TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 29, 2015

The TBA YLD Board invites specialty and minority bars in the state to name a representative to serve as an unfunded and non-voting member of the board. The goal of the invited guest program is to increase diversity among the board and provide an opportunity for young lawyers involved in other legal organizations to have a voice in the state bar association. See a list of all organizations invited to send representatives.

East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women – The East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, represented on the TBA YLD Board by Knoxville lawyer Alyssa Minge, is holding its annual Tennessee Supreme Court Luncheon May 6 at noon at The Foundry in Knoxville. Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon Lee will be the keynote speaker. Get details online or contact Catherine Anglin, (865) 525-0880 with any questions. For more information about ETLAW contact Minge by email, (865) 342-4916, or connect with the group on Facebook and Linkedin.

Southeast Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenSETLAW has partnered with Habitat for Humanity for the Women’s Build Month. On May 16, the group will help finish a home for a woman in the Bushtown neighborhood in downtown Chattanooga. Work will consist of exterior painting, sanding and landscaping. The day will begin at 9 a.m. and wrap up at 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided and each participant will receive a t-shirt. Email Amber Seay – who represents the group on the TBA YLD Board – if you are interested in participating. Those who cannot attend are invited to make a donation to the Chattanooga Women’s Build Event.

Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenTLAW will hold its Annual Meeting Breakfast during the TBA Annual Convention in Memphis. The event will take place June 19 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, which is directly across from the Peabody Hotel, the host site of the convention.