TBA Recognizes Inaugural Leadership Law Graduates

Select attorneys complete six-month leadership training

NASHVILLE, August 12, 2004 — The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) is pleased to announce that 32 attorneys have completed the inaugural TBA Leadership Law program.

Leadership Law is designed to equip Tennessee lawyers with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities. This year's inaugural class was chosen from across the state. They include:

Chattanooga: Alicia Oliver of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel PC.

Jackson: Andrew Sellers of Waldrop & Hall; Jonathon O. Steen of Armstrong Allen PLLC.

Knoxville: Greg McMillan of Sheppeard Swanson Mynatt & McMillan PLC; Summer Stevens of Lewis King Krieg & Waldrop.

Livingston: Amy Turnbull Hollars.

Memphis: Karen Campbell of Gary K. Smith & Associates PLLC; Bruce McMullen of Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell PLLC; Melanie Murry of the University of Memphis's Office of Legal Counsel; Caren Nichol of Stokes, Bartholomew, Evans & Petree PA; Amy Pepke of Armstrong Allen PLLC; and Leah Speed of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.

Murfreesboro: John Rodgers of Kious & Rodgers.

Nashville: Jacqueline Dixon of Hollins, Wagster & Yarbrough PC; Alex Fardon of Harwell, Howard, Hyne, Gabbert & Manner PC; Samuel Funk of Sherrad & Roe PLC; Stan Graham of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis PLLC; Charles Grant of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Trey Harwell III of Neal & Harwell PLC; Michelle Johnson of the Tennessee Justice Center; Tracey Kinslow with the Hospital Corporation of America; and Kim Looney of Stokes, Bartholomew, Evans & Petree PA. Also graduating from the program were Melvin Malone of Miller & Martin LLP; Mary "Marsh" Nichols with the 20th Judicial District Circuit Court; Todd Panther of Tune, Entrekin & White PC; Julie Peak of Ortacle, Kelley, Herbert & Crawford; Maria Salas of Rothschild & Salas PLLC; Scott Sims of Walker, Bryant, Tipps & Malone; Tim Warnock of Bowen, Riley, Warnock & Jacobson; Chad White of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC; and Luther Wright Jr. of Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry PLC.

Springfield: Lisa Sherrill Richter of the Law Offices of Larry D. Wilks


The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) is the largest professional association in Tennessee with more than 13,000 members. Founded in 1881, the TBA provides opportunities for continuing legal education, professional development and public service. The TBA’s dedication to serving the state’s legal community is evidenced by its membership roll, which represents the entire spectrum of legal practice: plaintiff and defense lawyers, corporate counsel, judges, prosecutors, public defenders, government lawyers and legal services attorneys.

For More Information

Stacey Shrader Joslin
Tennessee Bar Association
(615)277-3218
221 Fourth Ave. N., Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Additional Information

Photographs and additional biographical information are available for class members on request.

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