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1. Five City Council Races Destined for Runoffs
- Friday, October 09, 2015
The identity of the Memphis City Council that will take office in January with six new members was still in flux at the end of a very long and frustrating Oct. 8 election night.
The races for four of those six open seats and the seat now held by an appointee to the council are going to a Nov. 19 runoff election – one week before Thanksgiving.
2. Memphis Mayoral Field Set at 10
- Friday, July 24, 2015
Shelby County Election Commissioners have certified the Memphis election ballot for Oct. 8.
These are the names to appear on that ballot for the 15 elected offices.
The commission met hours after the noon Thursday, July 23, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot if they wished.
3. Strickland Files for Mayor One Week From Deadline
- Friday, July 10, 2015
A week before the filing deadline for candidates on Memphis’ October ballot, city councilman Jim Strickland filed his qualifying petition for mayor and said he has a campaign war chest of approximately $400,000.
4. Campbell, Weiss Open Judicial Campaigns
- Monday, January 27, 2014
John Campbell and Robert Weiss are judges on different sides of the civil-criminal divide in Shelby County jurisprudence.
5. Judicial Campaign Season Emerges With Different Rules
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
Fundraisers and other campaign events for judicial candidates are difficult.
Sometimes there are more candidates for other offices at them than citizens with no direct political interest who are undecided on who to vote for. And more so than in any other field of candidates, judges are limited by ethics in what they can say when trying to persuade someone to vote for them.
6. Dueling Election Databases Make Tracking Difficult
- Monday, January 13, 2014
If ever the political axiom of needing a scorecard to keep up with the players applied to an election cycle, it would be the set of three elections in 2014 across Shelby County.
The middle election of the three – the August ballot of county general elections and state and federal primary elections – is expected to be one of the longest in the county’s political history, if not the longest.
7. Robilio Celebrates 30 Years on the Bench
- Thursday, February 21, 2013
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Robilio once told The Daily News the thing she’s most proud of in her professional life is never having an opponent since she’s taken office.
8. Irving Leads Research Co. Animal Cell Therapies
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Adam M. Irving is chief executive officer of San Diego-based Animal Cell Therapies Inc., a company that develops stem cell treatments to treat a variety of ailments for animals. Irving is based in Memphis.
9. State Court Ruling Adds Clarity to Hospital Lien Issue
- Monday, January 31, 2011
The Tennessee Court of Appeals has added another chapter to what is becoming a thick book of rulings on the issue of how much money hospitals can get from insurers.
The number of hospital liens filed by the Shelby County Health Care Corp. has spiked in the last two years as the company, also known as The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, seeks to recover a larger share of costs from insured patients.
10. Shelby County Court Filings See Sharp Dropoff From Q2
- Monday, October 18, 2010
Court filings in Circuit, Chancery and Probate Courts for the third quarter of 2010 were relatively unchanged from the same quarter of 2009 and down significantly from the second quarter of this year
11. SCOTN Rules Against Med In Third Party Lien Case
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Tennessee Supreme Court has put off limits to hospitals medical insurance proceeds an insurer pays to third party service providers.
The decision Wednesday came in the case of Shelby County Health Care Corp. (The Regional Medical Center) vs. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
12. U of M Honors Robilios For Continued Donations
- Tuesday, April 20, 2010
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law recently recognized Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio, her husband, Victor L. Robilio Jr., and other family members for their contributions to the university.
13. Justices, AWA Celebrate 30 Years Of Women in Law
- Thursday, November 05, 2009
The Association for Women Attorneys is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and in a commemoration of the goals women in the law have achieved, the organization Tuesday hosted the three female Tennessee Supreme Court justices – Chief Justice Janice M. Holder, Justice Cornelia A. Clark and Justice Sharon G. Lee – at a continuing legal education seminar at the Memphis Botanic Garden.
14. AWA Marks 30 Years With Supreme Court CLE
- Tuesday, November 03, 2009
The Association for Women Attorneys today will host Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Janice H. Holder and Justices Cornelia A. Clark and Sharon G. Lee as part of its 30th anniversary celebration. The continuing legal education course will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden’s Hardin Hall, 750 Cherry Road.
15. Court Filings Up Overall in Q2
- Monday, July 20, 2009
Shelby County Circuit Court saw 1,720 cases filed in the second quarter, with more than 20 percent of them divorces with and without children. Auto accident and breach of contracts cases were the second- and third-highest categories, respectively.
16. Robilio Takes Helm of Bar Auxiliary
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
Victor Robilio Jr. has been elected as the first male president in the Memphis Bar Auxiliary’s history. But that’s not all he has on his plate.
17. Bar Examines Dress Code Issue
- Thursday, June 05, 2008
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.
18. Judicial Evaluations Get Jaws Flapping and Tails Swishing in Legal Circles
- Monday, December 17, 2007
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.
19. County's Judicial System Receives Grades
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
New evaluations of 84 local judges, referees and judicial commissioners by the attorneys who practice before them show more interest in ranking Circuit Court judges than in ranking divorce referees.
