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
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
YLD President Elect
Office of the 26th Judicial...
225 Martin Luther King Blvd, Suite 320
Jackson, TN 38301
YLD Immediate Past President
Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg...
424 Church Street, Suite 2500, P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN 37219
YLD Staff-Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Professional Privilege Tax Proposed Legislation

The TBA Young Lawyers Division will hold a special meeting on August 28 at 9 a.m. central time to consider proposed legislation for the 2020 legislative session regarding the professional privilege tax. Click here to view the draft bill, redline comparison and YLD resolution. This proposed legislation is subject to approval by the TBA Board of Governors, House of Delegates and YLD Board.

If you have any thoughts regarding the proposed legislation, please contact your district representative. Click here to view the YLD District Map

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Here's Help for New Attorneys

If you are a recent law school graduate preparing to take the Tennessee bar exam or a new Tennessee attorney in your first five years of practice, the TBA YLD New Attorney Liaison may be able to provide you with support and guidance. This service is intended for new Tennessee attorneys to obtain guidance on practical matters, request assistance finding a local mentor, or find answers to everyday issues related to the practice of law.


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