Creditor's Practice Forum 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:00am

TBA’s Creditor’s Practice Section offers current developments in this area of the law. The first 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. The second portion of the program will be a discussion of the current state of licensing requirements by the Assistant General Counsel of the Collection Services Board.

Condo Law From Every Angle

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 12:30pm

Catch up on the popular type of housing for downtown living and mixed-housing suburbs with this program. Sessions will give you a full and complete review of Tennessee’s Condo Law practice. Experts who have worked on the development and practice of Tennessee Condo Law will be presenting from multiple perspectives for buyers, lenders, owners, and developers. Sessions will review emerging issues, future concerns, and review of the applicable law and legal considerations.

Statewide General Practice Summit

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 8:00am

Choose from two tracks of programming during this three-day program to get the updates you need in your practice. Full details on the registration page. Special Bonus: Register to win a free 3-month lease to office space in the Tennessee Bar Center.

Running For Office 2013: Tennessee Campaign Ethics

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 8:30am

This advanced level program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers will include all aspects of the law and ethics of election for office in 2013. The program will include an analysis of the election law, campaign finance compliance, and an analysis of the provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct touching on judicial elections.

Topics include:
• Election Law – Procedure for Running for Office
• Campaign Finance Compliance

Elder Law Forum 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:30am

This day-long program, sponsored by the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, covers the most up-to-date information concerning laws, regulations and guidelines affecting seniors who reside in Tennessee.

Some of the highlights include:
- VA Training
- Choices Acuity Scoring
- Spend Down Techniques
- Special Needs Trust
- Practice Management (Ethics)
- Conservatorship Legislation

Federal Practice Seminar 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, July 12, 2013 - 12:00pm

This year’s program will touch on topics relevant to federal practitioners. Speakers will discuss social media discovery, proportionality and cost shifting in e-discovery, strategies to avoid privilege waiver, and e-discovery case law updates. Case law updates will include both federal and state. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with lawyers in your practice area. Lunch is provided for all participants.

2013 TBA Annual Convention

Event Types: 
Featured Event
Date: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 5:51pm

The largest annual gathering of the Tennessee legal community is now underway.  The Tennessee Bar Association is meeting June 12 - 15 in Nashville in conjunction with the Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women, the Tennessee Alliance for Black Lawyers and the Stonewall Bar Association. Expect dynamic speakers, compelling CLE programs and a whole lot of fun when you join your colleagues in Music City for the 132nd Annual TBA Convention.

Docket Call: Practicing Criminal Law In Tennessee (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 11:45am

This program takes you through a typical criminal docket addressing the most common cases in General Sessions Court. There will also be a summary given on drugs and schedules. For lawyers who want to pick up criminal cases through appointments or referrals this program will touch key areas of practice. Each topic will cover the law, common pleas, and procedures. Most importantly each session will discuss how to manage client expectations and client communication.

Guide to Expert Witness Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 8:00am

This program will provide practical, applicable insight from both attorneys and experts regarding how to maximize the effectiveness of expert testimony in your cases. Procedural issues including Rule 26 disclosures, relevant Rules of Evidence, discovery, scope of testimony, and raising and defending challenges to qualifications will be addressed, along with the practical questions of how to identify and ultimately choose potential experts. The program will also feature experts of various fields with an opportunity for participants to ask questions during expert panel sessions.

Taking and Defending Effective Depositions 2013 (Live Program Memphis)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 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 in general personal injury cases. Attendees will hear from experienced litigators – both from the plaintiff and defense perspective – who will discuss key components of the deposition process. Specifically, attendees will learn how to:

• Prepare yourself and your clients for a deposition
• Identify potential sources of information – including social media sources – to be used during a deposition