April 4, 2014 – Knoxville, Tennessee — The Lincoln Memorial University-John J. Duncan, Jr., School of Law (LMU-DSOL) OUTLaw Society will present a symposium entitled “Navigating LGBT Issues in a Conservative State” on Friday, April 11, 2014.
The symposium will feature local attorney David Roberts, LMU-DSOL Assistant Professor Akram Faizer and University of Tennessee College of Law Professor Alex Long. Roberts will speak about estate planning considerations for same-sex couples in Tennessee. Faizer will address the topic of proper level of scrutiny to apply to classifications for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgendered people. Long will speak on legal ethics and discrimination in the practice of law.
The symposium will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the LMU-DSOL Courtroom. The event has been approved for 2.25 general CLE hours and 1.17 dual CLE hours for a total of 3.42 hours. Registration is $50 for attorneys. Lunch is included and will be catered by Newk’s.
The symposium will take place in the LMU-DSOL, 601 West Summit Hill Drive. Contact Deanna Breeding by email at deanna.breeding@LMUnet.edu for more information or to register.
The Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law is located in Knoxville’s Historic Old City Hall Building. LMU-DSOL is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of lawyers to provide sound legal service in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DSOL, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 5303 or visit us online at www.lmunet.edu/law.