Juvenile and Children's Law Leadership

Stacie Odeneal
The Odeneal Firm
LinkedIn: Stacie Odeneal
PO Box 392
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Stacie Odeneal, JD, is a graduate of MTSU ('00) and the University of Tennessee College of Law ('06). After law school, Ms. Odeneal returned to Lawrence County, Tennessee, where she began a solo practice hoping to focus on issues related to agriculture and rural families. In doing so, she developed a particular zealousness for child advocacy, and expanded her generalized practice to include

Greta Locklear
Po Box 4548
Chattanooga, TN 37405-0548
East TN Delegate
Dianne Lashmit
Blount County Juvenile Court
335 Court St
Maryville, TN 37804
Middle TN Delegate
Leslie Kinkead
Administrative Office of the Courts
511 Union St Ste 600
Nashville, TN 37219

Leslie Barrett Kinkead, Esq., Tennessee Court Improvement Coordinator, Administrative Office of the Courts


Leslie is the Coordinator of the Tennessee Court Improvement Program and has been employed with the Program since 1998. The Court Improvement Program is funded through a federal

Staff Coordinator
Wil Hammond
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Wil Hammond is a Sections and Committees Coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association. In that position, he will work with a number of the TBA's 32 sections and 16 committees, facilitating meetings, assisting with newsletters and ensuring they operate smoothly.

Prior to working for the TBA, he served as Communications Director for the Tennessee AFL-CIO, a Grant Manager the Tennessee