YLD Election Petitions Due Tuesday for 2014-2105 Offices

Young lawyers interested in running for leadership positions within the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) have until next Tuesday, April 1, to file a nominating petition with YLD Secretary Troy Weston. Positions open for the 2014-2015 bar year include the following:

  • Vice President (must be from the Eastern Grand Division)
  • East Tennessee Governor
  • Middle Tennessee Governor
  • West Tennessee Governor
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Even-numbered District Representatives:

District 2: Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Fentress, Grainger, Jefferson, Scott, Sevier, Union counties
District 4: Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane counties
District 6: Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Jackson, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Van Buren, Warren, White counties
District 8: Macon, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Wilson counties
District 10: Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart counties
District 12: Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion, Weakley counties
District 14: Shelby County

For each of the positions, candidates must be under age 36 or within their first five years of practice at the time they would take office in June. Petitions should be submitted no later than April 1 at 11:59 p.m. Central to Weston by email at tweston@eblaw.us or by fax to (865) 544-2015. Questions about the election should be directed to Weston at (865) 544-2010. Read the full election notice or visit the YLD’s election webpage for details about length of term and qualifications for office.