Young Lawyers Division

The TBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is comprised of lawyers in their first five years of practice or under 36 years of age. It is dedicated to serving the professional needs of young lawyers and serving the public as the “service arm of the bar.”

YLD President
Barker Nashville, PLLC
P.O. Box 128167
Nashville, TN 37212
YLD President-Elect
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
YLD Vice President
Office of the District Attorney...
225 Martin Luther King Blvd, Suite 320
Jackson, TN 38301
YLD Immediate Past President
FedEx Express
3620 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125

Here's Help for New Attorneys

If you are a recent law school graduate preparing to take the Tennessee bar exam or a new Tennessee attorney in your first five years of practice, the TBA YLD New Attorney Liaison may be able to provide you with support and guidance. This service is intended for new Tennessee attorneys to obtain guidance on practical matters, request assistance finding a local mentor, or find answers to everyday issues related to the practice of law.


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3 Sections Seeking East and West Tennessee YLD Leaders

The TBA Immigration Law Section, Administrative Law Section and Litigation Section are looking for young lawyers located in East and West Tennessee that are interested in joining the section and taking on an executive council leadership position. Being on the EC isn’t a huge time commitment. Generally, the EC’s have a monthly conference call, work together to plan a CLE, provide comments and recommendations for relevant legislation and produce section newsletters. However, the possibility to do more with the section is endless!
If you would like to find out more information or want to recommend someone for the Immigration, Administrative or Litigation Executive Councils, please contact TBA Section Coordinator, Chelsea Bennett  by May 1.
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Young Lawyers Division Events

2019 TBA Convention

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Friday, June 14, 2019 - 9:00am

Make plans to join us June 13-16, 2019 in Nashville for the 138th Annual TBA Convention!