Disability Law Section

The section serves as a resource for Tennessee lawyers practicing in the area of disability rights or who have an interest in building a disability rights practice. The section offers continuing legal education and a forum for advancing disability rights.

Chair
George & George
PO Box 8130
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615)451-1550 x: x103
Immediate Past Chair
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
210 West Main Street
Jackson, TN 38302
(731)426-1313
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Just Weeks Away: Elder Law Forum 2019

The 2019 TBA Elder Law Forum will return to the illustrious ‘batman’ building in downtown Nashville on July 12. This forum offers top-notch programming, with essential information for both seasoned practitioners and attorneys interested in adding elder law to their practice. The program will feature timely topics such as updates on TennCare, uniform powers of attorney, recent changes to VA benefits, annuities, ethics and more. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the state and catch up on the latest developments in this practice area. Section members receive a discount to attend the program. Here are the key details:
 
When: Friday, July 12, registration begins at 8 a.m., CDT
Where: AT&T Building – Auditorium, 333 Commerce St., Nashville 
CLE Credit: 5 General, 1 Dual
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New Affordable Housing Development Aims to Help Nashville Veterans

Developers broke ground last week on the 39-unit Curb Victory Hall, which will provide housing for low-income veterans, NPR reports. This building located in Nashville’s Edgehill neighborhood is part of a larger $10 million renovation and expansion of the veterans’ services agency, Operation Stand Down. The latest statistics report that one in eight homeless people in Nashville is a veteran. Operation Stand Down works with upwards of 50 veterans who have federal vouchers for housing, but no place to use them.

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