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Zoning Appeals Navigation in Tennessee: Best Procedures and Strategies for Attorneys

Thursday, June 29

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to win zoning decision appeals in Tennessee.

 

Preparing Title Opinions and Tackling Title Insurance Issues in Tennessee

Tuesday, July 11

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to prepare title opinions and handle title insurance issues in Tennessee.

 

Gun Dealer and Owner Liability in Tennessee: Client Counsel tips and Techniques

Tuesday, July 18

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to best counsel clients facing gun liability issues in Tennessee.

 

Foreclosure Process and Case Management Strategies for Tennessee Attorneys

Thursday, July 20

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to counsel clients involved in real property foreclosure matters in Tennessee.

 

Key Elements of Wills in Tennessee

Thursday, July 27

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest will-drafting solutions of interest to Tennessee attorneys.

 

Tennessee Series LLC: Client Counsel Best Practices for Liability Separation

Wednesday, August 2

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to counsel clients interested in using Series LLC as a business formation strategy in Tennessee.

 

Tennessee Probate Case Law and Legislative Update: What Attorneys Need to Know

Thursday, August 3

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how the legislature and courts are changing probate law in Tennessee, and how these changes affect your client counsel decisions.

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State board dismisses complaint against Nashville Judge Rachel Bell

A state board that oversees the conduct of judges has dismissed a complaint against Nashville Judge Rachel Bell. Tommy Craig, of White Bluff, filed the complaint in June, listing among his concerns that Bell started court late and took long breaks to take pictures with students.        

Chief Justices of Six States Sign a Charter to Further the Work of the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative

Six state court chief justices recently signed a charter in support of the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative (RJOI), which has developed an action plan with strategies to combat the growing opioid epidemic. The RJOI’s founding states include Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.  America’s opioid epidemic is a nationwide problem, but the impact in this region has been particularly significant, especially in towns and counties along state borders.

Childers To Retire As Circuit Court Judge

After 33 years with an office at the courthouse, Circuit Court Judge Robert Childers is retiring. Childers announced his retirement Monday, May 15, effective at the end of June.

Glenn Funk wants city leaders to discuss restorative justice -- here's what that means

Davidson County District Attorney General Glenn Funk said on May 11th that he wants city leaders to promote funding for a restorative justice program in Nashville. Mayor Megan Barry and other officials have already signaled their support for such an initiative, and a pilot program is being developed in Juvenile Court.      

Bill gives judges in Tennessee power to use immigration status as felony sentencing enhancement

A new provision passed by Tennessee lawmakers in the waning hours of the legislative session this year would make the state among the toughest in the nation on undocumented immigrants convicted of felonies.          

Council picks Moreland replacement

Members of the Metro Council, on May 16, picked one of their own to replace former Judge Casey Moreland on the bench in Davidson County General Sessions Court. District 33 Metro Councilman Sam Coleman of Antioch will serve in place of Moreland, who announced his resignation in March amid a federal investigation that resulted in an indicment on five obstruction of justice charges, for which he now awaits trial.

Lawsuit challenges Tennessee's days-old 'natural meaning' law

The first lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s new law defining terms by their 'natural meaning' has been filed, just four days after the governor signed off on the measure. The law assigns "natural and ordinary meaning" to terms in state law and was signed by Gov. Bill Haslam on May 5.