College of Law


At the University of Tennessee College of Law, our extensive and diverse variety of on-site and online continuing legal education (CLE) programs aim to equip lawyers with the skills and knowledge needed to practice in today’s ever-changing legal market.

On-Campus/Local CLE Programs

Debtors’ Prisons in the 21st Century: Jail, Probation, and the Profit Motive in Tennessee

Tuesday, October 4

Elizabeth Rossi, an attorney with the DC non-profit organization, Civil Rights Corps, will discuss the modern practice of local governments contracting with private companies to oversee probation for traffic and low-level misdemeanor offenders.

‘Reverse’ False Claims: Compliance, Enforcement, and Ethics (Pre-Football CLE, Tennessee Vols vs. Alabama Crimson Tide)

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Professor Zack Buck will focus his presentation on recent developments of the federal civil False Claims Act, particularly on the new rule that requires health care providers to report and return any overpayments to the federal health care programs within 60 days of their identification.

Getting the Most Out of Free and Low-Cost Research Tools (Pre-Football CLE, Tennessee Vols vs. Kentucky Wildcats)

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Law Library faculty members Michelle Cosby and Eliza Fink will explain how to effectively use free and low cost legal research tools and mobile apps to perform legal research competently in the practice of law.

Online CLE Programs

Crowdfunding: The Basics and Beyond

This program is available in three online video lectures, each carrying a test. All three of the programs have one (1) hour general credit.

IRS Rewards for Whistleblowers

Professor Michelle Kwon discusses opportunities and traps from the perspective of taxpayers seeking to blow the whistle as well as those seeking to prevent whistleblower claims. One hour General CLE credit available for those who watch the video, successfully complete the test and pay the fee.

Metamorphosis: How Technology is Reshaping Entertainment

This program from Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law and the University of Tennessee Sports and Entertainment Society focuses on entertainment law, branding, character protection, and related subjects. Three (3) hours of CLE credit available.

A Multidisciplinary Event: Behavior and Business Law

This program is available in four online video lectures, each carrying a test. Two of the programs have one (1) hour general credit. One program has 1.75 hours credit and the other 1.25 hours credit.

Letters of Credit

Online course available here. 1 hour of General CLE credit.

Judicial Review: Marbury v. Madison

The University of Tennessee College hosted a day-long symposium Feb. 21, 2003 entitled “Marbury v. Madison: 200 Years of Judicial Review in America.” Three hours of general CLE credit is available through video re-broadcast.

If you have questions about any of these programs or CLE credit, please contact Micki Fox at 865 974-8601 or