TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 19, 2018
Following the decision to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam in Tennessee, the Tennessee Supreme Court stated that it would consider “whether to adopt a post-admission law component and the content of such a requirement.” To that end, the court is soliciting comments to proposed revisions to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 6, which would require new attorneys to complete a Tennessee Law Course within one year of admission to the Tennessee bar. The Tennessee Law Course would be administered by the Administrative Office of the Court and include, but not be limited to, instruction on areas of Tennessee civil and criminal procedure, real estate, wills, estates and trusts, business organizations, family law, and administrative law. The deadline for submitting written comments is Monday, June 18. Comments should reference the docket number set out above and should be e-mailed to appellatecourtclerk@tncourts.gov or mailed to James Hivner, Clerk, Re: Tenn. Sup. Ct. R. 6, Tennessee Appellate Courts, 100 Supreme Court Building, 401 7th Ave North, Nashville, Tennessee 37219-1407.