Top 10 New Developments in Law Practice for 2017
This seminar has already taken place!
An all-new 2017 edition of our annual look at some of the biggest new developments in the law & law practice! Presented in a fast-paced manner, with an emphasis on "what you need to know."
New 7-hour format: Earn all 15 hours of CLE for the year by attending this In-Person seminar along with an 8-hour bundle of On-Demand CLE (see "CLE On-Demand" page of this website for information on On-Demand CLE courses).
Nashville School of Law
4013 Armory Oaks Drive
Nashville, TN 37204-4577
Agenda for Thursday, the 7th of December 2017
Agenda is Approximate and Tentative
(All times are Central)
8:00am - 8:30am - Registration
8:30am - 9:40am - #1 - Digital Assets - The new law on dealing with a decedent's digital assets (e-mail and social media accounts, digital photos, e-books, digital music, BitCoin, etc.) in Wills drafting and probate
9:40am - 9:55am - #2 - The New Law School Experience - That new laywer you hire may have had a very different life in law school!
9:55am - 10:10am - #3 - The Emerging "Gig" Economy - The emerging law governing the rapidly expanding use of free-lance and temporary workers.
10:10am - 10:25am - Break
10:25am - 11:15am - #4 - New Technology for Lawyers & The Risks of the "Always- Connected" World - New technologies that can sneak up and have a major impact on your civil cases (as well as your ethics obligations).
11:15am - 12:00pm - #5 - New Copyright Hazards for Small Business Clients - Another player complicates the precautions that every small business should take to avoid crippling copyright issues.
12:00pm - 1:15pm - Lunch Break (on your own)
1:15pm - 1:35pm - #6 - Follow-Up on Developments in the Law of Pets - New laws affecting Fido and Fluffy!
1:35pm - 2:30pm - #7 - Follow-Up on Developments in the Law of Drones - Some of the new regulations on drones get grounded.
2:30pm - 2:45pm - Break
2:45pm - 3:00pm - #8 - Free Speech in Flux - All eyes are on the Supreme Court as changing social norms impact our attitudes on the right of free speech.
3:00pm - 4:00pm - #9 - The Ethics of Technological Competence (ethics)
4:00pm - 5:00pm - (*Bonus Ethics Hour) #10 - The New Ethics of Age Bias