Longtime Kingsport Lawyer Dies

Kingsport native and attorney Michael La Guardia died yesterday (July 1). A graduate of East Tennessee State University, LaGuardia served as vice-president and secretary of Giant Foods Markets and started multiple computer companies before earning his law degree from the University of Tennessee. LaGuardia served as the first attorney on the Kingsport Drug Court panel and his office served Sullivan, Washington, Hawkins and other surrounding counties.