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.

Co-Chair
University of Tennessee
600 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865)974-8634
Co-Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)544-2010

Handbook for Tennessee Seniors Receives National Award

The TBA today received the LexisNexis Community and Educational Outreach Award for production and distribution of the 2014 Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors. The award, given each year by the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE), was presented during the NABE Annual Meeting taking place in Boston in advance of the ABA meeting this weekend. Since the handbook was released earlier this year, it has been distributed to thousands of Tennesseans through live presentations and more than 8,000 visitors have been on the TBA’s website to learn about the resource. The award honors outstanding public service and law-related education programs by state and local bar associations.

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Handbook for Tennessee Seniors Wins National Award

“Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors” recognized by national legal group in Boston today

NASHVILLE, Aug. 7, 2014 – The Tennessee Bar Association today received the LexisNexis Community and Educational Outreach Award for production and distribution of the 2014 Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors. The award, given each year by the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE), was presented to the TBA during the NABE Annual Meeting in Boston.

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