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Kevin Shepherd Hosts Family Law & Ethical Dilemmas

On May 17, 2017, Maryville attorney Kevin Shepherd coached ETLAW members through six ethical dilemmas. Kevin’s creative scenarios prompted a lot of discussion among members on how to approach sticky situations, such as what to do when you learn a former client is engaged in bigamy and the second, unknowing wife now wants a divorce. […]

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It is that time of year to nominate one of our members for our most prestigious yearly award, the “Spirit of Justice” award. Please see the nomination form at the link below and return your nomination to Alyssa Minge at alyssa.minge@leitnerfirm.com. The deadline for the nominations is next Friday, October 14th by noon. Please consider […]

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2015 Tennessee Supreme Court Luncheon

On May 6, 2015, ETLAW hosted its annual Supreme Court Luncheon honoring the Tennessee Supreme Court. This year’s Luncheon was the most attended in ETLAW history with 140 East Tennessee judges and attorneys attending to honor the work of our Supreme Court.  All five Tennessee Supreme Court justices attended the event, along with other members of the […]

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ETLAW Honors Mary Miller with Spirit of Justice Award

ETLAW awarded Mary Miller the Spirit of Justice Award during its annual Tennessee Supreme Court Luncheon in Knoxville. The honor is for Miller’s continued support and advancement of women in the bar, involvement in numerous organizations, and dedication to her pro bono clients, her practice and her family.  She graduated Emory Law School in 1988 with […]

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December 2014 YWCA Toiletry Drive Success

Thanks to all of our ETLAW members for making our 2014 Annual YWCA Toiletry Drive a huge success! We donated over 400 welcome bags and many other assorted toiletry and self-care items to the YWCA. We also made a financial contribution of $135.00 to the YWCA with excess financial contributions from our members. We owe a […]

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Law and Media CLE

WBIR News Anchor Robin Wilhoit and UT Law Professor Paula Schaefer presented ETLAW’s November 2014 CLE on Law and the Media, including ethical considerations for lawyers. It proved to be an exciting topic for discussion! ETLAW thanks both Robin and Paula for their support and this interesting and relevant CLE.  

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