UT Law Welcomes 158 1L Students

The Class of 2016, which included 158 students, attended orientation at the University of Tennessee College of Law last week. The group, which hails from 16 states and one foreign country, heard from former TBA President Buck Lewis, shareholder and chair of the Appellate Practice Litigation Group at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz in Memphis. Other sessions included a panel discussion with recent graduates, lunch with student advisors and a visit to federal court. The faculty also hosted a dinner for the entering class Wednesday night. Classes begin this Thursday afternoon. Learn more about the demographics of the class in this issue of the Informant.