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 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
(865)521-3010
slwilson@robertsonoverbey.com
900 South Gay St, 800 Riverview Tower
Knoxville, TN 37902-1800

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
(931)528-7436
rmoses@las.org
9 S Jefferson Ave., Ste 102
Cookeville, TN 38501
YLD President Elect
Rachel Mancl
Hunter Smith & Davis LLP
(423)283-6319
rmancl@hsdlaw.com
PO Box 3740
Kingsport , TN 37664
Judicial Conference Representative
Jeff Bivins
Tennessee Supreme Court
(615)532-7945
justice.jeff.bivins@tncourts.gov
401 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 321
Nashville, TN 37219-1407
District Attorneys General Conference Representative
David Clark
District Attorney General
(865)482-3933
dsclark@tndagc.org
101 S Main St Ste 300
Clinton, TN 377163619
Public Defenders Conference Representative
Jeff Harmon
Public Defender's Office
(423)942-3235
jeffery.harmon@tn.gov
P.O. Box 445
Dunlap, TN 37327

District Public Defender of 12th Judicial District of Tennessee.

General Counsel
Paul Ney
Patterson PC
(615)242-2400
pcn@iplawgroup.com
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...

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
Clarence Wilbon
Adams and Reese LLP
(901)525-3234
clarence.wilbon@arlaw.com
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119
TLAW Invited Guest
Beth Bates
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
(731)423-0616
beth@wtls.org
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
(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...