Public Education Committee

The focus of the Public Education Committee is to develop an array of educational outreach programs for students and adults designed to improve public awareness of the law and our legal system and enhance the public perception of the profession.

Chair
City of Franklin, Law Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065
(615)550-6652
Immediate Past Chair
Immediate Past Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)544-2010

KBA Offers Community Law School This Weekend

The Knoxville Bar Association will offer its annual Community Law School this Friday at the O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St., and on Saturday at Fellowship Church, 8000 Middlebrook Pike. On each day, volunteer lawyers will present a session on wills and estate planning from 9-10:45 a.m. and a session on consumer rights and responsibilities from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Call (865) 522-6522 or register online for Friday or for Saturday's sessions.

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Shelby Moves Closer to Suit Over School Funding

Convinced the state is underfunding Tennessee’s largest public school district, the Shelby County School Board voted Tuesday to explore suing the state over how it funds K-12 education, Tennessee Chalkbeat reports. School boards in Knox, Hamilton and Bradley counties voted earlier this month to pursue legal discussions, and leaders of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools are expected to consider the matter in several weeks.

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