20. CLE Session Examines ‘Rambo’ Tactics In Courtroom
- Thursday, July 05, 2007
For attorneys working at small firms or on their own as solo practitioners, acquiring the required number of continuing legal education (CLE) credits each year can be a challenge.
With that in mind, the Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) set out earlier this year to make it just a little bit easier.
21. Sills Appointed To AANS Bulletin Advisory Board
- Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Dr. Allen K. Sills Jr., medical director of the Neuroscience Institute at Methodist University Hospital, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and neurosurgeon at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute, has been appointed to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' (AANS) Bulletin advisory board. Sills will contribute articles to the AANS' quarterly publication, "The Bulletin."
22. With the Heart of a Writer, Judge Robilio Keeps On Keeping On
- Thursday, November 09, 2006
For someone who had aspirations of becoming a writer, Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio instead distinguished herself as a judge.
Robilio recently was among four Shelby County judges nominated for the Young Lawyers Division's (YLD) 2006 Charles A. Rond Memorial Award. She is the outgoing president of the Association for Women Attorneys and this month passed the gavel of the presidency to attorney Laurie Christensen. Winners of the Rond award will be announced next Thursday at the YLD's annual meeting starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Rendezvous Downtown.
23. Robilio PassesGavel to New Prez
- Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Laurie L. Christensen Thursday will be inducted as the new president of the Association for Women Attorneys.
Circuit Judge Kay Spalding Robilio will pass the gavel to Christensen, Bapti
24. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
- Tuesday, October 17, 2006
The Nashville chapter of the Association of Government Accountants hosts a seminar on updates to Tennessee tax laws Wednesday from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. Representatives from the Tennessee Department of Revenue, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury will facilitate sessions related to taxes affecting businesses. Registration is $195. For more information, call Mary Anne Queen at (615) 401-7756.
26. Latest Legal Mentoring Program Pairs Seasoned Vets With Recent Grads
- Thursday, July 13, 2006
The Memphis Bar Association's Senior Lawyers and Young Lawyers divisions have joined with the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court, the Ben F. Jones chapter of the American Bar Association and the Association for Women Attorneys to launch a mentoring program for sole law practitioners with five or fewer years of experience.
27. Memphis Legal Community Helps Women Face Life, Work Issues
- Thursday, June 29, 2006
Angie Davis has handled many challenges in her seven years as an associate attorney with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, but the biggest one so far involves balancing depositions with soccer practice.
28. AWA Offers Women Attorneys Avenue for Support
- Thursday, October 27, 2005
Support from colleagues and peers, both personally and professionally, is important for any hard-working professional. And for attorneys and judges, who often spend long hours immersed in their work, that support and interaction is particularly vital.
29. Baker Donelson Names New President, COO
- Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC announced that Jerry Stauffer was selected to serve as the firm's president and chief operating officer. Stauffer formerly served as chairman of the firm's litigation department, as a director of the firm and most recently as managing shareholder. Baker Donelson also announced that Mark Glover was named to a second term as managing shareholder. Ben Adams will continue to serve as board chairman and CEO.
- Wednesday, October 05, 2005
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Newly installed Lieutenant Gov. Chuck Strong inducts the 2005-2006 officers and board of directors. Contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.
31. Fair Installed as President of State Realtor Group
- Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Rosemarie Fair was installed as president of the Tennessee Association of Realtors for 2006. Fair, CEO of Memphis-based One Source Commercial Inc., was named TAR Realtor of the Year in 2004. The Memphis Area Association of Realtors named her Realtor of the Year in 1991.
32. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Judge Honored for Pioneering Role
Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse
Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...
33. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 15, 2004
MBA Elects Officers
Memphis Bar Names 2005 Officers, Directors
The Memphis Bar Association announced the election of the following 2005 officers: Susan M. Clark, president; Barbara Zoccola, vice president; David Cook, treasurer; and Amy Amunds...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Rhodes Professor Named to Mock Trial Association Board
Crye-Leike Franchises Names New VP
Crye-Leike, Realtors, named Kevin R. Joiner vice president of national franchise sales and development for Crye-Leike Franchises Inc. Joiner previously w...
35. Archived Article: Events
- Wednesday, May 05, 2004
The State Board of Education meets at 4:30 p
The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tim Johnson, district executive with the Boy Scouts of America, is the guest speaker. For reservations, cont...
36. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was presented the 2003 Marion Griffin/Frances Loring Award for her contributions to state and local
Attorneys Group Honors Circuit Court Judge Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was presented the 2003 Marion Griff...
37. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, June 12, 2003
TLAW removes obstacles, unites women lawyers
TLAW removes obstacles, unites women lawyers
By LANCE ALLAN
The Daily News
In a profession that at one time was dominated by men, many women have looked to associations and organizations for h...
38. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 11, 2003
Forum to help identify, combat emotional abuse
Forum to help identify, combat emotional abuse
By HOLLY FAVA
Special to The Daily News
It is a problem so subtle, it can be difficult to detect. It affects all ages and ethnicities.
39. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, September 13, 2002
In 1920, the 20th Amendment gave women the right to vote
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
In 1920, the 20th Amendment gave women the right to vote, while in 1951 an amendment to Tennessees Constitution reserved a seat for women in...
40. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, July 11, 2002
The monthly Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators meeting is noon today at the University Club of Memphis
The monthly Memphis Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators meeting is noon today at the University Club of ...
41. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 22, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: April 22-April 28 April 22 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographe...
42. Archived Article: Tlaw (lead)
- Monday, April 15, 2002
Women seeking office need support Political obstacles still loom for women By MARY DANDO The Daily News Shelby County is often seen as an aberration in relation to the rest of the state. On a positive level, women turned out to vote in greater numbe...
43. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 15, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: April 15-April 21 April 15 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographe...
44. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 08, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 8-April 14 April 8 The Shelby County Republican Women's Club invited 19 Republican County Commission candidates for districts 1, 3, 4 and 5 to speak at the club's meeting. The program begins at 11 a.m....
45. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, April 01, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events April 1-April 7 April 1 Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts a free workshop on building a budget from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at CCCS main office, 2430 Poplar Ave. Call 323-4909, Ext. 1313. Mississippi Muse...
46. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 25, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 25-March 31 March 25 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Ms. Booths Garden: Photographs by Jack Kotz, a collection of photographs by Santa Fe-based photographer...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 18, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 18-March 24 March 19 Memphis Rotary Club hosts Robert Hirshon, American Bar Association president, at noon at LeMoyne-Owen College, Bruce Hall (on Walker Avenue). Parking is available at Metropolitan B...
48. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 11, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 11-March 17 March 11 Network of Memphis, an organization of progressive, professional and entrepreneuring women meets the second Monday of the month at Napa Cafe in Sanderlin Centre at 5:30 p.m. Guest ...
49. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, March 04, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events March 4-March 10 March 4 Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St., Jackson, Miss., presents "Gods and Monsters: Pre-Columbian Art from the Permanent Collection," which brings together pre-C...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 25, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events Feb. 25-March 3 Feb. 25 The Tennessee Bar Association is sponsoring the "2002 Update: Preventing Legal Malpractice and Ethics Complaints in Personal Injury and General Practice" seminar from 9 a.m....
51. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, February 21, 2002
Dan Palmer, Concord EFS founder and chief executive officer, has created and funded the $400,000 Suzanne Downs Palmer Professo Dan Palmer, Concord EFS founder and chief executive officer, has created and funded the $400,000 Suzanne Downs Palmer Prof...
52. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 26, 2000
Calendar of events: June 5 11 Calendar of events: June 26-July 2 June 27 Flying Colors, 1068 Cresthaven, Suite 550, hosts ``Laugh Anyway," a humor therapy session for cancer patients, from noon until 2 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear a...
53. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, June 22, 2000
Continuing legal education summer school offered by the Tennessee Bar Association begins June 30 in Memphis with ``Internet Re Continuing legal education summer school offered by the Tennessee Bar Association begins June 30 in Memphis with ``Interne...
54. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 27, 2000
jIVRW rj2oj Mediation: A judges tool for case management By Kay S. Robilio Special to The Daily News Alternative dispute resolution is an important trend in the law, and viewed as a promising alternative for litigants. ADR allows parties to resolve ...
55. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 23, 1998
Perkins(R) Family Restaurants Kick Porter-Leath Childrens Center has been awarded an Early Head Start grant to operate Bright Start, a model developed to provide comprehensive services to support the development of children in needy families. These ...
56. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, April 23, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Take Our Daughters (and Sons) to Work The Association of Women Attorneys will present a mock trial to give young people a taste of the law By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Valerie Johnson was determined to find a way to show he...
57. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, February 12, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Networking at the bar The Association for Women Attorneys mentoring program offers new lawyers a chance to discover more than business opportunities By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News New attorneys dont necessarily have all the a...
58. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 09, 1998
Feb Feb. 9 Professional Secretaries International will meet at the Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The guest speaker will be Bennie Mayfield, account manager from Avery Dennison Corp., whose topic will be laser and ink jet productivity. The cost ...
59. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 20, 1997
RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April RE-MAX of Kentucky/Tennessee has announced its top office sales associates and new sales associates for March and April. Top sale...
60. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, May 19, 1997
May 19 May 19 The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants will sponsor a seminar on "Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting 2" at the Memphis Marriott from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Thomas P. Klammer of No...
61. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 13, 1997
Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc Lee Askew, founder and principal of Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects Inc., will be a featured speaker at the national convention of the American Institute of Architects on May 18...
62. Archived Article: Women
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Women By KATHLEEN DOMBHART BARK The Daily News Attorneys and litigants, both men and women alike, often address Judge Janice Holder as "hizzonner," a traditional one-word title of respect for those on the bench. "Both men and wo...
63. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, March 28, 1996
03-28 Law briefs The Memphis Bar Association will present a seminar on workers compensation from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today at One Commerce Square auditorium. The seminar offers three hours of continuing education credit. The presenters include M....