TBA Selects Attorneys For Leadership Law Class, 5 From Chattanooga Area

Friday, December 20, 2019

The Tennessee Bar Association announces that 33 attorneys from across the state have been selected for its 2020 Leadership Law program. The attorneys selected from the Chattanooga area are Stephen Adams, Matt Brock, Michael Dumitru, Samantha Lunn and Charlotte Mattingly.

Now in its seventeenth 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, policymaking in state government and the importance of community service.

Class members are:

Stephen Adams, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, Chattanooga
A.J. Bahou, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville
Matt Brock, Best Hayduk Brock, Chattanooga
LaTonnsya Burney, Tennessee State University, Nashville
Sarah Campbell, State of Tennessee Office of the Attorney General and Reporter, Nashville
David Chapman, Lewis Thomason, Knoxville
Diana Comes, Butler Snow LLP, Memphis
Jade Dodds, DaVita, Inc., Nashville
Ronald Dowdy, Office of the District Attorney, 20th Judicial District, Nashville
Michael Dumitru, Miller & Martin PLLC, Chattanooga
Akram Faizer, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, Knoxville
Alex Fisher, Morgan & Morgan, Nashville
Charles Frazier, Law Offices Of Charles R. Frazier, La Vergne
Charles Higgins, Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC, Memphis
Brooke Hyman, Memphis City Council, Memphis
Troy Jones, Law Office of Troy B. Jones, Knoxville
Cornell Kennedy, Sherrard, Roe, Voigt, Harbison, Nashville
Gabrielle Lewis, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis
Geoffrey Lewis, Memphis, Light, Gas & Water, Memphis
Samantha Lunn, Husch Blackwell, Chattanooga
Christina Magrans-Tillery, City of Knoxville Law Department, Knoxville
Charlotte Mattingly, Tennessee Department of Children's Services, Cleveland
Yasmin Mohammad, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, Memphis
Stacie Odeneal, The Odeneal Firm , Lawrenceburg
Willie Santana, Third Judicial District Public Defender's Office, Morristown
Caroline Sapp, Law Offices of John Day, P.C., Brentwood
Kortney Simmons, Casey, Simmons & Bryant, PLLC, Jackson
Austin Stokes, Pentecost, Glenn & Mauldin, Jackson
Russell Taber, Riley Warnock & Jacobson PLC, Nashville
Elizabeth Taylor, City of Murfreesboro Legal Department, Murfreesboro
Sam Wantland, First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Columbia
Tiffany Webber, Cory Watson Attorneys, Memphis
John Wilks, Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, Nashville


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