TBA Members

Members of The Tennessee Bar Association

TBA President
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison
150 3rd Ave S #1100
Nashville, TN 372012011
TBA President Elect
Lowe, Yeager & Brown
900 S. Gay St Ste 2102
Knoxville, TN 37902-1810
TBA Vice President
Adams and Reese LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 700
Memphis, TN 38119-0100
TBA Immediate Past President
Redding, Steen & Staton, PC
464 North Pkwy Suite A
Jackson, TN 38305

Licensure & Discipline


The Tennessee Supreme Court reinstated Linda Kaye Kendall Garner to the practice of law on Aug. 9. She had been suspended for one year on June 15, with 30 days to be served on active suspension and the remainder to be served on probation. Her probationary period began on Aug. 9.

Sarasota, Florida, lawyer Christopher G. Brandon was reinstated to the practice of law in Tennessee on Aug. 23, retroactive to July 5, the day he filed for reinstatement. Brandon was placed on inactive status on March 22, 2009.

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Subjective Beliefs: Sufficient to Establish Pretext?

Two recent age discrimination cases from the Tennessee Court of Appeals indicate that subjective, perhaps even self-serving, opinion testimony has been sufficient to overcome the employers’ legitimate nondiscriminatory reason and establish pretext. While the appellate court’s standard of review was limited in each case, because the case had reached the jury, the question remains: is a plaintiff’s subjective belief sufficient to establish pretext? Prior precedent holds that it is not.

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