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1. Events -

Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum will host its 2014 Economic Development Forum Tuesday, Aug. 26, through Thursday, Aug. 28, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Attendees can hear nationally known speakers, learn business growth strategies and get access to business capital. Register at edf.mmbc-memphis.org.

2. Events -

Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum will host its 2014 Economic Development Forum Tuesday, Aug. 26, through Thursday, Aug. 28, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Attendees can hear from nationally known speakers, learn business growth strategies and get access to business capital. Register at edf.mmbc-memphis.org.

3. Events -

The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

4. Google Redesigns Android to Power Smartwatches -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google thinks it's time for an Internet-connected watch that performs many of the same tasks as a smartphone but with fewer distractions and rude interruptions.

The Internet's most influential company is trying to unleash a new era in mobile computing with a version of its Android software tailored for high-tech watches and other devices that can be worn instead of held.

5. Events -

Conduit Global will hold a recruiting fair for its Memphis call center Tuesday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit conduitglobal.com for job descriptions and qualifications.

6. Events -

SHRM-Memphis will hold a legal seminar for human resources professionals Tuesday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Attorneys from four firms will explore hot topics, trends and practical approaches to preventing and managing labor and employment law issues. Cost is $80 for members, $85 for nonmembers and $35 for students. Visit shrm-memphis.org.

7. Events -

The Daily News will hold a free breakfast seminar on monitoring, protecting and growing your business with The Daily News Online March 19, 9 a.m.-10 a.m. at the Germantown Conf. Center, 1900 S. Germantown Pkwy. Attendees receive a free five-day trial of Daily News Online services. RSVP at seminars.memphisdailynews.com.

8. MalmoMemphis Completes Three Law Firm Leases -

Three Memphis law firms represented by MalmoMemphis Real Estate Inc. have renewed their office leases or leased new spaces.

9. Caywood Law Renews Clark Tower Lease -

The Law Offices of David Caywood has renewed its 2,261-square-foot lease in Clark Tower for two more years.

10. Caywood Law Renews Clark Tower Lease -

The Law Offices of David Caywood has renewed its 2,261-square-foot lease in Clark Tower for two more years.

11. Insurance Through Work? Health Law Affects You Too -

The health care overhaul's reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work.

12. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board -

Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.

13. Suburban School Boards Set, Other Issues Remain -

Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities completed the process Thursday, Nov. 7, of establishing the basics of their municipal school districts, with elections for their respective school boards.

14. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races -

Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.

15. Suburban School Board Early Vote In -

The early vote is in for the Thursday, Nov. 7, suburban school board races in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities which are forming their own municipal school districts.

Only six of the school board races are contested with Lakeland voters choosing from a single list of seven contenders for five positions on the Lakeland school board.

16. Election Day Arrives for Municipal School Boards -

Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities go to the polls Thursday, Nov. 7, for the second time in a year to elect school boards for their respective municipal school districts.

17. Early Voting Opens in Three Suburbs for Boards -

Early voting in three of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities opens Monday, Oct. 28, at locations in Germantown, Bartlett and Millington for newly created suburban school boards.

The early voting period for those cities and Lakeland in advance of the Nov. 7 election day began Oct. 18 at Shelby County Election Commission officers Downtown at 157 Poplar Avenue.

18. ‘Culinary Adventure’ -

Kim Fuqua is always adding something new to the menu of events she’s planning for Memphis’ community of foodies who are hungry for fresh dishes and drinks to sample.

19. Events -

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “I’m a Memphian” author Dan Conaway for a discussion and book signing Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. “I’m a Memphian” is a collection of Conaway’s “Memphasis” columns from The Daily News. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

20. Seven Suburban School Board Races Contested -

The suburban school board races next month come down to seven contested elections in four of Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities.

With the decisions in those races and 21 uncontested school board races, voters will have taken the final votes to put in place their own municipal school districts separate from the countywide school system that opened for its first school year Aug. 5.

21. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary -

Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.

