Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Barbara Broersma, assistant general counsel of the Tennessee Department of Human Services, the agency that oversees child support in Tennessee. During this 60-minute course, your speaker will present valuable updates on Tennessee's child support guidelines, touching on topics such as the purpose and history of Tennessee's guidelines, child support assumptions, willful or voluntary unemployment or underemployment, and much more.
You will want to take advantage of this opportunity to hear Marisa Lee Combs discuss the pros and cons of using Internet technology and social media in your legal practice. Ms Combs is an associate in the Nashville office of Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop. She practices in the areas of construction law and litigation. Earn 1.25 CLE credits and find out how to avoid costly mistakes through the proper use of current electronic resources.
Earn .75 CLE credit and gain valuable guidance on the proper steps to take when you accidently receive confidential information from an opposing party. Experienced litigator Griffin Dunham discusses current opinions from the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility and the American Bar Association concerning an attorney's ethical duties to clients, the court and other attorneys when an inadvertent release of privileged information occurs. Mr. Dunham has tried complex cases involving torts, contracts and securities regulations. His practice concentrates on distressed business restructuring and commercial litigation.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as attorney Michael Crowder of Kennerly, Montgomery, & Finley discusses Social Security retirement benefits. You will learn about how retirement benefits are calculated, how Spousal Benefits work, what happens if a client continues to work after starting their benefits, and more.
Earn 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit while Eileen Burkhalter Smith, with the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, explains ethical issues dealing with social media in Tennessee. This course covers many topics that are becoming more and more pressing as the implementation of various types of social media shape the daily landscape of the contemporary practice of law.
Earn 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit while learning more about the ethical issues you may face when dealing with medical records with this in-depth on-demand course. Marty Phillips, with Rainey Kizer Reviere & Bell, will give you tips and best practices for obtaining, reviewing, and utilizing medical records and medical information.
Welcome to Course 2 in this comprehensive, six-course, online self-directed series on veterinary forensic science & medicine (VFSM) and animal crime scene investigation (CSI). The improvement of laws and the increase in animal-related investigations has created a greater demand for veterinary expertise. This in-depth course series provides a complete education in veterinary forensics, taught by some of the most respected leaders in the field. Upon successful completion of each course, you’ll be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of forensic science and medicine, which will allow you to assist with legal cases with a higher level of expertise and better qualifications. This course is open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice staff, animal welfare workers, and students from all disciplines who would like to enter the field of veterinary forensics and/or serve as an expert witness in legal matters. It is also applicable and open to members of the legal community, including law enforcement and attorneys. WARNING: The images and video in this course is extremely graphic in nature and may be upsetting to some.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit and get up to date on uninsured and underinsured motorist cases in Tennessee. Michael Keeney reviews what damages are recoverable under UM coverage, the definition of an uninsured motor vehicle, and forcing the UM carrier into arbitration. He also gives helpful tips in handling UM claims.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Rebecca Blair gives you insight and guidance on will contests in Tennessee. Learn about recent appellate court holdings, as well as procedural process, burdens of proof and burden shifting, and common evidentiary issues in will contests.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit and learn about the changes to Tennessee conservatorship laws that took effect on July 1, 2013. Rebecca Blair, a member of the study committee that recommended the changes, will highlight the most important provisions, including emergency and temporary conservatorships and expedited limited healthcare fiduciary.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Tim Takacs reviews Tennessee’s Medicaid program, the awareness of Level of Care changes and eligibility for TennCare/Medicaid/CHOICES benefits, and Medicaid estate recovery.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Rebecca Blair reviews principles for establishing and terminating conservatorships in Tennessee, the role of the guardian ad litem, and procedural issues.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit and get up to date on the duties of life insurance agents. Effective May 10, 2012, PC 913, altered the holdings in two Tennessee Supreme Court cases, Allstate Insurance Co. v. Tarrant and Morrison v. Allen. Donald Capparella explains the impact of the new law on these decisions.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Anne Sumpter Arney and Susan High-McAuley review the basics of the HIPAA and HITECH Act, how they affect your clients, and how they impact your practice. Learn what changes were made by the Omnibus Final Rule, which took effect September 23, 2013.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Richard Spore reviews basic principles litigators need to know about business entity laws, such as the different kinds of organization documents required for different kinds of business entities, what happens when a business entity party to litigation has been dissolved, and the personal liability of business owners.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Brandon Bass, with the Law Offices of John Day in Brentwood, explains where we stand after the passage of the Civil Justice Act of 2011 capping noneconomic damages in Tennessee. Learn what issues you can expect to face in the coming years and how damages can be proven going forward so you can best serve your clients in personal injury cases.
Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as James Helton shares practical tips and advice for dividing retirement plans in Tennessee. Learn how the marital portion of the pension is calculated, what the Plan Administrator requires, how gains and losses will be credited, and more.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Bryan Moseley, of Moseley & Moseley, discusses common problems and recent changes in the Medicare secondary payer process. He gives an overview of the Medicare Secondary Payer System and explains mandatory insurer reporting to the government when the interests of Medicare need to be protected. He also discusses Medicare Set Aside allocations, approvals and administration.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Laura Baker, with the Law Offices of John Day, discusses how to prove damages in personal injury cases. Topics include expert proof of causation, the more likely than not standard, pre-existing conditions, proving the effects of an injury, permanency, lost wages and earning capacity, scarring and disfigurement, pain and suffering, emotional injuries, proving medical bills, the Collateral Source Rule, Medical Expense Summaries, future medical expenses, and diagnostic tests.
Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as David M. Anthony of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC discusses the types of liens and security interests available in Tennessee. From consensual liens to ad valorem tax liens, he brings to light the effective and proper use of liens for assuring protection of your clients' monetary assets and investments.
Gain 1.5 hours of CLE credit as Clinton Sanko, with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, explains the ins and outs of social media discovery and its impact on trials. He will discuss the latest developments in courts around the nation. Other topics include adversary party review, in camera review, producing party review, privacy objections, and juror misconduct.
Earn 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit as Todd Presnell, with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, explains how to master the challenges of maintaining the attorney-client privilege in Tennessee and gain useful practice tips that you can put to use immediately. Topics include the corporate attorney-client privilege, in-house counsel, privileges and conflicts of law, and contractual choice of law provisions.
Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as Frank Springfield and Alan Leeth, of Burr & Forman, share their highly practiced knowledge of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. You will learn about the legal restrictions that are on communications equipment and methods, how to guard against third party disclosures, what is meant by express consent and much more.