Fogelman Executive Conference Center
330 Innovation Drive, Suite 211
Memphis, TN 38152
Law Credits: 1.50
Course book included with all formats
Confidently Handle Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning Processes
Looking for the latest developments on land use law? Want to know how to use the laws and regulations to your fullest advantage? With this one-day seminar, quickly advance your understanding and learn how to avoid legal entanglements to make sure every transaction is smooth and successful. Don't miss this opportunity to attain the information you need - register today!
This intermediate level program is designed for those who want to advance their land use knowledge to the next level. The following should attend:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.0 hours of credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
including - Law Credits: 1.50
This activity has been approved by American Institute of Certified Planners for 6.0 CM credits, including 1.5 law credits. 100% attendance is required to receive CM credit.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Explain the government's role in the subdivision process. 2. List four key components of a comprehensive plan. 3. Describe the filing requirements for annexation. 4. Explain the powers of Boards of Zoning Appeals. 5. List two environmental issues that can affect land use. 6. Distinguish between ethical and unethical land use practices.
This Tennessee State Board of Examiners has approved this program for 7.25 Professional Development Hours (PDH's) for Land Surveyors.
JOHN R. ANDERSON is an attorney with Grant Konvalinka & Harrison, P.C. He has practiced extensively in business and general corporate, employment and human resource matters, real estate development, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy. Mr. Anderson also has extensive experience in commercial litigation and litigation involving zoning and annexation. He has served as the city attorney for the city of East Ridge, has been special counsel to Hamilton County during the urban growth plan development, and represented the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority. In his role as city attorney for the city of East Ridge, Mr. Anderson worked extensively with the Tennessee Municipal League in advocating and developing the administrative hearing statute recently passed by the Tennessee General Assembly. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and Tennessee and is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and the Chattanooga Bar Association. Mr. Anderson earned his B.A. degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati. (Nashville and Memphis locations)
YVONNE CHATMAN-HENDREE currently serves as contracts coordinator for Memphis Light Gas & Water Division of the city of Memphis, where she is responsible for managing and advising in the areas of contracts and supplier diversity. Ms. Chatman-Hendree has served as litigation coordinator, interim manager of procurement and contracts, and acting assistant manager of account services. She is a member of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, the Association for Women Attorneys - Memphis, the Tennessee Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Ms. Chatman-Hendree is the parliamentarian for the Tennessee Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy. She previously has served as special judge for Shelby County General Sessions Court - Civil Division, a member of the Paralegal Studies Advisory Committee for Southwest Tennessee Community College, a member of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners District 9 Investigating Committee, and as an advisor to the president of the National Interstate Youth Convention of the Church of God. Ms. Chatman-Hendree received the District Award of Merit from the Boys Scouts of America and the A.A. Latting Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis); a Master of Arts degree in religion from Memphis Theological Seminary, magna cum laude; and a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Kansas. (Memphis location)
GEORGE A. DEAN is a partner with the Nashville law firm of Tune, Entrekin & White, P.C. He is recognized as an expert in the South on land use law. Mr. Dean has been involved in some extremely important land use (and other) cases at the trial and appellate court levels. He has principally written Legal Aspects of Codes Administration (Revised 2004). In 2009, Mr. Dean published the 2nd Edition of Tennessee Zoning Boards: Practice and Procedure. He continues to concentrate in land use litigation, as well as other litigation. Mr. Dean earned his A.B. degree, cum laude, from Lafayette College and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American bar associations; and the American Planning Association. (Nashville location)
R. PORTER FEILD is an attorney at Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, where his practice focuses on general litigation, including matters in both state and federal court. He practices in the area of real estate litigation, plaintiff personal injury and complex business litigation. Mr. Feild is a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, where he was editor in chief of the University of Memphis Law Review, and has served on the Board of Directors of the University of Memphis Alumni Association. He’s been listed in Best LawyersÂ® in America in the areas of commercial litigation, litigation - insurance, personal injury litigation - defendants, and real estate law (2017-2019). He is also the co-author of "The 2018 Amendments to the Neighborhood Preservation Act: A More Powerful Tool for Blight Eradication," guest column in The Daily Memphian (January 2019). (Memphis location)
