House of Delegates

The House of Delegates considers, debates, and makes policy recommendations on matters of interest and concern to the legal profession. It acts on matters brought to it by the Board of Governors and can consider matters on its own initiative.

Speaker of the House of Delegates/Twenty-ninth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2019
Ashley Ashley & Arnold
PO Box H
Dyersburg, TN 38025
(731)285-5074
Deputy Speaker of the House of Delegates/Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2019 (Position 1)
OspreyIP, pllc
320 Seven Springs Way, Suite 250
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615)371-0007

Indigent Representation Task Force to Meet Friday

The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Indigent Representation Task Force will meet at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in Room LP12 of Legislative Plaza in Nashville. The panel will hear presentations from Vince Dean, Hamilton County criminal court clerk and president of the Tennessee Clerks of Court Conference; Jerry N. Estes, executive director of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference; Charme Allen, Knox County district attorney general; Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Mark Fishburn; and Justyna Garbaczewska Scalpone with the Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender. Get details about the meeting.

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Former House of Delegates Member Dies

Former TBA House of Delegates member and Lafayette attorney Jon Anthony Wells died Aug. 25 after a battle with ALS. He was 77. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at the Lafayette Church. Wells earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1964 and practiced law on the town square in Lafayette for 48 years. After closing his office, Wells became the full-time executive director of the Lafayette Housing Authority, where he had worked part time since 1970. He was an active member of the community, serving as president of the Chamber of Commerce, president of the Macon County Jaycees, president of the Lafayette Rotary Club, counsel for the Lafayette Industrial Development Board and secretary of the Lafayette Regional Planning Commission. The Macon County Times has more on his life.

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