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Construction Law Forum 2018:

Understanding insurance coverage and surety bond issues related to construction projects can be perplexing. Who is covered, what is covered, who is a necessary party to any dispute, and how do I trigger coverage? Sign up today.

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

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Faculty Spotlight: Timothy Gibbons

Building on his first career as a licensed architect, Tim Gibbons has focused on construction law and related topics in his law practice. He is a member of the firm's Litigation and Business Sections, and is Chair of the Construction Group. He has resolved numerous construction disputes in the courtroom and through arbitration and mediation, including disputes over differing site conditions, lost efficiency, change orders, defective design and construction claims, structure collapses and job site fatalities.

Tim has also negotiated and drafted contracts for major construction projects, including contracts for automobile assembly plants, chemical processing facilities, and sports stadiums. He has lectured extensively on a variety of construction law topics, ranging from payment remedies and alternative dispute resolution to construction contract provisions tailored for building information modeling and transmission of digital data.