Leadership

User Bio
8th District Governor
Carl Carter
International Paper Company
(901)419-3804
carl.carter@ipaper.com
6400 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38197
Speaker of the TBA House of Delegates
Charlie Trotter
Trotter Law Firm PLLC
(731)986-2207
trotter@aeneas.net
P O Box 399
Huntingdon, TN 38344
YLD President
David McDowell
Gearhiser Peters Elliott &...
(423)756-5171
dmcdowell@gearhiserpeters.com
320 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37402

David is currently the President of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division. He is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association Board of Governors.

David is a member of the firm of Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott, & Cannon, PLLC.

David has successful experience representing clients in matters involving residential/commercial construction, professional liability,...

YLD President Elect
Stacie Winkler
Regional One Health
(901)545-7089
swinkler@regionalonehealth.org
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Judicial Conference Representative
Jerri Bryant
Chancellor, 10th Judicial District
(423)746-5412
jsbryant1@yahoo.com
6 E Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303
District Attorneys General Conference Representative
Randy York
District Attorney General, 13th...
(931)528-5015
kcclark@tndagc.org
1519 A Spring St
Cookeville, TN 38506
Public Defenders Conference Representative
Campbell Smoot
Public Defenders Ofc - 14th...
(931)454-1929
campbell.smoot@tn.gov
1950 North Jackson St Po Box 260
Tullahoma, TN 37388-0260
TABL Invited Guest
Tiffany Johnson
QP Legal Research & Writing...
(901)831-8998
tj@qplegal.com
1067 Fleece Place
Memphis, TN 38104-5620

Tiffany Johnson majored in English composition and worked as an English teacher before following in her father's footsteps to become an attorney. After practicing personal injury law at a national firm, she soon found her niche and ventured out on her own as a freelance legal writer. If you need someone to conduct legal research or to draft your pleadings, motions, or appellate briefs,...

TLAW Invited Guest
Wendy Longmire
Ortale, Kelley, Herbert &...
(615)256-9999
wlongmire@ortalekelley.com
P.O. Box 198985
Nashville, TN 37219

Ms. Longmire joined Ortale, Kelley, Herbert & Crawford in 1987 after a one-year judicial clerkship with Judge Walter C. Kurtz of the Fifth Circuit Court of Davidson County and became a partner in the firm in 1993. A graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Ms. Longmire completed her law school studies in Kentucky, her native state. Ms. Longmire attended...

General Counsel
Paul Ney
Waddey & Patterson
(615)242-2400
pcney@comcast.net
3504 Richland Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205
Associate General Counsel
Stephen Johnson
Ritchie, Dillard, Davies &...
(865)637-0661
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...

Associate General Counsel
Al Bright
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
(901)818-3072
al.bright@wallerlaw.com
1661 International Dr Ste 400
Memphis, TN 38120
Executive Director
Allan Ramsaur
Tennessee Bar Association
(615)383-7421
aramsaur@tnbar.org
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...