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Benjamin Lauderback asked to speak at CIT Conference for local law enforcement

Posted on January 15, 2013

In January, Benjamin Lauderback was invited to attend and
provided an overview regarding the defense of civil rights litigation with
members of law enforcement.  His discussion centered on the defense of
police officers who have been sued after subduing and arresting a plaintiff
with mental disabilities in the civil rights context.  This was the fifth
occasion Mr. Lauderback has been invited to speak with various members of law
enforcement from throughout the East Tennessee area.  The week-long
seminar held for law enforcement members dealt with critical intervention
training as it pertains to interacting with members of the community who suffer
from various mental conditions and disabilities.  Mr. Lauderback focused
his discussion and talking points on the defense of civil cases filed by arrestees
or families of arrestees against law enforcement.

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Dan R. Pilkington presents continuing legal education seminar

Posted on October 14, 2019

Member Dan R. Pilkington presented a continued education program on September 25, 2019 to educate other lawyers on new and revised laws legalizing hemp, cbd and cannabis products. The program was part of the Knoxville Bar Association’s Summer Fun ...

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Dan R. Pilkington Provides Training to Local Law Enforcement

Posted on April 15, 2019

Dan R. Pilkington assisted local law enforcement officers by providing training on use of force and other constitutional claims as part of a course of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training in March. CIT is a first-responder model of police-based...

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