TBA Press Releases

Memphis Lawyer Takes Office as TBA President

Association's youngest president to lead group for the next year

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — Memphis lawyer Daniel W. Van Horn took office as president of the Tennessee Bar Association at the association's annual convention in Chattanooga. He is the youngest member of the TBA to hold that office.

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Nashville Lawyer Named TBA President-Elect

Jacqueline Dixon in line to lead group in 2012

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — Nashville lawyer Jacqueline B. Dixon took office as the Tennessee Bar Association's president-elect at the association's annual convention in Chattanooga. The move puts her in line to assume the presidency in June 2012.

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Sevierville Lawyer Named TBA Vice President

Wyrick in line to lead group in 2013

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — Sevierville lawyer Cynthia Richardson Wyrick took office as the Tennessee Bar Association's vice president at the association's annual convention in Chattanooga. The move puts her in line to assume the presidency in June 2013.

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Tennessee Lawyers Named Officers, Members of TBA YLD Fellows

Will lead group that supports work of the TBA's young lawyers


NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (TBA YLD) Fellows met during the association's annual convention in Chattanooga to elect new officers and induct new members.

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Lawyers Receive Awards for Service to Profession, Public

Recipients honored at TBA convention in Chattanooga

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — A select group of Tennessee lawyers were honored for their work in serving the legal profession and the public during the Tennessee Bar Association's recent convention in Chattanooga. Award recipients include Judge John J. Maddux Jr. of Cookeville, Howard H. Vogel of Knoxville, Taylor C. Berger of Memphis, Harold L. North of Chattanooga and Jimmie Lynn Ramsaur of Nashville.

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Senior Lawyers Honored for Service

New senior counselors named at TBA convention in Chattanooga

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — Fifty-one 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 in Chattanooga. 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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TBA YLD Elects Officers, Presents Awards

Lawyers take office, honored at TBA convention in Chattanooga

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division named new officers and recognized award winners during the TBA's annual convention in Chattanooga.

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Lawyers Complete 2011 TBA Leadership Program

Class of 32 graduates at TBA convention in Chattanooga

NASHVILLE, July 14, 2011 — Thirty-two attorneys from around the state graduated from the Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law program during the association's annual convention in Chattanooga.

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TBA Announces Law Day Contest Winners

2011 contest challenges students to explore legacy of John Adams


NASHVILLE, June 1, 2011 — Knoxville fifth-grader Kylie Mackenzie Bowman of Cedar Bluff Elementary has won first place in a Law Day Art Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association, while Ashton Banta, a senior at Red Bank High School in Chattanooga, took first place in the TBA's essay contest.

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Free Legal Assistance Available through New Website

Lawyers offer legal advice to storm victims, those in need of civil legal assistance

NASHVILLE, May 4, 2011 — A new website that allows Tennesseans to seek free legal advice from volunteer lawyers is now available at OnlineTNJustice.org. The service — a joint project of the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services and the Tennessee Bar Association — will provide an immediate resource for victims of recent storms, flooding and tornadoes who need legal assistance. Beyond that, it will provide an on-going service for Tennesseans who need civil legal help but are unable to afford a lawyer.

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