JOEL K. HARGIS is an attorney in the Nashville office of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC. As a member of the real estate and finance group, Mr. Hargis concentrates his practice in land use and zoning matters. He serves clients in a variety of land use and zoning matters in middle Tennessee and throughout the state. Mr. Hargis is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, American Bar Association, Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association, as well as the Board of Directors, The DISTRICT Nashville. He received his B.S. degree from Western Kentucky University, followed by earning his J.D. degree from Nashville School of Law. (Nashville location)
JASON D. HOLLEMAN is a principal of West Nashville Law Group. Mr. Holleman began his legal career with the Office of General Counsel for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, working mainly on issues related to solid and hazardous waste regulation and the Tennessee State Parks system. From 1999 until 2002, he served as an assistant attorney general with the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter, Environmental Division, where his primary responsibilities involved enforcement litigation on behalf of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Holleman served as the city attorney for the city of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, where he represented all boards and commissions within the municipal government, including the Board of Commissioners and the Municipal-Regional Planning Commission. He also provided legal advice to all city departments and coordinated all litigation on behalf of the city of Mt. Juliet. Mr. Holleman is the past chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Nashville Bar Association, a former member of the Executive Committee of the Environmental Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, and a current member of the Tennessee Municipal Attorneys Association. In 2007, and again in 2011, Mr. Holleman was elected to serve as a district councilman on the Metropolitan County Council for Nashville and Davidson County. During his tenure, his service included appointments to the Budget & Finance, Rules, Confirmations & Public Elections, and Planning & Zoning committees. He has also represented the Metro Council on the Metro Greenways Commission and the Metro Homelessness Commission, and he has participated in the National League of Cities. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Samford University and his J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law. (Nashville location)
WILLIAM L. PENNY is a partner in the law firm of Burr & Forman, LLP, in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is the chair of the environmental law practice group. His environmental practice covers a wide range of environmental law at the state and federal levels, including natural resource law, remediation, brownfield redevelopment, wetlands, water quality, permitting and enforcement. Mr. Penny regularly counsels clients on acquisition and development of contaminated properties and represents clients before state environmental boards, the Department of Environment and Conservation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of the Interior and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He has been involved in controversial land use developments, where environmental issues were a major factor, and represents contractors, manufacturing companies, local governments and other individuals in environmental matters. Mr. Penny served as general counsel for the Tennessee Department of Health and Environment and, subsequently, the Department of Environment & Conservation for more than eight years. He is on the Board of Directors of the State Chamber of Commerce and Industry and represents a number of industry trade organizations. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and was selected twice as Environmental Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Mr. Penny is also listed as Tier 1 by Chambers USA. He is a frequent speaker at local, state and national seminars dealing with environmental law, and is an instructor of environmental law at the Nashville School of Law. Mr. Penny is the principal author of the book A Practical Guide to Tennessee Environmental Law. In addition, he is a co-author of the ABA's Brownfields Third Addition, a Tennessee editor for BNA's Environmental Due Diligence Guide, and has written the Tennessee Chapter for the ABA publication Institutional Controls at Brownfield Sites. Mr. Penny is a member of the Nashville (founding chair, Environmental Law Committee), Tennessee (founding chair and serves on the Board of Directors, Environmental Law Section) and American (Environment, Energy and Resources Section; section chair, 2013-2014) bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and his J.D. degree from the Nashville School of Law. (Nashville location)
RICHARD L. WINCHESTER JR. is a partner in The Winchester Law Firm in Germantown, Tennessee. Mr. Winchester practices in the areas of municipal law, land development and land use litigation. He served for six years as city attorney for the city of Lakeland, Tennessee. Mr. Winchester earned his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and his J.D. degree from the University of Memphis School of Law. He has lectured on land use issues to various business and professional groups. Mr. Winchester is a member of the Memphis and Tennessee bar associations. (Memphis location)
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