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11.12.13:  TACC Members to Speak at 2013 Fall and Winter Programs

TACC members are speaking at several programs this fall and winter. Check out these programs for more education on construction law and dispute resolution:

ABA 11th Annual Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute
November 21-22, 2013
www.ambar.org/mediation2013

AAA Webinar - How to Help Your Arbitrator
December 4, 2013
www.aaau.org (go to Course Calendar)

NBI Construction Defect Litigation: From A to Z
December 16, 2013
www.nbi-sems.com


09.26.13:  TACC's 2013 Fall Meeting Announced

TACC's Annual Fall Meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, November 7-8, 2013 at Music City Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Below you'll find the Schedule of Events for the meeting. Be sure to download the Fall 2013 Meeting Brochure for complete details including the conference agenda and registration form. Hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 7

3:00 p.m.

Tour of Music City Center

5:00 p.m.

Registration and Cocktails at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, 1600 Division Street, Suite 700, Roundabout Office Building (park in garage) Nashville

7:00 p.m.

Dinner at The South, 1524 Demonbreun Street, Nashville (walking distance from Bradley Arant—park in Roundabout Building

   

Friday, November 8 - Music City Convention Center, Room 204

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:45-9:15 a.m.

TACC 10th Anniversary Remarks
David N. Garst, Lewis, King, Krieg, & Waldrop, P.C.

9:15-9:30 a.m.

TACC Annual Meeting

9:30-9:45 a.m.

2013 Legislative Update
Don L. Smith, Smith Cashion & Orr, PLC

9:45-10:30 a.m.

2013 Annual Case Law Update
Jason M. Pannu and W. Paul Whitt, Lewis, King, Krieg, & Waldrop, P.C.

10:30-10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45-11:45 a.m.

5 Year Mission Statement for Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Dan Brodbeck, Compass Partners, Nashville, and National Chair Elect of ABC

11:45-1:00 p.m.

Lunch—Music City Convention Center

1:00-2:00 p.m.

The State of Construction Arbitration/Mediation: Changes Over the Past Ten Years and Where Is It Headed
India Johnson, National President of American Arbitration Association, New York

2:00-2:45 p.m.

Strategies and Unique Issues in Arbitration: Presentation by Mock Panel and Counsel
John T. Blankenship (panel), Blankenship & Blankenship, Gregory L. Cashion (counsel), Smith, Cashion & Orr, PLC, James D. Kay Jr. (panel), Kay Griffin Enkema and Colbert, PLLC, James B. Summers (panel), Allen, Summers, Simpson, Lillie & Gresham, and R. Loy Waldrop Jr. (counsel), Lewis, King, Krieg, & Waldrop, P.C

2:45-3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Continuation: Strategies and Unique Issues in Arbitration

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

> Click here to download the brochure & registration form (40.7KB PDF).


03.27.13:  TACC's 2013 Spring Meeting Announced

TACC's Annual Spring Meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, May 9-10, 2013 at The Peabody in Memphis, Tennessee.

Below you'll find the Schedule of Events for the meeting. Be sure to download the Spring 2013 Meeting Brochure for complete details including the conference agenda and registration form. Hope to see you there!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 9

12:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament at Mirimichi

6:30 p.m.

Cocktails and Dinner

   

Friday, May 10

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:30-8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

8:45-10:15 a.m.

10 Areas of Inquiry into Construction Schedules (and of Scheduling Experts) for Construction Lawyers
Andrew T. Englehart, Construction Process Solutions, LTD

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30-11:00 a.m.

2013 Legislative Update
Don L. Smith, Smith Cashion & Orr, PLC

11:00-12:00 noon

BIM/VDC Strategies of the Office of the State Architect of Tennessee
Robert E. Oglesby, State Architect of Tennessee

12:00-1:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15-2:15 p.m.

Corporate Crisis Management: A First Chair Perspective
Dan Adomitis, Bridgestone Americas

2:15-2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30-4:00 p.m.

Gird Thyself: Ethical Dilemmas Endemic To Construction Law
John T. Blankenship, Blankenship & Blankenship

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn

> Click here to download the brochure & registration form (36.4KB PDF).


02.24.13:  Save the Date!

Please save May 10, 2013 for our Spring conference in majestic Memphis at the world famous Peabody hotel. We also have a great cutting edge CLE including the General Counsels of Bridgestone/Firestone and Balfour-Beatty, a nationally known Scheduling expert and our own ethics guru John Blankenship. We have a limited number of rooms reserved at a great rate at the Peabody Hotel.

 

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