Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 8:00am

Join estate planning and probate practitioners from across the state at TBA's annual forum. Speakers will address family law issues, IRA planning and best practices, Medicare benefits and our legislative update with Albert Secor of Southeastern Trust Company. The popular probate panel returns with Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton, Judge Kathleen Gomes and attorneys Matthew Thorton and Jennifer Exum to offer guidance and answer questions. You will have the opportunity to visit with colleagues, learn from sponsors and share ideas during lunch.

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The Fear Factor: How Good Lawyers Get Into Bad Trouble

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:00pm

The scariest stories are those tales where responsible lawyers who care about acting in an appropriate manner get into disciplinary trouble. In this program, we learn about the common missteps that are made by otherwise responsible attorneys. After hearing this program you’ll embark upon your career as a safer, stronger attorney.

Topics include:

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Technology Disruptions: Cutting Edge Concerns Causing Ethical Headaches

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:30am

Lots of speakers warn about run-of-the-mill ethical concerns regarding technology, but only a select few understand the cutting edge concerns that are shifting the practice of law and causing ethical headaches for sophisticated lawyers. Join Stuart Teicher, "the CLE Performer" as he helps lawyers navigate the latest and sometimes not-so-greatest issues in technology and attorney ethics.

Topics include:

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Construction Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00am

Understanding insurance coverage and surety bond issues related to construction projects can be perplexing. Who is covered, what is covered, who is a necessary party to any dispute, and how do I trigger coverage? The TBA Construction Section is providing 6.5 hours of CLE, including an hour of ethics, on various construction insurance and surety bond issues that will be informative for all attorneys, regardless of construction law experience.

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Law Technology Blast

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 8:00am

Find out what's next in technology for your law practice and law office at this year's Law Tech Blast on Feb. 16. Earn up to 6.5 hours of Dual CLE credit. You can create your own schedule and take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day, so you can come and go for the hours you need when it is convenient for you.

This year's tech topics:

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Winter CLE Blast

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:00am

Need a few CLE hours fast? The TBA is offering programs from 7 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Feb. 21, giving you the possibility of completing up to 11 hours of Dual CLE credit. You can create your own schedule and take as many or as few hours as you need. The registration desk will be open all day, so you can come and go for the hours you need when it is convenient for you.

Materials will only be available electronically for this program. 

Payment will be determined at checkout depending on the number of hours you attend.

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I am SOLO: What’s Next for The Solo Practice?

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:45am

So you went solo... what's next? This program will help you discover methods to fine-tune your services. It may be time to think about expanding your office. You may be considering additional partners, combining services with another small firm, opening another office or adding more support staff. We will talk about each of these challenges and provide insight as to branding your new services and maximizing your presence online.

Materials for this program will be made available online.

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Go SOLO: Tools for Starting Your Practice

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

Are you ready to go solo? This program will help you decide if a solo practice is right for you. Sessions addressing business and marketing will help you determine whether you have the entrepreneurial know-how to start your own practice. Find out if you are ready for the solo challenge and learn how to set up a business and set yourself apart. Topics include:

  • Are you ready?
  • People skills Start-up costs
  • Business operations
  • Allocation of resources
  • Entering the market
  • How to promote yourself
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Environmental Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Environmental Law Section's annual forum will present timely updates on legal issues involving groundwater, underground storage tanks, and automobile emissions. Panelists from government, in-house, NGO, and private practice will discuss the scope of groundwater protection and jurisdiction, new regulations governing underground storage tanks, and the Clean Air Act's treatment of mobile sources, with specific focus on greenhouse gas emissions.

Lunch included.

Materials will be made available online.

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2018 International Law Annual Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

The seminar will consist of three international business panels with representatives from: 1) government and private international manufacturing perspectives; 2) international sourcing, importing and exporting perspectives; and 3) international entertainment and tourism perspectives. Legal and public policy views of the current and future global standard of Tennessee in the international investment and entrepreneurship environment will be openly discussed, debated and reflected upon.

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