Family Law Section

One of the goals of the Family Law Section is to bring practitioners together who share a common interest in family law. The section newsletter keeps practitioners abreast of changes in the law, as does the section’s annual CLE program.

Rogers Kamm & Shea
2205 State St
Nashville, TN 37203
Immediate Past Chair
Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
821 Houston St #203
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Shea Moskovitz Mcghee
530 Oak Court Dr, Ste 355
Memphis, TN 38117-3733

Court Seeks Comments on Attorney Solicitation Rule

The Tennessee Supreme Court is accepting comments on a proposed rule change regarding the direct solicitation of clients under Rule of Professional Conduct 7.3(b). The proposal seeks to bar the direct solicitation of clients for 30 days after the filing of divorce or legal separation papers. The rule already provides a 30-day ban on soliciting clients in personal injury cases, workers’ compensation cases, accidents and disasters. The comment deadline is Nov. 10.

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Film Screening Marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence will host a special screening of “Private Violence” next Thursday in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville. The film is an award-winning documentary that explores the complicated realities of intimate partner violence in today’s American life. After the film, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of Mark Wynn, a 21-year veteran of the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department and member of the Domestic Violence Division. The event is free but registration is required. For more information download this flyer.

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