TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 27, 2017
Former Executive Director of the Tennessee Bar Association Gil Campbell died on Friday in Nashville. He was 84. An East Tennessee native, Campbell worked as the Executive Director of the Decatur/DeKalb Chamber of Commerce in Atlanta for 20 years prior to beginning his tenure at the TBA in 1983. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, a captain in the U.S. Army and a fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation and the Tennessee Bar Foundation. There will be two services in his honor. A celebration of life will be held in Nashville on Thursday at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Nashville, 4815 Franklin Pike, with a reception following. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, 620 State Street, at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Memorial donations can be made in his name to the University of Tennessee College of Law.