Barcus Assumes KBA Leadership at Annual Meeting

Heidi A. Barcus of London & Amburn P.C. assumed presidency of the Knoxville Bar Association today at its annual meeting. Other new officers include President-Elect Wade V. Davies, Treasurer Tasha C. Blakney and Secretary Wayne R. Kramer. Doug Blaze, Chris McCarty, Hanson Tipton and Chancellor John Weaver were elected to the Board of Governors. Also at the meeting, Thomas M. Hale was presented with the prestigious Governor’s Award, the highest award of the KBA. It is awarded to a lawyer whose peers believe to be deserving of special respect. William R. Searle III was honored posthumously with the Courage in the Face of Adversity Award. His widow, Sarah Searle, accepted the award on his behalf.