Tennessee Bar Journal Editorial Board

The Tennessee Bar Journal editorial board reviews submissions and helps shape the editorial policy of the monthly magazine.

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TBJ This Month: Insurance, Dead Tortfeasors, Prohibition and a High Court Turndown

Family law practitioners should take note of the recent Tennessee Supreme Court opinion, Coleman v. Olson, as the court dealt with the issue of an alteration of the beneficiary of a life insurance policy during the pendency of a divorce. Marlene Eskind Moses and Ben Russ write that "the case provides the clearest guidance available when dealing with a similar issue going well beyond the mere statutory language in its analysis of such situations." Columnist John Day writes about what to do when a tortfeasor dies before the suit is filed. Keith Stewart reviews a book from Vanderbilt University Press, "The Prohibition Era and Policing: A Legacy of Misregulation," by Wesley M. Oliver. And find out the name of the Tennessee lawyer who was asked but turned down the chance to be on the U.S. Supreme Court. (Spoiler alert: That's right, Howard Baker!). It's all in the September issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal

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Robertson Elected to NABE Leadership Post

Tennessee Bar Journal editor Suzanne Craig Robertson has recently been elected to serve on the governing council for the National Association of Bar Executives’ Communications Section. Robertson has been active in the organization for a number of years, presenting on best practices and trends at annual conferences, serving as a mentor for communicators at other bars and collecting a number of top awards for the Journal and other TBA publications. She will serve a two-year term in the position.

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