July 2017 - Vol. 53, No. 7

Success!

The Tennessee Bar Association has named Nashville lawyer Joycelyn Stevenson as its new executive director. Stevenson fills the position held by Allan F. Ramsaur for 19 years. He continues as the TBA’s executive director emeritus. (Look for a more in-depth story about each of them in an upcoming issue of the Journal.)

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News

NEW LAWS

Tennessee Civil Rights Cold Case Act Signed by Governor 
A bill that would create a legislative committee to study unsolved civil rights cold cases was signed into law by Gov. Bill Haslam on June 6.

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President's Perspective: The Challenges of Change

It’s a time of real change here at the Tennessee Bar Association.

By now, you probably know that our long-time executive director has taken emeritus status, and his successor will be joining us in a matter of days. The lawyer who guided us, seemingly effortlessly, through this change was my predecessor, Jason Long. Of course, he did this on top of the “usual” duties.

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Classifieds

SERVICES

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