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Your Best Foot Forward: Opening Statements that Win at Trial

Tuesday, December 6

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

60 Minute Audio Conference

Gain CLE as you learn new ways to influence and persuade a jury with your opening statement.

 

Digital Depositions: An Attorney's Essential Steps for Going Paperless

Thursday, December 8

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

60 Minute Audio Conference

Gain CLE as you learn how to transition to digital depositions.

 

Auto Injuries: Quantifying Pain and Suffering in Tennessee

Tuesday, December 13

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

60 Minute Audio Conference

Gain CLE as you learn how pain and suffering damages are calculated and awarded in auto accident injury cases in Tennessee.

 

Injury Damages in Tennessee After West and Dedmon

Wednesday, December 14

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE as you learn how to apply Dedmon and West to your medical damages case management decisions, and where this issue is headed next. 1.0 CLE

 

Medical Battery and Informed Consent Claims in Tennessee: Essential Attorney Practice Tips

Thursday, December 15

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE as you learn about the key elements in medical battery and informed consent cases in Tennessee.

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Judge blocks federal rule that would ban arbitration in nursing home disputes

The implementation of a new rule prohibiting federal funds for nursing homes that enter binding arbitration agreements with residents has been blocked by a U.S. district court judge, who found that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) did not have authority to enact the mandate without statutory authority.

Lawsuit challenges Tennessee sex offender registry

Retroactive enforcement of Tennessee's sex offender registry law is being challenged in a federal court lawsuit that mimics a separate, successful appeal that led to the nullification of retroactive laws in Michigan.

Attorneys: Tennessee Supreme Court nudged to reconsider 110-year-old case

It's stopped the five adopted children of the late Astec Industries CEO J. Don Brock from contesting their father's estate twice now — a 110-year legal decision known as "the Cowan rule." But thanks to a rare "nudge" by an appeals judge, the Tennessee Supreme Court may take up the 1906 case and reconsider its long-standing precedent, attorneys said on Friday, November 11.

What a Trump tenure means for courts in Tennessee

President-elect Donald Trump could dramatically change the makeup of the federal court system in Tennessee with nominations over the next four years, choices that legal scholars say should not be overshadowed by his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Attorney general says Memphis pot fines unenforceable; Memphis suspends enforcement

Memphis and Nashville cannot legally enforce new civil fines for small amounts of marijuana, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III said in an opinion issued on Wednesday, November 16.

Judge blocks 'persuader rule' in blow to organized labor

A Texas-based federal judge issued a ruling on Wednesday, November 16, that blocked the Obama administration’s “persuader rule,” which would have required law firms publicly disclose work they do for employers surrounding union organization efforts.

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.

Head of DAs conference disciplined for hiring Glenn Funk

The former head of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference has been disciplined for misconduct related to a part-time job given to Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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