Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Michael Kapellas will speak with Darrell Phillips of Pietrangelo Cook PLC and Tammy Phillips of WMC –TV at the 40th Annual Bench Bar Conference. Michael will speak on Saturday, September 3 from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. on the topic of "Communicating with the Media (for Lawyers and Clients)." The session will give attendees insight into the Tennessee laws governing trial publicity and their impact. Topics will include:
- Challenges faced by journalists in communicating law to the public
- Overview of how trial publicity has affected key cases
- Best practices when communicating with journalists to avoid violating the rules of conduct
The conference will be held September 1-4, 2016 at Tops'l Beach & Racquet Resort in Destin, Florida. For more information and registration, visit the Memphis Bar Association website.