Gary Henry To Be Installed As President Of Chattanooga Chapter Of The Federal Bar Association; Former U.S. Attorney Gonzales To Speak

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Chattanooga chapter of the Federal Bar Association will hold its annual meeting on Feb. 12 with attorney Gary L. Henry being installed as president.

The meeting will be from 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Convention Center.

Attorney Henry is with the firm of Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon.

The chapter will also welcome former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as guest speaker. He will discuss his experiences in the Bush administration as well as current issues relating to national security and the law.


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Business

Chattanooga Chamber Events For Dec. 10-14

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Breaking News

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County Schools Won't Give Information On Ooltewah High Rape Settlement, Attorney Charges

Hamilton County School officials say they won't give any information about the amount of money paid out to settle two lawsuits brought in Federal Court by students who were injured in the Ooltewah High rape incident. They also said they would not release the amount the county schools had to pay in legal expenses for defending the cases. Chattanoogan.com filed an Open Records ... (click for more)

Opinion

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Roy Exum: Quit Embarrassing Us

Ever since I got word that a new Publix grocery store will be built on South Broad Street I have been excited. And every time our city Zoning Appeals Board seemingly does everything within its power to kill the project it is increasingly an embarrassment, a kerfuffle that has no logical explanation and sadly kowtows to a small minority that is flat-out wrong. On Wednesday the ... (click for more)