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/Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2019 (Position 1)
OspreyIP, pllc
320 Seven Springs Way, Suite 250
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615)377-0768
Deputy Speaker of the House of Delegates/Second District Delegate - Term Expiring 2019
Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP
P.O. Box 3740
Kingsport, TN 37664
(423)378-8800

Columbia Public Defender Claudia Jack Dies in Nashville

Claudia Jack, the longtime Public Defender for Tennessee’s 22nd Judicial District, died this morning in Nashville. A Vanderbilt Law School graduate, Jack was a past member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Board of Governors and was currently representing the 22nd Judicial District in the TBA House of Delegates. Watch TBAToday for information on funeral services when they become available.

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Highlights from TBA Fall Board of Governors Meeting

The TBA Board of Governors and relevant committees met over the course of two days in October, discussing issues of importance to the association. Highlights of the meeting included the adoption of an official TBA Public Policy that recognizes and approves the Path to Lawyer Well-Being, which is the comprehensive report of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. The Board also considered recommendations from TBA’s House of Delegates, approving several section-sponsored pieces of legislation reviewed by the House. In response to concerns raised by the House of Delegates related to Tennessee Supreme Court Sanctioned Pro Se Divorce Forms, the Board voted in favor of the creation of a task force to work with other legal organizations including the Administrative Office of the Courts to collect data from practitioners, judges and clerks in order to document and properly address those concerns.
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