Dacey Cockrill Is Now Associate Attorney At Eric Buchanan And Associates

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Eric Buchanan and Associates announce that Dacey Cockrill will be joining the firm as an associate attorney in August after taking the Tennessee bar exam. 

This May, Ms. Cockrill graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law ranked number two in her class.  During law school, she held positions in Law Women and the Pro Bono Executive Board and volunteered with numerous pro bono projects.  In her third year of law school, she worked at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic where she helped low-income clients in Knox County obtain Orders of Protection.  Before law school, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in political science.

Ms. Cockrill has worked for the firm for over three years as both a client assistant and a law clerk.  She is excited to contribute to the team, work closely with clients, and help clients fight for their benefits. 

Ms. Cockrill and her cat, Isabelle, are looking forward to moving back to Chattanooga.  Outside of studying and working, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family (particularly her adorable niece), reading, running and listening to podcasts.



Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Sept. 24-28

Sept. 24, Excel at Excel: Beginner Excel Training 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Edney Innovation Center: 1100 Market St., Floor Five Attend this session to learn about setting print parameters, formatting spreadsheets, sorting information, filtering information, splitting cells, simple formulas, PivotTables (they’re easier than you think!) and other features ... (click for more)

Georgia Labor Market Sets Records In August

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said  Thursday  that Georgia’s unemployment rate for August dipped below the national number for the first time  in 11 years . The rate, at 3.8 percent, is approaching the state’s record low of 3.4 percent, set in 2000. At 3.8 percent, it is down .1 percent from July. By comparison, the national rate is 3.9 percent. ... (click for more)

1 Killed In Crash On Highway 58 Saturday Afternoon

Highway 58 was shut down Saturday afternoon due to a head-on crash with a fatality near Linda's Produce. There were multiple emergency vehicles on the scene. Highway 58 was closed in both directions. More information will follow. (click for more)

Juvenile Shot On East 14th Street On Friday

A juvenile was shot Friday evening on East 14th Street. The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 6:45 p.m. to a person shot in the 2000 block of East 14th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. Members of the Violent ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous - And Response (4)

Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: On Saving A Soul

Not so long ago a top writer for the Washington Post was going through some of President Ronald Reagan’s papers and, among those his wife Nancy cherished, the Post’s Karen Tumulty happened to come across a deeply-moving letter. Four pages and written by his hand, it was a heartfelt message written by the president to his wife Nancy’s father in August of 1982. President Reagan ... (click for more)