Professional Development, Ethics, Young Lawyers Division, Skills, Local Government Practice

The Ethical Campaign 2023


The Ethical Campaign is back for 2023 as a live virtual program! Earn all of your ethics hours before December 31! 

This advanced level program for state and local lawmakers, judges, candidates for executive, judicial or legislative positions, campaign chairs and campaign treasurers of 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 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 elections.


1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - The Ethics of Campaign Finance and Compliance (DUAL) 

Gif Thornton, Adams and Reese, LLP – In Office
Bill Young, Executive Director, Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance – In Office

2:05 – 2:35 p.m. The Ethics of Lobbying (DUAL)

Nathan Ridley, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP – In Office

Lauren Topping, Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance – In Office

2:40 – 3:10 p.m. Common Ethical Problems from the Registry (DUAL) 

William “Paz” Haynes, Spencer Fane

Thomas Lawless, Lawless & Associates P.C.

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Ethics Considerations for Lawyers, Judges and Judicial Candidates (Includes Code of Judicial Conduct and Rules of Professional Conduct Provisions) (DUAL)

Lucian Pera, Adams and Reese, LLP

William “Paz” Haynes, Spencer Fane

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.


Course Pricing
  • Member: 155.00
  • Non-Member: 330.00 (Includes TBA Complete Membership)
If you are not a TBA Member, you can join now to receive CLE discount prices and three prepaid credits.

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 December 06, 2023
  • Schedule: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: Live Virtual Event, TN
  • Earn 3 Hours of Ethics Credit
  • Convenient CLE from your home or office
  • Approved Distance Learning for 2023-2024
  • Viewable from your laptop or mobile device
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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