Business Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 9:00am

The 2018 TBA Business Law Forum will focus on emerging technologies that are affecting, or will soon affect, business lawyers across Tennessee. It will include an introduction to distributed ledger technology, including the blockchain, and a discussion of how this technology is being applied to transform electronic record-keeping in a variety of fields.  The forum will also address cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, and “initial coin offerings” of virtual currencies.

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Disability Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:30am

Updates from the 6th Circuit Social Security Law and new regulations are necessary for today's practice in disability law. This year's program offers these topics along with ethics and best practices in vocational expert testimony. You will also hear from a panel of resource representatives to help you identify assistance for your clients. Judge David Ettinger will address on the record issues and Judge Jane Stranch will speak on Sixth Circuit Social Security law.

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Local Government Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 8:30am

Open records, open meetings, Tennessee's Clean Water Act and ethics are on the agenda for this year's annual forum. We will also have a briefing of this year's legislative updates and best practices and rules for parliamentary procedures. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with practitioners and local government attorneys across the state.

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Corporate Counsel Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00am

Updates in employment law, the latest in mergers and acquisitions, career options for in-house counsel and privilege considerations when working with corporate subsidiaries are on the agenda for this year's annual forum. We will also hear from Professor Joan MacLeod Heminway of The University of Tennessee on data security and its impact on the role of in-house counsel along with a review of corporate governance. This year's roundtable discussion will offer various perspectives on contract management and procurements.

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Tort and Appellate Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 8:00am

Join tort and appellate lawyers from across the state to learn about the topics that will impact your practice. You will hear about the latest updates on the appellate court's new e-filing process, updates in tort law, a review of the claims evaluation process and practice pointers for insurance coverage and bad faith. Hon. Neil Thomas, Hon. Kyle Hendrick and Former Chief Justice Janice Holder will discuss effective lawyering in front of juries and Dean Bill Koch of Nashville School of Law will address ethical considerations and professionalism in appellate practice.

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Intellectual Property 2018: CLE Bytes

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:00am

The 2018 Intellectual Property forum will include presentations on patent, trademark, and copyright issues. Practitioners may attend any or all of the presentations based on their learning needs.

The morning sessions will address viral trademarks, how to protect software using intellectual property and Supreme Court updates on trademarks and copyrights. The afternoon sessions will address blockchain technology, Supreme Court updates on patents, and patent eligibility subject matter.

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Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 8:00am

Join estate planning and probate practitioners from across the state at TBA's annual forum. Speakers will address family law issues, IRA planning and best practices, Medicare benefits and our legislative update with Albert Secor of Southeastern Trust Company. The popular probate panel returns with Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton, Judge Kathleen Gomes and attorneys Matthew Thorton and Jennifer Exum to offer guidance and answer questions. You will have the opportunity to visit with colleagues, learn from sponsors and share ideas during lunch.

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The Fear Factor: How Good Lawyers Get Into Bad Trouble

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:00pm

The scariest stories are those tales where responsible lawyers who care about acting in an appropriate manner get into disciplinary trouble. In this program, we learn about the common missteps that are made by otherwise responsible attorneys. After hearing this program you’ll embark upon your career as a safer, stronger attorney.

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Technology Disruptions: Cutting Edge Concerns Causing Ethical Headaches

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:30am

Lots of speakers warn about run-of-the-mill ethical concerns regarding technology, but only a select few understand the cutting edge concerns that are shifting the practice of law and causing ethical headaches for sophisticated lawyers. Join Stuart Teicher, "the CLE Performer" as he helps lawyers navigate the latest and sometimes not-so-greatest issues in technology and attorney ethics.

Topics include:

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Construction Law Forum 2018

Event Types: 
CLE Programming
Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 8:00am

Understanding insurance coverage and surety bond issues related to construction projects can be perplexing. Who is covered, what is covered, who is a necessary party to any dispute, and how do I trigger coverage? The TBA Construction Section is providing 6.5 hours of CLE, including an hour of ethics, on various construction insurance and surety bond issues that will be informative for all attorneys, regardless of construction law experience.

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