks will explain the key steps in the federal appellate process, providing unique and valuable insight. This six-hour program will address best practices for federal appellate practice, including compliance with rules of appellate procedure, brief-writing, and other important topics.

Creditors Practice 2014

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 6:02pm

The TBA's Creditor's Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. The first portion of the program will be a discussion of recent Tennessee case law and the effect on legal collection practices. The second portion of the program will be a discussion of the new Tennessee Collection Service Act amendment dealing with banking regulations. The third portion of the program will focus on the current state of rules and regulations promulgated by the CFPB, and the fallout for law firms and clients.

Big Changes for Tennessee Nonprofit Corporations (Effective January 1)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:00pm

Tennessee lawyers will see big changes to the Tennessee Nonprofit Corporations Act on Jan. 1. These changes will impact existing non-profit organizations and new formations. Sessions in this program have been designed to help you identify these changes, understand some of the new requirements and learn how these changes will make it easier for today’s modern lawyers. Programs in Nashville on Oct. 23, Memphis on Oct.

YLD Transactional Practice 2014: Nashville

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 8:00am

This six-hour seminar will provide lawyers with the information, tools, and tips needed to successfully handle transactional and traditional business. Specifically, the course will offer practical approaches to handling:

* Wills and Trusts
* Probate Matters
* Employment Agreements
* Confidentiality Agreements
* Corporate and LLC Formations

The program will also discuss issues specific to health care transactions. The day will wrap up with a presentation about ethics in the practice of law.

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.