Health Law Section

This section works to further the knowledge of its members in federal, state and local health care law. The section also sponsors the nationally known annual Health Law Forum, as well as the primer course for attorneys new to the health law practice.

Immediate Past Chair
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel P....
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
(423)756-3000
Chair
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
1211 Union Ave Ste 700
Memphis, TN 38104
(901)516-0560
Vice-Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
511 Union Street, Suite 2700
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)244-6380
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Get the Rest of the Story with TBJ Columns This Month

If you haven't read all the way through the July Tennessee Bar Journal take another look! Criminal law columnist Wade Davies writes about the increase in prosecutions of health care professionals in the face of the opioid crisis. History columnist Russell Fowler takes readers back to when the early days of Hollywood studios, and how three prominent actresses -- Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland and Mary Pickford -- felt it was not equal for them and took their complaints to the courts. Nashville lawyer Steve Barton reviews the fascinating book, Indianapolis. In this month's Spark, look at how many women are at the forefront of the TBA this year. For the first time in history women are filling the roles as president, president-elect, vice president, secretary, treasurer and executive director. Read about them as well as the many, many women who are leading legal organizations in our state.
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Sen. Hensley Accused of Prescribing Drugs to Family, Employee

Tennessee Sen. Joey Hensley, R-Hohenwald, has been accused by state medical officials of prescribing controlled substances to his family members and an employee with whom he was in a “personal relationship," the Tennessean reports. Hensley, who is also a doctor, is accused of writing the prescriptions between December 2014 and March 2015. The charges may affect Hensley's medical license but they are not criminal allegations.
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