Appellate Practice Section

This is TBA’s newest section and was created by TBA leadership to provide members the opportunity to come together for the purposes of exchanging information and to provide CLE on appellate practice issues.

Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Ave Ste 1000
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Immediate Past Chair
Hagan & Farrar, PLLC
106 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Register by Oct. 27 for 2014 TBA Academy

If admission to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court is one of your career goals, don’t miss the opportunity to make it a reality during the 31st Annual TBA Academy, Dec. 2-3, in Washington, D.C. A select group of Tennessee attorneys will be able to take part in a private ceremony before the court and enjoy other events in the nation's capital. A reception and celebration dinner kick off the Academy, which also includes the opportunity to earn three hours of CLE credit. The group will stay at the Hay Adams Hotel, located across from the White House. Interested candidates should complete the required forms by Oct. 27. For information and a step-by-step guide on how to sign up, visit the TBA website.

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Retired Chief Justice Reid Honored at Portrait Unveiling

Family, friends and current and retired judges gathered at the Supreme Court Building in Jackson last week to honor retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Lyle Reid. The event featured the unveiling of Reid's portrait and included remarks from current Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee; retired Chief Justice Frank F. Drowota; Brownsville lawyer Larry Banks; and Nashville lawyer Charles W. Bone. Reid began practicing law in Brownsville in 1957. His long and distinguished career also included service as assistant state attorney general, deputy commissioner of commerce and insurance, member of the state House of Representatives and judge on the Court of Criminal Appeals. He was elected to the Tennessee Supreme Court in 1990 and served there for eight years. He now practices law in Covington. The AOC has more on his life.

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