Leadership

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Speaker of the House of Delegates/Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 1)
Jim Cartiglia
OspreyIP, pllc
(615)377-0768
jrc@ospreyip.com
320 Seven Springs Way, Suite 250
Brentwood, TN 37027

Jim is a registered patent attorney, practicing Intellectual Property law for over 30 years. Jim has filed and prosecuted over 1500 patent applications around the world, primarily in the fields of chemical and materials engineering, nutrition and life sciences, and has appeared before the Japanese, Korean and European Patent Offices, as well as representing clients in litigation in the US and...

Deputy Speaker of the House of Delegates/Second District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Meredith Humbert
Hunter, Smith & Davis, LLP
(423)378-8800
mhumbert@hsdlaw.com
P.O. Box 3740
Kingsport, TN 37664
Secretary to the House of Delegates/Thirtieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 1)
Charlotte Knight Griffin
Memphis Light, Gas & Water...
(901)528-4721
cgriffin@mlgw.org
220 So Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103-3917
First District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Elizabeth Hutton
Herndon, Coleman, Brading &...
(423)434-4707
ehutton@lawyerfirm.com
P.O. Box 1160
Johnson City, TN 37605
First District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Rick Bearfield
Penn Stuart & Eskridge, P.C.
(423)282-1006
rjbearfield@pennstuart.com
P.O. Box 4210
Johnson City, TN 37602
Third District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Aaron Chapman
Aaron J. Chapman, Attorney at Law
(423)254-5333
tennlawyer@gmail.com
P.O. Box 1175
Morristown, TN 378161175
Third District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Doug Collins
Hamblen County General Sessions...
(423)586-5640
Doug722@gmail.com
510 Allison St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Fourth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Eve Charlesworth
(727)543-7220
evecharlesworth@hotmail.com
P.O. Box 555
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Fifth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Steve Ogle
Blount County Clerk & Master
(865)273-5500
lawyerogle@gmail.com
930 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804-6201

Stephen S. Ogle graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law with honors in 1992. He received his bachelor of arts degree in political science with high honors from the University of Tennessee in 1989. Mr. Ogle is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Pi Sigma Alpha political science honor society and the Golden Key National Honor Society.

Mr. Ogle practiced law in Maryville,...

Fifth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Norman Newton
Crawford, Crawford & Newton
(865)982-5431
nhnewton@charter.net
P O Box 4338
Maryville, TN 37802
Sixth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 1)
Shelly Wilson
Owings, Wilson & Coleman
(865)521-3010
slwilson@owclaw.com
900 S. Gay St Ste 800 Riverview Twr
Knoxville, TN 37902-1823

Shelly holds licenses to practice law in both Tennessee and Florida. She has been practicing law in Knoxville and Knox County for over 16 years. Before moving to Tennessee in 1999, Shelly practiced law in Florida for over 11 years. Over the course of the last twenty-five years, Shelly has practiced in both state and federal courts. Shelly has been a member of the Tennessee Bar Association...

Sixth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 2)
Andy Roskind
Pratt Aycock, PLLC
(865)769-6969
aroskind@prattaycock.com
705 Gate Lane, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37909

Andy Roskind is a partner with Pratt Aycock, PLLC, a multi-state law firm with offices in Texas and Tennessee, and manages Tennessee's litigation practice. Further, Mr. Roskind serves on the TBA's Board of Governors and is immediate past chair of the TBA's Criminal Justice Section. Currently Mr. Roskind handles adoption and other family law related items, corporate litigation and criminal...

Sixth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 1)
Jerry Martin
Attorney at Law
(865)777-2700
jerrymartinlaw@aol.com
112 Glenleigh Court Ste 1
Knoxville, TN 37934

Jerry M. Martin is in private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he routinely practices in state and federal court. He is a trial lawyer who concentrates on personal injury, liens and construction litigation. This includes over 25 years experience in handling mechanics' and materialmen's liens. Mr. Martin provided comments to the Tennessee Bar Association's Special...

Sixth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 2)
John Rice
Elmore, Stone & Caffey, PLLC
(865)766-0056
jrice@esc-law.com
5616 Kingston Pike, Suite 301
Knoxville, TN 37919

Practice Areas:Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice; Commercial and Business Disputes, Civil Defense, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Admitted:2013 Tennessee; 2014 U.S. District Courts, Middle & Eastern Districts of Tennessee, 2015 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Also licensed in South Carolina in 2013. Law School:University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D....

