Environmental Law Section

The section informs its members of local, state and national environmental laws and regulations. The section coordinates annual substantive continuing legal education programs on environmental law and produces a quarterly newsletter.

Chair
TDEC-OGC
William Snodgrass Tn Tower
Nashville, TN 37221
(615)253-2027
Immediate Past Chair
Paine | Bickers LLP
900 S. Gay St. Ste 2200
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865)525-0880
Vice-Chair
Dickinson Wright, PLLC
424 Church Street, Suite 1401
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)620-1716

8th Annual Environmental Writing Competition Underway

The TBA Environmental Law Section has announced the eighth annual Jon E. Hastings Memorial Award writing competition for law students enrolled in a Tennessee law school in 2014 or 2015. The competition is held in memory of one of the section's most outstanding founding members and has a cash prize pool of $1,200. It is a juried competition for the best legal writing on a topic of Tennessee or federal environmental law. Entries are due May 1, 2015. The competition rules and announcement are available here in downloadable format.

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Reception Honoring Environmental Commissioner April 23

A reception honoring Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau Jr. will be held Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Gatlinburg Overlook, 553 Greystone Heights Rd. The event is sponsored by BDY Natural Sciences Consultants, Richard C, Young and the TBA Environmental Law Section. View the invitation

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