Federal Practice Section

This section was formed in 2005 to serve the needs of Tennessee attorneys whose primary practice is in the federal courts. Its purpose is to further the knowledge of its members and to act as an advocate for those attorneys.

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Judge Campbell: Serving Was 'Greatest Honor'

An overflow crowd gathered Friday afternoon at the Nashville federal courthouse to witness the unveiling of the courtroom portrait of retired U.S. District Judge Todd D. Campbell. Judge Campbell told the crowd that the opportunity to serve the nation, first in the White House as counsel to Vice President Al Gore and then as U.S. District Judge, was the greatest honor of his life. The ceremony was presided over by Chief Judge Waverly Crenshaw and the portrait was painted by Michael Shane Neal.

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Of Trump U.S. Attorney Nominees, Only 1 is Female

President Donald Trump has nominated 42 lawyers to fill U.S. Attorney positions since the start of his term, but only one of those 42 is a woman, the ABA Journal reports. Jessie Liu, nominated to become the U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., is the lone female nominee. The analysis comes on the heels of Friday’s announcement of nine new nominees to U.S. Attorney positions across the country. 
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