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Date: Thursday, November 03, 2011 - 12:00 - noon
Duration: 1 Hour
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The KBA Government & Public Service Lawyers Section presents a seminar entitled ”The Paper Chase: How to effectively use the Open Records Act” on November 3, 2011 at 12 Noon at the City County Building - Small Assembly Room.
The CLE features:
John W. Gill, Jr., Knox County District Attorney General’s Office
Elisha Hodge, Tennessee Open Records Counsel
Ronald E. Mills, City of Knoxville Law Department
Senator J. Douglas Overbey, Robertson, Overbey, Wilson & Beeler
Jerome Melson, Gentry, Tipton & McLemore, P.C. - Moderator
Do you ever find yourself needing to request a public record on behalf of a client? This interactive Lunch & Learn will provide you with tips for effectively using the Tennessee Open Records Act (“TORA”) to obtain the records you need without having to get bogged down in a costly and time consuming paper chase. Jerome Melson will host an interactive question and answer session with a panel of speakers, so that you can have your TORA question answered by the experts. The panel will include Ron Mills, City of Knoxville Deputy Law Director, John Gill, Knox County District Attorney General’s Office, Doug Overbey, State Senator and City Attorney for the City of Alcoa, and Elisha Hodge, Tennessee Open Records Counsel. Some of the topics of discussion are expected to include:
All attendees are asked to submit questions by October 28th to Jerome Melson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approved for 1 hour of general CLE credit.
KBA Members - $ 20
Non-KBA Members - $ 30
KBA Law Student Members - No Charge
Staff of KBA Members - $ 20
KBA Members not wishing to receive CLE credit may attend the program at no charge (handout materials not included). A reservation is required in advance of the program. There is a $ 5 additional charge for registration on the day of the program. You do not need to be a member of the section in order to attend the CLE program.
Box Lunches from ”Cafe Trio” on Market Square:
The KBA will make arrangements with ”Cafe Trio” to deliver panini box lunches for this CLE program. The box lunch will include a panini sandwich, kettle chips, pickle & cookie. The KBA will provide water and sodas. The cost of the box lunch is set at $ 10.00 and must be pre-ordered through the KBA website. Search for ”Box Lunches” under the CLE Catalog Tab to purchase your box lunch online or call the KBA office at 522-6522 to pay over the phone.
If you choose to pre-order a box lunch you will be responsible for the cost whether or not you are able to attend the program. The box lunches must be pre-ordered by 12 noon on November 1st and we need a minimum of 10 lunches in order to place the order. The KBA office will not have extra lunches available to purchase on the day of the program.
We will confirm all lunch requests once the order has been placed with Cafe Trio.