22. Filing Deadline Nears for School Board Races -

It looks as if the prospective candidates in many of the suburban school board races on the Nov. 7 ballot had already decided the winners a day away from the noon, Thursday, Sept. 26, filing deadline for the six sets of races.

23. Arlington, Lakeland Early Voting Ends Saturday -

Early voting comes to an end Saturday, Sept. 14, in the first two of 11 elections between now and Thanksgiving.

Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the last chance for voters in Arlington and Lakeland to vote in municipal elections at the Shelby County Election Commission offices at 157 Poplar Ave. Lakeland voters can also vote Saturday only at theRefuge church, 9817 Huff ‘n’ Puff Road.

24. Events -

ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.

25. California Company Buys Former Quebecor Facility -

828 E. Holmes Road Memphis, TN 38116

Sale Amount: $2.7 million

Sale Date: Feb. 15, 2013

26. Apple CEO Promises Investors ‘Great Stuff' to Come -

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to assure shareholders Wednesday that the company is working on some "great stuff" that may help reverse a sharp decline in its stock price.

27. Events -

Nike Inc. will host construction symposiums for locally owned small, women-owned and minority businesses Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. Attendees will learn about construction opportunities at Nike’s Memphis expansion. R.S.V.P. to Brenda Montgomery at bmontgomery@memphischamber.com or 543-3500.

28. Events -

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its second annual Go Red for Women Fashion Show Friday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Tickets are $7, which includes lunch. Email eanderson@uthsc.edu.

29. Events -

Literacy is Key: A Book & Author Affair, a Literacy Mid-South benefit luncheon hosted by the Memphis Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, will be held Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Featured authors are Mary Kay Andrews, Claire Cook and Courtney Miller Santo. Tickets are $45. Visit memphiskkg.org.

30. Events -

The Prosperity Series Memphis will host U.S. Learning CEO and author Don Hutson Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is free for members and $149 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to huey@uslearning.com or 767-0000.

31. Local Organizations Help Homeless Community -

Baptist Operation Outreach and Soles4Souls offered assistance to those less fortunate, providing health care services, food and clothing to the homeless, at annual events held during the Thanksgiving holiday.

32. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated -

President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.

Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.

33. Evans Joins American Esoteric as Vice President -

Dr. Jess Evans has joined American Esoteric Laboratories as vice president of technical operations. In his new role, Evans is responsible for instrumentation, personnel, operational performance and quality assurance for the Memphis laboratory.

34. Events -

The Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management will hold its 2012 conference and exposition Wednesday, Sept. 12, through Friday, Sept. 14, at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Visit tnshrmconf.com for a schedule.

35. Events -

Forest Hill Funeral Home and Cemeteries will hold a Sept. 11 memorial service Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in its Bartlett chapel, 2440 Whitten Road. Visit foresthillfh.com.

36. First Tennessee Unit to Move Downtown -

First Tennessee Bank is preparing its Downtown Memphis headquarters for occupancy of one of its units.

37. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set -

Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.

The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.

38. Culinary Passion Began at Early Age for Doty -

A usual day for Jason Doty starts at about 2:30 a.m. The 38-year-old pastry chef is due at Bluff City Coffee’s new commercial kitchen in Pembroke Square by 4 a.m. to begin “the load for the day.”

39. Green Means Green -

As national real estate guru Jonathan David Miller said at last week’s Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Outlook for the Mid-South, in the rare event that new construction is taking place for office users, going green is standard in today’s economy.

40. Stone Soup Cafe Brings Home Cooking to C-Y -

A restaurant people still mourn for is Buns on the Run, which had an 11½ year run in an old frame house on Elzey, just east of South Cooper, before closing in November 2008. In that cozy establishment, Pam Hardin and Sharron Johnson served the most comforting of comfort food, along with sublime baked goods and a sunny, welcoming attitude. Buns on the Run put the “home” in home cooking.

