Legal Community Mourns Don Paine

The death of former TBA President Donald F. Paine early Monday morning (Nov. 18) brought out many thoughts and memories from those in the Tennessee legal community who had worked with him, learned from him, served under his leadership at the Tennessee Bar Association in 1986-1987 or had just benefitted from his friendship. Read the compilation of some of those reactions that were posted on TBA electronic forums, social media sites or through individual messages. Log in and add your comments or email them to TBAToday.

Friends will be received at Mann Heritage Chapel, 6200 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 37919, on Sunday (Nov. 24), from 2 to 4 p.m. Burial will be at a private service at Old Gray Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Legal Aid of East Tennessee, 502 S. Gay Street, Suite 404, Knoxville 37902.