33rd Annual TBA Academy

Attorneys from across Tennessee participated in the 2016 TBA Academy.

The Tennessee Bar Association Academy offers an exciting opportunity for Tennessee attorneys to be admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and network with some of the nation’s leading appellate practitioners.  Arrangements have been made for a private U.S. Supreme Court swearing in ceremony for Tennessee attorneys on Tuesday, Nov. 29. In addition, a block of hotel rooms have been reserved at The Hay Adams Hotel for the program.

Court Admission: To participate in the Admissions Ceremonies at the Supreme Court, your registration form and materials must be received by the TBA before Oct. 19, 2016, to meet U.S. Supreme Court filing deadlines. There is a detailed application process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to sign up. If you have additional questions, contact Therese Byrne at (615) 277-3208.

Registration: Fill out the form below to register.

Supreme Court

CLE Credits: Access to 3 general online hours automatically added to your CLE account when you register.

Date & Location: Nov. 28-30 in Washington, D.C., at The Hay Adams Hotel

Registration Costs:
$695 for TBA Members
$895 for non-members (includes TBA membership through June 2016)
$275 for each guest

Monday, November 28
President’s Reception, The Hay Adams Hotel
• Celebration Dinner, location to be announced

Tuesday, Nov. 29
• Breakfast, U.S. Supreme Court
• Admission Ceremony, U.S. Supreme Court
• Group Picture, U.S. Supreme Court Steps
• Lecture, U.S. Supreme Court
• Lunch, location to be announced

Hotel Reservation: While in Washington for the TBA Academy, you will be staying at The Hay Adams Hotel, located in the heart of the district at 800 16th Street Northwest in Washington, D.C. The Tennessee Bar Association has secured a block of rooms at the special discounted rate of $315 a night for single or double accommodations. You may make your reservations by calling (800) 424-5054 or directly to the hotel at (202) 638-6600. Please ask for the TBA rate before Oct. 28 to receive the discounted rate.

Guests: Bring along a guest to share in the experience. The $275 guest fee covers attendance at the President's Reception, Celebration Dinner and Breakfast at the U.S. Supreme Court.


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Select your registration type based on whether or not you are a TBA member, then add registration for guests (below) if needed.

You will be contacted by TBA staff for guest information once your registration has been processed.