in quality we trust: balancing life & work

Art Grisham will discuss addictions, dysfunction aids, co-dependency and lawyer life inventory; anger and how to control it. You will learn how to create a plan of action that will enable you to make effective changes that will create a life that combines the essential life elements of joy, meaning, health and healthy relationships.
Julian Kaufman will provide tools and tips on how to stay healthy in the practice of law.
Julie Baumgartner will talk about how to promote values-based solutions, and provide support that advances your effectiveness.


Art Grisham was educated in the public schools of East Tennessee and received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the Chattanooga Bar Association, where he served on the Board of Governors from 1978 to 1980 and as President in 1981. He is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs. Seminars in which he has participated include: “Creditors’ Rights and Protection of Security Interests in Bankruptcy”;  “ The Legal Issues of Problem Collections in Tennessee”; “Debt Collection Procedures, Laws, and Ethics”; “Getting Paid for your Services”; “Advanced Real Estate Law in Tennessee”; “How to Get Results in Collection of Delinquent Debts in Tennessee”; “Effective Mortgage Foreclosure Techniques”; “Quality of Life in the Practice of Law”.

Julian Kaufman earned his B.A. degree in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University. He went on to earn a master’s degree from Covenant College in Curriculum and Instruction. Julian is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). The NSCA ( is the world’s leading authority on strength, conditioning, and fitness. The NSCA distinguishes itself from the hundreds of other certifying organizations because its foundation is rooted in scientifically reliable research. The NSCA bridges the gap between the lab scientist and the fitness practitioner, Julian also holds certification from USA Track and Field.  Julian has worked in several diverse health-related fields in Chattanooga since 1993. His technical experience includes working alongside exercise scientists in human performance (vital capacity, stress test, heart rate, blood pressure, body composition, flexibility), exercise physiology (max VO2, O2 deficit, hydrostatic weighing, anaerobic threshold), biomechanics and motor development. Currently Julian serves as a strength and conditioning coach, wellness teacher, fitness instructor, football coach and track coach at the Baylor School. 

Julie Baumgardner  is the President and CEO of First Things First, an award-winning grassroots organization dedicated to strengthening families in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The success of the FTF initiative has sparked interest in duplicating the FTF model in cities across the country and internationally. Mrs. Baumgardner, along with the First Things First team have provided technical assistance to hundreds of communities across the country and internationally. Over the last 20 years FTF has received numerous awards including: the Chamber of Commerce’s Non-profit of the Year, the Urban League’s Vision Award, the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics in the Workplace award and many more. As a passionate advocate for healthy marriage and family, Mrs. Baumgardner frequently speaks on these issues both locally and nationally. She has spoken at President Bush’s White House Conference on Helping America’s Youth and has testified in front of a senate subcommittee about the benefits of marriage for Senator Rick Santorum. She served as co-chair of the County Mayor’s Parent Involvement Task Force and provided leadership in the implementation of the Hamilton County School’s Character Education Program. She has served on the Mayor’s task force on gang violence prevention and the Ready by 21 Steering Committee. She currently serves on the Hamilton County Juvenile Court Commission and the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute board. Nationally, she is the board chair for the National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education. 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Liberty Tower - 605 Chestnut Street - 17th Floor (Conference Rooms A-C)
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. CLE Seminar

3.0 hours Dual CLE Credit
CBA Members $95.00 / Non Members $135.00 / Support Staff $30.00