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May 11, 2017
 Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark, Sharon G. Lee and Holly Kirby served on a panel as part of the Southeast Tennessee Lawyers' Association for Women's (SETLAW) Ladies of Justice "...
May 11, 2017
Source:  Nashville Bar AssociationWith over 355 people in attendance, the Nashville Bar Association hosted their annual Law Day Luncheon on Friday, May 5, 2017—this year centering around the...
May 11, 2017
The 2017 Tennessee Clerks of Court Board of Directors, Education Committee and the Administrative Office of the Courts presented the Tennessee Clerks of Court Spring Seminar May 9-11, 2017. Court...
May 11, 2017
Nine people graduated from Davidson County Veterans Court and were celebrated on Monday, May 8, 2017. General Sessions Judge Melissa Blackburn presided over the ceremony, and also presides over...
May 8, 2017
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark and professionals from the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners attended the Annual Bar Admissions Conference sponsored by the National Conference of Bar...
May 8, 2017
Justice Roger Page was the keynote speaker for the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association Law Day luncheon on May 5, 2017 in Jackson. Held annually, Law Day celebrates and reflects upon the...
May 8, 2017
Members of the Tennessee legal community presented at the ABA Equal Justice Conference in Pittsburgh recently. Former Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice (ATJ) Commission Chairman Buck Lewis is...
May 5, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear three cases on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn.  The details of the cases are as follows:Tuesday, May 9, 2017Chuck’s Package Store, et al. v. City...
May 1, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed James Hawkins’s premeditated murder conviction and sentence of death for the 2008 murder of Charlene Gaither, Mr. Hawkins’s long-term girlfriend and the...
May 1, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today (Monday) to consider six applicants for the impending Circuit Court vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District, which serves Sullivan County. The vacancy will...
April 28, 2017
Source: The Daily Post-AthenianTennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee was the keynote speaker at this year’s McMinn County Youth Government Day luncheon that recognizes outstanding students and...
April 25, 2017
Source: UT College of LawFormer Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Chairman, UT College of Law alumnus and Memphis attorney George T. "Buck" Lewis, III of Baker Donelson, has been elected a...
April 20, 2017
State Supreme Court Justices and judges from across the South have gathered in Nashville this week for the National Center for State Courts' Juvenile Justice Reform Summit (MacArthur Summit)....
April 19, 2017
In a family dispute over land in Davidson County, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that, where two persons own land as joint tenants with a right of survivorship, if one of them transfers her...
April 19, 2017
Several general sessions judges attended the International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Systems Change.The conference, "focused on sexual assault, intimate partner violence,...
April 18, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider six applicants when it meets May 1, 2017 in Kingsport to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District – Sullivan County....
April 13, 2017
More than 150 Municipal Court judges from across Tennessee attended seminars this week in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson. The judges attended workshops on ethical duties, codes enforcement and...
April 13, 2017
Source: Williamson HeraldStites & Harbison PLLC attorney Julian Bibb was awarded the 2017 Elizabeth Collins Award for Distinguished Service by the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (TLAP). The...
April 12, 2017
Justice Cornelia Clark kicked off the first Music City Legal Hackers’ Hackathon for Justice at Vanderbilt University Law School on April 8, 2017. Speaking to a group of lawyers, law students, coders...
April 12, 2017
On Monday, April 10, Justice Sharon Lee spoke to students at The Bright School in Chattanooga. Justice Lee spoke to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders about Tennessee's judicial system, and answered the...
April 11, 2017
SOURCE: Nashville Lawyers' Association for WomenJustice Cornelia Clark has been selected for the 2017 Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey Award. Judge Clark was appointed to the Tennessee Supreme Court in...
April 10, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has held that based on the testimony regarding Charles Kilburn’s death, his death is not compensable as a direct and natural consequence of his original compensable injury...
April 10, 2017
On April 3, 2017, the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Indigent Representation Task Force presented its report to the Court, entitled, Liberty & Justice for All: Providing Right to Counsel Services in...
April 7, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Indigent Representation Task Force will announce the key recommendations it has made to the Court toimprove the delivery of legal representation to Tennesseans who...
April 7, 2017
A majority of the Supreme Court has ruled that, despite the existence of “no trespassing” signs near an unobstructed driveway, police officers’ warrantless entry onto the defendant’s property was...