Tennessee Defense

Lawyers Association

TDLA Annual Meeting

  • 20 Sep 2017
  • 22 Sep 2017
  • The Peabody Hotel; Memphis, TN


  • TDLA Annual Meeting
    The Peabody Hotel
    Memphis, TN
    - Includes Past President's Reception, Educational Sessions (6 hours of TN CLE which includes one hour of Ethics), Awards Dinner and Hospitality Suite

Registration is closed

Please join us at the The Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee on September 20-22, 2017! Co-Chairs Nathan Shelby with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell and Hank Spragins with Hickman, Goza and Spragins are planning an outstanding CLE program!

The general format of the meeting will be a Wednesday evening Past President's reception, Thursday and Friday morning CLE sessions, a Thursday afternoon Young Lawyers Boot Camp and Thursday evening Awards Dinner. The meeting will conclude at noon on Friday. There will also be a golf tournament on Wednesday afternoon at The Links at Galloway.

Some of the topics this year include:

From Practice to the Robe: Perspective from the Bench” - Judge Valerie L. Smith, Circuit Court of Shelby County, Tennessee

Distracted Drivers, Walkers and Autonomous Vehicles” - David Cade and Lindsay Long of Exponent

Willeford v. Klepper and the Separation of Powers Challenge to the “Givens Fix” Statute” – Peter Winterburn, Esq.

Lawyers: Be a Badass, Not an Ass” - Rusty Reviere, Esq.

Reasonable Certainty in Financial Damages: A Case Study” - Sharon Hamrick and Brent McDade from Elliott Davis Decosimo

Hot Topics in Lawyer Ethics for Defense Lawyers”-  Brian Faughnan

New this year will be a TDLA Health & Wellness Run/ Walk on Thursday morning at 6am. A great way to start the day! Indicate your participation on the registration form.


Hotel Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-PEABODY and asking for the "Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association" rate of $210/ night. Deadline for the group rate reservations is August 30th.

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