TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 8, 2012

With the dust settling on Tuesday's upset victory of Nashville attorney Rachel Bell over incumbent Davidson County General Sessions Judge Mike Jameson, commentators are looking at how Bell did what she did. Many have concluded that sheer hard work and being out in the community whenever possible had a lot to do with her success. Though Jameson held advantages in name recognition, incumbency and finances, Bell managed to increase her visibility and name recognition through personal appearances, robo-calls and signs on trucks and MTA buses. Asked about her strategy Bell said, "I did everything I could to be everywhere I could every day." The Tennessean has more