“The Art of Arbitration: From A to Z” is the theme of the TBA’s Construction Law Forum 2020. During this full-day program, participants will hear speakers from across the state cover all aspects of arbitration. The program will provide a total of 6.25 CLE hours, including one hour of ethics credit. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. CST at the Tennessee Bar Center in Nashville with programming running from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Find out more and register now.

Journal Online

Step into the new decade with these details on a new law going into effect Jan. 1 that redefines the employee-employer relationship. You'll also find a preview to the TBA's newly refreshed website — more features to make your practice go even more smoothly. Columns this month cover legal separation agreements, torts, a review of The Forensic Accounting Deskbook, and the likelihood that you will keep that New Year's Resolution. TBA President Sarah Y. Sheppeard helps you plan for any disasters that may befall you or your practice.

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Alimony Bench Bar Book

The17th Edition of the Alimony Bench Book is now available. Developed and produced by the TBA’s Family Law Section, the new edition includes information on how alimony is affected by the new tax law, how to argue alimony before the court, what traps you need to avoid and how to enforce your alimony awards. The new book is available to Family Law Section members as a free download. Others can purchase a copy of it through the TBA’s online bookstore. Not a member of the Family Law Section? You can join online now.



The 35th Annual CLE Ski Seminar will be held on January 25-30, 2020, in Snowmass, Colorado near Aspen. This special event combines 15 hours of quality CLE in a variety of practice areas with the beautiful slopes of one of Colorado's premier ski resorts. 

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The General Assembly is back in session and so are TBA’s Legislative Updates! Hosted by Berkley Schwarz, TBA’s director of public policy and government affairs, and Adams and Reese attorney and...

Tennessee Division of TennCare director Gabe Roberts is stepping down from his position to return to the private sector, effective March 2, the...

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