TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 17, 2019
Upon recommendations from the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners, the Tennessee Supreme Court is considering changes to Rule 7, which governs the admission and licensing of attorneys in the state. Changes proposed include edits to the rules governing students attending non-American Bar Association accredited law schools, approval of law schools seeking ABA accreditation and more. The court is soliciting comments from the legal community and the public, which must be submitted by Feb. 15. Comments should be e-mailed to appellatecourtclerk@tncourts.gov or mailed to: James M. Hivner, Clerk, Tennessee Appellate Courts, 100 Supreme Court Building, 401 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-1407. Read the order here.