Ethics, Law Office Technology/Management

The New Business of Law: Attorney Outsourcing, Legal Service Companies & Commercial Litigation Funding


The business of law is undergoing the greatest changes it has seen in decades. Rapid technological, economic, and regulatory changes are rippling through the legal profession and moving from the pages of the legal press to offices of Tennessee clients and lawyers.

From litigation funding to contract lawyers to e-discovery suppliers to outsourced law departments, Tennessee lawyers and clients face an increasingly complex business environment.

For lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, and clients, the questions are many: Who are these providers? What do they do? How can I use them? Can I  (or my clients) compete more effectively if I use them (or join them)? What does this mean for the legal market? How do the rules of professional responsibility apply to my use (or provision) of these types of services?

Lawyers well-versed in the regulation of the profession, senior in-house and law firm attorneys, and leaders of Tennessee businesses that provide new-wave legal and law-related services will explore these questions in depth. Topics include: Conflicts of interest, fee sharing with non-lawyers, unauthorized practice of law, responsibility of supervision, informed consent and notice, work product protection, attorney-client privilege, and confidentiality.

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You may park in the Commerce Street Garage (corner of 3rd Avenue/Commerce St.). We will be validating parking tickets, so please make sure to bring your ticket!


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Course Information November 12, 2014
  • Registration: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Schedule: 12:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Nashville, TN
Tennessee Bar Center, 2nd Floor
  • Ethics credits
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Premium coffee
  • Parking Validation
  • Lunch Included
Course Credits Dual Credits: 3.00
General Credits: 0.00
Total Credits: 3

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please contact TBA for Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama credit.

Course Agenda

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