Mentoring Task Force

If you would like help in finding a mentor, please contact Christy Gibson via email at cgibson@tnbar.org or via telephone at (615) 383-7421.

Chair
Evans Harrison Hackett PLLC
835 Georgia Ave, Suite 800
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)648-7890
Vice-Chair
Bone McAllester Norton PLLC
511 Union St Ste 1600
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)238-6313

Journal Columns Cover Family Law, Torts, Mentoring

If you are looking for some weekend reading, catch up on the Tennessee Bar Journal columns that are in this month's issue. Marlene Eskind Moses and Benjamin Russ explain Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and state/local government pensions; John Day writes about surviving spouses and wrongful death claims; and TBA President Bill Harbison explains how important mentor relationships can be. Bill Haltom recalls two mentors he and his family lost recently, Howard and Claude Swafford -- his "two favorite courthouse square lawyers."

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Mentors Still Needed Across State

The TBA Mentoring Program is seeking volunteer mentors with specific practice experience in specific areas of the state. Needs include attorneys with criminal justice, juvenile and general practice experience in Kingsport; civil rights experience in Nashville; environmental law experience in Brentwood; litigation, general practice, real estate and/or probate and trust law experience in Columbia; and intellectual property experience in Memphis. Those participating in the program will commit to a formal mentoring relationship for one year, with a requirement to meet face-to-face at least once a month. For more information, visit the TBA Mentoring Program webpage or contact TBA staff member Christy Gibson, (615) 383-7421.

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