Board of Governors

The TBA Board of Governors governs the activities of, administer the business of and acts for the Association in all matters, subject to the direction of membership and provisions of the Charter and Bylaws.

TBA President
Lowe, Yeager & Brown
900 S. Gay St Ste 2102
Knoxville, TN 37902-1810
jhl@lyblaw.net
(865)521-6527
TBA President Elect
Adams and Reese LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119-0100
(901)524-5278
TBA Vice President
Lewis Thomason
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)259-1366
TBA Immediate Past President
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison
150 3rd Ave S #1100
Nashville, TN 372012011
(615)742-4200

Ramsaur to Step Back From TBA Day-to-Day Management

Longtime TBA Executive Director Allan Ramsaur will begin stepping back from day-to-day management of the association on the first of the year. “You would be hard pressed to find an individual who has done more to advance our profession, promote access to justice, and facilitate an understanding of the legal profession in the past 20 years,” TBA President Jason Long said of Ramsaur. “We are eternally grateful for Allan’s dedication and skill in leading the association.” As Ramsaur transitions into the new role of Emeritus Director, he will assist in the search for a new executive director and continue to work in governmental affairs and other strategic initiatives until full retirement in June 2018.

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MBA Names New President, Officers

The Memphis Bar Association (MBA) held its Annual Meeting & Elections last night. New officers are President Dean DeCandia of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Vice President Earle Schwarz and Secretary/Treasurer Annie T. Christoff with Bass Berry & Sims. Christoff will become president in 2019. The group also presented the Judge Jerome Turner Lawyers’ Lawyer Award to Lewis Thomason shareholder and former TBA President William H. “Bill” Haltom. The award is given annually to an association member who has practiced law for more than 15 years and exemplifies professional courtesy and conduct.

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