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CLE Blast: Last Minute CLE 2017:

For your last minute CLE needs the Tennessee Bar Association brings you 3 tracks of dual and general credit CLE programs. This 4 day program offers CLE from 7a.m. to 6:45p.m. on December 18, 27-29. If you need 15 hours, you can get it all here and more. Take as many or as few hours as you need.

Probate 101: Jurisdiction and Client Interview:

This session will include an overview of the probate process in Tennessee. Topics include:

  • Probate jurisdiction
  • Tennessee intestacy statute
  • The client interview
  • Determine survivor's immediate needs

Probate 102: Tax Returns, Title and Discovery of Assets:

The second part of this series will continue the discussion on the probate process. Topics will address:

  • Fiduciary income tax return
  • Title and discovery of assets
  • Contested wills

Manage your CLE

The TBA now offers more tools for you to keep track of what courses you have completed or plan to take in coming weeks and months.

Join the Faculty

If you are interest in speaking at a CLE program, writing an online program or just have a program idea you would like to share, email CLE Director Mindy Thomas Fulks.

Tuition Assistance

Request a tuition assistance grant application from the TBA Tuition Assistance Program (available to TBA Members with a self-declared law-related income level of $50,000 or less).

Help Your Colleagues

Log in to your account to donate unused Prepaid Credits to the TBA Tuition Assistance Program.

Faculty Spotlight: Angelia Nystrom

Angelia M. Nystrom is the Director of Specialty Programs for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Prior to joining the UTIA, she was the Director of Planned Giving for the University of Tennessee Foundation. Before UT, she was an attorney in private practice for nearly 18 years, spending the last 11 years at Baker Donelson in the Nashville and Knoxville offices. She received her law degree from Mercer University and was a visiting scholar at the University of Tennessee. She recently received an LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England University in Massachusetts. Her experience includes charitable gift planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, real property transactions, conservatorships and guardianships, general corporate matters, probate litigation and use tax litigation. She is a frequent lecturer on estate planning, probate and elder care issues. Angelia is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and is a regular contributor to DICTA, which is the Knoxville Bar’s monthly publication. She also serves on the Functions and Children’s Issues Committees.

Ms. Nystrom is actively involved in the Tennessee Bar Association. In addition to serving as Immediate Past Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section, she is currently serving as coordinator for the Senior Law Handbook as well as on the CLE Committee. She is a Fellow of the American, Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Foundations and the TBA YLD. She is Secretary of both the Tennessee Bar Foundation and the Knoxville Estate Planning Council and the Treasurer for the Smoky Mountain Planned Giving Council.