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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 14, 2021

Make plans now to join your colleagues for the 2021 TBA Annual Convention, presented this year as both an in-person event at The Peabody in Memphis and as a virtual online event the week of June 14. Virtual programming will be available for all registrants on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday and Friday, virtual only registrants will tune in for a livestream of key Convention events such as the Bench Bar CLE and Luncheon, Lawyers Luncheon, Better This Year CLE program and Legislative Update CLE. During that same time, in-person attendees will experience all that Memphis has to offer, including key programs, a joint social event with state judges, a group breakfast and the delights of Beale Street and beyond. Register today to save your spot! Full Access Registration (including both in-person & virtual access) and Virtual Only Registration are now open. For those attending in person, please note there will be caps on the number of registrations so be sure to make your reservation early, and be sure to read the TBA’s COVID-19 safety acknowledgement, liability waiver and release of claims.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 16, 2021

The TBA Intellectual Property Section held the first installment of its two-day virtual Annual Forum yesterday. Day two kicks off on April 22 with sessions on copyright protection for utilitarian works, trademark updates for 2021 and non-fungible crypto tokens. Programming will run from 12:45 to 4 p.m. with a virtual happy hour at 4 p.m. CDT. Register here.

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 15, 2021

TBA CLE will present the virtual 2021 Communications Law Forum on April 16 from 9 a.m. until noon CDT. Attendees will hear presentations on anti-SLAPP, liable defamation, the Public Records Act, a U.S. and Tennessee Supreme Court update and more. Remember, members of the Communication Law Section will receive discounted pricing on this CLE. Not a member? Sign up today.

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 13, 2021

The TBA’s Tax Law Section will host Tax Law CLE Series 2021: Update on CARES Act, PPP Round 2, ERC, and Other Abbreviations We Hoped We Would Never Need on May 12 from noon until 1 p.m. CDT. Get current updates on issues regarding the tax related COVID-19 relief measures currently in place. Register for this virtual program using the three prepaid CLE credits you receive when renewing your TBA membership.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 12, 2021

Join your colleagues at the end of the month for a “crash course” on depositions and e-discovery. This year’s topics include deposition prep and strategy, the do's and don'ts of depositions and written discovery, and a panel discussion about e-discovery law and technology. The program, set for April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT, is being produced by Memphis lawyer Aurelia McBride with Glankler Brown.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 9, 2021

Understanding and Confronting Unconscious Bias 2.0 is designed to help lawyers avoid bias in the decision-making process and better respond to allegations of bias from clients or third parties. The one-hour program will utilize exercises that help reveal biases, help participants better understand microaggressions, and provide tools for improving cross-cultural communication at the organizational and personal levels. Nashville lawyer Luther Wright with Ogletree Deakins will present the program on May 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. CDT. Missed the first installment of this program? Catch up here.

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 8, 2021

The TBA’s Disability Law Section will host a virtual roundtable-style CLE program on April 23 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Moderated by section executive council member Chris George of the firm George & George, the program will feature Chief Administrative Law Judge Paul M. Stimson and Hearing Office Director Terry Angle from the Memphis Office of Hearings Operations. They will discuss best practices and technological updates for social security disability hearings during the pandemic. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions throughout the panel and time will be allotted near the end of the session for questions about general daily practice. This program is live and will not be recorded. Learn more or register for the program.  

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 8, 2021

Join the Corporate Counsel Section for its Annual Forum on April 21 at 10 a.m. CDT. This four-hour CLE will cover topics including labor and employment under the Biden administration fair employment practices, equal pay and worker safety; using technology to improve your practice; and how COVID-19 is impacting human resources, workplace liability, vaccines and more. Speakers include Adam Dougherty with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart; Geoffrey Lindley with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell and Professor Hemant Sharma from the University of Tennessee. Register now to stay informed on recent updates impacting the workplace.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 7, 2021

Almost every civil case now goes through mediation, and most lawyers have to learn their mediation skills through trial and error. To help lawyers avoid mistakes, the TBA is presenting the online webcast “The Top 10 Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediations” next Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. CDT. Join David Taylor with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings to learn how to better prepare for mediation proceedings and get better results for your clients.

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 6, 2021

The TBA’s Tax Law Section will launch the first installment of its CLE series tomorrow from noon until 1 p.m. CDT. What’s New with the IRS? An update on new IRS programs and procedures in a Post-2020 World will cover a variety of IRS initiatives impacting everything from new installment agreement procedures for qualified taxpayers, to new e-filing procedures for forms 2848 and 2019-specific tax relief to avoid liens for qualified taxpayers. Register for this program using the three prepaid CLE credits you receive when renewing your TBA membership.


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