Leadership Law Steering Committee

This Committee works with the annually selected leadership class members to equip them with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in the profession and in the community as a whole.

Co-Chair
Frantz Mcconnell & Seymour
Po Box 39
Knoxville, TN 37901-0039
(865)546-9321
Co-Chair
Thompson Burton, PLLC
840 Crescent Centre Drive, Suite 260
Franklin, TN 37067
(615)465-6005

Leadership Law Honors Donelson

The TBA Leadership Law program honored Lewis R. Donelson III Saturday during the 12th annual Leadership Law Opening Retreat. Donelson, founding member of the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz law firm, has attended the retreat since the program’s inception in 2004. Former TBA President John Tarpley presented Donelson with a plaque in appreciation of his dedication and service to Leadership Law. Donelson spoke to the class of 36 attorneys about his involvement in such historic state events as the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike, school reform and the coup to remove Gov. Ray Blanton.

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New TBALL Class Kicks Off at Retreat

The TBA's Leadership Law Class of 2015 kicks off this week with a three-day retreat at Montgomery Bell State Park. Along with presentations from TBA President Jonathan Steen and a number of program graduates, the group will hear from leaders in the Tennessee legal community, including Lewis Donelson, Byron Trauger, Judge Pamela Reeves, Abby Rubenfeld, John Day, Gordon Bonnyman, Alberto Gonzales and Randy Kinnard. The six-month program continues with monthly sessions before graduation at the TBA Annual Convention this June in Memphis.

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