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Capparella, Gichner, Yarbro Lead Ethics Seminar, Raise Funds for Nashville Shakespeare Festival

December 18th, 2014

Donald Capparella, Jason Gichner, and Tyler Chance Yarbro presented “Much Ado About Ethics,” a continuing legal education seminar for lawyers, at the Downtown Nashville Public Library on Thursday, December 18.  The popular seminar series is presented as a benefit for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and this presentation resulted in more than $7000 in proceeds for the Festival.  Nashville attorney Ed Lanquist was also a featured presenter.

Mastroianni Article on Estate Planning to Protect Your Pets Featured in L.A.W. Newsletter

December 12th, 2014

Jill Mastroianni‘s article, “How Much is that Doggy in the Window?  Planning to Protect your Pets” examines estate planning options in Tennessee to ensure your pets are cared for. It appears in this month’s newsletter for the Lawyers’ Association for Women–Marion Griffin Chapter.  Read the article here.

Kane Presents at Arts & Business Council’s Annual “Art Crawl” CLE

December 11th, 2014

Attorney Tracy D. Kane was a featured presenter at the Nashville Arts & Business Council’s Annual “Art Crawl” CLE held on December 11 and hosted by three downtown art galleries.  Her presentation was titled “Understanding Nonprofit and Fiduciary Duties for Board Members.”  A significant portion of Tracy’s legal practice involves representing nonprofit entities.

Tracy D. Kane Discusses Forming New Businesses at NALS-Nashville Lunch & Learn

December 10th, 2014

Tracy D. Kane was a featured speaker at Lunch and Learn session presented by the National Association of Legal Professionals–Nashville Chapter.  She discussed the basics of forming a new business and how to handle the challenges associated with a new business venture.

Capparella Honored by Nashville Bar Association with CLE Excellence Award

December 7th, 2014

At the Nashville Bar Association’s annual meeting on December 4, 2014, Donald Capparella was presented with the CLE Excellence Award, marking the hours he has devoted to preparing and presenting seminars for the Continuing Legal Education of the members of the bar.

Sitgreaves Featured Speaker at Belmont’s “Women in Politics” Event

November 20th, 2014

Elizabeth Stigreaves served as a panelist at Belmont University Law School’s Women in Politics Panel on November 18. Sitgreaves discussed her experience heading the Coalition for Fair Courts and her insights into planning for an implementing grassroots campaign strategies.  General Sessions Judge Lynda Jones and Women’s Political Collaborative Director Joyce McDaniel was also panelists.

Capparella to Present Shakespeare-Themed CLE; Proceeds Benefit Nashville Shakespeare Festival

November 19th, 2014

Donald Capparella will present his popular Shakespeare-themed seminar for lawyers on December 18, with all proceeds benefiting the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.  Three hours of dual CLE credit is available.

Joining Capparella will be Nashville attorney Edward D. Lanquist, Jr. and the professional cast at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.  For more information, or to register, click here.

Gichner Named to 2015 “Leadership Law” Class

November 12th, 2014

Jason Gichner has been selected by the Tennessee Bar Association to be a member of its 2015 Leadership Law Class.  Now in its fifteenth year, the program chooses a small group of attorneys to spend six months in a leadership training program addressing issues in the courts, policymaking in state government, and the importance of community service.