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E-Discovery in Tennessee: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Wednesday, May 27

10:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and get up to date on e-discovery in Tennessee.

 

Follow the Money: Finding Applicable Insurance and Collectible Assets in Auto Injury Cases in Tennessee

Wednesday, May 27

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and get advice for identifying potential auto insurance coverages in Tennessee .

 

Probate Litigation in Tennessee: Hot Topics and Recent Developments

Thursday, May 28

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and get up to date on probate litigation in Tennessee.

 

Change of Custody in Tennessee: Parental Relocation and Other Post-Divorce Issues

Thursday, June 4

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Audio Conference

Gain CLE and get up to date on post-divorce child custody issues in Tennessee.

 

Affordable Care Act: Impact on Damages in Tennessee

Tuesday, June 9

10:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. Eastern

60 Minute Audio Conference

Gain CLE and get a better understanding of the impact of the Affordable Care Act on personal injury cases in Tennessee.

 

Tennessee Commercial and Residential Leases: Key Provisions, Tenant Default, and More

Wednesday, June 17

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn more about commercial and residential leases in Tennessee.

 

Qualifying for TennCare and VA Benefits: Use of Irrevocable Trusts

Wednesday, June 24

10:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn more about using irrevocable trusts to qualify for TennCare and VA benefits in Tennessee.

 

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  TAM Live Events

Tennessee Personal Injury Law Conference -- September 25 at the Nashville School of Law

Family Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners -- October 8-9 and December 3-4 at the Nashville School of Law

Tennessee Probate & Estate Planning Conference -- October 22-23 at the Nashville School of Law

Tennessee Real Estate Law Conference -- October 30 at the Nashville School of Law

Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners -- November 12-13 at the Marriott in Cool Springs/Franklin

Tennessee Workers' Comp Conference -- November 19-20 at the Embassy Suites in Cool Springs/Franklin

Attorney Technology Conference -- December 11 at the Nashville School of Law

 


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Gov. Bill Haslam signs new abortion law

All clinics in Tennessee performing more than 50 surgical abortions per year will now be regulated as ambulatory surgery treatment centers, according to a new measure signed into law on May 8 by Gov. Bill Haslam.

Governor Haslam signs Right to Try into law

Governor Haslam signed the Phil Timp-Amanda Wilcox Right to Try Act into law on May 8. Governor Haslam signed the bill after both the Tennessee state Senate and House unanimously passed Right to Try. The new law will allow terminally ill patients to access medicine that has been deemed safe by the Food & Drug Administration but has yet to receive the agency's final approval.

Juvenile arrests on the decline in Chattanooga Hamilton County

Chattanooga police and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office together arrested 1,204 children and teenagers under the age of 18 during 2010. By 2014, that number had dropped to just 478. Local officials say the decline is the result of a general shift in juvenile justice away from punitive, arrest-focused work and toward more comprehensive ways of dealing with juvenile offenders that don't automatically end with minors in handcuffs.

States may ban judicial candidates from personally asking for campaign cash, SCOTUS rules

The First Amendment permits states to ban judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign funds, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a divided opinion.

Business of law: Firms look for new ways to compete in courtroom, market

As the size and complexity of commerce has grown, so has the number of lawsuits filed each year and the number of attorneys employed to fight for and ultimately resolve such disputes.

Appeals court strikes down government's phone surveillance program

A federal appeals court declared on Thursday that a National Security Agency program that sweeps up logs of Americans' phone calls is illegal, representing the most significant setback yet for the long-running surveillance operation.

FBI admits flaws in hair analysis over decades

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000.

Tennessee residents who lost their homes to for
eclosure with Ocwen Loan Servicing will receive
a check this month for approximately $1,100 as a
part of the National Ocwen Settlement. The
payments will total $2.6 million for Tennessee.
A joint survey from the National Association of Law Placement and the American Bar Foundation has found that the legal profession is still struggling to find race and gender equality, according The National Law Journal. - See more at: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/10/27/joint-study-finds-racial-and-gender-inequality-still-present-in-legal-industry/?hvid=3lUsIA#sthash.VTZlv1Me.dpuf
A joint study between the National Association for Law Placement and the American Bar Association has found that racial and gender inequality is still present in the legal industry. - See more at: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/10/27/joint-study-finds-racial-and-gender-inequality-still-present-in-legal-industry/?hvid=3lUsIA#sthash.VTZlv1Me.dpuf
A joint study between the National Association for Law Placement and the American Bar Association has found that racial and gender inequality is still present in the legal industry. - See more at: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/10/27/joint-study-finds-racial-and-gender-inequality-still-present-in-legal-industry/?hvid=3lUsIA#sthash.VTZlv1Me.dpuf
A joint study between the National Association for Law Placement and the American Bar Association has found that racial and gender inequality is still present in the legal industry. - See more at: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/10/27/joint-study-finds-racial-and-gender-inequality-still-present-in-legal-industry/?hvid=3lUsIA#sthash.VTZlv1Me.dpuf
A joint study between the National Association for Law Placement and the American Bar Association has found that racial and gender inequality is still present in the legal industry. - See more at: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/10/27/joint-study-finds-racial-and-gender-inequality-still-present-in-legal-industry/?hvid=3lUsIA#sthash.VTZlv1Me.dpuf
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