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

Deadline Tomorrow to File for TBA Office

Candidates interested in serving in a TBA leadership position must file a qualifying petition by tomorrow, Feb. 15. A list of positions up for election this year can be found on the TBA.org website. To qualify as a candidate, members must file a nominating petition with the executive director containing the names of 25 members of the association in good standing. Lawyers interested in running for a Young Lawyers Division post face the same Feb. 15 deadline and should file a nominating petition with YLD Secretary Joshua B. Dougan.

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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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