Ethics, Law Office Technology/Management

The Fear Factor: How Good Lawyers Get Into Bad Trouble


The scariest stories are those tales where responsible lawyers who care about acting in an appropriate manner get into disciplinary trouble. In this program, we learn about the common missteps that are made by otherwise responsible attorneys. After hearing this program you’ll embark upon your career as a safer, stronger attorney.

Topics include:

  • Responsibilities of a subordinate lawyer
  • The broadening of our fundamental rules 
  • Dicey world of misrepresentation
  • Reporting professional misconduct
  • Expanding duty regarding non-lawyer assistance

Materials will be made available online. 

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SAVE MONEY: TBA members receive three hours of CLE programming free with their TBA Complete Membership. You can use those credits to reduce the cost of this program. Not a TBA member? Join now to start saving.

You may park in the Commerce Street Garage. We will be validating parking tickets for this garage only, so please make sure to bring your ticket!


Course Pricing
  • Member: 125.00
  • Non-Member: 300.00 (Includes TBA Complete Membership)
Registration on or after Feb. 23, 2018, 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 February 28, 2018
  • Registration: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Schedule: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM
  • Ethics credit
  • Parking validation (see details on parking garage)
  • Wi-Fi available
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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