Attorney Terry Olsen Begins 5th Term As Chairman Of Tennessee Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Attorney Terry Olsen of Olsen Law Firm in Chattanooga is beginning a fifth term as chairman of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section. 
 
Attorney Olsen previously served as chairman of the TBA’s Immigration Law Section 2009-2011, 2013-2014, 2016-2017, and as chairman of the International Law and Practice Section from 2017-2018. He also serves as an executive council member of the Tax Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association.
 
The Tennessee Bar Association’s Sections provide member attorneys with discussion, educational opportunities and networking in their specialized areas of practice. 
 
In addition to assisting businesses and families, Attorney Olsen is active in the Chattanooga and international community by regularly giving seminars on immigration and international issues and acting as a resource for local news sources.

TVA Finalizes Options To Remove Coal Ash At Gallatin Fossil Plant

AG Slatery Urges Congress To Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

GDOL Addresses Outstanding Claims


The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving forward with plans to remove coal ash stored in ash pond impoundments at the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Sumner County to a lined, permitted onsite location, ... (click for more)

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with 21 other state attorneys general, co-signed a letter to Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. ... (click for more)

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Business

TVA Finalizes Options To Remove Coal Ash At Gallatin Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving forward with plans to remove coal ash stored in ash pond impoundments at the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Sumner County to a lined, permitted onsite location, pending state approval. In June 2019, TVA and the state of Tennessee agreed to close the wet impoundments and remove the ash at Gallatin. TVA prepared an Environmental Impact Statement ... (click for more)

AG Slatery Urges Congress To Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with 21 other state attorneys general, co-signed a letter to Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. The legislation would help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal options where appropriate. The ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Keith Fogleman Retiring, Brent Goldberg Leaving County Schools; Other Changes Announced

Keith Fogleman, co-chairman of the School Reopening Task Force and chief talent officer (personnel) for Hamilton County Schools, will retire in September. At the same time, county school officials announced several new leadership changes, including the departure of Brent Goldberg, chief finance officer. Mr. Fogleman came to Hamilton County Schools in January 2018. Previously, ... (click for more)

Hagerty Captures GOP U.S. Senate Race; Bradshaw Is Democratic Contender

Bill Hagerty, the pick of President Donald Trump, lost to Dr. Manny Sethi in Hamilton County in the Republican U.S. Senate race in Hamilton County. But, statewide, Mr. Hagerty was ahead by 74,000 votes and claimed victory early. He said, “Thank you to the Republican voters of Tennessee. I’m honored and humbled to have the support of so many Christian conservatives across our ... (click for more)

Opinion

Congratulations To Marco Perez

Congratulations to Marco Perez on winning the District 2 School Board race. Marco and his team ran a well organized campaign. It is my hope that Marco will take that same organizational skill to continue the improvement of our public schools for the benefit of our nearly 45,000 students. Thanks to my incredible campaign team that worked tirelessly. Thanks as well to the many ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Tennessee Picks Hagerty

Throughout the day on Thursday, I found myself thinking about Manny Sethi and a day he once spent as a 10-year-old kid in central Tennessee. It was Little League baseball day in Hillsboro, which is right outside of Manchester, a town you know as halfway between Chattanooga and Nashville on I-75. For any energetic child, Little League Day is everything, because all the boys are assigned ... (click for more)