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.

Anatomy of a Construction Dispute from A to Z

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 8:30am

This full day seminar will track both a commercial construction project and residential construction project through the key areas which if not handled correctly can lead to disputes. The emphasis will be on role play between speakers and panel discussions.

The Ethical Campaign: Maintaining Ethics and Professionalism in Electioneering

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 8:30am

This advanced level program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for executive judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers will include all aspects of the law and ethics of election for office in 2014.

Juvenile Law Forum 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:30pm

This year’s annual forum for Juvenile law practitioners will focus on hot topics and will revisit key rules and procedures in this practice area. With topics on drug testing in juvenile court, alternatives to delinquency, a session that will revisit the Rules of Juvenile Procedure – you won’t want to miss this year’s program. Attendees will also hear from the Board of Professional responsibility on ethics specifically related to juvenile law practice.

The UAPA, Contested Cases, and Non-UAPA Proceedings

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 1:00pm

Lawyers who engage in any practice before government agencies understand that there is more than one way to be heard. Agencies conduct contested case proceedings pursuant to the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act, but there are also several agencies, crucial to the workings of government, that have hearing processes that are exempt from the requirement of the UAPA.

New Rules Governing Disciplinary Enforcement For Attorneys Effective January 1

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:30pm

On August 30, 2013, the Tennessee Supreme Court adopted a comprehensive amendment, effective January 1, 2014, overhauling the rules governing disciplinary enforcement for attorneys. This program will review the new, amended Rule 9 in detail. Just a few of the changes are:

- Adoption of a comprehensive set of rules and enumeration of obligations and protections for attorneys and clients alike to permit court-appointment of (and even advanced designation of) “receiver attorneys” to step into the breach when a lawyer unexpectedly dies or becomes disabled;

Advanced Training for Family Lawyers

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 1:00pm

This year's annual program will focus on key issues for advanced family law practitioners. Issues will address mental health records, piercing the psychotherapist-patient privilege, how to keep psychological records from coming out, supervised parenting time, and phased-in parenting time. Psychologists will discuss mental health disorders and when those disorders are harmful to children, various addictions and how do they manifest themselves and how best to monitor addicts.

Ethics Roadshow 2013: Johnson City

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 9:00am

In the practice of law, problems aren’t just another sad song about losing something you love - they can result in a loss of clients, loss of license, and a very public end to a career.

This year's Ethics Roadshow will talk about bad habits, struggles, misconstrued meanings, and will touch on 50 ways lawyers, in Tennessee and elsewhere have lost their practice due to ethical violations.

So .... get yourself free .... make a new plan .... and hop on this year’s roadshow coming to a location near you.