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ethics and professionalism in state government

Co-Sponsored with the NBA State Government Attorneys CLE Committee

DEC 7, 2012 Registration 12:15p.m. | Seminar 1 - 4:15p.m. 3.0 CLE Hours Register


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM:
THE TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT’S ACCESS TO JUSTICE INITIATIVE

LEARN ABOUT:

Changes that have made pro bono participation easier for all attorneys
New opportunities for government attorneys to participate in pro bono legal services

FACULTY: JUSTICE JANICE HOLDER, Tennessee Supreme Court

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
ETHICS RULES UPDATE AND BPR PRIMER

THE SESSION WILL HELP YOU:

       1. Understand how the Board of Professional Responsibility operates
       2. Stay current on recent Rule changes
       3. Reply to the Board of Professional Responsibility should you be contacted
       4. Follow reporting requirements
       5. Gain an appreciation for professionalism

FACULTY: RACHEL WATERHOUSE, Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel
                   Board of Professional Responsibility

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM: ELEPHANTS DON’T GET ULCERS
- WHY LAWYERS ARE SMART ENOUGH TO MAKE THEMSELVES SICK

THE SESSION WILL HELP YOU:

       1. Calm the mind
       2. Effectively face anxiety (both at home and in the workplace)
       3. Survive emotional storms
       4. Develop resiliency skills
       5. Identify resources when help is needed

FACULTY: LAURA MCCLENDON, MA, LEAP

                   Executive Director, Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program - TLAP

                  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------                   STATE GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
                   By special arrangement with the Department of Human Resources, Strategic Learning                    Solutions Division, this seminar is offered at a special rate to attorneys in State government                    agencies. Government attorneys are to register* by following the agency standard approval                    process for in-service training. Also, forward a copy of your registration form to: SHARON                    BUWALDA, TN Department of Human Resources, James K. Polk Building, 1st Floor, 505                    Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243-0635. Phone: 615-741-4157 or Fax: 615-532-0728;                    Email: Sharon.Buwalda@tn.gov. *Registration deadlines printed by the Department of                    Human Resources for the special rate are strictly applied.
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Received before or on DEC 5:
$138 NBA member; $189 non-member

Received after DEC 5:
$148 NBA member; $199 non-member
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Registration must be received before or on DECEMBER 5 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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REGISTRATION:
12:15 P.M.
SEMINAR:
1 P.M. - 4:15 P.M.
-------------------------------------------------------------- CREDIT: 3.0 CLE HOURS - DUAL

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LOCATION:
DOUBLETREE HOTEL

315 4th Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37219
Click Here for Directions

Recommended Parking: Hotel Court Event and Self Park Deaderick and 4th Avenues
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PRODUCERS:
BRIAN CARROLL
Department of Transportation
MARTHA DAVIS
Office of the Attorney General
THERESA DENTON
Department of Agriculture
ABIGAIL LIPSHIE
Department of General Services
THADDEUS “THAD” E. WATKINS, III
Department of General Services

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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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