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Deloitte, Bonelaw Team Up for Corporate eDiscovery Conference

Corporate leaders are invited to join Deloitte and Bone McAllester Norton for an Electronic Discovery Luncheon and Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Omni Nashville Hotel. This seminar will provide insights on the latest developments in eDiscovery and issues impacting corporate counsel. Discussion topics will include legal obligations related to identification, preservation and collection; a how-to on collection of data residing in the cloud, on mobile devices and more; and global legal issues impacting cross-border litigation.

Bonelaw attorney James A. Crumlin, Jr. will be one of the panelists. This event has been approved for five hours of CLE credit.

Due to limited space, interested parties should register as soon as possible. Contact Colette Savage to reserve your spot.

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bone McAllester Norton Congratulates Leadership Music on 25th Anniversary

Bone McAllester Norton extends congratulations to Leadership Music, which is celebrating its silver anniversary this year. The non-profit educational institution, established in 1989, provides programs designed to further communications and understanding among facets of the entertainment business and to assist established leaders in their roles as decision makers.

Bonelaw’s own entertainment attorney Loren E. Mulraine is a graduate of the class of 2003. And nonprofit Best Lawyer William T. Cheek serves as the organization’s legal counsel.

Leadership Music commemorated this milestone at an anniversary celebration last week for the founding council and all alumni. The event was held at M Street Entertainment Group’s new venue, The Rosewall. M Street is a client of the firm.

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Will Cheek will Address Current State of Alcohol in Tennessee at LAW Event

Bone McAllester Norton attorney William T. Cheek III has been slated as a panelist at the Lawyers Association for Women (LAW) August membership meeting. “The Current State of the Law of Where You Can Make, Drink and Sell Alcohol in Tennessee” will take place at Tuesday, Aug. 19, at BB King’s Blues Club in downtown Nashville. Joining Will in this panel discussion are Emily Ogden of Grassroots Strategy, LLC; Will Newman of Edley’s Bar-B-Cue and The Filling Station; and Bailey Spaulding of Jackalope Brewing Company. One hour of general CLE credit is available.

Will leads Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Law Team and provides licensing and regulatory compliance advice to restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs, craft distilleries and breweries. His clients range from small chef-owned restaurants to large publicly traded corporations. He has become nationally known as the go-to source for Tennessee liquor law.

Find out more about this LAW event here.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

David Anthony will Address Collecting Debts in General Sessions for Tennessee Bar Association

The Tennessee Bar Association will hold a general practice summit next week, and Bone McAllester Norton attorney David M. Anthony is slated as a presenter. David, who practices in the Nashville firm’s commercial lending and creditors’ rights practice, will present “Collecting Debts in General Sessions” on Friday, Aug. 15. The summit will offer education to general practitioners on trending, important topics, like David’s collection session, as well as updates in tax laws, social security disability basics, strategic marketing and eDiscovery issues.

Attendees will receive CLE credit. For more information, click here.

 

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Entertainment Attorney Loren Mulraine will Discuss Intersection of Law, Music & Entrepreneurship

Bone McAllester Norton entertainment attorney Loren E. Mulraine will be part of a discussion for “Live Law 6” on how law, music and entrepreneurship often intersect and how that has forever changed Nashville’s Music Row. The live storytelling event will also feature Harold Bradley, Alison Prestwood, Jason White, John Allen and special guests the Muddy Magnolias. The Life of the Law podcast and Pursuit Magazine are the co-hosts.

Live Law 6 will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the W.O. Smith Music School. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Loren serves as Of Counsel for Bonelaw, where he focuses his practice on entertainment law, intellectual property and business and corporate law. He is also a professor at Belmont University College of Law, where he teaches courses in Copyright Law, Entertainment Law and Media Law.

For more on the Live Law 6 event, click here.

 

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee.  Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Paz Haynes & Bryan Pieper will Discuss Employment Law for Education Seminar

Bone McAllester Norton attorneys William J. (Paz) Haynes III  and Bryan E. Pieper will serve as presenters in an employment law program on August 12. Sterling Education Services' 10th annual “Employment Law: Beyond the Basics” continuing education seminar will provide information on emerging critical developments and updates, including FMLA and ADA issues, harassment and discrimination, FLSA/wage and hour crackdown, Obamacare and more.