41. Summit Touts Return of Demand -

“Demand is back” was the theme at the ninth annual Southern Lodging Summit held Downtown this week at The Peabody hotel and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Hoteliers and industry execs gathered for the 2011 Summit, which was organized by the Metropolitan Memphis Hotel & Lodging Association and hotel consulting firm Pinkowski & Co.

42. Poteat Recognized With Active Living Award -

David Poteat, executive vice president of Meritan, has been awarded the Josephine W. Burson Active Living Award by Meritan’s board of directors, recognizing his contributions to the community.

43. Peabody Soul Gala Nets $250K for MED -

Heavy soul and deep grooves were in the air at The Peabody hotel’s Grand Ballroom Friday night as 14 soul legends took the stage to raise money for The Regional Medical Center at Memphis and to celebrate two-time Grammy Award winner Peabo Bryson’s 60th birthday.

44. Attorneys Recall Myar’s Legacy -

During last week’s annual meeting of the Memphis Bar Association, attorney Buck Wellford asked how many in the room of 500 attorneys and judges knew Sam A. Myar Jr.

A few people stood, including Wellford’s father, retired federal judge Harry Wellford, and attorney Leo Bearman. Myar’s widow and family members were also present.

45. Memphis Bar Names Annual Award Winners -

Attorney John Cannon took the gavel Thursday as the incoming president of the Memphis Bar Association at Thursday’s MBA annual meeting at The Racquet Club.

46. Bar Association Meeting Moves East -

The Memphis Bar Association will announce the election of new officers at its annual meeting Thursday at The Racquet Club of Memphis in addition to handing out awards to hard-working attorneys whose professionalism, volunteer spirit and service to the profession have earned them distinction.

47. Soul Fish Café Owners Buck Economic Trends -

When Soul Fish Café opened in the Cooper-Young neighborhood in 2006, few people, including its owners, could have predicted its success.

Now Raymond Williams and Tiger Bryant have opened a second Soul Fish Café in Germantown, an optimistic move that might seem to run counter to the prevailing economy, but Williams said, “Despite the recession, our sales were up 20 percent in 2009,” a year that was rife with the closing of local restaurants.

48. Rulings on Public Housing Rent Fraud Appealed -

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) - A district attorney is asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to let him bring criminal charges against public housing tenants who hide income to get cheaper rent.

The Tennessean reports that Sumner County District Attorney Ray Whitley is appealing a judge's decision to dismiss the case. A state appeals court agreed with the judge that lying about income isn't theft of a service.

49. Garrison Appointed to Leadership Post for American Bar Section -

Grady M. Garrison has been appointed to serve as vice chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Subcommittee for the American Bar Association Litigation Section.

Garrison, of counsel at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, concentrates his practice in the areas of intellectual property and franchise law.

50. AIGA Design Conference To Be Held in Memphis -

The 2009 AIGA Design Conference, “Make/Think,” will be held Oct. 8 through Oct. 11 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts.

The conference will include workshops, roundtable discussions, speakers, a design fair, networking receptions and tours of Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the FedEx Corp. hub, Graceland and local advertising firms archer>malmo, Red Deluxe and ODEN.

51. Gray Knights Offer Shining Armor to MALS -

One local lawyer has led the way for a group of senior attorneys to offer Memphis Area Legal Services more pro bono work.

Allen Malone, a member of Burch Porter & Johnson PLLC, in April e-mailed about 200 Memphis Bar Association members 65 and older, telling them they had been nominated to the new group.

52. Candidates Announced For Judicial Nominating Commission -

The recently renamed Judicial Nominating Commission, formerly the Judicial Selection Commission, on Friday released the names of the applicants for the 17-member commission.

Approximately 237 attorneys, judges and citizens from throughout Tennessee applied for the commission, which is charged with creating lists of potential judicial appointees for the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Criminal Court of Appeals.

53. Paul Stanley's Fall From Grace -

Jim Kyle, a Memphis Democrat who serves as minority leader in the state Senate, gave the first lunchtime address of 2009 to the Memphis Rotary Club.

