VOL. 114 | NO. 200 | Thursday, October 12, 2000
The American Bar Association Heroes Series continues Wednesday with Heroines: Role Models for Women in the Profession
The 14th annual Bankruptcy Section Seminar, sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association, is 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 775 N. Germantown Parkway. Speakers for the seminar include Chief Judge David S. Kennedy, Judge G. Harvey Boswell, Judge Jennie D. Latta, Judge William Houston Brown and bankruptcy court clerk Jed Weintraub. Robert Ash of Life Lessons of Indianapolis will teach the ethics section. Cost for the seminar is $240 or $125 for law clerks, non-attorneys or those who do not need continuing legal education credit. The seminar is approved for six hours CLE credit, four general and two dual. To register, send payment to MBA, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050, Memphis, Tenn., 38103.
The Memphis Bar Association will present "Advance Mediation Training" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the MBA Conference Center, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Alexander Polsky, principal and founder of JAMS, will be the principal trainer. The course is approved for six hours of general continuing legal education/continuing mediation education credit. The cost is $200 for MBA members and $250 for non-MBA members. To register, send payment to MBA, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050, Memphis, Tenn., 38103. For more information, call 527-3573 or Hayden Lait at 527-7701, ext. 123.
"New Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence," sponsored by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association, will broadcast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Memphis Bar Association, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. Highlights on civil procedure amendments to be discussed include the seven-hour limit on depositions, extensive revision of initial disclosure requirements and a major change in the scope of discovery rule. Highlights of federal rules of evidence amendments to be discussed include major changes in export rules 701, 702 and 703, and broader admissibility of character evidence. Cost for the program is $175, $125 for government employees and $95 for attorneys in practice for two years or less with a letter explaining eligibility included with the registration. Send payment to ALI-ABA, 4025 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104-3099.