- 2013 Professionalism Committee Fall Hike
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The KBA Professionalism Committee invited members to the annual fall hike on Saturday, November 16 at House Mountain State Park. Hikers include Garry Ferraris, Chancellor John Weaver, Adrienne Anderson, Katrina Arbogast, Tim Houser, Carol Nickle and John Weaver Jr. and Elizabeth.
- Networking Mixer with Engineers
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On November 14th the KBA Interprofessional Relations Committee hosted a mixer for the TSPE. More than 40 attorneys and engineers participated in the event at The Copper Cellar.
- Networking Mixer with CPAs
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On November 7th, the KBA Interprofessional Relations Committee hosted a networking reception with the TSCPA's at Calhoun's in Bearden. 80+ lawyers and accountants attended.
- LawTalk 2013
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On November 15 and 16 more than 600 people attended the KBA's LawTalk public education series. The KBA would like to thank speakers Keith Buroughs, Samantha Parris, Sonny Schow, Kelly Frere and Matt Frere.
- 2013 New Admittee Reception
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Freshly-admitted lawyers were invited to the Barristers Annual New Admittees Reception on November 4th at the John Black Photography Studio.
- Barristers Charity Corn Hole Throw Down
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On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the Barristers hosted a charity Corn Hole Tournament to benefit Wesley House.
- 2013 Minority Law Student Reception
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On Tuesday, September 24th, the KBA joined with the U.T. College of Law and the LMU Duncan School of Law to sponsor a minority law student reception. There were 38 law students and 45 attorneys and judges in attendance.
- 2013 Supreme Court Dinner
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On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, close to 300 lawyers, judges, and guests joined to celebrate the annual Knoxville Bar Association Supreme Court Dinner. Every year the Dinner honors the Supreme Court and offers them a forum in which to offer their reflections on the year, as well as their plans for the future. This year the KBA welcomed Freddy and Isabel Rubio who shared their insights on immigration matters on the state and federal level and its impact in the Southeast.
- Habitat 2013
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Knoxville Bar Association members build 7th Habitat house for Larry and Dolly Thomas during July and August 2013.
- Trivia Fundraiser
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On May 16th, the Trivia Night sponsored by the KBA Functions Committee and the Barristers was a rousing success with close to $1,200 raised for the KBA's Habitat for Humanity project.
- Law Day Luncheon 2013
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The Law Day Celebration was held on Friday, May 3rd at the Foundry. Click here for more information on the Barristers Law Day Program. The CLE program was entitled "A Passion for Serving our Community" and featured Cornelia A. Clark, Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court and KBA members Wynne Caffey, Rick Carl, Sam Doak, Kati Goodner and Ian Hennessey.
- 2013 Law Practice Today Expo
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On April 12, 2013, more than 300 folks participated in the KBA Law Practice Today Expo. This year's Expo included presentations from local and national speakers discussing what the future holds for the legal profession. There were 13 CLE sessions, 31 vendor sponsors and more than 20 local judges who joined us for the judicial roundtable lunch featuring Ashley Capps, AC Entertainment.
- Happy Hour - February 28, 2013
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The first Happy Hour event of 2013 was held on February 28th at the Downtown Grill & Brewery. The event was sponsored by the Knoxville Barristers & the KBA Functions Committee. A crowd of close to 60 KBA members participated.
- Barristers Participate in Race Against Racism
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On Saturday, January 19, 2013, the YWCA held their annual Diversity Day and Race Against Racism 5k at the Phyllis Wheatley Center, located off of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. The Knoxville Barristers fielded a team of runners including, Attorneys Amy Benner, Caitlin Elam, Leah McClanahan, and John Rice, as well as KBA Law Student Members Alexander Waters and Taylor Askew. Read more
- KBA Annual Meeting 2012
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KBA President J. William Coley presided over the Annual Meeting of the Knoxville Bar Association on Friday, December 14, 2012. The following KBA members were elected as officers for 2012: Wade V. Davies - President-Elect, Tasha C. Blakney - Treasurer and – Wayne R. Kramer - Secretary. The membership elected the following to the four open positions on the Board of Governors: Doug Blaze, Chris McCarty, Hanson Tipton, and Chancellor John Weaver. Heidi A. Barcus assumed the presidency of the Knoxville Bar Association at the close of the meeting.