The Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association installed its 2017-18 officers and directors at its annual meeting held at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis on September 20-22, 2017. Michael Mansfield with Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell in Jackson, TN will serve as President; Lynn Lawyer with Nationwide Insurance Company in Nashville, TN will serve as President-Elect; and Rocky King of Egerton, McAfee, Armistead and Davis in Knoxville, TN will serve as Secretary/ Treasurer during the coming year. Barret Albritton of Spears, Moore, Rebman and Williams will serve as TDLA’s Immediate Past President.
TDLA’s membership also elected Heather Douglas of Manier Herod in Nashville, TN; Rob Carden with Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan in Chattanooga, TN; and Dawn Davis Carson of Hickman, Goza and Spragins in Memphis, TN to serve as its directors for 2017-18.
Also at the meeting, three new Vice Presidents were elected to leadership positions. Those positions will be held by Michael Haynie of Manier Herod in Nashville, TN; Hannah Lowe of Trammell Adkins and Ward in Knoxville, TN; and Nathan Shelby of Rainey, Kizer, Reviere and Bell in Nashville, TN this year. Cate Dugan of Peterson-White in Nashville, TN will serve as TDLA’s State Representative to DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, which is TDLA’s national organization affiliate.