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Welcome to Knoxville Bar Association’s Event Calendar. This calendar serves members of the local legal community by including events of interest to the bar, including activities sponsored by outside organizations. Submit listings for the Event Calendar to Bethany Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org. CLE courses that are sponsored by providers other than the Knoxville Bar Association will not be included.
Date: Friday, December 02, 2011 - 1:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours
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Ethics Bowl V - Law School Challenge
Ethics Update with Team Competition & Audience Participation
Teams this year will be representing their law school alma maters!
The program will be presented in a scholar’s bowl type format with competing teams answering different multiple-choice questions covering a variety of ethical issues.
This entertaining and enlightening ethics seminar will keep you up-to-date on the latest changes to and interpretations of the Rules of Professional Conduct while providing practical insights that will help you identify risks and comply with your ethical obligations. Attendees will have the opportunity to test their knowledge of ethical standards for practicing law in an interactive ”game show” type format where teams of local attorneys compete for the coveted ”Ethics Bowl Trophy” (with the help from those who attend the seminar).
University of Tennessee College of Law
Stephanie D. Coleman, Robertson, Overbey, Wilson & Beeler
Thomas N. McAdams, Bernstein, Stair & McAdams, LLP
Gary M. Prince, O’Neil, Parker & Williamson, PLLC
Vanderbilt Law School
Tara L. Dalton, Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.
Ronald E. Mills, City of Knoxville Law Department
Dudley W. Taylor, Taylor & Knight
Duke University Law School
A. William Mackie, U.S. Attorney’s Office
Robert S. Marquis, Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
Monty L. Walton, Broadway Electric Service Corporation
Harvard Law School
C. Coulter “Bud” Gilbert, Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, P.C.
Michael S. Kelley, Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, P.C.
William E. Mason, Kennerly, Montgomery & Finley, P.C.
Judy M. Cornett, U.T. College of Law
Joseph G. Jarret, Knox County Law Department
Hon. John F. Weaver, Chancery Court, Part I
Moderator: Alex B. Long, U.T. College of Law
Paula Schaefer, a professor from the U.T. College of Law will serve as the ”Ask the Professor” lifeline.
KBA Member Tom Jones, Jones, Meadows & Wall, PLLC will be back again this year as our moderator/game show host for the competition.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Competition
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ethics Panel Review
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Competition
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Ethics Panel Review/Presentation of Trophy/Tie-Breaker (if necessary).
The program has been approved for 3 hours of Dual CLE credit.
Here are a few comments from past Ethics Bowl CLE programs:
”Best CLE this year.”
”This is a fun way to earn CLE.”
”Great way to earn ethics CLE. I’ll attend next year.”
”This is an excellent program.”
”Good program as usual. Keep doing it.”
”Excellent format & fun!”
”Enjoyable & Informative!”
”Great! Keep having the Ethics Bowl”
”This is the only truly interesting & entertaining CLE program I have ever attended. Just keep doing it!”
KBA Members - $ 90
Non-KBA Members - $ 125
KBA Law Student Members - $ 60
Staff of KBA Members - $ 90
A reservation is required in advance of the program. There is a $ 5 additional charge for registration on the day of the program.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours before the program are subject to the penalty of the entire amount. Substitutions may be made.