Tech Conference 2012

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 9:00am

This year’s Tech Conference offers attendees an unconventional educational opportunity on Feb. 16 at the Tennessee Bar Center. This program is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancement 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.

Unconference Features:

TBA Annual Convention

Event Types: 
Featured Event
Date: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (All day)

Learn more about the event or register now for the Tennessee Bar Association's 131st Annual Convention, June 6-9 at the Peabody in Memphis.

TBA Board of Governors Spring Meeting

Event Types: 
Activity
Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2012 (All day)

The governing body of the Tennessee Bar Association will hold its quarterly board meeting at Tims Ford State Park in Winchester.

TBA House of Delegates Meeting

Event Types: 
Activity
Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 10:00am

The House of Delegates considers, debates, and makes policy recommendations on matters of interest and concern to the legal profession. It acts on matters brought to it by the Board of Governors and can consider matters on its own initiative.

2012 Leadership Conference

Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 8:00am
Date: 
Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 8:00am

The Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Conference brings together the governing bodies of the association for policy and planning sessions. In addition, the legal community comes together to honor those attorneys who have made extraorinary contributions to their community at the Public Service Luncheon on Saturday.

Smart Sampling in e-Discovery

Reduce Document Review Costs Without Compromising Results

In the past few years, the volume of electronic content has increased dramatically. Email, word-processing files, spreadsheets and more are churned out and distributed at a rate few of us could have imagined when we started our professional careers. Back then, big cases involved a few thousand documents: most files could fit in your briefcase. Today, similar cases might easily require review of tens or hundreds of thousands of documents. Some involve collections running into the millions.

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Front Burner

Supreme Court Turns Up the Heat on Access to Justice; Lawyers and Advocates Respond

The Tennessee Supreme Court came right out and acknowledged the elephant in the room in August 2008 when then-Chief Justice Janice Holder admitted publicly that there was a problem — and that the court was going to put significant resources into fixing it. The problem — access to justice for all in our state — had been on the court's and other organizations' radar for years, but this time the court declared that access to justice was to be its number one strategic priority. They decided to put it on the front burner.

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Administrative Law Section Membership

Purchase a membership to the Administrative Law Section.

Price: $25.00
$25.00

Does Your Agent Have the Power?

Extending the Power of Agents to Bind Principals to Arbitration

Practitioners in Tennessee have hotly debated the issues of pre-injury arbitration agreements in health care, particularly in nursing home admission contracts. In the recent Owens v. National Health Corp.[1] issued on Nov. 8, 2007, the Tennessee Supreme Court held that pre-dispute arbitration agreements in nursing home contracts are not per se invalid in Tennessee.

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