Leadership Law Class of 2005

The Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law program aims to serve the legal profession by equipping participants with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in the profession and in the community as a whole.

Columbia Law Firm to Open Feb. 1

Columbia will soon welcome the new general practice law firm of Tisher, Wolaver, Free, Carter and Lynn. The new firm is being co-founded by Patrick M. Carter -- a former member of the TBA Board of Governors and a graduate of the TBA Leadership Law Program -- Mark Free, Cara Lynn, Maury County Board of Education lawyer Jake Wolaver and Columbia city attorney Tim Tisher. Offices will open Feb. 1 at 809 South Main Street in Columbia. 

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TBA Adds New Coordinator for Leadership Program

Brittany Sims will join the Tennessee Bar Association next week as coordinator for the TBA Leadership Law program. A Nashville native, Sims graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, Va., then returned to Nashville to work as a VISTA volunteer with AmeriCorp. While pursuing a graduate degree at Tennessee State University, Sims worked with the TSU Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement and then moved on to become a program coordinator there. In addition, she serves as assistant volleyball coach at Fisk University. Her degree is in public administration, with a certificate in nonprofit management. At the TBA, Sims also will join the team that gathers news for the daily TBAToday newsletter and TBA website.

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