YLD Fellows

The YLD Fellows promotes the objectives of the Young Lawyers Division, encourages young lawyers to be active in the Tennessee Bar Association and enables members to maintain friendships they had developed while serving in the TBA YLD.

Immediate Past President
Purcell Sellers & Craig Inc
PO Box 10547
Jackson, TN 383080547
Memphis Light, Gas & Water
220 So Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103-3917
Vice President
Hardin, Parkes, Kelley &...
102 West 7th St
Columbia, TN 38401

Services Set for Memphis Lawyer, TBA Senior Counselor

Memphis lawyer Robert M. Fargarson, a TBA senior counselor and founding member of the YLD Fellows, died this week. A 1957 graduate of the Cumberland School of Law, Fargarson practiced law with Fargarson & Brooke, served for 25 years as the assistant city attorney in Memphis and served for a time as a state senator. He also was a fellow of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 2095 Appling Rd. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. and burial will be at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. The burial will take place at the Trinity United Methodist Church cemetery in Nutbush. The Commercial Appeal has more on Fargarson’s life.

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Moses, Mancl Take New YLD Roles After Winkler Steps Down

Cookeville lawyer Rachel Moses has taken over as president of the TBA’s Young Lawyers Division following Stacie Winkler’s decision to move out of state and relinquish her position with the group. Moses, an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands, was serving as president-elect. Under the YLD bylaws, a vacancy in the office of president is automatically filled by the sitting president-elect. Moses will serve for two years, completing Winkler’s term and then serving her own term as president in 2015-2016. Winkler, who took office in June, is now in house counsel for Kindred Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky. She previously worked at Regional One Health in Memphis. Read more about Moses here.

To fill the resulting vacancy in the position of president-elect, the voting members of the YLD Board have approved the appointment of current YLD Vice President Rachel Ralston Mancl to the post. The position of vice president will remain vacant until new elections are held in April 2015. Mancl is an attorney with Hunter Smith & Davis LLP in Kingsport. She will serve for two years as president-elect and then take office as president in June 2016.

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