Paz will present “Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace," addressing topics like the balance between employer’s right to know vs. employee’s privacy, wireless devices, use of social networking sites and the NLRB and social media. He concentrates his Nashville law practice in the areas of general business, labor and employment, administrative and commercial and civil litigation.

Bryan's session, "Termination Best Practices," will feature a discussion on legal considerations like the WARN Act and OWBPA; structuring severance and separation practices; RIF, layoffs and early retirement; and strategies for avoiding claims during terminations. He concentrates his practice in labor and employment law and litigation in Nashville.

HR professionals, business owners, managers, payroll professionals and labor and employment attorneys are encouraged to attend. Continuing education credits are available.

Get more information, including registration, here.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

“A Retail Perspective on Alcohol Laws” with Leading Liquor Attorney Will Cheek

Bone McAllester Norton’s William T. Cheek presented the keynote address at last week’s ICSC Tennessee/Kentucky Idea Exchange and Alliance Program with Keith Bell, director of the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the retail real estate industry and provides its members with education, research, information and advocacy services. Public and private sectors will be able to network, share ideas, discuss industry issues and explore development opportunities through the Alliance Program. Will spoke on Wednesday, July 9, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

As the only Tennessee attorney named Best Lawyers in America for Food and Beverage Law, Will leads Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Law team and provides licensing and regulatory compliance advice to restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs, craft distilleries and breweries.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 39 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Will Cheek will Moderate Panel Discussion at National Liquor Conference This Week

Bone McAllester Norton attorney and alcohol law “guru” William T. Cheek III will moderate a panel discussion this Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators’ (NCSLA) annual conference. Will, who heads up Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Law practice group, will be joined by the director of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, the former chief operating officer of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the senior manager and attorney of regulatory affairs of The Boston Beer Company in “Cider Regulation 101.” During the past five years, cider sales have dramatically increased, leaving industry members and regulators to sift through statutes to determine how the beverage is classified and controlled.

The panel will discuss highlights of a 50-state survey of state regulators on relevant cider guidelines, identify areas where cider is regulated differently and provide guidance on areas to watch when selling cider in the United States.

The NCSLA was established in 1934 to promote the enactment of the most effective and equitable types of state alcoholic beverage control laws and provide a forum for networking among the regulators and industry. Several hundred liquor professionals will attend the conference, including federal and state regulators; global spirit, wine and beer manufacturers; national alcohol trade groups; and liquor licensing professionals. This year’s conference is taking place at The Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

The Attorney’s Online Marketing Essentials with David Anthony

Bone McAllester Norton attorney David M. Anthony will present a webinar on online marketing, including websites and social media, in conjunction with Alabama Law Weekly and Tennessee Attorneys Memo. “The Attorney’s Online Marketing Essentials: Using Websites and Social Media to Promote Your Practice” will take place Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 2 to 3 p.m. Central. The webinar has been approved for 1.0 CLE hours.

David will discuss how clients are using social media to find and engage with lawyers, the essentials for law firm websites, how lawyers should effectively blog and will cover the advantages and disadvantages of other online marketing options, including LinkedIn, Avvo, Martindale-Hubbell listings, Google+, etc.

David is a member of Bonelaw’s Commercial Lending and Creditors’ Rights, Banking and Financial Services and Real Estate Law practice groups. He maintains and publishes two blogs, CreditorsRights101 and PaidInFull, Tweets at @creditorlaw and is a regular author and guest speaker on topics related to bankruptcy, post-judgment collections strategies, foreclosures, ethics and trial practice.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bonelaw Attorney James Mackler will Make Presentation on How New and Changing Laws on Drones will Impact Your Clients

Bone McAllester Norton attorney James E. Mackler will speak at an upcoming Nashville Bar Association presentation on drones and how new and developing laws will impact clients. The lunch and learn program, “Drones: How New and Evolving Federal and State Laws on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) will Impact Your Clients,” will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Nashville Bar Association’s office in downtown Nashville. The course has been approved for 1.0 CLE hours.

