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Catherine B. Clayton Named to the Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellows for the Class of 2008
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb congratulates Attorney Catherine B. Clayton for being named a Tennessee Bar Foundation Fellow for the Class of 2008. The Foundation honors attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the profession by electing them to membership as “Fellows.” Their contributions are used to support selected, law-related public interest projects.
In accordance with the Foundation’s bylaws, attorneys elected as Fellows “…shall be limited to those outstanding lawyers, judges, and teachers of law licensed to practice for a period of ten years who have:
(a) demonstrated an uncompromised dedication to integrity and high personal and professional ethical standards;
(b) made outstanding and recognized contributions to the legal profession and to the public good;
(c) demonstrated a strong commitment to the published objectives and purposes of the Tennessee Bar Foundation.”
Jennifer W. Earl Joins Spragins, Barnett & Cobb
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb is pleased to announce the arrival of its newest associate, Jennifer W. Earl. Jenny is a recent graduate of the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law. Jenny will be focusing her practice in areas of both business and litigation. We are pleased to welcome her to the firm.
Catherine B. Clayton was Named Chair-Person of the Magistrate Selection Committee
Cathrine B. Clayton recently served as Chair-Person for the Magistrate Selection Committee for the United States District Court for the Western District of the Tennessee at the request of the Federal Judges.
Catherine B. Clayton participated in the Tennessee Supreme Court Panel
Cathrine B. Clayton, at the invitation of the Tennessee Supreme Court, participated as a panel member in the Tennessee Supreme Court’s first in a series of public meetings on access to justice issues on January 21, 2009, in Jackson. The meeting was hosted by a Supreme Court justice and featured a panel of community members and leaders who spoke on access to justice issues of particular importance to the Jackson-Madison County and surrounding areas.
Teresa A. Luna is the Key Note speaker at "Lifelines for Teachers 2009"
Teresa A. Luna was the key note speaker for Lifelines for Teachers 2009, "Differentiated Instruction", held on January 24, 2009 at the McWherter Technology Building at the Jackson State Community College Campus. The full day seminar focused on issues facing teachers today and included presenters such as professors, teachers, and professionals throughout West Tennessee.
Charles H. Farmer named by Governor Bredesen to the Tennessee Ethics Committee
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb is pleased to announce the appointment of Attorney Charles H. Farmer to the Tennessee Ethics Commission by Governer Phil Bredesen. The Tennessee Ethic Commission (“TEC”) was created in an effort to sustain the public’s confidence in government by increasing the integrity and transparency of state and local government through the regulation of lobbying activities, financial disclosure requirements and ethical conduct. Please see Press Release and website of the TEC.
Laura M. Cobb Joins Spragins, Barnett & Cobb
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb is pleased to announce the arrival of its newest associate, Laura Cobb. Laura is a recent graduate of the Wake Forrest School of Law where she was a member of the Intellectual Property Law Journal, Environmental Law Association, Co-Captain of the American Association for Justice Trial Team, and the Intellectual Property Association. Laura is also the daughter of Lewis L. Cobb, Partner. We are pleased to welcome her to the firm.
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb Congratulates New Associates on Passing Bar
Spragins, Barnett & Cobb would like to congratulate Jennifer W. Earl and Laura Cobb for passing the July 2009 Tennessee Bar Examination.