Seventh District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Ann Coria
Public Defenders Ofc
(865)457-0006
acoria12@gmail.com
127 N Main St
Clinton, TN 37716-3607
Eighth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Melanie Lane
Romer & Lane PLLC
(931)879-8144
mlane@romerlane.com
Facebook: Melanie Stepp Lane
P.O. Box 797
Jamestown, TN 38556
Eighth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Philip Kazee
Assistant District Attorney...
(931)400-8080
kazeelaw@hotmail.com
P O Box 4583
Oneida, TN 37841
Ninth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Loren Plemmons
(865)408-0452
loren.plemmons@tellicotitle.com
294 B Village Square Dr.
Loudon, TN 37774
Tenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Marcia McMurray
McMurray Law Office, PLLC
(423)479-7171
marcia@mlopllc.com
P. O. Box 610
Cleveland, TN 37364-0610
Eleventh District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 1)
Alicia Oliver
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
(423)535-2922
alicia_oliver@bcbst.com
1 Cameron Hill Circle
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Alicia is Associate General Counsel for Blue Cross BlueShield of Tennessee.   Prior to joining BlueCross BlueShield, she was a shareholder at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Ms. Oliver received her J.D. from The University of Memphis – Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and a B.S. in Journalism and Advertising from the University of Mississippi....

Eleventh District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 1)
Timothy Mickel
Evans Harrison Hackett PLLC
(423)648-7858
tmickel@ehhlaw.com
835 Georgia Ave., Suite 800
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2225
Eleventh District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 2)
Arnold Stulce
McCoon, Williams, Atchley &...
(423)756-6400
astulce@mwalawfirm.com
633 Chestnut St., Ste. 1500, Republic Centre
Chattanooga, TN 37450
Eleventh District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 2)
Pat Vital
Vital Law Office & Dispute...
(423)267-2378
Vitallawoffice@gmail.com
Twitter: VitalLaw
Facebook: VitalLaw
LinkedIn: VitalLaw
735 Broad Street Ste 308
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2927

TN & GA Law Licensed since 1993. Fellow, American Bar Foundation (2016). BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated: Very High in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, Martindale-Hubbell. Admitted to all courts serving those states, including the U.S. Supreme Court. UT Law 1992. TN Supreme Court Rule 31 Family/Civil/Domestic Violence Mediator. FINRA Securities Arbitrator, Panel Chair &...

Twelfth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Graham Swafford
Swafford, Jenkins & Raines...
(423)942-3168
gswafjr@grahamswaffordlaw.com
P O Box 457
Jasper, TN 37347
Twelfth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Mark Raines
Marion County General Sessions...
(423)942-3168
mrainesjr@sjrlaw.net
32 Courthouse Square
Jasper, TN 37347
Thirteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Jane Powers
The Powers Law Firm
(931)484-3579
powerslawtn2@gmail.com
79 N. Main Street
Crossville, TN 38555

Powers is an effective negotiator and litigator in numerous areas of the law. A Member and former Speaker of the TBA House of Delegates, a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, and a Charter Member and Past President of the Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women. Additionally, Mrs. Powers is an active and well respected regional community leader.

Thirteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Hank Fincher
Henry D. Fincher, Attorney at Law
(931)528-4000
henry@henryfincherlaw.com
Facebook: Henry Fincher Attorney at Law
305 E. Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Mr. Fincher is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist, a Certified Family Law Specialist and a Certified Elder Law Attorney recognized by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the National Elder Law Foundation. A former judge, former State Representative and graduate of Harvard Law School, he has helped people with their legal problems for over 20 years. He has been selected as one of the...

Fourteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
John LaBar
Henry, McCord, Bean, Miller,...
(931)455-9301
labar@labarlaw.com
Twitter: mytnlawyer
Facebook: mytnlawyer/
LinkedIn: johnlabar?trk=hp-identity-photo
300 N. Jackson Street
Tullahoma, TN 37388

I am a named member of Henry, McCord, Bean, Miller, Gabriel & LaBar, P.L.L.C. I concentrate my practice on advising business and corporate clients on all manner of labor and employment, transactional, corporate and real estate law matters. Mr. LaBar also represents clients in both administrative matters as well as in litigation, including matters in State and Federal courts as well as...

Fourteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Edward North
Rogers & Duncan
(931)728-0820
edwardhnorth3@yahoo.com
100 N. Spring Street
Manchester, TN 37355
Fifteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Lisa Cothron
Lisa C. Cothron, Attorney at Law
(615)666-6887
lcothron@nctc.com
Twitter: lcothron
P.O. Box 14
Lafayette, TN 37083

Ms. Cothron is a solo practitioner in Macon County, concentrating in the areas of criminal law, family law, juvenile dependency and neglect, and probate.She has served as an attorney for the Department of Children’s Services in the Upper Cumberland region. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s House of Delegates. She earned a BS at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville; her JD at...

Sixteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Ewing Sellers
Sellers & Sellers, PLLC
(615)893-2217
etsatty@gmail.com
111 N. Maple Street, Suite 208
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Sixteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Theodore Goodman
Murfree and Goodman, PLLC
(615)867-0835
tgoodman@murfreegoodman.com
805 S. Church St., Suite 21
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Eighteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Tim Takacs
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law,...
(615)824-2571
ttakacs@tn-elderlaw.com
201 Walton Ferry Road
Hendersonville, TN 37075

Timothy L. Takacs is in private practice in Hendersonville, Tennessee, limiting his practice exclusively to elder law. A Certified Elder Law Attorney, Tim was one of the first elder law attorneys in the nation to assemble an inter-disciplinary team of experts to provide integrated client care. His innovations have transformed the practice of elder law in the United States and have set a new...

Nineteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Jamie Durrett
Batson Nolan PLC
(931)647-1501
jkdurrett@gmail.com
121 South Third Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Jamie K. Durrett attended college at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee where she graduated summa cum laude, receiving a B.S. in Languages and Literature in 2004. Ms. Durrett received her doctorate of jurisprudence from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 2007. Ms. Durrett was admitted to practice law in Alabama and Tennessee in 2007 and...

Nineteenth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
John Holt
Holt Law Firm, PLLC
(615)647-9444
jbhlaw@Bellsouth.net
121 5th Avenue West
Springfield, TN 37172-2428
Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 1)
Charlie High
Charles A. High Law Office
(615)383-6856
cahigh1722@aol.com
1722 Sweetbriar Ave.
Nashville, TN 372125527

1978-1979 Law Clerk, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Nashville,Tennessee
1979-1989 Member of Grissim and Hodges Law Firm, Nashville, Tennessee
1982-1989 City Attorney, City of Oak Hill, Tennessee
1989-2009 Disciplinary Counsel, Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, Nashville, Tennessee
2009-Present Law Office of Charles A. High

Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021 (Position 2)
Darlene Marsh
Darlene Marsh, LLC
(615)417-2985
dmarsh@darlenemarsh.com
LinkedIn: darlenemarsh/
P. .O. Box 59332
Nashville, TN 37205

Darlene is Past Chair of the TBA Environmental Law Section, NBA Environmental Law Committee and Past President of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. Ms Marsh served on the TDEC Drycleaner Environmental Response Board and Underground Storage Tank Board, as well as chair of the UST Board. She practices primarily in environmental compliance and commercial real estate with an emphasis...

Twentieth District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023 (Position 2)
David Goudie
Morgan & Akins, PLLC

dgoudie@morganakins.com
2000 Richard Jones Road, Suite 260 158657
Nashville, TN 37215
Twenty-first District Delegate - Term Expiring 2021
Shauna Billingsley
City of Franklin, Law Department
(615)550-6603
shauna.billingsley@franklintn.gov
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065

City Attorney for the City of Franklin, Tennessee

Twenty-first District Delegate - Term Expiring 2023
Rebecca Blair
The Blair Law Firm
(615)953-1122
rblair@blair-law.com
1608 Westgate Circle, Suite 100
Brentwood, TN 37027

Rebecca Blair has 18 years experience fighting for the rights of her clients in the courtroom. Prior to founding The Blair Law Firm in 2010, Rebecca Blair practiced at one of Tennessee's largest law firms focusing on complex litigation cases. Immediately before founding The Blair Law Firm, Ms. Blair was a named partner at Day & Blair, a premier Tennessee boutique law firm known for high-...