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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Mar 22, 2019

Thanks to these sponsors for support of the 2019 TBA Annual Convention

Diamond Sponsor


Fastcase is the leading next-generation legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and powerful searching, sorting, and data visualization tools at your fingertips. Fastcase provides lawyers, law firms and bar associations the tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive.

Fastcase is the exclusive sponsor of the Thursday night Premier Event

Gold Sponsors

Lewis Thomason offers a wide range of legal services. Our highly skilled attorneys cover the state of Tennessee serving regional and national clients. Whether you are struggling with a legal issue or need help with a complex business matter, know the first step to getting results is to contact us.

Lewis Thomason is the exclusive sponsor of the Wednesday evening opening reception

Spotlight Branding — Spotlight Branding believes that SEO is overrated, and that to get the best results you need to build a strong brand. We offer website design, social media, blogging, e-newsletter, and video services. Our goal is to help lawyers “Become Unforgettable!” Spotlight Branding can be reached at (800) 406-7229, Solutions@SpotlightBranding.com or SpotlightBranding.com.

Spotlight Branding is the exclusive sponsor of the Friday Lawyers Lunch

Silver Sponsors

For the business and practice of law, rely on industry-leading products and services from Thomson Reuters. Our investigative tools, professional services, research platforms, and reference materials provide the trusted answers you need in today's rapidly evolving legal landscape.

Thomson-Reuters is the exclusive sponsor of wifi coverage in the meeting rooms and exhibit areas

Bronze Sponsors

TBA Member Insurance Solutions

TBA Member INSURANCE Solutions is your full service insurance agency offering you experience, accessibility and personal attention with great customer service. We offer a wide range of plans For Your Firm as well as For You and For Your Family. Call us today to learn more about the improved TBAMS at 800-347-1109 or visit tbainsurnance.com.

TBAMS is the exclusive sponsor of the convention device charging station

Thursday Night Reception Sponsors

Tennessee Alliance for Black Lawyers (TABL) is a delegation of African American attorneys representing all areas of the state of Tennessee. TABL is a registered affiliate chapter of the National Bar Association, the oldest and largest organization of black lawyers in the world. The general purpose of TABL is to advance the common professional interests of Tennessee's African American bar and strive to be an active and influential voice for the black lawyers of Tennessee on the state and national level, as well as within the National Bar Association.

The Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women (TLAW) is a statewide women’s bar association founded in 1989. TLAW's purposes include achieving the full participation of women lawyers in the rights, privileges and benefits of the legal profession; increasing the number of women serving on the bench; providing opportunities for mutual support and fellowship; supporting the status and progress of women in society; and providing a source for continuing legal education.


ABA Retirement FundsWhat’s inside your 401(k) may surprise you. Find out why thousands of law firms of all sizes – even solos – use the ABA Retirement Funds Program as their 401(k) provider. Call us at 866-812-3580 or visit www.abaretirement.com for more information and a prospectus.

As the largest Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) provider for the professional services sector, AbacusNext helps legal and accounting professionals achieve ultimate success and peace of mind through the delivery of a complete suite of compliance-ready technology solutions designed to support a secure and cloud-enabled practice at a cost they can afford. Our portfolio of turnkey solutions includes hardware, software and infrastructure on a pay as you go model; Practice Management, Client Resource Management (CRM), Payment Processing, Email, Desktop-as-a- Service, and Managed IT. We were founded on one simple concept: improving the lives of professionals through the use of technology. Our competencies serve to simplify the adoption, implementation, and management of technology to quickly increase revenues, reduce costs, and maximize efficiencies, while keeping security and compliance at the forefront. Since 1983, we have delivered on-demand services to over 1.5 million users worldwide and are recognized by Forbes as one of America’s fastest growing companies. ABACUS is the exclusive provider of Tennessee HotDocs for TBA members.


Attorneys Insurance Mutual of the South, Inc. (AIM) currently insures Alabama and Tennessee attorneys by providing quality professional liability insurance for the private practice of law.


GEICO, a member benefit partner of the Tennessee Bar Association, offers exceptional insurance products and a great savings opportunity on auto insurance. Simply go online to www.geico.com/bar/tba or call 800-368-2734, to complete a simple, no-obligation rate quote. Don’t forget to mention your TBA member status to see how much you could save with your special member discount.

Over a half century ago, GilsbarPRO opened for business with a single goal in mind- be the fastest smartest malpractice administrator in the industry. This guiding principle has grown GilsbarPRO to a team of 100+ members serving over 30,000 professionals across the US.


