TBA Press Releases

5 Lawyers Recognized for Service During Bar Year

Awards presented at TBA Convention in Memphis

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 – The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) recognized five lawyers who provided especially distinguished service to the legal community during the past year. Each was recognized by then President Jonathan Steen.

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Jackson Legal Group Recognized for Public Service

Awards presented at TBA Convention in Memphis

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 – Outgoing Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) President Jonathan Steen presented the Liberty Bell Award to the Jackson-based Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court at the TBA Convention in Memphis this month. Inn President Laura Williams with Rainey Kizer Reviere & Bell and Vice President Kristi Rezabek with the Tennessee Appellate Courts were on hand to accept the award.

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Retired Juvenile Court Judge Honored

TBA Award recognizes Claudia Haltom for program to help at-risk women

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 – Memphis lawyer and former juvenile court judge Claudia Swafford Haltom was presented the 2015 William M. Leech Jr. Public Service Award at the Tennessee Bar Association’s annual meeting in Memphis this month.

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TBA Honors 2 Nashville Lawyers for Outstanding Legal Writing

Jennifer Lacey, John Williams awarded annual honor

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 – Nashville lawyers Jennifer J. Lacey and John P. Williams were awarded the Tennessee Bar Association’s Justice Joe Henry Award for Outstanding Legal Writing at the association’s annual meeting in Memphis this month.

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Jackson Judge Recognized for Service to Profession, Public

Chancellor Butler honored at association’s annual convention

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 – 26th Judicial District Chancery Court Judge James F. “Jimmy” Butler was honored with the Tennessee Bar Association’s Justice Frank F. Drowota III Outstanding Judicial Service Award for his outstanding and dedicated service to the courts and the legal community. The award was presented by outgoing TBA President Jonathon Steen at a luncheon held in conjunction with the TBA Annual Convention in Memphis on June 19.

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Knoxville Lawyer Receives TBA Leadership Award

Lambert Selected by Leadership Class Members for Recognition

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 — Knoxville lawyer Regina Lambert was presented with the Larry Dean Wilks Leadership Award by fellow members of the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2015 Leadership Law class during the group’s graduation ceremonies in Memphis this month. She is the fourth recipient of the award.

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Lawyers Complete 2015 TBA Leadership Program

Class of 36 graduates at TBA convention in Memphis

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 — Thirty-six attorneys from across the state graduated from the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law program during the association’s annual convention in Memphis this month.

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Senior Tennessee Lawyers Honored for Service

New senior counselors named at TBA convention in Memphis

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 — Eighty-seven attorneys from around the state were honored as “senior counselors” for their service to the legal profession during the Tennessee Bar Association’s annual convention June 19 in Memphis. Senior counselors are those Tennessee Bar Association members who, during the coming membership year will reach 75 years of age or complete 50 years of practice.

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Memphis Lawyer Takes Office as TBA Vice President

Adams and Reese partner will lead association in 2017-2018

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 — Memphis lawyer Lucian T. Pera took office as vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) at the group’s annual convention June 19 in Memphis.

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Knoxville Lawyer Takes Office as TBA President-Elect

Lowe, Yeager & Brown partner will lead association in 2016-2017

NASHVILLE, June 29, 2015 — Knoxville lawyer Jason H. Long took office as president-elect of the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) at the group’s annual convention June 19 in Memphis.

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