Tennessee CLE - Ethics Credit Courses

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  • Legal Ethics and the Mediation Process

    Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has grown a great deal over the past 10 years, particularly in the area of mediation. This process, however, is one that many counsel lack familiarity with. This CLE course, presented by Judge Scheinkman, will explain the importance of ethical considerations as they relate to settlement negotiations. The nature of mediation requires that parties abide by ethical rules and good faith in negotiations. Trust in this regard is not a relative concept,... More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Mediation Ethics for Mediators and Mediation Advocates

    As with all areas of law, the ethical rules that apply to mediation can be complex. This CLE course will assist both mediation advocates and third-party neutrals in understanding and working within these standards. The course will offer a review of the Model Standards that were designed and are recommended by the ABA (American Bar Association) as well as the AAA (American Arbitration Association and the ACR (Association for Conflict Resolution). The course will offer examples of how th... More Info

    1.53Ethics Credits
  • Legal Ethics: Confidentiality and Taking Remedial Measures

    The issue of confidentiality is critical to the attorney/client relationship. As one of the three primary fiduciary duties a lawyer owes to their client, it is necessary to ensure that clients can discuss sensitive matters with their lawyer. What happens, however, when evidence presented turns out to be false? How do attorneys balance the confidentiality requirement when it conflicts with the lawyer’s obligations of honesty? This CLE course will explain how to address the presentatio... More Info

    1.03Ethics Credits
  • Ethical Concerns for Vehicle and Traffic Law Matters

    Ethical issues can arise from any area of law. This CLE course will address those that may arise specifically from Vehicle and Traffic matters. The course will present methods to effectively advocate for your client while remaining within the boundaries of your ethical responsibilities. The course will include a discussion of plea negotiations with prosecutors on DWI’s and moving violations, as well as plea restrictions set by the court as a blanket policy. The course will explain how... More Info

    1.02Ethics Credits
  • Staying Safe and Sound: Maintaining a Realistic Work/Life Balance in Uncertain Times

    With messages about COVID-related issues still flooding your inbox, broadcast on tv and argued over on social media, you are at an increased likelihood for anxiety, stress, fear, and negative thoughts. Amongst the many concerns are concerns about being in crowds, whether to get another vaccine booster, fears about the health of your family and how you will manage the future in the “new normal”. Recent studies indicate a dramatic increase amongst those in the legal profession of impairm... More Info

    1.05Ethics Credits
  • Ethical Considerations When Responding To Lozada Complaints

    While one of the most complex areas of law, immigration law can be extremely rewarding and tends to foster a collegial atmosphere amongst peers. Yet this congeniality can backfire when an attorney must file a disciplinary complaint against another in defense of their clients as required by the Matter of Lozada. This CLE course will focus primarily on how to manage a situation when you are accused of errors. The course will review proper and appropriate responses to the ethics authoriti... More Info

    1.02Ethics Credits
  • Ethical Issues Concerning Retainer Agreements, Website Management, and Termination Letters

    This comprehensive CLE course will present the many issues involved in engaging clients through Engagement Letters. The course will address how to create effective Engagement Letters as well as developing and maintaining firm websites for the purpose of minimizing potential representation risks as well as for determining when termination of the Attorney/Client relationship is necessary. The course will introduce participants to the appropriate forms and strategies when facing a... More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Diversity and Race in Jury Selection

    This fascinating CLE course will look at jury selection from the historical lens of diversity and race. The course will examine how the “all white juries” of the past resulted in infamous miscarriages of justice and how the Supreme Court has addressed the racial discrimination in jury selection going all the way back to the 1880’s. The course will take a particular look at New York State courts and how they have recently addressed this issues and then zoom out to look at what other sta... More Info

    1.28Ethics Credits
  • Handling Current Legal Ethical Issues

    Remote work became the norm during COVID-19 and with it many practical issues arose, particularly for attorneys. This CLE course will address some of those issues particularly with regards to discussing personal legal matters with work employees. The course will present examples of attorneys acting as overzealous advocates for their clients and how that can result in lawyers crossing ethical boundaries. More Info

    1.27Ethics Credits
  • In the Beginning... and Before: Ethical Considerations at the Outset of Representation

    This two part CLE course will address the professional responsibilities that attorneys have prior to representing clients. The course will begin with solicitation and barratry including practices such as ambulance chasing as well as conduct, consequences, enforcement and other rules of professional conduct. Part two of the lecture will address the importance of engagement letters, what’s included in them and how they can and should reduce the risk of malpractice claims. More Info

    1.12Ethics Credits
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