TBA Members

Members of The Tennessee Bar Association

TBA President
Lewis Thomason
P.O. Box 198615
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)259-1366
TBA President Elect
Lewis Thomason King Krieg &...
620 Market St 5th Floor
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865)546-4646
TBA Vice President
Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell...
P O Box 1147
Jackson, TN 38302
(731)426-8145
TBA Immediate Past President
Adams and Reese LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119-0100
Twitter: @LucianPera
LinkedIn: lucianpera
(901)524-5278

Letters of the Law

Wonderful Article About Ida Wells; Consider a Statue of Her

Wonderful article about Ida Wells (“Ida B. Well: Fearless Journalist from Memphis Who Changed the World,” by David L. Hudson Jr., August 2018). As a postscript, Ms. Wells was “run out” of Memphis and her newspaper office burned to the ground, fueled by the racial hatred of Edward Ward Carmack, editor of the, then, Memphis Commercial. His paper demanded retaliation against “the black wench” for her denunciation of the lynchings.

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Licensure & Discipline

Disability Inactive

By order of the Tennessee Supreme Court entered July 11, the law license of Shelby County lawyer Robert C. Brooks was transferred to disability inactive status pursuant to Section 27.3 of Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9. Brooks cannot practice law while on disability inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement by the Tennessee Supreme Court upon showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability has been removed and he is fit to resume the practice of law.

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