TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Apr 18, 2016

Women are in the majority on the state’s five-member Supreme Court, but they only account for 22 percent of the state's judiciary. Chief Justice Sharon Lee, who recently served as keynote speaker for the Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women’s empowerment conference, reminded women that advancements should not be rested on. “Empowerment doesn’t just happen, it requires intention,” she said. The conference also included panels moderated by Justice Holly Kirby and Justice Cornelia Clark.