Mentoring Committee

This committee is analyzing the need for mentoring programs in Tennessee and developing a mentoring program for the TBA.

Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Journal Columns Cover Family Law, Torts, Mentoring

If you are looking for some weekend reading, catch up on the Tennessee Bar Journal columns that are in this month's issue. Marlene Eskind Moses and Benjamin Russ explain Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and state/local government pensions; John Day writes about surviving spouses and wrongful death claims; and TBA President Bill Harbison explains how important mentor relationships can be. Bill Haltom recalls two mentors he and his family lost recently, Howard and Claude Swafford -- his "two favorite courthouse square lawyers."

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Study: Women at Wall Street Firms Are Rarely Partners

Law360’s third annual “Glass Ceiling Report” revealed women at Wall Street firms are rarely promoted to partners, the ABA Journal reports. Of the 8,549 attorneys practicing at Wall Street firms, only 3.9 percent are female partners, compared to male partners at 17.1 percent. The study (sub. req.) noted 40 percent of law school graduates are women.

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