TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 6, 2018
Retired Tennessee Supreme Court Justice and Nashville School of Law Dean William C. Koch Jr. has been elected President of the Board of Trustees of the American Inns of Court, succeeding Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Koch served on the national Board from 2000 to 2008, and again from 2014 to today, including terms as Secretary and Vice President. He has long been committed to the American Inns of Court movement, helping found the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court in Nashville in 1990, where he serves as President and Master of the Bench. He also helped found six other Inns in Tennessee, including the Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court, where he is an emeritus Master of the Bench.