James will discuss proposed legislation on drones and how it is expected to ban all use by civilian, except as specifically authorized, as well as how businesses and law enforcement are increasingly using the devices in ways that are outside of, or in violation of, the legal framework. Corporate counsel, civil rights attorneys, criminal defense, insurance defense and plaintiff attorneys, government attorneys and prosecutors are encouraged to attend.

James concentrates his practice in the areas of federal criminal defense, regulatory compliance and civil litigation, where he has 15 years of experience defending and prosecuting criminal cases at the state, federal and military levels. He is the founder of Bonelaw’s unmanned aerial systems focus, the first of its kind in the region.

More information on the presentation, including how to register, can be found here.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Rob Pinson will Present in “Shine and Wine” CLE

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Robert D. Pinson has been selected as a panelist to address the latest in alcohol and wine legislation at the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2014 Convention. “Shine and Wine” will address the latest in the wine in grocery stores legislation, as well as an insider’s look at the rules surrounding the craft distilling of moonshine. Joining Rob are Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, Sen. Doug Overby, R-Maryville and two attorneys from Gullet Sanford Robinson & Martin PLLC.

The TBA’s convention takes place this Wednesday through Saturday in Gatlinburg. “Shine and Wine” is slated from 2 to 5:15 p.m. on Friday, June 13, at the Park Vista Hotel.

Rob concentrates his practice in the areas of business law, tax law, estate planning, Alcoholic Beverage Law and campaign finance law.

More information on the convention, including how to register, can be found here.

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Sean Kirk, Chris Raybeck will Serve as Faculty at The Southeastern School of Banking

Bone McAllester Norton attorneys Sean C. Kirk and Chris Raybeck have been selected to serve on the faculty of The Southeastern School of Banking, held by the Tennessee Bankers Association, this year. Both attorneys are members of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services practice. Their session is in the second-year track and will focus on ethics in banking, covering ethical norms in the financial services industry, including legal standards and conflicts of interest.

Their session will take place at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22nd in McWhorter Hall on the campus of Belmont University.

The Southeastern School of Banking (TSSB) is an intensive general banking school consisting of two one-week resident sessions over two years. The first- and second-year sessions are held concurrently. Serving bankers since its organization in 1939, the school’s 80-hour, intermediate-level curriculum focuses on critical banking functions, their interrelationships and determinants of profitability. Analytical skills and management techniques are developed, along with an understanding of the commercial bank’s role in the changing financial services industry. The school’s rigorous admission criteria ensure that students will be able to keep pace with the level of instruction. TSSB’s honor program recognizes students in the top 10 percent of the class and notifies their chief executive officers of their exemplary work. Each year, students receive a comprehensive school manual which serves as a convenient reference after graduation when practical issues or questions arise.

For more, click here.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

James Mackler Discusses Ban on Drones for Farmers with SmartPlanet

Bone McAllester Norton attorney James E. Mackler, who leads the firm’s unmanned aerial systems focus, recently talked about the government’s ban on drones for farmers with SmartPlanet, an online magazine that covers business, technology and design. Currently, Federal Aviation Administration regulations prevent farmers from using drones for precision agriculture applications, proactively monitoring all crop activities. Hobbyists are the only people allowed to use drones now, and the main concerns about them concern airspace safety and privacy.

“Typically you’re talking about a farmer flying in a very sparsely populated area over his own property, at low altitudes,” he told the magazine. “So there’s very little risk of collision. . .and much-reduced privacy issues.”

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

James Crumlin Will Speak at an Upcoming American Constitution Society Panel

Bone McAllester Norton attorney James A. Crumlin, Jr. will serve as a panelist at next month’s meeting of the Nashville Chapter of the American Constitution Society. “Behind the Black Robe: Demystifying Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships” will feature James; an associate at Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC; a law clerk; and a shareholder at Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella. James is a former law clerk to then Magistrate Judge William J. Haynes, Jr, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

The panel discussion will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at the Office of the Federal Public Defender in downtown Nashville.

