Elder Law Section

The section provides education to its members, makes recommendations for improving the law, and undertakes projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.

Chair
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917-6748
(865)951-2410
Vice-Chair
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P...
605 Chestnut St., Ste. 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
(423)757-0298
Immediate Past Chair
J Barry Law Office
115 N Castle Heights Ave, Suite 101
Lebanon, TN 37087
(615)444-3568
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Fall FastTrack Program Helps You Fulfill All of Your CLE Requirements for the Year

The TBA General–Solo Section will present its annual Fall FastTrack program in Nashville on Nov. 2. Produced by Jane Powers and Jim Romer of the section's executive council, this CLE opportunity is designed to provide you with up-to-date information on a diverse range of topics while allowing you to customize your learning to your schedule and fulfill all your Tennessee CLE requirements for the year. Topics and speakers for the Fall FastTrack program include:

  • Chief Justice Jeffrey Bivins discussing sentencing reform.
  • Judge Brandon Gibson presenting appellate practice tips.
  • Judge Sheila Calloway discussing representing clients in juvenile court.
  • Joanna McCracken on well-being and mindfulness for lawyers
  • Sean Martin offering information on essential legal technology for solo and small firm practitioners
  • A representative for Clio discussing document automation
  • And more

General–Solo–Small Firm Section members receive a discount to attend. You can register for the program here.

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New Program Addresses Mobility Issues of Older Adults

A new program in Nashville hopes to address the mobility needs of Metro-Davidson County older adults, according to a column in The Tennessean. Created in Novembr 2017, Senior Ride Nashville provides transportation for non-driving residents 60 and older. The service features a call center, with 80 volunteer drivers serving 135 enrolled older adult riders to date. You can learn more about the program, including volunteer information on its webpage.

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