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Discovery Practices in Employment Law: In the past few years there has been a marked increase in discovery disputes in employment cases. This panel will explore best discovery practices with Magistrate Judges from the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee. We will get sage advice from the judges about their preferences and practices and how we can avoid often unnecessary disputes that drain judicial resources, but still balance our obligations to zealously represent our clients.

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Corporate Counsel 2023: Ethical Issues for In-house Counsel and Ethics Update from the Board of Professional Responsibility: The Board of Professional Responsibility recently issued Formal Ethics Opinion 2022-F-168; join Laura Chastain, ethics counsel for the BPR, as she discusses this opinion and others. Topics include:

Whether a lawyer has to be licensed in TN to practice as in-house counsel in TN;
Whether a lawyer who resides and is domiciled outside of Tennessee, who is working remotely as full-time, in-house counsel for an organization that has its principal place of business in Tennessee (and offices in other states), who is admitted to the practice of law only in a jurisdiction other than Tennessee, and who is not registered as in-house counsel in Tennessee is engaging in the unauthorized practice of law;
Other ethical issues for in-house counsel;
An ethics update covering new ethics opinions and other news from the Board of Professional Responsibility.


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Faculty Spotlight: Jerry Taylor

Join Jerry for the Administrative Law Forum and earn 3 hours of CLE; December 8 in Nashville. Register today!

Jerry W. Taylor is a veteran healthcare attorney in the areas of regulatory compliance and administrative law with a focus on state agencies and departments. He has formerly served as General Counsel to the state agency responsible for the certificate of need program, and as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee, where he was primarily responsible for the defense and prosecution of civil suits involving public health care issues. Following this public service, he entered into the private practice of law in 1994.

Mr. Taylor's background affords him a broad and balanced knowledge of laws and regulations affecting the health care industry, and the ability to effectuate practical solutions to legal concerns of clients. He has successfully represented clients including hospitals, physicians, long term care providers, surgery centers, imaging centers, home health and hospice providers and others in obtaining certificates of need, licenses, and other regulatory approvals for the establishment and operations of health care facilities and services. Other areas of practice in which he has significant experience include professional licensing, Medicare and Medicaid issues, Stark and anti-kickback laws, and physician contracting.