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April

April 19, 2017
"Paralegals: How to Be Indispensable"

The University Club
1346 Central Avenue
11:30am - 1:00Pm
Lunch Buffet: $20.00 Members; $25.00 Non-Members

FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE E-MAIL:
Jennifer@bbfpc.com
aholley@bakerdonelson.com

RESERVATIONS CLOSE AT NOON ON MARCH 10, 2017
Please keep in mind we need an accurate count of attendees.
Please make your reservations or cancellation before the deadline

Presented by:
Les Jones, Esquire
Burch Porter & Johnson PLLC

March

March 15, 2017
"Corporate Franchising"

Hilton Operations Center
755 Crossover Lane, Building A*
11:30am - 1:00Pm
Lunch Buffet: $20.00 Members; $25.00 Non-Members

FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE E-MAIL:
Jennifer@bbfpc.com
aholley@bakerdonelson.com

RESERVATIONS CLOSE AT NOON ON MARCH 10, 2017
Please keep in mind we need an accurate count of attendees.
Please make your reservations or cancellation before the deadline

Presented by:
Shelley Weatherbie
VP & Senior Counsel Legal Development, Americas

Febuary

Febuary 15, 2017
"How Juries Think and Work"

The University Club
1346 Central Ave
11:30am - 1:00Pm
Lunch Buffet: $20.00 Members; $25.00 Non-Members

FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE E-MAIL:
Jennifer@bbfpc.com
aholley@bakerdonelson.com

RESERVATIONS CLOSE AT NOON ON Febuary 14, 2017
Please keep in mind we need an accurate count of attendees.
Please make your reservations or cancellation before the deadline

Presented by:
Edward Bearman, Esq.
Law Office of Edward M. Bearman

January

January 18, 2017
"Effective Communication With Your Paralegal"

The University Club
1346 Central Ave
11:30am - 1:00Pm
Lunch Buffet: $20.00 Members; $25.00 Non-Members

FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE E-MAIL:
Jennifer@bbfpc.com
aholley@bakerdonelson.com

RESERVATIONS CLOSE AT NOON ON January 17, 2017
Please keep in mind we need an accurate count of attendees.
Please make your reservations or cancellation before the deadline

Presented by:
Ashley Baskette, Esq.
Law Office of Lauren Holloway

November

November 16, 2016
"Nomination and Election of Officers"



October

October 19, 2016 - Fall Seminar
"Leadership in Law" and "Leaving A Legacy"

In the first hour we will discuss Leadership and the Law. As paralegals we are often called upon to be leaders. Learn what qualities leaders possess and what it takes to be effective. In the second hour, we will discuss what it means to leave a legacy and how we can have a positive impact and leave a personal legacy, a family legacy, a community legacy, and even a legacy for strangers.

Presented by:
George T. "Buck" Lewis, Esq.
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz


"Ethics in Litigation"

Learn what the Rules of Professional Conduct say about our responsibilities as extension of the lawyer and what the Rules say about what you should and should not say.

Presented by:
Emily Landry, Esq.
Verso Corporation

September

September 21, 2016
"Politics and Transgender Bathrooms - Tackling Difficult Conversations in the Workplace"

What does the law say about this new issue that is getting much media attention. And understand how and when to discuss the topics that you have been told you should never discuss in the workplace - politics and religion.

Presented by:
Whitney Harmon, Esq.
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

August

August 17, 2016
"Tips From The Bench"

What do Judges look for and what do they expect when they are on the bench? Understand what is happening in the courtroom from their perspective.

Presented by:
Honorable Valerie Smith
Judge of Circuit Court of Shelby County, TN - Division III

July

July 20, 2016
"Nuts & Bolts of Drafting and Answering Discovery"

Learn the best practices for responding to discovery, and what you should ask for when drafting discovery.

Presented by:
Warren McWhirter, Esq.
Holley, Elder & McWhirter

June

June 15, 2016
"Skills to Advance Your Career as a Paralegal"

Review skills and develop work habits that will help you advance your career as a paralegal. Learn what traits your employer may be looking for and how to maximize your productivity to get the raise or promotion you are seeking.

Presented by:
Jill Steinberg, Esq.
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

May

May 18, 2016
"A to Z of Appellate Practice"

Brandy will tell us what Judges look for in briefs. Make sure your citations are accurate, and learn tips on best practices using Word to make the task of generating Table of Authorities easier.

Presented by:
Brandy Parrish, Esq.
The Wade Firm

April

April 20, 2016
"Improving Your Investigative Ingenuity"

Practical techniques for optimizing service of process, effectively interviewing witnesses, finding difficult subjects, deep background searching - including Facebook and other social media, and collecting judgments.

Presented by:
David Childe, CFA
Legal Research & Investigation

March

March 16, 2016
"Narrowing the Justice Gap: Everybody Plays a Part"

How MALS is serving the Memphis Community; MALS focus in the community; and how each of us can play a part to help those in need of legal aid.

Presented by:
Cindy Ettingoff, Esq.
Memphis Area Legal Services

Febuary

Feburary 17, 2016
"The Pros and Cons of Arbitration"
An informative discussion of what you may not know about arbitration.

Presented by:
George T. "Buck" Lewis, Esq.
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

January

January 20, 2016
"Computer Tips for the Office and Trial"
Practical information you can use to prepare cases for trial; things to have ready for using computers in the courtroom; and interesting websites from the ABA Tech Show.

Presented by:
William M. Jeter, Esq.
Heaton & Moore

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