Described as a “true statesman of the bar,” former Nashville School of Law Board of Trust member and instructor Douglas Murrey Fisher died Sunday, April 7,
Domestic violence, as well as other types of unwanted contact between intimate partners such as harassment and stalking, is all too common today. In response, the legislature created orders of protection to provide a swift and efficient civil process that enable judges to address domestic violence in all its forms. While the ex parte nature of these orders provides the speedy relief required, it can also provide opportunities for misuse. Orders of protection can be obtained without legal representation, and at the initial hearing, they lack procedural safeguards against strategic conduct and inflated or false accusations. The purpose of this program is to enable practitioners to become well versed in the proper and improper uses of orders of protections and to familiarize themselves with the standard forms used to obtain orders of protection.
Alumni pay only $50 for 1.5 hours CLE ($65 for non-alums). Or, take all our CLE this year – more than 22 hours available – for $399 ($449 for non-alums).
A tremendous faculty consisting of judges and attorneys who are leaders in their field has always been fundamental to the success of Nashville School of Law and its graduates. As the School looks to some faculty changes in 2019, we continue to honor our history of “today’s leaders teaching tomorrow’s lawyers.”
Our faculty transition is set into motion by the retirements of Judge Don Ash and Judge David Bragg as professors at Nashville School of Law. After years of significant contributions to the School, both have announced their tenure will conclude at the end of the current academic year.