Affordable Care Act For General Practitioners (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 8:00am

The election is over, and implementation of the Affordable Care Act is now very real and very near.

Your clients and your firm have little time to grasp the fundamental changes that will be taking place in health care over the next 13 months as governments, insurance companies, health care providers and employers make the changes called for in the law.

This program will help you get up to speed on the Affordable Care Act and help you serve your clients.

Don’t Miss Hot Topics in Real Estate Nov. 9

Local and national experts in the field of real estate will speak at next week’s Hot Topics in Real Estate CLE. The program, co-sponsored with the Tennessee Land Title Associations, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the AT&T Building in Nashville. Learn more or register here

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Navigating Through the Open Meetings Act (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:30pm

Whether a governing body has complied with the Open Meetings Act can be an area of inquiry and confusion for government and private attorneys alike. This program will explore: the various requirements for a governing body to conduct a meeting, including providing valid notice of a public meeting; legal issues facing government counsel in advising governing bodies and private counsel appearing before them; and selected case studies of challenges to Open Meetings Act compliance.

Getting the Arbitration Process You Want and Need (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 8:30am

This CLE program is designed for attorneys who negotiate and draft contracts or who interpret and apply dispute resolution provisions. The fist part of the program will review the key elements of an arbitration clause, including covered disputes, arbitral rules and enforceability. Attendees will also learn about such optional provisions as “step” clauses, discovery limitations, venues, and appeals.

Family Law Forum 2012 (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 8:00am

The centerpiece of the TBA Family Law Section’s annual Family Law Forum this year will be presentations on two issues of critical importance to Family Law attorneys.

How to Read 84 Cases in a Day…Or Try To (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 8:00am

Reading is an integral part in the practice of law. It is among the most used communication skills, but is often the most underdeveloped. Information from colleagues, staff, and clients is being transmitted at the speed of light, and lawyers are expected to absorb it just as fast. This program is designed to teach you the skills of speed-reading. Attendees will practice speed-reading legal documents and learn how to apply comprehension techniques that will help build memory and recall and get through those case files.

How to Introduce Different Types of Evidence (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 8:00am

This program will focus on how to introduce different types of evidence and include discussion on problem areas. A brief overview of the Rules of Evidence will help us kick start the program. Following, we will get into preserving evidence, laying a foundation and talk about the challenges of introducing photos, bank documents, and social media. Trial experts from across the state will provide you with their insight.

Growing Your Practice and Your Career (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 8:00am

In addition to keeping up with changes in the law, lawyers today are faced with the challenge of developing and growing their practices. This program is designed for lawyers who face the challenges of growing their client base, keeping their careers on track, and making time for it to happen.

This program will cover sessions on internal and external business development, developing your expertise, maximizing your online profile, and time management.

The Ins and Outs of Transactional Practice (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 8:00am

This six-hour seminar will provide business attorneys with the information, tools and tips needed to successfully handle common business transactions. The seminar will offer an overview of different forms of business entities, with an emphasis on what entities are best for various clients and business plans, the 2012 adopted amendments to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act, the nuts and bolts of buying and selling a private company, as well as tax issues affecting different business structures. Each session will address pertinent issues for the transactional lawyer.

Spring Board of Governors Meeting

Event Types: 
Activity
Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 (All day)

Spring Meeting of the TBA Board of Governors.  Continues through Saturday, April 20.