Animal Law Section

The Animal Law Section focuses on promoting the study and understanding of laws, regulations and court decisions dealing with legal issues involving animals.

Chair
King & King, P.L.C.
2790 N Highland Ave # A
Jackson, TN 38305-1843
(731)664-6864
Vice-Chair
Meharry Medical College
1603 Hickory Club Dr.
Antioch, TN 37013
(615)244-3727
Immediate Past Chair
Tennessee Farmers Insurance...
P.O. Box 998
Columbia, TN 384020998
(931)388-7872
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

TBA YLD Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Board Positions

The TBA Young Lawyers Division is now accepting applications for appointed board positions for the 2019-2020 bar year, serving under future TBA YLD President Troy Weston. To be eligible to submit an application, you must be 36 or younger on June 14, 2019, or be in the first five years of your practice. Attorneys appointed to positions will be required to attend all mandatory meetings. Submissions are due by Feb. 28. Read more and view the full application here.

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Greene County Groups Aid Dogs from Georgia Puppy Mill Raids

Animal rescue groups in Greene County are playing an integral role in the recovery of hundreds of dogs recently rescued from Georgia puppy mills, WJHL News reports. The Atlanta Humane Society rescued the dogs found in "extremely neglectful" conditions from properties in Georgia’s Montgomery and Candler counties. Thirty eight of the estimated 400 dogs were relinquished to the Greene Pets Foster Network, which worked with others in the community to ensure that the animals receive proper care and are safely transported to a specialty rescue program in Maryland. The owner of the puppy mills was arrested and charged with animal cruelty.

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