TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 20, 2019
Knoxville attorney Sheryl Leneice Clark Rollins died on Feb. 14 at the age of 69. Rollins earned her law degree from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1992. She also attended the Institute of International and Comparative Law at Oxford University in Oxford, England, in 1991. She was one of 50 scholars who accepted an invitation to participate in Harvard University’s Symposium on W.E.B. Dubois at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Her life of service included being elected president of the Knoxville Branch of the NAACP, as well as serving as a former member of the Knox County Public Library Board of Trustees, the Knoxville Museum of Art and the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. The family will receive friends Friday from 11 a.m. to noon at Overcoming Believers, 211 Harriet Tubman Dr.