Mastering the Deposition: Critical Skills and More 2017 - Memphis

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00am

You can't win a trial at deposition, but you certainly can lose one. This CLE is designed to avoid that outcome by addressing basic and intermediate deposition techniques. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will learn how to:

• Prepare yourself and your clients for a deposition

• Use of exhibits and documents effectively during a deposition

• Know when and how to object when defending a deposition

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On Site

Modern Law Practice Series: Consumer-Facing Service and the Impact on Law Practice

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:30am

Just as trends in technology and innovation are reshaping the way in which law is practiced, they're also changing the preferences and motivations of the modern legal consumer. Many experts are theorizing that in order for firms to thrive in the future, they’ll need to take the impulses of these consumers into account and provide services tailor-made for their clients' needs.

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On Site

Modern Law Practice Series: Consumer-Facing Service and the Impact on Law Practice [Webcast]

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am

Just as trends in technology and innovation are reshaping the way in which law is practiced, they're also changing the preferences and motivations of the modern legal consumer. Many experts are theorizing that in order for firms to thrive in the future, they'll need to take the impulses of these consumers into account and provide services tailor-made for their clients' needs.

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Webcast

Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:00am

This year's program will focus on the changing landscape of mediation from live to digital. Speakers will address the implications of online dispute resolution technology and provide practical examples of this new technology in action. Another session will address how online dispute resolution can improve access to justice. Further sessions will cover the ethical issues arising out of online dispute resolution.

Materials for this program will be made available online.

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On Site

Disability Law Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:30am

This year's CLE forum will offer a full day of essential and useful material applicable to disability law. Laura Chastain, Ethics Counsel with the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, will present an update on ethics. Further sessions will include an update on 6th Circuit Social Security Case Law, the new mental health regulations effective in January 2017, and updates on the rapid technology-driven changes that are impacting today’s legal market and the modern law practice.

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On Site

Litigation Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am

This year's CLE forum promises to offer a full day of essential and useful material for litigators. Members of our judiciary from across the state, including keynote speaker former Chief Justice Barker, will share valuable experiences and insights into what makes oral argument in the courtroom effective. A litigation strategies and techniques session will include how to master the skill of effective deposition taking.

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On Site

TBA Leadership Conference and Public Service Luncheon

Event Types: 
Activity
Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

The mid-year meeting of the Tennessee Bar Association is held in conjunction with the annual Public Service Luncheon, which honors the good works of Tennessee attorneys.

Corporate Counsel Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 8:30am

Obtain the most up-to-date information at this year's Corporate Counsel forum with topics ranging from technology's influence on the modern law practice to recent developments in employment law. Speakers will address cyber security and privacy, as well as productivity tools for the present-day corporate counsel. Another session covers the EEOC's new rules on what incentive employers may provide to employees who provide medical information as part of a wellness program under the Americans with Disabilities Act. A roundtable discussion will also be included.

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On Site

Tort and Insurance Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00am

This full day forum offers essential and practical material for Tort and Insurance attorneys and those interested in Tort and Insurance Law. Three morning sessions will address the effects of recent West and Dedmon cases from the perspectives of both plaintiff and defense. Further sessions will cover the Claims Commission Act and the Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act. The program will also offer a special session on how millennial jurors make decisions.

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On Site

Local Government Forum 2017

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:00am

This year's program will cover hot topics in local government practice, to include legislation, ex parte communication and social media. A social medial panel will answer questions and provide best practice tips. The program will also offer a training session on public speaking and interacting with the media. Learn from a Nashville PR expert what reporters are looking for when interviewing lawyers and role-play on how to handle media communication. Stay downtown after the program ends and attend a Predators game with other attendees! 

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On Site