Disability Law Section

The section serves as a resource for Tennessee lawyers practicing in the area of disability rights or who have an interest in building a disability rights practice. The section offers continuing legal education and a forum for advancing disability rights.

George & George
PO Box 8130
Gallatin, TN 37066
Law Office of Donna Simpson
PO Box 2327
Cookeville, TN 38502

NALSWD to Hold Board Elections

The National Association of Law Students with Disabilities (NALSWD) announced the elections for its 2015-2016 Executive Board and Junior Officer Committees. In addition, there are several Junior Officer positions that are available to pre-law and law students. Application requirements are due Sept. 30.

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UT Law Announces Partnership with Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Beverly L. Watts, executive director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC), will deliver a free public lecture at the University of Tennessee College of Law, as part of the school's semester-long partnership with the THRC. Watts’s lecture, “Human Rights: Education and Enforcement in the State of Tennessee,” is scheduled for Sept. 16 at noon in room 132 of the College of Law, 1505 W. Cumberland Ave., in Knoxville. Watts will also meet with students enrolled in UT Law’s new human rights practicum, in which students are making complex legal documents easier to understand for the general public.

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