Posted on: Dec 21, 2018
ADM2018-02254 – The Court is considering adopting Rule 10C which result in a new and comprehensive system and set of procedures governing the discipline of Tennessee judges.. The Court solicits written comments on the proposal from judges, lawyers, bar associations, members of the public, and any other interested parties. The deadline for submitting written comments is March 29, 2019.
Posted on: Dec 19, 2018
ADM2018-02237 – The Court is considering amending Rule 9, Section 26 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules, regarding the payment of the professional privilege tax by attorneys. The Court solicits written comments on the proposal from judges, lawyers, bar associations, members of the public, and any other interested parties. The deadline for submitting written comments is February 4, 2019.
Posted on: Dec 14, 2018
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KBA President Keith H. Burroughs presided over the Annual Meeting of the Knoxville Bar Association on Friday, December 14, 2018. More than 200 lawyers and judges were in attendance. Mr. Burroughs announced that the following KBA members were elected as officers for 2019: Hanson R. Tipton – President-Elect, Cheryl G. Rice – Treasurer, and Jason H. Long - Secretary. The membership elected the following KBA members to the four open positions on the Board of Governors: Hon. Suzanne H. Bauknight, Loretta G. Cravens, Elizabeth B. Ford, Rachel P. Hurt. Wynne Caffey-Knight assumed the presidency of the 1800 plus member Knoxville Bar Association at the close of the meeting.
Adrienne L. Anderson was presented the KBA’s highest award, the prestigious Governors’ Award, which is given annually to a lawyer whose peers believe has brought distinction and honor to the legal profession.
The Presidents’ Awards for 2018 were presented to Hon. Deborah C. Stevens for her tireless efforts and many years of service on the Diversity in the Profession Committee and to Melissa Carrasco, Chris McCarty and Cathy Shuck for their work as Co-Chairs of the Publications Committee. The Award for outstanding writing was presented to Angelia Nystrom for her contributions to the KBA monthly magazine DICTA. The Courage in the Face of Adversity Award was presented to Hon. James Curwood Witt, Jr. of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and the Don Paine Lawyer Legacy Award was presented to U.S. District Court Judge Pamela L. Reeves.
Mikel Towe was introduced as President of the Knoxville Barristers, the Young Lawyers Division of the KBA, and it was announced that Luke Ihnen and Zachary Walden, Co-Chairs of Constitution Day Committee, were presented with the Barristers’ Presidents’ Award for 2018.
Posted on: Dec 10, 2018
ADM2018-01575 - The Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice & Procedure has recommended amendments to the Tennessee Rules of Juvenile Procedure. The Court solicits written comments from the bench, the bar, and the public. The deadline for submitting written comments is January 7, 2019.
Posted on: Dec 6, 2018
ADM2018-02186 – The Court is considering amending Rule 9, Section 10 of the Tennessee Supreme Court Rules. The Court solicits written comments on the proposal from judges, lawyers, bar associations, members of the public, and any other interested parties. The deadline for submitting written comments is February 4, 2019.
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