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.

Co-Chair
University of Tennessee
600 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865)974-8634
Co-Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)544-2010

League of Women Voters Recognizes Nashville Lawyer

The Nashville League of Women Voters has awarded this year’s Molly Todd Award to lawyer Diane Di Ianni, who has practiced for two decades in the areas of civil rights litigation, public sector law and government relations, and teaches at Vanderbilt University Law School. Di Ianni, who has been active with the league for many years, has been involved in the group's promotion of the Informed Voters–Fair Judges project this year. Prior to relocating to Tennessee, she served as general counsel to the Boston Public Schools during a time of historic litigation involving the use of race in school assignments.

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TBA Resource for Seniors Wins Statewide Award

Legal handbook named best public service project by a Tennessee association

NASHVILLE, July 23, 2014 – For the second consecutive year, the Tennessee Bar Association earned the top public service award from the Tennessee Society of Association Executives. The Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors won the Association’s Advance Tennessee Award as the best public service project by an association in the state. The award was presented last week at a luncheon in Nashville.

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