TBA Press Releases

TBA President Comments on Passing of Former Chief Justice Adolpho A. Birch Jr.

Van Horn says Tennessee has lost a 'true giant'


NASHVILLE, Aug. 26, 2011 — Reflecting on the passing of former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Adolpho A. Birch Jr., Tennessee Bar Association President and Memphis lawyer Danny Van Horn today made the following statement:

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TBA President Responds to Articles on Indigent Defense Fees

Urges comprehensive system for compensating appointed counsel


NASHVILLE, Aug. 23, 2011 — Tennessee Bar Association President and Memphis lawyer Danny Van Horn today submitted the following letter to the editor of the Knoxville News Sentinel in response to several articles about the fees lawyers charge to represent indigent criminal defendants, which ran in the paper on Aug. 21.

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TBA Supports Court's Action Making Basic Forms Available for Those Who Cannot Afford a Lawyer

Effort included work by several TBA entities

NASHVILLE, July 27, 2011 — Tennessee Bar Association President Danny Van Horn today applauded the Tennessee Supreme Court's adoption of new rules aimed at making access to the courts easier for Tennesseans who may not be able to afford an attorney.

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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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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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