Leadership

User Bio
8th District Governor
Brian Faughnan
Lewis Thomason
(901)577-6139
bfaughnan@lewisthomason.com
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103

Brian S. Faughnan practices with the Tennessee law firm of Lewis Thomason, resident in its Memphis office. In addition to the area of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility, Brian maintains a civil litigation practice focused on business and commercial litigation, and appellate litigation. Brian is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate Law and Litigation-First Amendment)...

Speaker of the TBA House of Delegates
Matthew Willis
Ashley & Arnold
(731)285-5074
matt@ashleyarnold.com
PO Box H
Dyersburg, TN 38025
YLD President
Ahsaki Baptist
FedEx Express
(901)434-8559
a.baptist@fedex.com
3620 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125
YLD President Elect
Christian Barker
Barker Nashville, PLLC
(615)496-5719
cbarker@barkernashville.com
Twitter: christianbarker
Facebook: jchristian
LinkedIn: christianbarker
P.O. Box 128167
Nashville, TN 37212

A future-oriented music industry professional possessing a comprehensive business and legal acumen, Christian is a practicing attorney with Barker Nashville PLLC, the Nashville-based entertainment, copyright and trademark law firm he founded in 2012.

In addition to his firm, Christian Barker is co-founder and current co-owner of three music industry start-ups: Capri Nashville, an artist...

Judicial Conference Representative
Chris Craft
Criminal Court Judge
(901)222-3209
christopher.craft@shelbycountytn.gov
201 Poplar Ave 6th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Public Defenders Conference Representative
Donna Hargrove
17th Judicial District Public...
(931)270-2265
donna.hargrove@tn.gov
P.O. Box 1165
Lewisburg, TN 37091-0165
District Attorneys General Conference Representative
Anthony Clark
District Attorneys Office
(423)753-5020
awclark@tndagc.org
1st Dist Da Ofc Po Box 250
Unicoi, TN 37692-0250
TLAW Invited Guest
Karen Crutchfield
Wimberly Lawson Wright Davies...
(865)546-1000
kcrutchfield@wimberlylawson.com
550 Main Ave, Suite 900 Po Box 2231
Knoxville, TN 37901-2231

KAREN G. CRUTCHFIELD is a Member in the Knoxville, Tennessee office of the Firm, joining in October 2013.  Her law practice focuses on general civil litigation involving premises...

General Counsel
Edward Lanquist
Patterson PC
(615)242-2400
edl@iplawgroup.com
Twitter: EdwardLanquist
1600 Division St., Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203

Ed Lanquist is an AV-rated attorney who practices patent, trademark and copyright litigation, intellectual property counseling and trademark prosecution. He has litigated more than 120 IP cases, and has filed more than 150 patent applications and 1,200 trademark registration applications. He also counsels clients on the economic benefits and implications of IP protection and litigation.

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Associate General Counsel
Jon Harris
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash Smoak...
(615)254-1900
jonathan.harris@odnss.com
401 Commerce St #1200
Nashville, TN 37219

Jon Harris represents major employers in the retail, automotive, hospitality, information services, and manufacturing industries dealing with complex employment issues. Stan provides immediate access, risk mitigation advice, and strategic planning that serve clients' specific goals in litigation and daily advice and counsel.

His practice includes extensive...

Associate General Counsel
Andy Roskind
Pratt Aycock, PLLC
(865)769-6969
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...

Executive Director
Joycelyn Stevenson
Tennessee Bar Association
(615)383-7421
jstevenson@tnbar.org
221 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Joycelyn is responsible for managing the Tennessee Bar Association and enabling the TBA Board of Governors, House of Delegates, committees and sections to develop and implement policy.

Prior to joining the TBA Joycelyn spent 12 years at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings before becoming a shareholder at the world’s largest labor and employment firm, Littler Mendelson PC. She is a graduate of...

Executive Director Emeritus
Allan Ramsaur
Tennessee Bar Association
(615)383-7421
aramsaur@tnbar.org
221 4th Ave N Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Allan assists the TBA Board of Governors, House of Delegates, committees and sections in developing and implementing policy. He has a bachelor of arts in political science from Lambuth University and a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He was with the Tennessee Association of Legal Services for seven years and was executive director of the Nashville Bar Association...