Services Set for Chattanooga Lawyer

Family and friends will remember retired Chattanooga lawyer Hal Fredric Sherman Clements at a memorial service Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 West 7th St., Chattanooga 37402. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center, or St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Clements died Dec. 29 at the age of 73. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1965, Clements developed a practice representing management in labor and employment matters. In 1981, he co-founded the law firm of Clements, Ingham and Trumpeter, which merged with Miller & Martin in 1987. He spent the rest of his career at Miller & Martin, serving as chair of the labor and employment department. He retired from the firm in 2010. Read more about his life