Presentations and Speeches

Capparella’s”Much Ado About Ethics” CLE Raises Funds for Nashville Shakespeare Festival.

ShakesOn December 8, Donald Capparella presented another installment of his popular continuing legal education seminars.  The “Much Ado about Ethics” event took place at the main branch of the Nashville Public Library and benefited the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. Professional actors from the festival re-enacted scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, bringing to life some of the Bard’s famous legal ethical dilemmas.

 

Dodson Featured Speaker at Probate & Estate Planning Seminar

On December 7, Harlan Dodson was a featured faculty member at a continuing legal education seminar for Tennessee practitioners.  The event, part of the 9th Annual Probate and Estate Planning Seminar for Tennessee Attorneys, was held at the Nashville School of Law and sponsored by the Tennessee Attorney’s Memo.  Dodson presented “Estate Planning Opportunities & Challenges in 2018 and Beyond.”

Miranda Christy Pens Op-Ed, Urges Focus on At-Risk Youth

Miranda Christy was a featured Op-Ed columnist in the December 5 electronic edition of The Tennessean.  Christy outlined strategies for assisting the city’s at-risk youth population and urged Nashvillians to take an apolitical approach to addressing their needs.

Capparella Presents “Ethics, Lies, & Videotape”

Donald Capparella, Anne Martin, and Ed Lanquist at Nashville Bar Association presentation “Ethics, Lies, & Videotape”

Donald Capparella, Edward D. Lanquist Jr., and Anne Martin presented popular Continuing Legal Education series “Ethics, Lies, and Videotape” on November 17 for the Nashville Bar Association. They discussed ethical implications of situations raised by movies and by real-life legal cases.

Mastroianni to Speak at Cane Ridge Community Club

Jillian Mastroianni will speak on the benefits of conservation easements in estate planning at the Cane Ridge Community Club Saturday, November 11, 2017. The event, hosted by Cane Ridge Land Conservation and Historic Preservation and facilitated by the Land Trust of Tennessee, is designed to promote the importance of land conservation and historic preservation.  Mastroianni will discuss how conservation easements can be used to achieve those goals.

Parker Addresses Tax Planning for LLCs for National Business Institute

Paul S. Parker was a featured speaker at the National Business Institute seminar, “LLCs: Beyond the Basics” held in Nashville on November 7. Parker’s session, “Fully Using Tax Advantages,” discussed important aspects of tax law that LLCs need to know.

Henry Leads Presentation for Williamson Co. Bar Association

Candi Henry was the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Williamson County Bar Association on Friday, November 3. Her presentation, “The Rules You Don’t Know You Don’t Know,” focused on overlooked (and sometimes unwritten) rules of legal writing.

Parker Talks Taxes at National Business Institute Seminar

Paul S. Parker was a featured presenter at the National Business Institute’s Probate and Estate Planning Seminar in Nashville on October 19. Parker’s presentation, titled “Tax Deadlines and Preparing, Coordinating, and Filing Returns,” addressed issues relating to tax forms, elections, allocations, and transfers.

Behm Talks Nashville’s Path to Inclusion at NBA Diversity Summit

Margaret L. Behm was among the featured panelists at the Nashville Bar Association’s “Diversity & the Law” program on October 3, 2017.  Margaret, who co-founded the city’s first all-woman law firm, spoke about her experiences founding the Lawyers Association for Women in Nashville and her perspective on the law’s path to inclusion.

Tyler Yarbro Speaks at LAW Lunch

The Lawyers Association for Women – Marion Griffin Chapter held its monthly CLE luncheon on Tuesday, September 19.  The discussion topic was “Just Enough to Be Dangerous: Practical Legal Tips for Your Family and Friends. “ DPBC’s Tyler Chance Yarbro was a featured panelist, discussing how attorneys who do not practice criminal law can be better positioned to help their friends and family in times of need.