Rotarians got a bird’s-eye view of the state’s financial picture from Kyle, who described choices needed to close the state’s budget shortfall. Kyle this week announced his candidacy in the 2010 gubernatorial race.

54. MERI Names Roberts Human Resources Coordinator -

Nancy Roberts has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) as human resources coordinator.

Roberts joins MERI after working as vice president of organization development for a large apartment real estate investment trust. In addition, Roberts has more than 15 years of HR experience, including serving in the human resources capacity for a large retail operation and a large marketing firm.

55. Fogerty Joins Jackson Lewis In Of Counsel Role -

Whitney King Fogerty has joined Jackson Lewis LLP as of counsel.

Fogerty was previously a shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC, where she specialized in labor and employment litigation. She has practiced law for 10 years and has been named among Chambers USA’s Leading Lawyers for Business the past two years.

56. Events -

The University of Memphis today will host the final session of a four-part series of free, public discussions of modern classics in Jewish literature in Room 226 of the University of Memphis McWherter Library. The session will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Asked for Wonder” by Abraham Joshua will be the final book discussed. For more information, call David Patterson at 678-2919, Tom Mendina at 678-4310 or Klaudia Kroboth at 678-2209.

57. Events -

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly meeting and lunch today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Thomas P. Smith, District Commander, Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will present arms. Cost is $14. No reservations are required.

58. Issues of Civility, Professionalism Linger in Legal Community -

People who watch shows such as “Law & Order” might imagine lawyers constantly head-butting, arguing and back-stabbing.

However, in the real world, lawyers tend to be more collegial. But many lawyers have said they would like to see more civil, courteous behavior among their colleagues.

59. Landmark Community Bank Names Newell Chairman of Board -

Chuck Newell has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Landmark Community Bank and will be based in Landmark’s Collierville branch.

Newell brings more than 28 years of banking experience to the board and currently serves as the president and CEO of Merchants and Planters Bancshares.

60. Kelly Brings Volunteer Background To Future Access to Justice Post -

Lisa Kelly is a sole practitioner who concentrates in a wide variety of areas, ranging from criminal and civil litigation to corporate transactions. Kelly has been in practice for three years since she received her juris doctorate from the University of Memphis in 2005.

61. Events - The Memphis Rotary Club -

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be R.C. Johnson, athletic director at the University of Memphis. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.

62. Events -

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly lunch meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Ray Wofford, the special projects executive for ACO Polymer Products, will speak on “The ABC’s of Trench Drainage.” The cost is $12 and no reservations are required.

63. Bar Examines Dress Code Issue -

For an hour last week, a group of 16 attorneys and judges gathered in the Tennessee Supreme Court chambers in the Shelby County Courthouse to talk about whether a specific dress code is needed in the nine divisions of Circuit Court.

64. Events -

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. David L. Richardson, Tensar Specialist II with Contec Earth Stabilization Solutions Inc. will discuss "Pavement Reinforcement for the Bottom Up - Geogrid."

65. Events -

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The speaker will be Winfield Dunn, former governor of Tennessee. Cost is $18 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes, 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.

66. Events -

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will meet today at 1:30 p.m. in the first floor commission chamber of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Chief Administrator Steve Summerall at 545-4301.

67. Events -

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will give his annual State of the County address. Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.

68. Events -

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will host a luncheon to kick off Engineers' Week today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $21 per person or $190 for a table of 10. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting R.M. "Marty" Millar at 624-0909 or rmmillar@sprintmail.com.

69. Events -

The InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute today will present its Musculoskeletal Lecture with Dr. Stuart Goodman with social hour beginning at 5 p.m. and the lecture beginning at 6 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. For reservations, contact Gretchan Mishler at 271-0000 or gmishler@inmotionmemphis.org.

70. Corker One of Last to Meet With Bhutto Before Assassination -

One month after her return to Pakistan following eight years in self-imposed exile, former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto met with a U.S. Congressional delegation that included Tennessee's freshman Republican Sen. Bob Corker.

