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Program Spotlight

14th Annual Bankruptcy Forum:

The 14th Annual Tennessee Bar Association Bankruptcy Forum will take place April 28-30, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Please make plans now to join us in this wonderful and relaxing setting for an informative and unique presentation of current issues of interest to a wide variety of bankruptcy attorneys. Ten hours of CLE credit are available for this program, including three hours of ethics.

Modern Law Practice Series: Consumer-Facing Service and the Impact on Law Practice [Webcast]:

This program, hosted by the TBA Special Committee on the Evolving Legal Market, will examine the ways in which consumer-facing companies like Avvo and LegalZoom have capitalized on tailoring services to the needs of the modern legal client. 

Other CLEs in this series include:

Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law
A basic overview of AI in the legal profession and give specific examples of how it’s already being applied.

Online Dispute Resolution’s Influence on the Practice of Law
This program take a closer look at ODR practices at home and abroad, consider the pros and cons of this innovation and look at the ways in which Tennessee lawyers could benefit.

Legal Services Management Companies Changing Law Practice
This program will examine the increasing number of ways in which existing companies working in this space are expanding and new participants are joining the marketplace.

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Faculty Spotlight: Adam Johnson

Adam H. Johnson is an Associate Attorney at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, where he practices civil litigation in the area of personal injury. Examples of cases Mr. Johnson has handled include car accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, workers’ compensation, premises liability, and Jones Act matters (a federal law that protects workers injured at sea). More specifically, he litigates cases on behalf of clients in disputes with insurance companies. In each case, he helps clients understand and navigate through the litigation process, which includes answering written discovery, taking depositions of the parties, witnesses, and experts, and preparing the case for trial if a resolution has not been reached. Over the years, Mr. Johnson has successfully tried cases in various counties across West Tennessee.

Raised in Chicago, Mr. Johnson moved to Memphis in 1992 and has adopted it as his second home. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from UCLA in 2003, summa cum laude, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2008. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Bernice B. Donald, then of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, and as a member of both the University of Memphis Law Review and the University of Memphis Moot Court Board. Mr. Johnson and his partner won the University of Memphis Advanced Moot Court Competition in 2006, and he also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Civil Rights in 2007.