Leadership

Criminal Justice Leadership

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Chair
David Veile
Schell & Davies LLC
dveile@sbdlaw.net
509 New Highway 96 W Ste 201
Franklin, TN 37064

David serves as Middle Tennessee Governor, Position 2, on the TBA Board of Governors. He also serves as chair of the TBA Criminal Justice Section. David previously served in several positions within the TBA Young Lawyers Division, including a term as President of the Division in 2012-2013. He is a member of the law firm of Schell and Davies, LLC, where he practices criminal defense,

East TN Delegate
Dwight Aarons
University of Tennessee College of Law
daarons@utk.edu
1505 Cumberland Ave, Rm 363
Knoxville, TN 379960681
 
East TN Delegate
Stephen Johnson
Ritchie, Dillard, Davies & Johnson PC
johnson@rddjlaw.com
606 W Main Ave Ste 300
Knoxville, TN 37902

Mr. Johnson is a trial and appellate attorney whose practice is focused on the defense of persons and companies accused of white-collar crimes, major felonies, and other serious matters in federal and state courts. He has argued or briefed cases before the Supreme Court of the United States; the Supreme Court of Tennessee; the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh

East TN Delegate
Ann Short
The Bosch Law Firm
ashort@boschlawfirm.com
712 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 379021708

Ann Short, a graduate of The Webb School of Bell Buckle, Tennessee, settled in Knoxville after receiving dual bachelor degrees in political science and economics from Centre College of Kentucky in 1977. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1981 from the University of Tennessee College of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Law Review, a

East TN Delegate
Barry Steelman
Hamilton County Criminal Ct
barry_steelman@hamiltontn.gov
914 Dunsinane Rd
Signal Mountain, TN 37377
 
Immediate Past Chair
Andy Roskind
Pratt Aycock, PLLC
aroskind@txtnlaw.com
705 Gate Lane, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37909

Andy Roskind is a partner with Pratt Aycock, PLLC, a multi-state law firm with offices in Texas and Tennessee, and manages Tennessee's litigation practice. Further, Mr. Roskind serves on the TBA's Board of Governors and is immediate past chair of the TBA's Criminal Justice Section. Currently Mr. Roskind handles adoption and other family law related items, corporate litigation and criminal

Middle TN Delegate
Paige Edwards
Tn District Public Defenders Conference
paige.x.edwards@tn.gov
211 Seventh Avenue North, Ste 320
Nashville, TN 37219
 
Middle TN Delegate
Mark Fulks
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
mfulks@bakerdonelson.com
100 Med Tech Parkway, Suite 200
Johnson City, TN 37604

Mark Fulks is an attorney in the Firm's Johnson City office. As a member of the Advocacy Department, he represents clients in financial, commercial, and employment litigation. Mr. Fulks works with financial institutions and special servicers in a broad array of

Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Henry
Tennessee District Public Defenders Conference
jeffrey.henry@tn.gov
211 7th Ave N Suite 320
Nashville, TN 37219
 
Middle TN Delegate
Kelley Henry
Federal Public Defender
kelley_henry@fd.org
810 Broadway Ste 200
Nashville, TN 37203-3861
 
Middle TN Delegate
Alex Little
Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
alex.little@bonelaw.com
511 Union Street, Suite 1600
Nashville, TN 37219

Alex Little concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense, government investigations, criminal and civil appeals and general litigation and dispute resolution. Immediately prior to joining Bone McAllester Norton, Alex served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, where he prosecuted cases involving national security, white collar crime, drugs and

Middle TN Delegate
Patrick McNally
Weatherly McNally & Dixon PLC
pmcnally@wmdlawgroup.com
424 Church St Ste 2260
Nashville, TN 37219

Patrick T. McNally is a partner in the Nashville law firm of Weatherly, McNally & Dixon, P.L.C., where his practice is devoted to criminal law and immigration law ancillary to criminal cases. He is a former president and board member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, past-chair of the Nashville Bar Association Criminal Court and Criminal Justice

Middle TN Delegate
Roger Nell
District Public Defender
roger.nell@tn.gov
112 S. Second St
Clarksville, TN 37040

Currently serves as District Public Defender, 19th Judicial District. Previously in private practice (Goble & Nell, PLLC and solo-practice). Formerly Assistant Attorney General, State of Tennessee, Enforcement Division. Retired with the rank of Colonel, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Army. Served in numerous assignments on active duty and in reserves culminating as Deputy Legal

Middle TN Delegate
David ONeil
oneild@brentwood-tn.org
5211 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 37027