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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 4, 2020

An article in last Thursday's issue of TBA Today had an incorrect link for Bob Ambrogi's article on the “7 Ways The Pandemic Will Forever Change Law Practice.” Read the article here on Above the Law.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 4, 2020

A story in Friday's issue of TBA Today incorrectly referred to the parties in a Tennessee Supreme Court opinion about the state Consumer Protection Act as being married. In fact, the two individuals are not related and have separate claims pending against hospitals in the state.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 1, 2020

A story in yesterday’s issue of TBA Today featured a Nashville attorney who has been recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of its 40 Best LGBTQ Lawyers Under 40. The story inadvertently omitted a Memphis attorney also on the list. Chris J. Miritello is vice president, general counsel and secretary at Mueller Industries. Both lawyers will be recognized in August at the 2020 Lavender Law Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Mar 10, 2020

The cover story of this month's Tennessee Bar Journal — "Tennessee Law in the Time of Pandemic Disease" by William O. Shults and Michael Caskey — is so timely that as the issue was being printed, the World Health Organization (WHO) was still coming up with the proper name to call the coronavirus. After the printing, the WHO determined that the name of the virus would be SARS_CoV-2, and the disease caused by the virus would be called COVID-19. The online version of the Journal is correct and up-to-date with this distinction.

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Nov 14, 2019

An item about the upcoming Nashville Bar Association Memorial Service had an incorrect ordering of events. The services begin at 11 a.m. on Nov. 21 at the Downtown Presbyterian Church, with lunch to follow.

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Oct 25, 2019

While an item in Wednesday’s TBA Today noted that Tannera Gibson will be the new secretary and treasurer of the Memphis Bar Association, there will still be an election held to fill open positions on the MBA’s Board of Governors. Executive Director Anne Fritz says that online ballots will be deployed by Nov. 5.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 10, 2019

A story in Friday’s issue of TBA Today included information from the Board of Law Examiners that ranked the state’s law schools on bar passage rates. The ranking included in the story was based on the overall rate, which included first-time and repeat test takers. The percentages based on first time test takers only are: Belmont University, 97.2%; Vanderbilt University, 93%; University of Tennessee, 83.7%; University of Memphis, 81%; Duncan School of Law, 73%; and Nashville School of Law, 69%.

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 15, 2019

TBA Today yesterday included an item about a recent opinion issued by Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery. The item was based on reporting from the Tennessean that said Slatery issued the opinion in response to a question from Rep. Mike Stewart and the Tennessee Equality Project. The AG's office has clarified that, noting that the opinion was issued only to Rep. Stewart, as the office does not issue opinions to advocacy organizations.

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Nov 6, 2018

A recent TBA Today item on the Tennessee Supreme Court’s adoption of changes to Rule 10B and 11 contained an incorrect link to the court’s order. Here is the correct link to that document.

Posted by: Barry Kolar on Nov 6, 2018

In a recap of the recent TBA Board of Governors meeting, an item in TBA Today discussing the adoption of a new TBA policy on attorney wellness did not include a link to that new policy. Here is the policy that was adopted, which references the Path to Lawyer Well-Being report prepared by the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being.

 


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