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8th District Governor
Brian Faughnan
Lewis Thomason
40 S Main St #2900
Memphis, TN 38103

Brian practices with the statewide law firm of Lewis Thomason, resident in its Memphis office. In addition to the area of lawyer ethics and professional responsibility, Brian’s practice is focused on commercial litigation, appellate litigation, and media law. Brian is a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Appellate Law and Litigation-First...

Speaker of the TBA House of Delegates
Shelly Wilson
Robertson Overbey
800 Riverview Twr 900 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902

Shelly holds licenses to practice law in both Tennessee and Florida. She has been practicing
law in Knoxville and Knox County for over 16 years. Before moving to Tennessee in 1999, Shelly
practiced law in Florida for over 11 years. Over the course of the last twenty-five years, Shelly has
practiced in both state and federal courts. Shelly has been a member of the Tennessee...

YLD President
Rachel Moses
Legal Aid Society
9 S Jefferson Ave., Ste 102
Cookeville, TN 38501
YLD President Elect
Rachel Mancl
Hunter Smith & Davis LLP
PO Box 3740
Kingsport , TN 37664
Judicial Conference Representative
Jeff Bivins
Tennessee Supreme Court
401 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 321
Nashville, TN 37219-1407

Justice Jeff Bivins was sworn in as a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court in July 2014. He was appointed to this position by Governor Bill Haslam. Prior to assuming that position, he was a judge on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals from August 2011 until July 2014. Previously, Judge Bivins served as a Circuit Court Judge for the 21st Judicial District of Tennessee, covering Williamson...

District Attorneys General Conference Representative
David Clark
District Attorney General
101 S Main St Ste 300
Clinton, TN 37716-3619
Public Defenders Conference Representative
Jeff Harmon
Public Defender's Office
P.O. Box 445
Dunlap, TN 37327

District Public Defender of 12th Judicial District of Tennessee.

General Counsel
Paul Ney
Patterson Intellectual Property...
3504 Richland Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205

Paul Ney is a registered patent attorney (USPTO) and has a vast career in law that includes serving as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; Deputy General Counsel (Legal Counsel) for the U.S. Department of Defense; Chief Legal Officer of the Department of the Navy and reported directly to the...

Associate General Counsel
Stephen Johnson
Ritchie, Dillard, Davies &...
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...

Associate General Counsel
Clarence Wilbon
Adams and Reese LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119
TLAW Invited Guest
Beth Bates
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
P. O. BOX 2066
Jackson, TN 38302

Bio Found at Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization website.

Executive Director
Allan Ramsaur
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Ave N Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Allan is responsible to Tennessee Bar Association members for management of the TBA staff, as well as enabling the TBA Board of Governors, House of Delegates, committees and sections to develop and implement policy. He represents the association before the General Assembly, agencies and related organizations.

Allan has a bachelor of arts in political science from Lambuth...