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Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 7, 2021

The news item on Jerry Morgan’s lawsuit against the Board of Professional Responsibility (BPR) in yesterday’s issue incorrectly stated Morgan's length of employment with the BPR. Morgan had worked at the BPR since 2019.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 31, 2021

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission yesterday clarified that the location for its hearing on candidates to fill a vacancy on the 14th Judicial District Circuit Court is still pending. The commission says the hearing will be held May 14 at 9 a.m. CDT at a location to be announced at a later date. The corrected announcement is posted online.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jan 11, 2021

The link to volunteer for an upcoming legal clinic to help individuals and businesses affected by the Christmas day bombing in downtown Nashville was wrong in Friday’s issue of TBA Today. The correct link is here. The free clinic —a joint project of the Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, and Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands — will be held remotely by phone on Friday. Each appointment will last 30 minutes. Those needing assistance can schedule an appointment starting tomorrow by calling 615-953-4961.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 23, 2020

A news item in yesterday’s issue of TBA Today was not clear that an order issued by the Tennessee Supreme Court contained two dates. The order suspended in-person court proceedings through the end of January and suspended jury trials through the end of February. The order applies to all municipal, juvenile, general sessions, trial, and appellate courts beginning Monday. 

Posted by: Kate Prince on Dec 16, 2020

An article in Tuesday’s TBA Today misidentified the defendant in an upcoming trial of a Metro Nashville police officer charged with murder. Andrew Delke is the officer charged in the shooting death of Daniel Hambrick.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 8, 2020

The news item of George S. Petkoff’s passing in yesterday’s issue of TBA Today contained an incorrect date. In 1976, Petkoff founded The Law Offices of George S. Petkoff. In 2008, he formed Petkoff and Feigelson with David I. Feigelson. He was serving as of counsel with that firm at the time of his death.

Posted by: Kate Prince on Aug 18, 2020

Last week, a story was run in TBA Today about the TBA’s support of extending federal authorization to keep a U.S. bankruptcy judge in the Eastern District of Tennessee at Greeneville. The article stated that upon the retirement of Judge Marcia Parsons, who has held that post for 27 years, all bankruptcy cases in the easternmost counties of Tennessee will be shifted to the docket in Knoxville. It was brought to our attention that the cases in the Northeastern Division of the Eastern District will be heard by Judge Shelley D. Rucker of Chattanooga, and not shifted to Knoxville as previously stated.

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 16, 2020

A headline in yesterday’s issue of TBA Today misidentified the organization that is hosting an upcoming voting rights webinar. It is the YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee that is holding the event on June 24 from noon to 1 p.m. CDT. “Stand Against Racism: Voting in a Time of Crisis” will be moderated by Nashville lawyer Charles K. Grant of Baker Donelson and include representatives from the ACLU of Tennessee, Free Hearts and The Equity Alliance. The panel will address voting rights restoration, absentee voting and how racism affects access to the ballot. Register here to receive the link to the program. 

Posted by: Kate Prince on Jun 4, 2020

An item in Tuesday’s TBA Today regarding virtual legal clinics held by the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands linked to the wrong clinic schedule. The Free Legal Phone Clinic June schedule can be found here. Please contact Andrae Crismon or Kendra Cheek, 615-780-7131, for more information or to volunteer.

Posted by: Barry Kolar on May 27, 2020

An item in Tuesday's TBA Today gave an incorrect date for the TBA's celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. The event will be held on Thursday, June 18, during the TBA's virtual convention. TBA members can register online for this free event, which includes a conversation with noted book author and speaker Elaine Weiss.

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