71. Judicial Evaluations Get Jaws Flapping and Tails Swishing in Legal Circles -

A week after their release, the latest batch of judicial evaluations from Memphis Bar Association members remains a touchy subject in the legal community.

The evaluations have been controversial since the first surveys were mailed to attorneys in 1987. The survey moved from once a year to once every two years in 2001 after lots of discussion about whether the timing of them was intended to influence judicial elections.

72. Bar Association Prepares for New Leadership -

The Memphis Bar Association will bring 2007 to a close with a ceremonial transferring of the gavel Dec. 6 during its annual meeting at The Peabody Hotel's Continental Ballroom, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

73. Events -

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its "Alliance Member Orientation" workshop today from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at its offices, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The workshop will give an overview of the Alliance's programs and services. The event is free. For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or adeberry@npexcellence.org.

74. Events -

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch and meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Attendance is $12 and no reservations are required.

75. Mortgage Executives say Housing Price Decline Expected to Stretch Into at Least 2009 -

BOSTON (AP) - U.S. housing prices will continue to decline at least through the end of next year and may not begin creeping upward again until 2010, executives from the nation's biggest mortgage financiers said Monday.

76. Archived Article -

5015 Citation Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Sale Amount: $19.3 million

Sale Date: June 27, 2007

Buyer: Distribution I TL Owner LLC

77. Law Week to Honor, Celebrate Profession -

The law means different things to
different people.

But to the hundreds of future American citizens who will gather at The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts next month, it means opportunity.

78. Baptist-Agape Partnership Gives Hand Up, Not Hand Out -      A local Christian, nonprofit agency has just received a donation to help expand the services it offers to homeless pregnant women and their children.
     Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.

79. Memphis Judges Tasked With Decision In National Domestic Spying Case -

Memphis has a significant connection to arguments made this week in a federal appeals court about whether the government's controversial domestic spying program is unconstitutional.

Of the three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit who heard arguments Wednesday from supporters of the program in the Justice Department as well as the American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) opposition, two are from Memphis.

80. Get Ready, Memphis: Star-Studded Cast On Tap at Media Reform Conference -

It's not every day a person gets to see a member of the Federal Communications Commission jam onstage with a local band like the North Mississippi Allstars.

But attendees can expect that and more at the 2007 National Conference for Media Reform, which kicks off today and continues through Sunday and which will bring to Memphis guests including Hollywood personalities, academics, activists and political celebrities.

81. Women's Foundation Director Shines as Woman of Character -

Ruby Bright has been recognized as a 2006 Woman of Character by the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South. Bright, who is the executive director of the Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis, was recognized for her courage, confidence and leadership.

82. New '07 MBA Vice President Plans Collaboration with U of M Law School -

Amy Amundsen has been named the 2007 vice president of the Memphis Bar Association (MBA). Prior to that, she served as treasurer.

Amundsen is a partner at the law firm of Rice Amundsen & Caperton PLLC, and focuses her practice primarily on domestic law. Amundsen recently worked with the SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) Project, which was held in Memphis last month. It allowed several hundred Shelby County high school students to see cases argued before the Tennessee Supreme Court.

83. MBA Board MembersAnnounced, Ready to Roll -      The Memphis Bar Association announced its 2007 officers during an event at The Peabody Hotel Thursday.
     David M. Cook of The Hardison Law Firm PC officially became the 2007 MBA president,

84. New MBA President Discusses Goals for Tenure -

David M. Cook officially becomes the 2007 president of the Memphis Bar Association today. Cook will be passed the presidential gavel during a seminar by Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. at The Peabody Hotel between noon and 2 p.m.

85. With New Officers And Board Members, Young Lawyers Group Looks Ahead To Busy Year -

The Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association originally was formed to be something of a social arm of the MBA.

Over the years, however, the YLD has grown into much more.

For example, in 2006, YLD members raised money and donated their time to numerous organizations in Shelby County, such as Porter-Leath Children's Center and Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS).

