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
6100 Tower Circle, Suite 200
Franklin, TN 37067
(615)465-6005

Former TBA Staffer Named NBA Director

The Nashville Bar Association has hired Monica Mackie as its new executive director. She replaces Gigi Woodruff. TBA Executive Director Allan Ramsaur applauded the move saying, “We congratulate our long-time former colleague in her new role at our sister organization the Nashville Bar Association. We look forward to continuing our cooperative and productive relationship with the NBA and exploring with Monica new ways that we can work together to benefit the justice system and the bar.” Mackie, who most recently ran her own consulting business, worked at the TBA from 1998 to 2012, first as financial administrator and then as director of the Leadership Law program.

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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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