Intellectual Property Spring Institute (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 8:00am

The entertaining and informative program will feature a speaker from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and will include presentations and panels relating to a variety of intellectual property topics, including: 

• Accelerated Case Resolution at the TTAB 
• TTAB Do’s & Don’ts
• America Invents Act Update
• Proving Damages in IP Cases
• Biotech and Software Patentability
• The new AIA Accelerates America’s March Toward Globalization of Patent Laws
• Recent Developments in Copyright Law

Seriously.

Even though it may mean more work for judges in the preparation, the Tennessee Supreme Court, according to a recent opinion, really does want summary judgment orders to comply with Rule 56.04. Andrée Sophia Blumstein explains. To commemorate Celebrate Pro Bono Month, Russell Fowler details Alexander Hamilton's upbringing and career, which made him the first known American lawyer who performed pro bono on a wide and systematic scale. Columnists cover employment law, senior adults and the needed conversations about driving -- and the book Blindfolds Off: Judges on How They Decide is reviewed. Bill Haltom declares that "Legally Gray" is now the new normal for the current population of lawyers.

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Litigation Forum 2013 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 8:00am

Practical Help for your Practice

Corporate Counsel Forum 2013: What's New? (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 8:00am

Another year, another gaggle of laws to remember. It's difficult to find time to learn about new laws, such as the e-Verify requirements, while not losing sight of the existing laws that affect corporate compliance. This full day seminar is a mix of topics looking at new requirements and reviewing existing requirements that affect your role as in-house counsel or labor attorney.

Topics include:
- Labor & Employment Review
- e-Verify
- Social Media
- Tennessee Business Corporation Act
- Corporate Compliance Update

Tech Conference 2013 CLE and Open House

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 9:00am

The Tech Conference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancements to help you in the practice of law. This year's program will continue to use an “unconference” approach similar to an open house format providing a unique opportunity for lawyers to interact with speakers, attendees, and sponsors.

I ♥ My Practice (Live Program) Practice Management CLE

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 8:30am

Loving your law practice means accepting all its different sides. This program will help you tackle the challenges of practice management that should not be avoided. 

• Moving from one firm to another...how to protect yourself and your clients
• Retiring…what to do with your practice and your files and insurance to protect you
• Going in house… what do you do?
• Current technology…how to keep up 
• Signs and symptoms of an attorney going bad
• The fight for business…taking cases you should not 

Encountering and Avoiding Ethical Traps 2013

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:30pm

This three-hour seminar presented in Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville will provide a unique and entertaining look at a range of ethical issues that attorneys face. Attendees will watch a series of video presentations containing ethical situations and engage in interactive discussion to gain insights on recognizing and avoiding common ethical traps. All times are local.

CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE (Live Program 7am - 7pm)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 7:00am

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This year's blast also includes additional courses in distance learning and educational games while visiting the Tennessee Bar Center. This 4 day program offers CLE from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on December 26-28 & 31, 2012. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE (Live Program 7am - 7pm)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 7:00am

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This year's blast also includes additional courses in distance learning and educational games while visiting the Tennessee Bar Center. This 4 day program offers CLE from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on December 26-28 & 31, 2012. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

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

$50.00 per hour for TBA Members

CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE (Live Program 7am - 7pm)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 7:00am

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This year's blast also includes additional courses in distance learning and educational games while visiting the Tennessee Bar Center. This 4 day program offers CLE from 7a.m. to 7p.m. on December 26-28 & 31, 2012. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here. Take as many or as few hours as you need.