ETHICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN FEDERAL & STATE CRIMINAL LAW

The ethics in investigation seminar is a CLE focusing on ethical issue in legal investigations. The seminar covers ethical opinions, statues, case law, and rules as it pertains to attorneys and investigators conducting investigations on behalf of their clients in civil and criminal matters.

Presenters:
Honorable Tom Greenholtz Judge, Criminal Court Division II - Tom graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law summa cum laude and was admitted to practice law in Tennessee in 1999. He practiced law with Chambliss Bahner and Stophel from 2006 until his appointment to the bench in 2015. His areas of practice have included criminal defense, civil and criminal appeals, municipal and government law; business, commercial, and banking advice and litigation.

Kevin Balkwill is currently serving as Disciplinary Counsel for the Board of Professional Responsibility where he investigates ethics complaints against attorneys across the State of Tennessee. He also provides informal ethics opinions for members of the bar and has spoken across the State of Tennessee on a variety of ethics-related topics. Prior to serving as Disciplinary Counsel, he spent nine years in Memphis as a litigation attorney in a small firm and as a solo practitioner. He is a former chair of the Memphis Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee and currently serve as Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He has recently been asked to serve on the Board of Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services and previously served as a Board member and President of Tennessee CASA, a non-profit organization established to support the development, growth and continuation of programs which recruit and train volunteers to serve as advocates representing the best interests of children in court proceedings.

Lee Davis - Lee received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1986, a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and has attended the National Criminal Defense College, Mercer Law School, GA 1991. He regularly tries cases before Tennessee state and federal court juries. Representative cases have included such varied subjects as federal fraud and white-collar cases to innovative homicide cases. Lee Davis has tried about two-hundred jury trials. He has been lead counsel in six death penalty cases. Lee Davis has also represented hundreds of clients in court with charges that range from Tennessee DUI cases to first degree murder. As an Assistant District Attorney (1994-1998), Lee Davis prosecuted serious felony cases including cold case homicide investigations and more than twenty first degree murder cases. Lee Davis has also served as Special Prosecutor and Special Judge in criminal proceedings in Tennessee (1998-2014).

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Hamilton County Commission Room - 4th Floor
1:00 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. CLE Seminar

3.0 hours DUAL CLE Credit
CBA Members $85.00 / Non Members $125.00