Trotter to Lead House in Coming Year

The House of Delegates reviewed a number of policy issues during its session today in Memphis as part of the TBA Annual Convention. In addition, House Speaker Claudia Jack passed the gavel to Charlie Trotter, who will lead the body in the coming year.

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In Chattanooga - Commercial Lending From Title Insurance to Bank Borrowers (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 8:00am

This program will provide attendees with perspectives from each side of a commercial lending transaction – the lender, the borrower and the title insurer. The program includes presentations by lender’s counsel and borrower’s counsel as to the preparation and negotiation of the documentation and other requirements for closing the deal, followed by a panel discussion among a lender, lender’s counsel and borrower’s counsel.

Wills for Heroes Clinic - Johnson City 2012

Event Types: 
Pro Bono Activity
Date: 
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 9:00am

Sponsored by the TBA Young Lawyers Division, the Wills for Heroes program provides wills, powers of attorney and other end-of-life documents for first responders in the state of Tennessee. To get involved or to request a clinic in your area, please contact Wills for Heroes Committee Chair Brad Carter.

Project Salute

Event Types: 
Pro Bono Activity
Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 2:00pm

This program educates American veterans on the benefits available to them and helps them obtain those benefits.

24th Annual Health Law Forum

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 8:00am

Recognized as one of the premier health law programs in the country, this program will include a discussion of the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's pending decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (a/k/a ObamaCare); as well as presentations on hospital-physician integration models, contracting with health care software vendors from the provider's perspective, monitoring compliance, updates on the Stark law, fraud and abuse issues, HIPAA/HITECH issues, Tennessee health law and legislative action, the always popular ethics panel; and many more exciting topics.

Former Chancellor Kilcrease Dies

Irvin H. Kilcrease Jr., a former Davidson County chancery court judge who served on the bench for more than two decades and was one of the Nashville School of Law’s first African-American graduates, died Monday night. He was 80. Kilcrease was appointed to the bench in 1980 and served until his retirement in 2003. He previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Nashville and worked in private practice and as a public defender. Arrangements were not complete at press time. The Tennessean reports on his life.

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What Attorneys Need to Know about the New Amended Code of Judicial Conduct (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:30pm

Join us on May 9th for The Code of Judicial Conduct seminar that will be held in Nashville. Since this marks the first time in more than 20 years that a new set of Judicial Conduct rules has been adopted by the Tennessee Supreme Court, attorneys need to know the most important information that will affect them in their profession. Produced by Gail Vaughn Ashworth, who was instrumental in the work to help make this amendment happen, the seminar will cover timely topics such as disqualifications/recusals, an advanced overview of the Amended code and other hot topics that relate to attorneys.

Real Estate Essentials (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 8:30am

Please join us on May 3, 2012 for our annual Real Estate Essentials seminar. Attorneys will gain valuable knowledge regarding real estate issues no matter what area of concentration you may practice. Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Litigation with respect to Foreclosures and Evictions
  • Litigation with respect to Eminent Domain
  • Special considerations in leases

16th Annual Labor & Employment Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2012 - 8:00am

This program is designed to provide timely, specialized, practical information for labor and employment practitioners. The Forum will address a number of topics, including: in-house counsel roundtable discussion, point/counter-point between high-profile plaintiff and defense attorneys, important developments in class action practice and recent developments in labor law. Light continental breakfast will be served.

9th Annual Bankruptcy Forum (Live Program)

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 1:30am

The 9th Annual Tennessee Bar Association Bankruptcy Forum will take place April 20 – April 22, 2012, at the beautiful Lodge at Buckberry Creek in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Please make plans now to join us in this wonderful and relaxing setting for an informative and unique presentation of current issues of interest to a wide variety of bankruptcy attorneys.