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Program Spotlight

The Ethical Campaign: This unique program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for executive, judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers and their counsel will include all aspects of the law and ethics of election for office. The program will include the ethical issues involved in compliance with election law provisions required by the ethics rules, compliance with campaign finance practices, conformity with the “Comprehensive Governmental Ethics Reform Act,” and an analysis of the provisions of the Code of Judicial Conduct and Rules of Professional Conduct provisions touching on elections.

Join experts Bill Young of the Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance, Stephen Zralek of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC and Lucian Pera and Gif Thornton of Adams and Reese LLP for this dynamic CLE. Register today.

Balance Work and Play 3: Finding the Center:

Are you overwhelmed by work? Family? Personal or family health issues? Is taking time for yourself selfish?

In this session we will explore some tools to find that place in the middle of the teeter totter that holds the balance-if even only briefly so you can explore physical and mental well-being. 

Learn more about TBA's Attorney Well being Committee here.

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.

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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).

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Faculty Spotlight: Brian Faughnan

Brian Faughnan will be coming to a city near you with his popular course, Ethics Roadshow 2019. Click here for more details and to register today! 

Brian S. Faughnan is a shareholder with the Tennessee law firm of Lewis Thomason, resident in its Memphis office. In addition to the area of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility, Brian maintains a civil litigation practice focused on business and commercial litigation, and appellate litigation. Brian is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, and Litigation-First Amendment) and was named Appel- late Practice “Lawyer of the Year” in Memphis by that publication in 2017. Brian is also listed as a “Super Lawyer” by Mid-South Super Lawyers, and has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. Brian is a frequent author and speaker on ethics and professional responsibility issues. He is a co-author of the book “Professional Responsibility in Lit- igation,” the Second Edition of which was published by the ABA in April 2016. He shares his thoughts on legal ethics, professional responsibility, and other aspects of the law of lawyering at He is the Secretary of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, and has been the Chair of the TBA’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility since 2009.