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ETLAW’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Slate of Officers

The Annual Meeting of the East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women will occur December 6, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the Foundry, 747 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902. One of the purposes of the meeting will be the election of officers.  The Nominating Committee’s report for the 2018 calendar year is below. We […]

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In Summary: ETLAW’s 2018 Annual Supreme Court Luncheon

On November 6, ETLAW celebrated the Tennessee Supreme Court, alongside over 100 Knoxville attorneys, judges, and new admittees to the Tennessee bar. Attendees heard about the distinguished and accomplished attorneys who make up the Tennessee Supreme Court. Chief Justice Jeffrey Bivins gave the keynote speech, in which he outlined the Court’s current focuses: indigent representation, access to justice, […]

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A Cure for All is Justice For All: ETLAW Wins Award from Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!

Thanks to ETLAW member Wynne Caffey-Knight for spearheading ETLAW’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team! Wynne is passionate about fighting cancer, as it has touched her life personally. You can read more about her story and watch an interview with her here. ETLAW is proud to participate in the Race each year. This […]

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Nominate an ETLAW Member for the Spirit of Justice Award!

It is that time of year to nominate one of our members for our most prestigious yearly award, the “Spirit of Justice” award. Please consider and nominate those in our organization who exemplify the advancement of women in the legal profession. Nominations can be made using the ETLAW-Spirit-of-Justice-Award-2017 form. Please return your nomination to President Elect Loretta Cravens, […]

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Serve on the Board of Directors for ETLAW!

The Nominating Committee for ETLAW is currently soliciting nominations for the upcoming year. Beyond the typical positions, such as President and Treasurer, there are roles as Community Outreach Chair, Membership Chair, and Program Chair. Terms are for one year, but you may volunteer multiple times. If you’re interested in learning more about the available positions, you […]

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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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