Oct 2019
Cover Story
Barry Kolar

What’s new? At the Tennessee Bar Association, the answer is, a lot.

New benefits, new services, new branding and a new website are all either in place or coming online soon.  And during the coming year, even more changes will take place to better serve the Tennessee legal community.

Oct 2019
President's Perspective
Sarah Sheppeard

Want to have good quality health insurance at 20 to 30 percent below market rates, even if you have a very small firm?

Want to save enough on your health insurance to more than cover your TBA dues?

Why do I ask? Let me give you some background information.


Three Tennessee attorneys were honored at the Equal Justice University Awards Dinner. Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeffrey Bivins and Legal Aid of East Tennessee Executive Director Sheri Fox joined with honorees Jeannie Kosciolek, Lucy Boateng and Benjamin Danforth at the program.

Oct 2019
The Law at Work
Edward Phillips
Brandon Morrow

We’re in the midst of the most glorious time of year: college football season. Tailgates, fight songs, packed stadiums (okay, well maybe this depends on who you root for), and the blistering sound of referees’ whistles dominate this revered season in the South.

Football referees, though, aren’t the only ones blowing the whistle.

Oct 2019
Journal News

Baker Donelson lawyer George T. “Buck” Lewis was recognized with a Presidential Citation by the American Bar Association, which was presented by ABA President Bob Carlson at the 2019 ABA Pro Bono Publico luncheon in San Francisco as part of the ABA’s Annual Meeting in August. Lewis just completed three years of service as chair of the...

Licensure & Discipline


The law license of Fayette County lawyer Drew Justin Canale Jr. was transferred to disability inactive status on Aug. 21. Canale may not practice law while on inactive status. He may return to the practice of law after reinstatement, which requires a showing of clear and convincing evidence that the disability...