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TMAA Winter Seminar

TENNESSEE MUNICIPAL ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION

Winter Seminar, February 22 and 23, 2024

Brentwood Library

8109 Concord Road, Brentwood, Tennessee

 

Thursday, February 22, 2024

8:00 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m.  

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. -- 9:30 a.m.   

Overview of Discrimination, Harassment, and  Retaliation

  • Stacie Caraway,  Miller & Martin, Chattanooga

9:30 a.m. -- 10:30 a.m.   

FMLA Leave, ADA Accommodation, Workers’ Comp and Pregnancy Leave, and Other Pregnancy Accommodation Issues

  •  Stacie Caraway

10:30 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.     

BREAK

10:45 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m.    

Wage and Hour Danger Zones; Q & A

  • Stacie Caraway

12:15 p.m. -- 1:30 p.m.      

Lunch and Business Meeting

1:30 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m.      

Case Law and Attorney General Opinion Update

  •   Mike Billingsley, Former City Attorney, Kingsport

3:00 p.m. -- 3:15 p.m.      

BREAK

3:15 p.m. -- 4:15 p.m.      

Landfill Legal Update: Expansion and Impact

  • Lisa Helton and Hunter Branstetter, Sherrard, Roe, Voigt, Harbison, Nashville

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.       

Doomed to Repeat It? Ethical Lapses at the Tennessee General Assembly, 1975 to Present

  •  Erik Schelzig, Editor, The Tennessee Journal, Nashville, 
  •  Joel Ebert, Assistant Director of Production, University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago Illinois

Friday, February 23, 2024

8:00 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m.       

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. -- 10:00 a.m.     

Fundamentals of Interacting with First Amendment Auditors; Pending Legislation of Concern

  •  Elisha Hodge, Legal Services Consultant, Public Entity Partners, Franklin
  •  Stephanie O’Hara, Legal Consultant, MTAS, Knoxville

10:00 a.m. -- 10:15 a.m.   

BREAK

10:15 a.m. -- 11:45 a.m.  

Ethics Panel: Discussions of Ethics Issues of Concern

  •    Shauna Billingsley, City Attorney, Franklin
  •    Danielle Smith, City Attorney, Bristol
  •    Rachel Jackson, City Attorney, Ripley

CLE Credit Applied For: 7.5 General Hours; 2.5 Ethics/Dual Hours

 

To register on-line click https://tmaa.us/event-registration