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October CLE Luncheon - Judge Pam Reeves
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

ETLAW's October CLE will feature Judge Reeves as she discusses her nomination process with our membership in an informative program on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. One hour general CLE credit will be available for those in attendance. Please note, this is a lunch event. By submitting your RSVP, you are responsible for the cost of lunch. Lunch will be catered by Zoe’s Kitchen, the cost of which is $10, payable via cash or check to ETLAW. For non-members, an additional $25 charge will apply for CLE credit. Announcements and lunch begin at noon, with the CLE program scheduled between 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Parking is available at Locust Street Parking Garage, the Hilton parking garage, and parking spots along the street. More information about the YWCA is at www.ywcaknox.com.


Race for the Cure
Saturday, October 18, 2014

ETLAW’s 2014 Race for the Cure Team is up and running. This year’s 5K race is Saturday, October 18th at the World’s Fair Park. You don’t need to be a runner or even a fast walker to join our team for its SIXTH gathering in support of this cause that affects so many women in our lives. Go at your own pace. To participate, visit the ETLAW Lawyers Association for Women Team Page: http://knoxville.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/KNX_KnoxvilleAffiliate?team_id=305734&pg=team&fr_id=4508 Click on “Join this team” and go through the registration steps. Registration includes a nice, long-sleeved T-shirt commemorating the 2014 race. Be sure to include your email address for updates. If the link to the team does not work, go to www.komenknoxville.org and from the Home Page either click on “2014 Race Registration is Open” or on the tab “Komen Race for the Cure” and scroll down to “Teams.” On the side there is a box to “Participate”. Enter “East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women” in the Search box and you will find us. Important dates to keep in mind: September 2, 2014: Early Registration Deadline to save $5.00 and register for only $30.00. Your shirt and packet will be mailed. October 1, 2014: Deadline to postmark registration and have your shirt and packet mailed to you. October 10, 2014: Deadline to online register and have your shirt and packet mailed to you. October 16, 2014: Online registration closes. You must pick up your shirt and packet in person on race day. Our team is open to all our members, friends, co-workers, and loved ones. Participants meet at 7:55 for a Team Photo at the base of the ramp to the Amphitheater. The race begins at 8:30. If you can’t join the team, you can still donate directly through our Team Page using Komen’s secure site. Donations are linked directly to Komen, which will provide you a receipt for tax purposes. For more information, go to the Komen website or contact the ETLAW Team Captain Wynne Caffey at wcaffey@esc-law.com.


Joint CLE: “Women's Guide to Negotiating” by Author, Cait Clark
Thursday, October 30, 2014

ETLAW, Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women (TLAW), and Law Women at UT College of Law are pleased to bring to you renowned female negotiating expert Cait Clarke! Ms. Clarke is the author of Dare to Ask! The Woman's Guidebook to Successful Negotiating. This CLE, titled "Women's Guide to Negotiating," will be on Thursday, October 30th at 12:00 p.m. at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Room 132. Lunch is being provided by Law Women. In addition to the live presentation of Ms. Clarke at the College of Law, the event will also be live-streamed to remote locations across Tennessee.


Female Judges' Reception
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

ETLAW will be hosting a Female Judges’ Reception on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. to honor those female judges elected or appointed to the bench within the last year. Honorees are Knox County Judges: Honorable Pamela Reeves, Suzanne Bauknight, Holly Kirby, Deborah Stevens, Kristi Davis, Pamela Johnson, and Lisa Knott. Light hors d’oeurves and drinks will be served. Each guest will receive one complimentary drink ticket. A cash bar will be available for the purchase of additional beverages. Attendance is limited to the first 250 RSVPs. The reception will be held at the Crowne Plaza – Downtown, 401 West Summit Hill Drive. RSVP to Shelly Wilson at 521-3014 or mhaynes@robertsonoverbey.com . We hope you will be able to attend this event, and celebrate these female judges with us!


November CLE Luncheon - Law and the Media
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WBIR News Anchor Robin Wilhoit and UT Law Professor Paula Schaefer will present ETLAW's November CLE on Law and the Media, including ethical considerations for lawyers.


Holiday Luncheon and YWCA Charity Event
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ETLAW’s Annual Christmas Luncheon and YWCA Charity Event will be held at a location TBD on Wednesday, December 17th starting at 12:00 p.m. Please bring any travel size toiletries you have collected over the year, as well as any items you have pledged to donate, so we can assemble the toiletry bags at the beginning of the luncheon. The cost of the luncheon is $25.00, payable to “ETLAW". Payment should be sent to Shelly Wilson at Robertson, Overbey, Wilson & Beeler 703 Riverview Tower 900 S. Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902-1823, Telephone (865) 522-2717. Shelly's email address is slwilson@robertsonoverbey.com.