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VOL. 112 | NO. 231 | Thursday, December 17, 1998

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The Memphis Bar Associations Young Lawyers Division will sponsor a seminar from 1:30 p The Memphis Bar Associations Young Lawyers Division will sponsor a seminar from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today at Memphis City Council chambers titled "Reducing Your Stress as a Lawyer Without Reducing Your Success as a Lawyer." The speakers include Laura Chastain, chief deputy disciplinary counsel for the Board of Professional Responsibility; certified counselor Steve Watts; Judge Janice Holder; and attorney Lucian Pera. The seminar offers three hours of ethics continuing legal education credit. The University of Mississippi will sponsor a seminar on negotiation from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Peabody Hotel. The speaker will be Paul M. Lisnek, who will discuss negotiating with credibility, reviewing the experience, selecting appropriate tactics, guarding concessions and drafting effective agreements. The cost is $225. The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar titled "11th Hour CLE" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Dec. 28 and Dec. 29. The sessions on Dec. 28 include "The Essence of Advocacy" and "The Language of Persuasion" featuring Jim McElhaney. The sessions on Dec. 29 include "How to Deal with the Difficult Lawyer" and "Recent Developments in Family Law." All sessions are videotaped presentations with a moderator. The cost is $100 per session for MBA members and $125 for non-members. Agreements Unlimited, a mediation and training firm, will conduct a Tennessee Supreme Court-approved Rule 31 mediation training for family mediators Jan. 15-17 and Jan. 22-23 in Nashville. For more information, call Joe Beaty or Regina Cady at (800) 838-7015. The 12th annual Conference & Workshops on Law Firm Management and Economics will be held in Atlanta March 18-19 at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead. The conference is sponsored and coordinated by Joel A. Rose & Associates Inc., a Cherry Hill, N.J.-based consultant. Topics include trends in engagement and billing arrangements, utilizing partner compensation, planning and implementing the transition of clients, emerging automated systems and law firm marketing. For more information, call (609) 427-0050.
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 110 19,224
MORTGAGES 0 125 22,175
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 7 58 2,894
BUILDING PERMITS 0 116 39,432
BANKRUPTCIES 36 98 12,346
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 21 6,287
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 41 41 7,313
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 35 4,396