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
Legal Aid Society
9 S Jefferson Ave., Ste 102
Cookeville, TN 38501
YLD President Elect
Hunter Smith & Davis LLP
1212 N. Eastman Rd.
Kingsport , TN 37664
YLD Immediate Past President
Gearhiser Peters Elliott &...
320 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Volunteers Needed at Gallatin Wills for Heroes

The TBA Young Lawyers Division is seeking attorneys to volunteer at a Wills for Heroes legal clinic in Gallatin on Nov. 8. Over 60 emergency first responders have signed up to receive estate planning documents that day. The clinic will start at 9 a.m. at the Gallatin Civic Center. Those available to volunteer should contact YLD District 8 Representative Cherrelle Hooper, (615) 451-1880. The YLD has been conducting Wills for Heroes clinics since 2008 and has served more than 2,500 first responders and their families. Learn more about Wills for Heroes.

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Legal Aid, Nashville YLD Host Clinic

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands and the Nashville Bar Association YLD are co-sponsoring a legal clinic at Casa Azafran Friday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The clinic is hosted the third Friday of every month and walk-in clients are welcome. Volunteers should contact Lucinda Smith for more information. See a list of all events taking place around the state this month as part of Celebrate Pro Bono.

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Young Lawyers Division Events

Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Knoxville

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:00am

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office.

Fall 2014 Swearing In Ceremony - Nashville

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:00am

New attorneys will be introduced to the Tennessee Supreme Court and take the oath of office. The court will hold two sessions in Nashville due to the number of admittees: one at 10 a.m. and one at 1:30 p.m. Also that day, new lawyers and their guests are invited to a luncheon and open house at the TBA from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

YLD Ethics 2014: Memphis
YLD Ethics 2014: Knoxville