Federal Practice Seminar 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 11:15am

Further your knowledge and become a better advocate for your client with updates in federal practice. This year's program will touch on topics relevant to federal practitioners. Speakers will discuss the fundamentals of federal trial practice from start to finish. The program will conclude with a panel discussion of U.S. District Court judges. This annual program is a good time to connect with practitioners from across the state. Lunch is included allowing time for networking.

Sessions Include: 

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On Site

Tennessee Bar Association Annual CLE: Fast Track Program with 15 Hours [Knoxville]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 8:00am

Register and plan for 15 hours of CLE in one-day with this program. Attend 7 hours on August 28 and 8 online at your convenience.

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On Site

Tennessee Bar Association Annual CLE: Fast Track Program with 15 Hours [Memphis]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 8:00am

Register and plan for 15 hours of CLE in one-day with this program. Attend 7 hours on August 21 and 8 online at your convenience.

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On Site

Best Practices for New Lawyers 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 8:30am

As a recently licensed attorney, sure you can quote hearsay exceptions, hammer out memos within 3 hours, and generally dazzle people with your extensive substantive legal knowledge. But can you manage clients and partners' expectations, effectively communicate with opposing counsel, and ultimately avoid the kinds of mistakes that young lawyers can make that can expose them to disciplinary actions or even claims from their clients? Do you know how to properly begin and end the lawyer-client relationship?

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On Site

Government Contracting in Tennessee: How State, Local and Federal Issues Impact Tennessee’s Procurement Environment

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 8:00am

In this unique program state and local officials, procuring agencies, protest litigants, consultants, and legal leaders will cover several angles of government contracting in Tennessee. Two expert panels will cover the process of state and local government contracting and will provide insight to the Tennessee bid protest process. Other sessions include updates from the 2015 Tennessee legislative session on procurement issues and discussion of federal contracting issues impacting Tennessee businesses. This program will help you understand the government contracting landscape in Tennessee.

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On Site

Doing Business Online: How to Advise the Online Business Owner

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 11:30am

As the on-line business model develops and becomes more complicated, lawyers are increasingly being asked to advise on issues relating to technology, taxes, digital ownership, and intellectual property. This program will focus on these legal issues that impact businesses operating online.

You will learn how to spot legal issues, handle succession planning for online accounts, maintain online profiles and develop a basic understanding of how servers are managed and the development/management of websites. 

Discussion will include:

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On Site

Elder Law Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 8:00am

This full-day forum offers insights for both the new to elder law attorney and experienced practitioners. Certified elder law attorneys from across the state share their knowledge of basics needed for counseling senior clients with a focus on:
(1) A hospice doctors perspective on Dementia,
(2) Palliative care and advance directives and the Conversation Project,
(3) PAE Appeals,
(4) Planning for blended families,
(5) Medicare coverage, and hot topics in Medicaid including Ethics.

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On Site

Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 11:00am

This program is for the animal lover in you and will guide you through legal issues dealing in animal law. Learn what’s trending in the estates planning for pets session and stay on top of laws that protect people with disabilities who use service animals. Speakers will also address the "first bite rule" covering common liability questions for injuries caused by animals. Horses play a unique role in the law as they can be property, an athlete, or a vehicle. Learn about equine law and legal issues related to horse activities, industry, and business.

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On Site

Entertainment & Sports Forum 2015

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

The programs for this year's annual Entertainment and Sports Law Forum were all drawn from your requests and ideas for topics you wanted to hear about. With insights for practitioners of all levels, we'll cover a good bit of ground including:

- an inside perspective on negotiating publishing deals,
- the life cycle of a film project from development to financing to distribution,
- bringing foucs to the Blurred Lines Verdict, and

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On Site

Tennessee and Federal Tax Law Forum 2015: Protecting Your Clients

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 8:00am

This year's annual tax program will provide you with the best practices and updates to protect your clients. Topics will include significant developments in Federal and Tennessee's tax laws. Annual updates include nationwide tax trends, Tennessee tax laws, as well as discussion on the IRS appeals and collections process.

Expert attorneys will discuss the risks and benefits of captive insurance. Captive insurance allows companies to fund their own insurance coverage in a more cost effective manner. Speakers will discuss the unique tax advantages, and help you advise your clients.

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On Site