TBASCUS

TBASCUS (Tennessee Bar Association Seasoned Counselors Up to Something) offers programs and services to lawyers in the prime of their career. All Tennessee Bar Association members age 50 and up are included as members of TBASCUS.

Chair
Retired
4205 Wallace Ln
Nashville, TN 37215
(615)260-6727
Immediate Past Chair
McMurray Law Office, PLLC
P. O. Box 610
Cleveland, TN 37364-0610
(423)479-7171

Marion Co. Attorney, Former Lawmaker Howard Swafford Dies

Marion County attorney and former state representative Howard G. Swafford died yesterday (Feb. 4). He was 96. Swafford attended law school at the University of Tennessee College of Law after serving in World War II.  A Republican, he was elected to the state legislature in 1972, practiced law and won his last jury trial at age 92. He is survived by fellow lawyers, his wife Claude Galbreath Swafford; a son, Howard Graham Swafford Jr. of Jasper; a daughter, retired Magistrate Claudia Swafford Haltom and son-in-law, former Tennessee Bar Association President William Haltom, of Memphis. Visitation is Feb. 7 at 1 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Jasper. The funeral will follow at 3 p.m. The family requests no flowers, but contributions may be made in Swafford’s honor to the First Baptist Church of Jasper, the Family Life Center Fund at McKendree Methodist Church of Jasper, and A Step Ahead Foundation of Memphis or Chattanooga. Read more about his life.

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Reminder - You Are Invited to a January TBASCUS Luncheon in Nashville

You are cordially invited to a TBASCUS luncheon at noon on Jan. 22 at the Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 111 Broadway in Nashville. This event is being held in conjunction with the 2016 TBA Leadership Conference.

TBASCANS have enjoyed a number of exciting trips in the past few years — including a memorable fall 2013 trip to the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.  Other past TBASCUS trips include visits to the Jack Daniel's Distillery, the Bristol Motor Speedway, Shiloh Military Park, the Huntsville Space & Rocket Center, and the Martha Washington Inn in Abingdon, Virginia.

Please join us at January's complimentary luncheon at the Rock Bottom Brewery for conversations with your TBASCAN colleagues and discussions of  future trips and events. To register for this luncheon or if you have questions, please email Jenny Jones or call her at (615) 277-3212. Please be sure to register for lunch no later than Jan. 15. We hope to see you at the Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery!

Frank Grace
TBASCUS Chair

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