Corporate Counsel Section

The Corporate Counsel Section is a resource for Tennessee lawyers practicing as in-house counsel. This section was formed by the TBA in recognition of the need for a venue for corporate counsel to share views and develop relationships with colleagues.

Immediate Past Chair
CBL & Associates Properties,...
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite 500
Chattanooga, TN 37421-6000
(423)553-8748
Chair
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
1 Cameron Hill Circle
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)535-2922
Vice-Chair
M*Modal
5000 Meridian Blvd., Suite 200
Franklin, TN 37067
(615)261-1505
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Ex-Pilot President Asks for Christmas Break Before Starting Fraud Sentence

The convicted former president of Pilot Flying J has asked a federal judge if he can have until after Christmas to begin serving his 12 ½ years in prison for fraud, Knoxnews reports. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Collier already granted Mark Hazelwood’s request to postpone his reporting to prison until after Thanksgiving, and now his attorneys say in a motion filed last week that it’s only fair to grant him Christmas as well. Hazelwood was convicted in a scheme to rip off small trucking companies of more than $50 million.
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West Tennessee Legal Services Seeking Volunteers for Obion County Clinic

The Pro Bono Project at West Tennessee Legal Services has scheduled a Free Legal Clinic on Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Troy United Methodist Church. The clinic will be held in the church’s Activities Building located at 226 W. Westbrook St., Troy, Tennessee, 38260. All lawyers are invited to help at this counsel and advice-only clinic. To volunteer or for more information contact Ginny Brimm, 731-426-1308, or go online here.
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