2:45 p.m. Registration
3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. CLE Training
Program & Speakers
The Terrifying Perils of Clown Law | Amanda J. Gentry, Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry, Nashville, Tennessee
Amanda Gentry will guide you through the rampant fear of clowns – known as coulrophobia - dividing this nation. Using recent news stories as starting points, she will focus upon how this apprehension affects criminal law and procedure and other legal issues (including those implicated by Stephen King’s recent marketing ploys). In so doing, Amanda seeks to give clowns a voice in these trouble times. You can follow Amanda on Twitter at @ClownAtLaw.
Who Ya Gonna Call? Legal Issues Facing Ghostbusters and Small Business Owners | Neil Jonas, Brock & Scott PLLC
You're the new counsel for an innovative startup called Ghostbusters! With a mixture of trepidation and excitement, you must guide your new clients through the scary process of starting and managing a small business. Using scenes from the classic 1984 film, Neil Jonas will address start-up loans, hiring employees, regulatory compliance, and the challenges of winding down a company. In the end, you'll be the one to call for all these needs. Don't cross the streams!
Statutory Horror III: Actual Laws Governing the Supernatural & Occult | Josh Goodman, Let’s Talk Payments, LLC
Once again, corporate counsel Josh Goodman will use clips from modern horror films to depict legal issues, including some unbelievable statutes and case law dealing with supernatural phenomena and horror film tropes. This is the third installment of his popular “Statutory Horror” series. You can follow him on Twitter at @JoshuaWGoodman.
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