Tennessee Defense

Lawyers Association


  • 26 Feb 2014 10:09 AM | Anonymous

    Thanks to TDLA member, David Cook, for his submission of Qualified Protective Order.  The Order is available in the Members Only section of the TDLA website under "Orders" and also "Protective Orders - HIPAA" and "Protective Ordes - exparte communication".


  • 22 Feb 2014 3:01 PM | Anonymous

    TDLA welcomes its newest members:

    Pele Godkin of Cornelius & Collins, LLP, Nashville.  Ms. Godkin is a University of Seattle Law School graduate and practices in the areas of Employment, General Liability, Insurance Coverage and Workers' Comp.  Additionally, she is a member of DRI, LAW, ABA, TBA and NBA.

    Dixie Cooper of Gideon, Cooper & Essary, PLC, Nashville.  Ms. Cooper is a University of Alabama law school graduate and practices in the area of medical malpractice.  She was referred to TDLA by Craig Sanders.

  • 21 Feb 2014 9:28 AM | Anonymous

    Memphis attorney, Minton P. Mayer of Wiseman Ashworth Law Group, PLC, will be presenting "Reptile Theory -- Taming the Lizard" at 119 S. Main Street, Suite 500, Memphis on February 28 at 1:00 eastern time, 12:00 central time.  All TDLA members may also attend via teleconference.  Just fill out this form, scan and e-mail to TN.DLA@att.net to register.  Non-members may attend for $35.00.  The program has been approved by the TN CLE Commission for 1.0 hour general CLE.

    Tort Reg Form 022814.docx.

  • 21 Feb 2014 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Kentucky Defense Counsel (KDC) has invited us to join them at their Deposition Boot Camp on Thursday, April 10 at Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, Kentucky.  TDLA members may attend the seminar at the KDC Member rate of $190.  To sign up online as a member (only credit card payment accepted), you will need to contact the KDC office first.

    Rooms at the Marriott Griffin Gate are available for $159/night for Wednesday, August 9.  Besides Kentucky, CLE has been applied for 6.0 general CLE credits in TN, Ohio and Indiana.  KDC will work to make sure your CLE is recorded in all states where TDLA members are licensed.  Click here for more information.

    Seminar Reg Form.pdf

  • 12 Feb 2014 2:42 PM | Anonymous
    John B. Curtis, Jr. is now practicing at the law firm of Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams, PC in Chattanooga.
  • 10 Feb 2014 4:40 PM | Anonymous
    The TDLA Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, February 17 via teleconference.  Do you have any ideas or suggestions for the Board that you would like to be considered?  If so, please contact the TDLA office at tn.dla@att.net to pass along your thoughts.
  • 06 Feb 2014 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    TDLA's Tort Committee has organized a CLE program, which will be presented by Minton P. Mayer of Wiseman Ashworth Law Group PLC, "Reptile Theory - Taming the Lizard" on February 28, 2014 beginning at 1:00 eastern time/12:00 central time at 119 South Main Street, Suite 500, Memphis.  All TDLA members and paying non-members may participate by attendance or by teleconference.  All TDLA members may attend at no charge, non-members pay $35.00.


    Click here for a registration form:  Tort Reg Form 022814.docx  This can be completed, scanned and e-mailed to TN.DLA@att.net or completed and mailed to TDLA, P.O. Box 127, Harrods Creek, KY 40027-0127.

  • 03 Feb 2014 7:53 AM | Anonymous
    TDLA welcomes its newest member, Brittani Carol Kendrick of Pentecost & Glenn, PLLC.  Ms. Kendrick is a 2010 University of Mississippi Law School graduate and practices in the areas of Civil Rights and Employment.  She is sponsored by TDLA member, Brandon Gibson.
  • 29 Jan 2014 1:09 PM | Anonymous
    TDLA welcomes its newest member:  William "Will" Parker Woods of Allen, Kopet & Associates, PLLC, Nashville.  Mr. Woods is a 2010 University of Tennessee Law School graduate, practices in the areas of Insurance and Workers' COmpensation, and is sponsored by TDLA member, John Burleson.
  • 23 Jan 2014 3:44 PM | Anonymous
    TDLA welcomes its newest member:  Maria Estes Hall of Geico Staff Counsel - Law Office of David Longley, Brentwood is a 2009 graduate of law school at the University of Memphis.  She practices in the areas of Auto, Insurance Tort and is sponsored by TDLA member, Jamie Morrell.
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