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.

President
Butler Snow LLP
6075 Poplar Ave Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119
(901)680-7331
Vice President
Lewis Thomason King Krieg &...
670 West Dr
Memphis, TN 38112
(901)210-0506
Immediate Past President
Lewis Thomason
PO Box 2425
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865)546-4646

Transactional Practice CLE Coming Next Week

The TBA Young Lawyers Division's annual Transactional Practice CLE is a six-hour seminar that provides lawyers with the information, tools and tips needed to successfully handle transactional, traditional business and regulatory matters. This year's program will take place Friday in Nashville and will offer insight into the new and developing practice area of hemp law, as well as mergers and acquisitions, and issues specific to advertising and media. The course offers five general and one dual credits.

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TBA YLD Releases 2020 Mock Trial Problem

The TBA Young Lawyers Division released the problem for the 2020 Tennessee High School Mock Trial Competition today. This year's problem, a civil case, involves "fowl" play between two restaurants and the debate over who can claim to be the king of the chicken sandwich. Tensions between the two build until one accuses the other of planting a screw in his food order. The plaintiff alleges intentional tort of battery and seeks damages for medical bills and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Access the problem, exhibits and competition rules on the mock trial website. District competitions will take place this spring with the state competition set for March 20-21 in Nashville. 

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