TBA Mashup: Opportunities Unlocked

TBA Mashup: Opportunities Unlocked

The TBA Mashup on February 17 offers a variety of events and programming for Tennessee lawyers. There is no cost or fee to attend and no pre-registration required. Only those who attend CLE session will need to pay for the hours they attend. Attendees and visitors can visit all the events throughout the day.


It has been said that collaboration is paramount to finding success in today’s changing legal market. A compelling example of collaboration-in-action can be found in hackathons: events in which computer programmers work with a variety of professions to find technology-assisted solutions to everyday problems. So, how exactly does a hackathon work? Join the TBA Special Committee on the Evolving Legal Market for a mini legal hackathon that will demonstrate the power of collaborative minds at work. Sign up now.

Schedule:        3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

Fastcase Rollout and Member Benefits Preview

This series of presentations will inform and share information regarding TBA member benefit regarding insurance, retirement and TBA’s legal research tool, Fastcase. TBA members have unlimited access to online legal research through Fastcase, a leading next-generation legal research service.The TBA’s Member Insurance Solutions provides association members with exclusive insurance benefits, personalized service and pricing discounts. The ABA Retirement Funds Program provides affordable 401(k) plans with no out-of-pocket expenses exclusively to law firms of all sizes, even solos.  Sign up now for one of these sessions.

• Fastcase 7 Rollout

Fastcase 7 is an even more fluid and easy-to-navigate online legal research library. It has all of the familiar features and tools, plus an enhanced Forecite, Tag Cloud, Authority Check and Bad Law Bot, more advanced search options, new results screen options, larger fonts and selections to make documents easier to read on computer screens, and new dual-column printing options. Fastcase 7 is the same member benefit that members have loved for years, only better. Sign up now.


9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Fastcase 7 Training Session
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

• Fastcase TopForm

TopForm by Fastcase is a powerful bankruptcy filing software that delivers a fast and efficient bankruptcy case management experience. Bankruptcy case preparation is so much easier with guided in-depth form interview questions, click-through data entry, new form alerts, and due diligence resources. Now online, Topform offers access to the most current national and local bankruptcy forms so you can be confident in your filing accuracy. Sign up now.


10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Fastcase Training Session
10:30 a.m. - 11a.m., Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

• Professional Liability Insurance - What to look for in YOUR Policy

When choosing your Professional Liability policy, it is important to make sure the coverage meets the areas of practice and scope of your engagement. We will give you an overview of things to look for in your policy to make sure the coverage you choose is the best coverage for you. Sign up now.


11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Training Session
11:30 a.m. - Noon, Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

• Current State of Health Insurance for the Small Firms

One thing’s for sure, Health Insurance for the smaller firms will be changing. We will give you the latest updates on the changes and plans that may work for your business. Sign up now.


Noon - 12:30 p.m., Training Session
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m., Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

• ABA Retirement Funds

What's inside your 401(k) may surprise you.  Find out why thousands of law firms of all sizes - even solos - use the ABA Retirement Funds Program (“the Program”) as their 401(k) provider. Sign up now.


1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Training Session
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., Drop-In Question and Answer
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Training Session (Repeat)
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 5th Floor, Terrace Room

Law Tech Unconference

Take as many or as few hours as you need. Registration will be open all day. Payment will be determined at checkout based on the hours you need. The Law Tech UnConference is open to all practicing lawyers and will offer education on the latest technological advancements to help you in the practice of law.


8a.m. – 4:45 p.m., CLE programs covering technology updates, cybersecurity, drone law, e-discovery and more.

See full schedule here.


$40 per hour for Law Office Technology Section Members
$50 per hour for TBA members
$75 per hour for non-members. No registration required but if you sign up your name is entered in the big prize drawing

Location: 2nd Floor, Nippert Room

Sign Up NowSign up now so we know you are coming. You will only pay for the hours you attend. Programming will be available throughout the day with dual and general credit hours available. The registration desk will also be open all day.

Pro Bono in Action

Attend a brief training session to learn how to engage in pro bono helping low income families in our state. Sessions will show you how to get involved in pro bono events and online options, including TN Free Legal Answers. Rotating session will be made available throughout the morning. Sign up now.

9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Training Session
9:30 AM - 10 a.m., Drop-In Question and Answer
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Training Session (Repeat)
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m., Drop-In Question and Answer
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Training Session (Repeat)
11:30 a.m. - noon, Drop-In Question and Answer

Location: 4th Floor, Miller Martin Room

Connecting with CASA

The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program has served Nashville by speaking for abused and neglected children caught in the court system and helping them find safe and permanent home since 1984. CASA’s trained volunteer advocates speak exclusively for each child and provide support. We are collecting items for CASA, so stop by and enjoy some spiked (or not...) hot cocoa and drop-off items to support CASA. Sign up now.

Schedule: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: 4th Floor



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