Young Lawyers Division

The TBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is comprised of lawyers in their first five years of practice or under 36 years of age. It is dedicated to serving the professional needs of young lawyers and serving the public as the “service arm of the bar.”

YLD President
Barker Nashville, PLLC
P.O. Box 128167
Nashville, TN 37212
YLD President-Elect
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
Vice President, ABA Rep
Office of the District Attorney...
225 Martin Luther King Blvd, Suite 320
Jackson, TN 38301
YLD Immediate Past President
FedEx Express
3620 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

YLD Work in Expungement Clinic Recognized by House Speaker

The TBA Young Lawyers Division work in hosting expungement clinics across Tennessee has been recognized by an official proclamation from Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell. In particular, the proclamation praises the efforts of the YLD in sponsoring the Non-Conviction Expungement Clinic at Bloomfield Full Gospel Baptist Church in Memphis. “The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division exemplifies the spirit of community and leadership that is characteristic of true Tennesseans, and it should be specially recognized,” the proclamation reads in part.
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Tennessee Young Lawyer Honored Nationally

Each year, the American Bar Association YLD selects The Annual On the Rise: Top 40 Young Lawyers. The ABA YLD describes this list as “provid[ing] national recognition for ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.” 
This year, TBA YLD Public Service Chair, Amber Floyd of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP was selected for her service to the legal profession and community. 
You can find a list of all the honorees here.
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