Local Government Practice

Local Government Forum 2017


This year's program will cover hot topics in local government practice, to include legislation, ex parte communication and social media. A social medial panel will answer questions and provide best practice tips. The program will also offer a training session on public speaking and interacting with the media. Learn from a Nashville PR expert what reporters are looking for when interviewing lawyers and role-play on how to handle media communication. Stay downtown after the program ends and attend a Predators game with other attendees! 

9:30am-4:45pm CLE
4:45pm-7:00pm Dinner and Social Hour at Tavern 96 (on your own)
7:00pm Game Time: Nashville Predators vs. Calgary Flames (purchase tickets here

SAVE MONEY: Use the prepaid CLE credits that come with your TBA Complete Membership and save on this course. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving.

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!


Course Pricing
  • Member: 245.00
  • Non-Member: 420.00 (Includes TBA Complete Membership)
  • Section: 215.00
Registration on or after Mar. 18, 2017, will incur a LATE FEE of $50.00
TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course Information March 23, 2017
  • Registration: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Schedule: 9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Ethics credit
  • Networking opportunities
  • Discount for Local Government Section members
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking validation - Commerce Street Parking garage only!
  • Premium coffee provided
Course Credits Dual Credits: 5.00
General Credits: 1.00
Total Credits: 6

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

Course Agenda

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