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In the June Tennessee Bar Journal, you’ll read about a famous 1908 murder that happened in downtown Nashville and set off a series of events that reshaped the political landscape in Tennessee. There’s also a guide on Social Security benefit strategies for divorcing spouses, and the TBJ’s 3rd annual Fiction Contest winning entry is featured. Jason Pannu writes his last presidential column, and other columns this month are about a new anti-bullying policy in the workplace and powers of attorney for seniors. Jocie Wurzburg’s book is reviewed and we take a look at authors who are also lawyers.


Keep up with the achievements and moves of your colleagues across the state and beyond with the TBA's new online Success! feature. The print edition of this service will continue in the Tennessee Bar Journal, however, the legal community and general public will now be able to find the same information online and search by Success type as well as the recognition by name and location. Attorneys and firm representatives also may now submit items for Success! through a new online submission form.

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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 TBA Estate Planning and Probate Section will host a CLE event at Topgolf Nashville on June 19. The program will feature 3 hours of CLE programming, focused on information relevant to new attorneys interested in Estate Planning and lawyers who desire to add this area to their practice. The CLE package includes breakfast, lunch, plus two hours of Topgolf after the...

This popular course focused on attorney well-being is coming back this June.

Relax your mind, enhance your meditation skills and establish your daily practice beyond the law practice. Learn about the benefits of meditation and yoga and how they can improve attorney well-being and ultimately your client's experience. This course is open to anyone in law practice...

This annual staple for LGBT advocates will be held to coincide with the Nashville Pride Festival. Topics for this year include legal concerns involving conversion therapy, discussion involving Vanderbilt's Transgender Health Clinic, employment discrimination of LGBT persons and an open community advocacy panel.

Attendees are also invited to Tennessee Equality Project...

Thirty-five attorneys from across the state graduated from the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law (TBALL) program...

A new law altering the Board of Judicial Conduct was passed by the legislature this year, so the current board will...

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