 

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Rob Pinson, Anne Martin will Speak at Restaurant CLE

Bone McAllester Norton attorneys Robert D. Pinson and Anne C. Martin are scheduled speakers at a CLE focusing on the business and law of restaurants that the Tennessee Bar Association is holding next month. “Restaurant CLE: Serving Up Success at the Corner of Law and Food” will take place Friday, June 27 at the Tennessee Bar Center in Nashville. This CLE is designed for business lawyers and will cover everything from business formation and taxes to licensing and employment law in the restaurant industry.

Rob, one of Bonelaw’s Alcoholic Beverage Law attorneys, will present “The Business of Restaurants” from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and then will join Ginna Winfree, the assistant director at the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, for “Liquor License” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Anne, a prominent Labor & Employment Law attorney, will present on HR-related issues from noon to 1 p.m.

More information, including how to register, can be found here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 38 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bryan Pieper will Speak at Fundamentals of Employment Law Seminar

Bone McAllester Norton Labor & Employment Law attorney Bryan E. Pieper is on the faculty of the Sterling Education Services, Inc. Fundamentals of Employment Law Seminar, scheduled for Tuesday, May 13. Bryan will present two sessions during the all-day event: “Hiring and Terminating Employees in the Current Economy” and “ADA and FMLA Updates and Interplay.” The seminar will cover everything from the basic fundamentals to new developments in employment law that everyone—human resources professionals, attorneys, supervisors, payroll specialists and business owners—needs to know.

The seminar will be held at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown.

More information, including how to register, can be found here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Paul Kruse will Speak at the Tennessee Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Spring Institute 2014

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Paul W. Kruse will serve as a speaker at the upcoming Intellectual Property Spring Institute 2014, presented by the Tennessee Bar Association. This program will offer sophisticated topics and practical takeaways to IP lawyers related to software and bio-patents, recent developments in copyright law, trademark law, design patents and pre-filing investigations for IP litigation. The conference is scheduled for Friday, April 18 at the Tennessee Bar Center in Nashville.

Paul’s session, “Trademark Law: Reverse Confusion,” will take place at 9:30 a.m.

More information, including how to register, can be found here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Bryan Pieper will Give an Update on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act at MTSHRM Meeting

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Bryan E. Pieper is slated as the speaker for the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management March meeting. Bryan, one of Bonelaw’s Labor and Employment Law attorneys, will present “GINA: Five Years Later” to the group. The Generic Information Nondiscrimination Act, signed into law in 2008 by President George W. Bush, has meant changes for employers. Bryan will discuss what has happened since the bill made it way through the courts and address questions still unanswered.

The breakfast meeting will take place Thursday, March 20 at the Hampton Inn in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Stacey Garrett will Moderate Evolve Women’s Event

Bone McAllester Norton founding member and chairperson of the board of directors Stacey A. Garrett has been selected to moderate an upcoming panel discussion for Evolve Women’s LEAN In series. “Achieving Success: Inside and Outside the Corporate Walls” will include discussions from some of Nashville’s most successful businesswomen, including Claire Tucker, CEO of Capstar Bank; Linda Rebrovick, CEO of Consensus Point; Liza Graves, CEO of StyleBlueprint; and Laura Hollingsworth, publisher of The Tennessean. Attendees will be encouraged and inspired by stories of how these women have overcome challenges and taken steps to achieve success throughout their careers.

The event takes place from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at the Hutton Hotel. Tickets are $50.

For more information, click here.

 

 

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Alex Little Slated as a Panelist for Cyber Security Discussion

Bone McAllester Norton attorney Alex Little will speak on cyber security issues and threats during a panel discussion on Thursday, March 6. “Data Security, Insider Threats and Global Compliance” will feature Alex and Sol Cates, CSO of Vormetric Data Security, as they address tried-and-true insider threats in light of tightening security measures. The panel discussion will take place at Bonelaw’s downtown Nashville office from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Alex takes pride in translating technological jargon to plain English to ensure that juries and judges understand the issues at stake. As a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, he developed a deep understanding of the cybersecurity terrain, including the legal issues implicated by Title III wiretaps, GPS tracking, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, video surveillance and evidence obtained from social networking sites.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

 

Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 37 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 17 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment, environmental matters, criminal defense and government investigations and labor and employment. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, call 615-238-6300 or visit www.bonelaw.com.