Administrative Law Section

This section provides members with opportunities to exchange information with other practitioners regarding administrative law. The section produces annual CLE programming and news to the members.

Chair
Grimmett Law Firm, PLLC
315 Deaderick St Ste 1210
Nashville, TN 37238
(615)256-4468
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)251-5594

Government Lawyers Report Increased Pressures, Retirements

A recent survey shows that 67 percent of government lawyers say that scarce resources and tight budgets are adding pressure to their workloads. And 76 percent of the government lawyers surveyed in the Thomson Reuters study expect their workloads to increase in the next few years. The survey projects that nearly 50 percent of the full state and local government workforce will be eligible for retirement by 2019, and that about a third of all federal workers are eligible for retirement this year. The ABA Journal has more.

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Dunford: No Immediate Ban on Transgender People in Military

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says in a memo that there won’t be any immediate change in the policy regarding people who are transgender serving in the military, the ABA Journal reports. Gen. Joseph Dunford said the policy won’t change until the military receives President Donald Trump’s direction to change it and the military issues “implementation guidance.” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military in any capacity. A policy adopted last year allowed transgender recruits to enlist or be commissioned in the officer corps by July 1.

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