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
Lewis Thomason King Krieg &...
620 Market St 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865)546-4646
TBA President Elect
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell...
P O Box 1147
Jackson, TN 38302
(731)426-8145
TBA Vice President
State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Co
P.O. Box 1065
Brentwood, TN 37024-1065
(615)846-8205
TBA Immediate Past President
Lewis Thomason
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)259-1366

Supreme Court Seeks New Comments on Rules Changes

The Tennessee Supreme Court on Friday issued orders soliciting comments on three proposed amendments to its rules. In each case, the court had previously requested comments but made additional changes to the proposed amendments. The amendment to Rule 9 Section 10 addresses annual registration and payment requirements. The amendment to Rule 9 Section 26 addresses payment of the professional privilege tax. And the amendment to Rule 43 deals with interest on lawyers’ trust accounts. All comments are due by Jan. 30, 2020.

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Former TBA President Wyrick Appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge

Sevierville attorney Cynthia Richardson Wyrick was named a federal magistrate judge on Tuesday. The appointment was announced by Chief Judge Pamela L. Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Wyrick will fill a vacancy created when former magistrate judge Clifton L. Corker was appointed as U.S. district judge on July 26. The position serves the court’s Northeastern Division, which is based in the federal courthouse in Greeneville. Reeves will administer the oath of office to Wyrick in an informal ceremony at the Greeneville courthouse on Sept. 30. A formal investiture will be scheduled for a later date. Magistrate judges are appointed by the district judges to eight-year terms and are eligible for reappointment. Wyrick currently works for the law firm of Ogle, Wyrick & Associates.

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