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Posted by: Kate Prince on Mar 1, 2018

Journal Issue Date: Mar 2018

Journal Name: March 2018 - Vol. 54, No. 3

Created in 2016 as an initiative of former TBA President Bill Harbison, the TBA’s Special Committee on the Evolving Legal Market (ELM) was established to investigate and thoroughly examine new technology and innovations disrupting the legal market. The ELM committee’s top priority was and continues to be educating Tennessee lawyers to help them survive and thrive in a changing market.

Since its inception, the ELM committee has studied an array of subjects from online dispute resolution to artificial intelligence and produced a series of award-winning CLEs titled the Modern Law Practice Series. One such CLE covering consumer-facing services like Avvo and LegalZoom and featuring a presentation from Professor Ben Barton can be found on the TBA’s website at

For more information on ELM, go to

— Kate Prince,
TBA Leadership Development and Innovations Coordinator