TBA Selects Attorneys for 2009 Leadership Law Class

35 lawyers from across the state join six-month leadership training program

NASHVILLE, Nov. 20, 2008 -- The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) is pleased to announce that 35 attorneys have been selected for the 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 class was chosen from across the state. They include:

    Taylor Cates, Burch Porter & Johnson, Memphis
    Jonathan Cole, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Nashville
    Issac Conner, Lewis King Krieg & Waldrop, Nashville
    Marty Cook, Bone McAllester Norton, Hendersonville
    Joy Day, Sutter O'Connell & Farchione, Franklin
    Dawn Deaner, Metro Public Defender, Nashville
    Tremecca Doss, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Nashville
    Marlene Dye, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Chattanooga
    Jay Elliott, Miller & Martin, Chattanooga
    Wanda Everson-Donnelly, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, Knoxville
    Sara Flowers-Dent, AutoZone, Inc., Memphis
    Rob Frost, Arnett Draper & Hagood, Knoxville
    Tammy Hicks, Sixth Judicial District Attorney's Office, Knoxville
    Jack Lowery, Lowery & Lowery, Lebanon
    Alexandra Mackay, Stites & Harbison, Nashville
    Bob Mendes, MGLAW, Nashville
    Leslie Muse, Law Office of Leslie Muse, Knoxville
    Janet Mynatt, Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the Cumberlands, Oak Ridge
    Andy Pippenger, Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan, Chattanooga
    Charles Pope, Pope Law Offices, Athens
    Terrence Reed, Federal Express Corporation, Memphis
    Jonathan Richardson, Smith & Hirsch, Nashville
    Kristine Roberts, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis
    Michael Russell, Gilbert & Russell, Jackson
    Craig Sanders, Rainey Kizer Reviere & Bell, Jackson
    Chay Sengkhounmany, Legal Aid Society of Middle TN & the Cumberlands, Nashville
    Dumaka Shabazz, Shabazz Law, Nashville
    Mary Smith, Constangy Brooks & Smith, Nashville
    David Stewart, Stewart & Edwards, Winchester
    Jim Todd, Nashville
    Bob Vance, Woolf McClane Bright Allen & Carpenter, Knoxville
    Andy Wampler, Wilson Worley Moore Gamble & Stout, Kingsport
    Lew Wardlaw, Martin Tate Morrow & Marston, Memphis
    Monica Wharton, Regional Medical Center, Memphis
    Chuck Young, Kramer Rayson, Knoxville

The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) is the largest professional association in Tennessee with more than 11,000 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
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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