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GETTING ALONG WITH OTHERS: GUIDANCE FROM THE BENCH ON HOW ATTORNEYS SHOULD DEAL WITH THE COURT, PRO SE LITIGANTS, AND EACH OTHER

Co-sponsored with the NBA Young Lawyers Division

NOV 14, 2012 Registration 11:30a.m. | Seminar Noon - 1p.m. 1.0 CLE - Dual Register


OVERVIEW: Do you get along with opposing counsel?  Is it ok to call the court ex parte?  How do you handle a pro se litigant?  Based on her years of experience as an attorney and on the bench, Judge Amanda McClendon will discuss these topics and offer her insights into how attorneys should interact with the court, with pro se litigants, and with each other.  Judge McClendon will point to the ethical rules and professional norms that govern these interactions, and she will field questions on the subject from the audience.

YOU WILL BENEFIT KNOWING:

  1.         1. The dos and don’ts of communicating with the court.
  2.         2. How to most effectively represent your client against a pro se litigant.
  3.         3. The ethical rules and general guidelines of professionalism govern your dealings with
                opposing counsel.
  4.         4. Mistakes the court most often sees lawyers make in this area.

FACULTY: HON. AMANDA McCLENDON
                   Judge, Second Circuit Court, Davidson County

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Received before or on NOV. 12:
$45 NBA member; $55 non-member

Received after NOV. 12:
$55 NBA member; $65 non-member
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Registration must be received before or on NOVEMBER 12 to guarantee written materials at the program. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline; however, a substitute may attend for a registered participant.

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seminars Details

REGISTRATION:
11:30 A.M.
SEMINAR:
Noon - 1:00P.M.
-------------------------------------------------------------- CREDIT: 1.0 CLE HOURS - Dual

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LOCATION:
NASHILLE BAR ASSOCIATION, Conf. Rm

One Nashville Place, 150 Fourth Avenue, Suite 1050 Nashville, TN 37219
PH: 615-242-9272
Click Here for Directions

Parking:
1.
4th Ave. next to One Nashville Place
(“Garage Full” does not apply to NBA visitors)
2. 4th Ave. across from One Nashville Place
3. Commerce Street
4. Main Library (between 6th & 7th Avenues)

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PRODUCERS:
JEFF GIBSON
Neal & Harwell, PLC
TAYLOR SUTHERLAND
Rocky McElhaney Law Firm, PC

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TN CLE Requirements: 
Fifteen hours per year, including three hours of Ethics & Professionalism. Must be reported by December 31.

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