LawPay is the proven payment partner for law firms, offering technology developed to meet lawyers’ needs. Our simple solution correctly separates earned and unearned fees, protects IOLTA accounts, and provides PCI Level 1 security. Our in-house support team is here to help you succeed with knowledgeable, personalized service.

The Bar Plan

The Bar Plan provides Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Coverage and Court Bonds with exceptional service, while maintaining financial stability and a long-term commitment to our markets. We are the only endorsed carrier of the Tennessee Bar. To find out how we can help lawyers build better practices visit www.thebarplan.com.

Time Miner is an app that automatically finds and creates time entries for past billable calls, texts, and emails. The first and only software of its kind, Time Miner is 100 percent retroactive time capture technology. It integrates with RingCentral, Outlook, Gmail and Clio and is available in the App Store and Google Play Store under the name Time Miner Plus.

Vista Points

Vista Points Special Needs Trust provides trustee services and serves as a national resource center dedicated to raising awareness regarding Special Needs Trusts. For more information please visit Vista Points provides trustee services and serves as a national resource center dedicated to raising awareness regarding Special Needs Trusts. For more information please visit www.vistapoints.org or call 888-422-4076.

Wellness Corner Sponsors


The Mindfulness in Law Society is the education and support hub for mindfulness in the legal profession, bringing together lawyers, law students, faculty, judges, and other legal professionals across the nation, and supporting their interests in mindful lawyering, yoga, and other contemplative practices. We offer and share programming, resources, and networking opportunities, including: virtual sitting sessions, Continuing Legal Education, national conferences, practice area divisions, and state and local chapters. We also offer centralized resources for those who seek to create or enhance a mindfulness practice or program for themselves, their law firms, legal communities, and law schools. We are a 501(c)(3) organization supported by memberships and donations.

OsteoStrong is a revolutionary patented concept that delivers a natural, simple, and effective solution with proven results to increase your complete muscular and skeletal strength, balance, and agility. This is not a gym, drug, or diet. Just 7-10 minutes, once a week, and you won’t even break a sweat. It works for people of all ages and fitness levels, and you will leave feeling energized.

OsteoStrong will be providing complimentary bone density screenings at the convention.

Although there are many chair massage companies out there, Tennessee Chair Massage is one of the few that is based in Tennessee. In addition to holding a massage license in Tennessee, the owners and therapists of TCM also live and work here. Our therapists have brought the many benefits of chair massage to places such as convention centers, chiropractor’s offices, movie sets, schools, and the offices of many small, local companies as well as larger chains. Let us know if you have any questions by sending a message via the Contact Us page on our website or by calling 615-802-8876.

Complimentary 10 minute chair massages will be available Thursday afternoon from 1:30 to 6 p.m. in the Wellness Corner. This service is brought to you by TBA and Tennessee Chair Massage. Sign up for times at the registration desk. First come first serve!

The Tennessee Supreme Court has established the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP) as an approved impaired lawyers program addressing a range of issues including depression and suicide, grief and loss, stress and burnout, substance abuse, process addictions, balancing practice and family, anxiety, anger management and cognitive impairment. All communications with TLAP are confidential and representatives can be reached around the clock. All staff are trained crisis counselors and certified in suicide prevention.

At The Urban Juicer, we believe that food can be beautiful inside and out. Food that is good for you can taste good too - all by itself, no fillers or additives. We strive to let the beauty of nature shine by offering healthy food options. We offer juices, juice cleanses, smoothies and super foods. Juicing is a super punch of nutrition that allows you to maintain your busy lifestyle and still get the nutrition your body needs. Find The Urban Juicer near you on 8th Avenue South, the Arcade, East Nashville, Hillsboro Village and Charlotte Avenue.

Wild Heart Meditation Center is a non-profit organization committed to creating and supporting communities of people interested in integrating the Buddha's teachings into their everyday lives. We value the principles of non-violence, kindness, compassion, gratitude, wisdom & equanimity. We have a simple mission, to make the teachings and practices of the Buddha available to all who are interested. Everyone is welcome.

Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Carl & Priscilla makes fine leather goods and custom jewelry. We design, cut and assemble each leather item with our own hands, ensuring our products last a lifetime. Our custom jewelry is handcrafted using new and vintage items to create unique statement accessories.


The Tennessee Bar Association returns to Middle Tennessee this year for its 2019 annual convention in Nashville. The Renaissance will be our host hotel, with all meetings taking place at this great downtown location. A variety of sponsorship levels, as well as customized packages, are available for this annual gathering of the Tennessee legal community. 

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