Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program

Supreme Court Rule 33 -- The Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program assists lawyers, judges, bar applicants and law students who suffer from physical or mental disabilities that result from disease, disorder, trauma or age and that impair their ability to practice or serve. Members are appointed by the Supreme Court. An administrator and staff serve TLAP.


Hon. Michael Spitzer
Hohenwald, TN



Michael Baron, M.D., MPH
Brentwood, TN

Rob Briley, Esq.
Nashville, TN

John W. Butler, Esq.
Knoxville, TN

Nancy Corley, Esq.
Hendersonville, TN

Timothy P. Davis, M.D.
Chattanooga, TN

Michael Gregory Derrick, Esq.
Memphis, TN

Jacqueline B. Dixon, Esq.
Nashville, TN

Hon. Tammy Harrington
Maryville, TN

Troy Jones, Esq.
Knoxville, TN


Kathryn Reed
Memphis, TN

William Robilio, Esq.
Memphis, TN

Hon. Vicki Snyder
Paris, TN

Mark Westlake, Esq.
Nashville, TN

Supreme Court Liaison:
Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins
Tennessee Supreme Court
401 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 321
Nashville, TN  37219-1407

J.E. "Buddy" Stockwell
Executive Director
Tennessee Lawyer Assistance Program
214 2nd Ave. N, Ste 1
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 741-3238
Toll Free: (877) 424- 8527
Fax: (615) 741- 3508
E-mail: buddy.stockwell@tncourts.gov
Term: Executive Director
Appointed by: Supreme Court