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.

City of Franklin, Law Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065
Immediate Past Chair
UT Inst of Agriculture-Ofc of...
114 Morgan Hall 2621 Morgan Cir.
Knoxville, TN 37996
Immediate Past Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901

Heriges Joins TBA Staff as YLD Coordinator

Young Lawyers Division Director Stacey Shrader Joslin will be leaving the TBA at the end of the month, concluding 11 years of service with the organization. Taking her place will be Katharine Heriges, who joined the staff on Nov. 16 and has been training under Shrader Joslin this week. Heriges comes to TBA after two years of working on local Nashville political races. Prior to that she worked as an English teacher abroad in Busan, South Korea. In addition to serving as coordinator for the YLD, Heriges will work with the TBA’s Public Education Committee. She can be reached at (615) 383-7421 or

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Committee Creates New Districts for High School Mock Trial

The TBA Young Lawyers Division Mock Trial Committee today released rules for the 2016 competition and a new map of mock trial districts. The new districts will be in effect for the 2016 competition. Questions should be directed to committee chair Kristen Corn, (615) 550-6603. Case material will be released in November.

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