Nashville School of Law’s 2020 CLE will take a variety of forms this year. Please check the details of each session carefully.

At this time, we do not have any recorded CLE available, but may in the future.

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Current Offering


September 22, 2020 • 3 CLE general credits • 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. • Hank Hildebrand, presenter
Offered in person and remotely via Zoom

Are You Ready for the Tsunami? Consumer Bankruptcy Practice in the time of Pandemic.

Led by Henry E. Hildebrand III, who has devoted the majority of his practice to bankruptcy law, this CLE will discuss the interplay of probate, domestic relations, and consumer bankruptcy. Included in this information-packed class will be a review of recent trends in bankruptcy.

About Judge Hildebrand:

Henry E. Hildebrand III has served as Standing Trustee for Chapter 13 matters in the Middle District of Tennessee since 1982 and as Standing Chapter 12 Trustee for that district since 1986.

Mr. Hildebrand graduated from Vanderbilt University and received his J. D. from the National Law Center of George Washington University.  He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.  He is also a fellow of the Nashville Bar Association.  He is Board Certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification and serves on its faculty.  He is Chairman of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee for the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees.  In that capacity, he has testified before various Congressional Committees and before the Rules Committee of the Judicial Conference.  He has filed several amicus briefs on behalf of the trustees in the U. S. Supreme Court and in various Courts of Appeal.  He is also on the Board of the NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education.

Mr. Hildebrand is an adjunct faculty member of the Nashville School of Law and St. Johns University Law School, as well as a founder and on the faculty of the Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Institute.

He is a regular contributor to the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, the Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education (a Consider Chapter 13 organization), and The Quarterly, a newsletter dealing with consumer bankruptcy issues.

Formerly in private practice, Mr. Hildebrand is Of Counsel to Farmer Purcell White & Lassiter, PLLC, and continues to serve as the Standing Chapter 12 and 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Middle District of Tennessee.  He also provides counsel on reorganization issues to selected clients.

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Business Law

August 18, 2020 • 1 CLE general credit • 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Chancellor Anne Martin, presenter
Offered in person and remotely via Zoom

Business Law from a Business Court Judge – From Formation to Litigation

Judge Anne Martin shares her knowledge and experience from the bench and bar on the many aspects of business law, including, but not limited to, setting up a business, formation paperwork, and common mistakes. She also will discuss operational considerations such as managing cash, debt obligations, structuring real estate ownership, intellectual property, and employees.

About Anne Martin:

Anne C. Martin is chancellor of Part II of the Chancery Court of Davidson County, Tennessee.

Prior to taking the bench, Chancellor Martin was a partner at Bone McAllester Norton PLLC in Nashville, and previously at Dodson, Parker & Behm, P.C. in Nashville, where she focused her practice on complex litigation and employment law. She was selected for The Best Lawyers in America in the field of labor and employment for more than ten years and as Lawyer of the Year, Management – Labor and Employment, Nashville and Lawyer of the Year, Individuals – Labor and Employment, Nashville. Chancellor Martin was also selected by Chambers USA in the field of labor and employment and was a Mid-South Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women Attorneys and Top 100 Tennessee Attorneys. The Nashville Business Journal also named Chancellor Martin as among the Best of the Bar for multiple years. Chancellor Martin earned her bachelor’s degree from Smith College and her law degree from Vanderbilt University. She teaches Sales and Secured Transactions at Nashville School of Law.

In September of 2019, the Tennessee Supreme Court assigned Chancellor Anne C. Martin to hear cases for the Business Court Docket Pilot Project, which provides all Tennessee businesses and citizens a specialized forum to hear complex or unique questions of business law.