TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Lynn Pointer on Sep 13, 2012

The Tennessee Bar Association is pleased to announce an exciting fall trip for TBASCANS to get together October 26 - 28 in Johnson City.  This weekend event will be held in conjunction with the fall meeting of the TBA Board of Governors at the beautiful Carnegie Hotel in Johnson City. 

TBASCANS attending this event will have the opportunity to travel through the foothills of the Smoky Mountains during peak fall colors season and upon their arrival in Johnson City rest in comfort and luxury at the AAA Four Diamond Carnegie Hotel & Spa.

On Friday, October 26, attendees are invited to dine with the TBA Board of Governors at the awarding-winning Cafe Pacific in downtown Johnson City.  After dinner, attendees will have the opportunity to visit with fellow travelers at the TBA Hospitality Suite at the Carnegie Hotel.

On Saturday, October 27, attendees are free to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and local attractions on their own.  On Saturday afternoon and evening, we will gather back at the Carnegie Hotel for a tailgating dinner and enjoy the colors of orange and white as we take in the UT v. South Carolina football game. 


  • Hospitality suite Friday & Saturday evenings (9:30 p.m., Carnegie Hotel)
  • Friday reception & dinner  (6:30 - 9:30 p.m., Cafe Pacific)
  • Free time to explore Johnson City and the local attractions, or enjoy the spa and amenities at the Carnegie Hotel on Saturday
  • Saturday's UT v. South Carolina Football game (Game time to be announced, Carnegie Hotel)
  • Saturday's Tailgate Dinner (6 - 10:00 p.m., Carnegie Hotel)


$150 per person for the full weekend that includes Friday & Saturday night events

$50 per person if you do not attend Friday night dinner at Cafe Pacific


We have booked a number of rooms for TBASCANS to attend this event at the Carnegie Hotel in Johnson City.  Take advantage of the special room rate of $109 by calling the Carnegie Hotel at 1-423-979-6400.  Our room block expires on Wednesday, September 26.  We will be in the foothills of the Smokies during peak fall colors season and these rooms will fill up fast, so contact the hotel now to reserve your room.

Register Now

TBASCUS offers programs and services to lawyers in the prime of their career.  All Tennessee Bar Association members at age 50 and up are included as members of TBASCUS.  To register for this event, or if you have questions, please contact Lynn Pointer at 1-615-383-7421 or by email:  Lpointer@tnbar.org

We hope to see you there!

Local Attractions

Historic Jonesboro (8.5 miles from Johnson City / 16 minutes)

Gray Fossil Site (11 miles from Johnson City / 13 minutes)

Biltmore Estates, Asheville, NC (62 miles from Johnson City / 1 hr. 10 minutes)