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Program Spotlight

Elder Law Basics:

This program is for attorneys who want to understand what elder law practice is all about or looking for a quick refresher course on the basics. Two sessions will focus on government benefits, this will include Medicaid and a review of VA benefits. Speakers will address best practices for Power of Attorneys and help you identify the client's needs and determining capacity

Criminal Law: DUI Case Law Update:

This program is one of serval criminal law sessions available in the 1-Click Criminal Law Update, offering 4.75 general hours. Other offerings below.

Estate Planning and Probate 
2.75 General and 1 Dual (Ethics) Hours

Corporate Counsel 
2.25 General and 1 Dual (Ethics) Hours

Real Estate Law
3 General and .75 Dual (Ethics) Hours

Go Solo - Advanced
3 Dual (Ethics) Hours

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Faculty Spotlight: John Burns

Mr. Burns practices with John Burns Law, PLC, in Franklin. He focuses his practice in the areas of elder law, estate planning and probate matters. He regularly handles Medicaid and Veterans benefits matters, estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships. Mr. Burns is a member of the Tennessee, Mississippi, Nashville and Williamson County Bar Associations. He is also Past Chair of the Tax Section of the Tennessee Bar Association and Chair of the State Taxation of Trusts Committee of the ABA Tax Section's State and Local Tax Committee. A fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the Nashville Bar Foundation, Mr. Burns is a prolific writer and speaker. Mr. Burns received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi and a LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.