CLE Training

Alumni and Donors

College of Law alumni are partners in our ongoing efforts to provide quality legal education.

Alumni and Donors

College of Law alumni are partners in our ongoing efforts to provide quality legal education.

Get involved through our CLE events

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.

We offer a variety of programs geared toward lawyers’ interests that combine current topics with faculty scholarship and research.

If you are interested in learning more about our programs, contact our CLE coordinator Micki Fox.

To register for any of our CLE events, send your BPR number and contact information, including e-mail, to MFox2@utk.edu. Please include the name of the CLE program for which you are registering.

Students may attend for free but must register in advance.

On-Campus/Local CLE Programs
Planning is underway

Information will be forthcoming about future CLE events taking place during the fall 2019 semester. Please check back with us or contact Micki Fox at MFox2@utk.edu for additional details.

Good Faith, Bad Faith and the Constitutionality of Tennessee’s Damage Caps

Wednesday, April 24, Room 242
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

George T. (Buck) Lewis, former chair of TBA Appellate Practice Section, and chair of the Baker Donelson Appellate Practice Group, will discuss two very recent appellate cases which deal with good faith/bad faith under Tennessee law. The first, Fito v. Wright Medical, deals with the covenant of good faith relating to contracts. The second, Lindenberg v. Jackson National, deals with bad faith claims against insurance carriers as well as the constitutionality of Tennessee statutory damage caps.

Lewis was lead counsel for the appellee in Fito v. Wright. He is past president of the Tennessee Bar Association, chair of the ABA Pro Bono Committee, and serves as the Larry Wilks Distinguished Practitioner in Residence for the College of Law.

CLE Tennessee has approved this program for 1 credit. The fee is $25. 

Contact Micki Fox at MFox2@utk.edu for additional details.

Online CLE Programs
This Business Transactions CLE program, originally offered in the College of Law in Fall 2018 consists of seven lectures, each one requiring satisfactory completion of a test for credit to be awarded.
This Business Transactions CLE program, originally offered in the College of Law in Fall 2017, consists of eight lectures, each one requiring satisfactory completion of a test for credit to be awarded.
This program is available in three online lectures, each carrying at test. All three of the programs have one (1) hour general credit.
Letters of Credit
Online course available here. One (1) hour of general CLE credit. 

If you have questions about any of these programs or CLE credit, please contact Micki Fox at 865-974-8601 or MFox2@utk.edu.