86. Mayor Wharton Speech To Wrap Up Speaker Series -      Memphis Bar Association president Barbara Zoccola will pass the presidential gavel to the 2007 president David M. Cook, president/shareholder of The Hardison Law Firm PC. The official transition will take place today at

87. Florida Company Moves in on Rental Market via Distressed Properties -

If Eleanor Perry knew exactly what was in store for her when she moved into the Oakview Apartments at Lamar and Kimball avenues in mid-September, she might have looked elsewhere.

"This is the worst place I have ever lived in my life," she said.

88. Zoccola Reflects on MBA Presidency As She Prepares to Pass Torch -

Barbara Zoccola soon will pass on the presidential gavel of the Memphis Bar Association to her successor, David M. Cook, the current vice-president of the MBA. Cook will become president of the MBA Dec. 7 during the final installment of its "Law Inspires" series at The Peabody Hotel. The event is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m.

89. Wharton Presentation Closes Year Of 'Inspiring' Seminars -

When Barbara Zoccola was named 2006 Memphis Bar Association's president, she chose "Law Inspires ..." as the year's overriding thesis. It has since paid dividends.

"I chose the theme because law does inspire," Zoccola said last year when she first became president of the MBA. Almost one year later, that theme - and the seminars which it spawned - has come full circle in confirming that seed of thought.

90. Reynolds Named Head Baseball Coach at STCC -

Alan "Bo" Reynolds has been named the new head baseball coach at Southwest Tennessee Community College. He previously worked at Olive Branch High School, where he was head baseball coach in 2005-2006 after serving as assistant coach from 2003 to 2005. He also coached at Rhodes College from 1990 to 2003, where he was both an assistant coach and head coach and the University of Memphis from 1987 to 1990. There, he was an assistant under head coach Bobby Kilpatrick.

91. Big Bucks -

The number "one" is fitting for the name of the giant mixed-use development Gene Carlisle is creating Downtown, as both a locator and a clue to the project's scope.

That's "one" as in One Beale, the address at the foot of Beale Street where the wealthy Wendy's franchisee is developing a 30-story hotel/condominium development with a price tag of between $150 million and $175 million. The "one" also is a clue to the scale of the skyline-changing project, which is unprecedented for Memphis.

92. The Best Things in Life Are Free - Including Legal Advice -

Different Memphis law firms have different approaches to pro bono work.

Tate Lazarini Brady & Guerra PLC sends attorneys to a weekly meeting of Gulf Coast hurricane evacuees at the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church to help with law issues such as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) appeals.

93. Speed Gets Swift Nod as Shareholder in Firm's Memphis Office -

Lea Hall Speed has been named shareholder for Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC's Memphis office. Speed is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association's intellectual property section.

94. Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute -

Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.

95. Events -

The Memphis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division presents "The Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct: Where We Are and Where We Are Going" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the SunTrust Bank Building, One Commerce Square. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.

96. Zoccola Prepares to Lead Local Bar Association -

Each year at the Memphis Bar Association annual meeting, the presidential gavel is passed. This year, Barbara Zoccola will receive the gavel and assume the presidency at the Dec. 1 event.

Zoccola automatically succeeds to president after serving a term as MBA vice president. David M. Cook will become vice president. The positions of treasurer and secretary, as well as members of the board of directors, are currently being decided in the MBA's annual elections and will be announced at the Dec. 1 meeting.

97. ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year -

Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.

98. Study Reflects Healthy Level of Pro Bono Service -

More attorneys than not are doing pro bono work. A report released by the American Bar Association last week found that 66 percent of respondents to a national survey were involved in some level of pro bono service.

99. UTHSC Names Neonatology Division Chief -

Dr. Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy was named neonatology division chief and Sheldon B. Korones Professor in Neonatology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dhanireddy also will serve as medical director of the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis. He previously served as neonatology division chief at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

100. Archived Article: Law - Law Firms Rely Heavily on Medical Professionals

Firms Seek Medical Know-How for Specialized Work

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

Its called expert witness for a reason. Attorneys call on witnesses with knowledge in a specific area in hopes it...