Divisions, Sections, Committees

Most members of the Tennessee Bar Association are involved in one of the organization’s many sections, committees or divisions. The groups serve a range of purposes, from providing in depth involvement in a particular practice area, to social activities for seasoned attorneys to leadership opportunities for young and emerging members of the profession.

Sections

Sections

The Tennessee Bar Association supports 27 sections — specialized groups that focus on a particular legal or practice area. These sections were established by the TBA Board of Governors to investigate, discuss and evaluate trends and activities and make recommendations regarding legislation, continuing legal education and other areas.
Committees

Committees

TBA committees are actively engaged in serving the public, strengthening the profession and ensuring the association remains strong and well connected to lawyers across the state.
TBASCUS

TBASCUS

The Tennessee Bar Association Seasoned Counselors Up To Something (TBASCUS) offers programs and services to lawyers in the prime of their career. All TBA members of a certain age (50+) are automatically made members of the group.
Tennessee Legal Organizations

Tennessee Legal Organizations

The Tennessee legal community is served by a number of state, regional, local and specialty organizations. Learn more about them and their leaders.
Task Force on Judicial Conduct Rules

Task Force on Judicial Conduct Rules

The TBA Task Force on Judicial Conduct Rules was appointed by President Gail Vaughn Ashworth to study Tennessee's judicial ethics rules and consider whether revisions are needed.
Young Lawyers Division

Young Lawyers Division

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (TBA YLD) has been actively serving the public and the legal profession since 1936. Its membership includes all members of the TBA who are under the age of 36 or who are in their first five years of practice, as well as law student members of the association.
TBA YLD Fellows

TBA YLD Fellows

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division 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.
LAWPAC

LAWPAC

LAWPAC is a non-profit, non-partisan statewide political action program committed to helping strengthen the legal profession in Tennessee.
Leadership Law 2013

Leadership Law 2013

The Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law program aims to serve the legal profession by equipping participants with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in the profession and in the community as a whole.
Leadership Law Alumni

Leadership Law Alumni

Graduates of the TBA Leadership Law formed this organization to continue the mission of TBALL through educational programming, the sharing of information and the building of a community devoted to the values they developed in the TBALL program.