4 Local Attorneys Among Those TBA Selects For Leadership Law Class

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Chattanooga attorneys Zachary Greene, Alexander McVeagh, Lance Pope and Kirby Yost among the 35 attorneys from across the state have been selected for its 2019 Leadership Law program as announced by The Tennessee Bar Association.  
 
Now in its sixteenth year, Leadership Law is designed to equip Tennessee lawyers with "the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities." The class will meet for its first session in January, and then spend the next six months learning about leadership in the legal profession, issues in the courts, policy-making in state government and the importance of community service.  
 
Class members are: 
 
Constance Alexander, The Alexander Law Firm, Memphis

Sara Barnett, Spragins, Barnett & Cobb PLC,Jackson

Paige Bernick, Cornelius & Collins, LLP, Nashville

Ginny Bozeman, Shelby County Attorney's Office, Memphis

Amy Bryant, State of Tennessee—Division of TennCare, Nashville

Audrey Calkins, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Memphis

Bill Clayton, Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC, Knoxville

Tannera Gibson, Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, Memphis

Zachary Greene, Miller & Martin PLLC, Chattanooga

Will Hicky, William B. Hicky, Attorney at Law, Nashville

Ryan Holt, Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, Nashville

Tim Hughes, Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, Nashville

Thomas Hutto, Lawwell, Dale, Graham & Hutto, Columbia

Allison Jackson, Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C., Knoxville

Martesha Johnson, Metropolitan Nashville Public Defenders Office, Nashville

Brittani Kendrick, Tennessee State Board of Education, Nashville

Whitney Kimerling, Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C., Nashville

Chambre Malone, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Nashville

Alexander McVeagh, Hamilton County General Sessions Court, Chattanooga '

Mitchell Panter, Paine | Bickers, LLP, Knoxville

Will Perry, Butler Snow LLP, Memphis

Lance Pope, Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, PC, Chattanooga

Courtney Read, Watson Roach Batson Rowell & Lauderback, PLC, Knoxville

Melanie Reid, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, Knoxville

Justin Reynolds, Reynolds & Reynolds, P.C., Savannah

Gil Schuette, Sims | Funk, PLC, Nashville

Leslie South, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Nashville

Latisha Stubblefield, Pilot Travel Centers LLC, Knoxville

TaKeena Thompson Sandifer, Adams and Reese LLP, Nashville

Nathan Tilly, Pentecost, Glenn, Mauldin & York, PLLC, Jackson

Wells Trompeter, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville

Jennifer Wade, Metro Student Attendance Center Juvenile Court, Nashville

Susan Neal Williams, Morgan & Morgan, Nashville

Kirby Yost, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C., Chattanooga

Carlos Yunsan, Tennessee Supreme Court, Knoxville


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Business

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Opinion

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