Leadership

Law Office Technology/Management Leadership

Chair
Tom Shumate
Meridian Law, PLLC
tom.shumate@meridian.law
Twitter: MeridianLawPLLC
Facebook: meridianlaw/
LinkedIn: thomas-w-shumate-iv-a3648b?trk=hp-identity-name
2900 Vanderbilt Place, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37212

Tom Shumate is the founder of Meridian Law, PLLC, which represents individuals and businesses across Tennessee in a variety of civil matters including business, contract, and employment litigation; disputes involving non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets; insurance defense; personal injury and wrongful death actions; and probate cases.

Mr. Shumate graduated with honors...

Vice-Chair
Jason Williams
Jason Williams
jasonlwill@yahoo.com
203 Suesand Court
Pleasant View, TN 37146
 
Immediate Past Chair
Mary Griffin
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
mary.e.griffin@tn.gov
LinkedIn: marygriffinnextadventure
502 Deaderick Street, Andrew Jackson Bldg
Nashville, TN 37243

Ms. Griffin has served as the State Social Security Administrator (SSSA) since her appointment in 2011. The SSSA acts as the liaison with the IRS, Social Security Administration and local governmental entities. In her prior role as the Deputy General Counsel for the Department of Commerce and Insurance, Ms. Griffin advised on a variety of insurance and securities regulatory matters and...

Middle TN Delegate
A.J. Bahou
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
AJ.Bahou@WallerLaw.com
Twitter: @ajbahou
LinkedIn: ajbahou/
511 Union Street, Suite 2700
Nashville , TN 37219

A.J. Bahou is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on the intersection of law and technology. A registered patent attorney, trial lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, A.J. has extensive experience in the areas of electrical and computer engineering technologies, including Blockchain, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, medical devices, computer hardware and software, and Internet...

Middle TN Delegate
Thomas Hutto
Lawwell, Dale, Graham & Hutto
thutto@maurycountytitle.com
Twitter: @muletownlaw
Facebook: @muletownlaw
LinkedIn: thomas-hutto-2433241/
805 South Garden Street
Columbia, TN 38401
 
Middle TN Delegate
Bill Ramsey
Neal & Harwell PLC
ramseywt@nealharwell.com
1201 Demonbreun Street Suite 1000
Nashville, TN 37203

Bill Ramsey is a member of the firm of Neal & Harwell.The primary focus of Mr. Ramsey’s professional practice is complex civil and criminal litigation.  He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he graduated with high honors in Mechanical Engineering.  He received his law degree from the University of Tennessee...

Staff Coordinator
Chelsea Bennett
Tennessee Bar Association
cbennett@tnbar.org
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Chelsea Bennett is a Sections, Committees and CLE Coordinator for the Tennessee Bar Association. She brings the association eight years of diverse work experience in the education sector. Previously, she worked as the head studio teacher and welfare agent with the child actors starring on the television show “Nashville.” Bennett received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from The Ohio State...

West TN Delegate
Mark Donahoe
The Donahoe Firm PLLC
cmd@donahoefirm.com
212 E Lafayette
Jackson, TN 38301

Mark is admitted to practice in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Civil Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals–Fifth and Sixth Circuit and United States District Courts in Tennesse and Mississippi. Mark graduated from Lambuth College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received...