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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.
Students may attend for free but must register in advance.
On-Campus/Local CLE Programs
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.