This package includes legislative updates, case law updates, start-up issues and ordinance updates for animal law practitioners.
The annual Animal Law CLE is held in spring, watch for postings here.
In this session you will hear from Laura Chavarria, Director of Williamson County Animal Center and attorney Lisa Carson on the subject of Municipal Ordinance Regulations. Some of the issues they will discuss include abandonment, necessary shelter, and necessary care.
In this session you will hear from a panel about how to start and manage a nonprofit. Attorney Beth Sims will speak first about 5 items to think about when starting a nonprofit. Next, Natalie Corwin, President of Pet Community Center, will discuss 6 keys to managing a nonprofit. Finally, Gerald Lee Clemmons, a CPA on three nonprofit boards, will talk about budget and finance issues.
Dogs in Tennessee do not get one free bite. In this session you will hear about Tennessee case law dealing with dog bites and dog bite law. The speaker will run through state law T.C.A. 44-8-413, talk about several dog bite cases, and then discuss comfort dogs in court.