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CLE Ski 2019:

Join us February 2-7, 2019, for the Tennessee Bar Association's 34th Annual CLE Ski in Olympic Valley, CA!! Located in the heart of Olympic Valley with direct lift service to Squaw Valley - site of the 1960 Winter Olympics - Resort at Squaw Creek offers an ideal base camp for your Lake Tahoe ski vacation. Known for deep snow, an extensive network of chairlifts, and an incredible variety of terrain for all ages and abilities, Squaw Valley is a must-visit destination for skiers and riders from around the world.

All required 15 hours for Tennessee lawyers
Mountain retreat
Ethics Credit
Networking opportunities in a retreat setting 

CLE sessions:
Educational sessions will take place each morning from 7:30-9:00am and each afternoon from 4:30-6:00pm.

Revised Security for My Law Firm's Email:

You use email every day. On your phone, in court, in the office, at home. Is your firm protected? The rules are constantly changing in law technology and cyber security. Tackle the latest trends with an update by seasoned speaker Ben Vincent as he guides you through this complex world.

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 Jennifer Vossler.


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: Stephen Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a trial and appellate attorney whose practice is focused on the defense of persons and companies accused of white-collar crimes, major felonies, and other serious matters in federal and state courts. He has argued or briefed cases before the Supreme Court of the United States; the Supreme Court of Tennessee; the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits; all federal district courts in Tennessee; the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and Tennessee Court of Appeals. He has been admitted to practice on a pro hac vice basis in a number of other federal and state courts. Mr. Johnson has been defense counsel in jury trials and hearings in state and federal courts involving a wide variety of criminal offenses. Mr. Johnson has represented persons wrongfully convicted of serious felony matters on appeal and collateral review, to include direct appeal, state post-conviction, and federal habeas corpus proceedings. He also regularly represents health care providers and other licensed professionals in disciplinary matters. Mr. Johnson serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), co-chairs NACDL’s Sixth Circuit amicus committee, and is a past President of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL). For three years he served as chair of the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) Criminal Justice Section and was the Associate General Counsel for the TBA. Mr. Johnson is on faculty with the Tennessee Criminal Defense College (TCDC), and is a member of the white-collar defense, sentencing, investment, forfeiture, strike force, and membership committees of NACDL. He serves as chair of the technology and management committee of the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA), and is on KBA’s Board of Governors. 

Join Stephen at the annual Criminal Law Forum 2018, on December 7 at the Tennessee Bar Center.