VOL. 115 | NO. 16 | Thursday, January 25, 2001
Global capitalism will be the topic of discussion at 1:30 p
Global capitalism will be the topic of discussion at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Johnson Hall Auditorium at the University of Memphis. Dr. David Andrews of U of Ms Department of Human Movement Sciences and Education, will discuss how global capitalism has transformed the nature of interpersonal relationships, as well as those of business and government, as well as what he calls the weakening influence of the nation-state. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Parents and students interested in Bishop Byrne middle and high schools are invited to an open house Sunday. A number of programs are scheduled to familiarize the public with Bishop Byrnes academic and extracurricular programs for young men and women. The school has a 12-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio and 98 percent of graduates go on to college. For more information, call Sharon Jones at 458-3279.
"2001 Update: Preventing Legal Malpractice Claims and Ethics Complaints in Business Transactions and General Practice" will be offered at the Fogelman Conference Center in Memphis from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 19. Sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association, the program is approved for three hours dual continuing legal education credit. The seminar is designed to alert attorneys to malpractice and ethics pitfalls in the substantive areas of law, assist attorneys in developing law office systems and procedures that could reduce the possibility of an error and suggest ways of improving the efficiency and profitability of a practice. Advance registration is $50 for TBA members insured by the American National Lawyers Insurance Reciprocal, $85 for TBA members, $135 for non-member attorneys and $25 for law office personnel or non-attorneys. For information or to register, call (800) 899-6993.
The annual winter "Estate Planning Practice Update" satellite program is 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Memphis Bar Association, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050. The seminar will highlight proposed and final regulations in estate planning and wealth transfer taxation for practitioners at an intermediate or higher level. The registration fee is $175 and can be sent to the American Law Institute-American Bar Association, 4025 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104-3099. For more information, call (800) CLE-NEWS.