Appellate Practice Leadership

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Middle TN Delegate
David Raybin
Hollins Raybin & Weissman PC
424 Church St Ste 2200
Nashville, TN 37219

David Raybin has practiced criminal and federal civil rights law in Nashville for forty years. He serves as local counsel for Children’s Rights, a non-profit involved in foster care litigation. For over twenty-five years David has represented Nashville police officers through the Fraternal Order of Police. David Raybin served on the Tennessee Sentencing Commission for nine years. He was twice

Middle TN Delegate
Jeff DeVasher
Metro Public Defenders OFC
404 James Robertson Pky #2022
Nashville, TN 37219
East TN Delegate
Mark Fulks
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
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

Bob Parsley
Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Ave Ste 1000
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Robert Parsley practices in the areas of commercial litigation and appellate practice in Miller & Martin’s Chattanooga office.  He is Chair of Miller & Martin’s Appellate Practice Group and current Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Appellate Practice Section.

East TN Delegate
Kyle Wilson
Miller & Martin, PLLC
832 Georgia Ave.; Suite 1000
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289
Immediate Past Chair
Amy Farrar
Hagan & Farrar, PLLC
106 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Amy Farrar is an experienced litigator, focusing her practice on employment law, business litigation and estate planning.  She is recognized statewide as a leading Appellate lawyer, handling civil, criminal and domestic appeals.  Farrar began her legal career as a Law Clerk for Justice Cornelia A. Clark, during Justice Clark’s first year on the Tennessee Supreme Court.  During
Middle TN Delegate
Pat Moskal
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
P. O. Box 340025
Nashville, TN 37203

Pat Moskal has more than 25 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer handling business and commercial disputes. She has a particular focus in state and local tax litigation, appellate litigation, and government contracts and bid protests. She also has significant experience with class actions, contracts and business disputes, insurance litigation, real estate litigation, and

Middle TN Delegate
Roger Nell
District Public Defender
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
Alistair Newbern
Vanderbilt Legal Clinic
131 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

Alistair Newbern runs the Vanderbilt Law School Appellate Litigation Clinic, in which third-year law students practice before appellate courts on behalf of clients who could not otherwise afford representation. Professor Newbern’s research focuses on access to the courts for underrepresented litigants. After earning her J.D. at the University of California at Berkeley, where she

Middle TN Delegate
Leslie Price
Tennessee Atty General's Office
P.O. Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202-0207
Middle TN Delegate
Edmund Sauer
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division Street, Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37203

Edmund is a partner in the firm’s appellate practice group. His practice focuses on handling appeals and drafting dispositive motions on virtually any type of legal issue. He also regularly assists clients with post-trial briefing and advises them about the prospects of success on appeal.

Edmund has handled appeals in numerous federal and state courts involving a variety of matters,

West TN Delegate
Buck Lewis
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
165 Madison Ave Suite 2000
Memphis, TN 38103

George T. Lewis III, shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, and chair of the Appellate Practice Litigation Group, focuses his practice on complex business, personal injury, insurance coverage, Consumer Protection Act, health care and class action litigation. He also has extensive experience in the areas of securities and governmental law.

West TN Delegate
Mary Wagner
Rice Amundsen & Caperton
275 Jefferson
Memphis, TN 38103