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Whistleblowing in Tennessee: Update on Retaliatory Discharge and the TPPA

Wednesday, October 5

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the impact of the 2014 law on retaliatory discharge actions in Tennessee.

 

FDCPA: Critical Changes and Current Developments

Thursday, October 13

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the key provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

 

Slip & Fall Cases in Tennessee: Gathering Evidence, Trial Tactics, and Using Experts

Thursday, October 20

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

90 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE as you learn the latest and most effective tactics for achieving favorable outcomes in slip, trip, & fall cases.

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October 6-7:    Family Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners at the Nashville School of Law

December 1-2: Family Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners at the Nashville School of Law

 

October 14: Tennessee Real Estate Law Conference at the Nashville School of Law

 

October 20-21: Tennessee Probate & Estate Planning Conference at the Nashville School of Law

December 8-9: Tennessee Probate & Estate Planning Conference at the Nashville School of Law

 

November 9-11: Tennessee Workers' Comp Conference at the Embassy Suites-Nashville South/Cool Springs

 

November 17-18: Law Conference for Tennessee Practitioners at the Nashville School of Law.

 

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Nashville judge violated ethics rules, experts say

A controversial Nashville judge who retroactively signed orders committing dozens of people to mental health institutions violated ethics rules by doing so, according to a judicial expert's opinion.

Nashville testing ground for justice reform program

Nashville on Monday became a testing ground for a program looking (literally) for ways to improve the outcomes for poor and minority people who are called in droves to the nation's courthouses.

Conservatives tackle justice reform in Tennessee

Is criminal justice reform a conservative issue? A group of thinkers, politicians, advocates and political donors gathered in Nashville Tuesday to answer that question with a resounding yes.

Court ruling to clarify roles in election disputes

The Tennessee Supreme Court is using an East Tennessee judicial election dispute to resolve tricky legal questions about challenging election results.

Tennessee law makers fix DUI law, end special session

Tennessee lawmakers Wednesday approved changes to a DUI law that would undo a measure the federal government said would put the state in jeopardy of losing $60 million in federal funding, marking the end of the state's 59th special legislative session, which included the expulsion of Jeremy Durham.

Class action vs. legal directory Avvo tossed, judge says attorney listings protected by First Amendment

Federal judge has tossed a Chicago lawyer’s class action lawsuit against online attorney directory Avvo, ruling Avvo’s lawyer listings are protected by the First Amendment, and don’t break an Illinois law which forbids the use of personal information, without consent, for profit.

Campbell County commissioners agree to quick verdict on interim judge

Eighth Judicial District Chancellor Elizabeth Asbury had a message Monday night for Campbell County leaders — get moving on appointing an interim replacement for an indicted judge.

 

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.d
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