VOL. 114 | NO. 230 | Thursday, November 30, 2000
Experience The Joy of Cross Examination with a brown bag seminar at noon Nov
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Power of Attorney-Attorney in Fact or Fiction" at noon Monday at the Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Registration begins at 11:45 a.m. The speaker is Beth Bradley of Burch Porter and Johnson. The cost, which includes lunch, is $35 for MBA members, $40 for non-members registered by today and $25 for non-attorneys or those who do not need continuing legal education credit. The seminar is approved for one hour of general CLE credit. Send payment to MBA, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050, Memphis, Tenn., 38103.
Chief Justice Riley Anderson of the Tennessee Supreme Court is part of a Tennessee delegation invited to attend a two-day summit in Chicago used to select judges nationwide. Other Tennesseans attending the conference Dec. 8 and 9 are state Sen. Joe Haynes (D-Goodlettsville), Rep. Jere Hargrove (D-Cookeville) and Kathryn Reed Edge, president of the Tennessee Bar Association. In Tennessee, there are two judicial selection systems popular election for local and trial judges and yes-no retention elections for the 29 judges on the state Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Court of Criminal Appeals.
Charles W. Hill, partner in the law firm of Waring Cox, has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Hill has been practicing law in Memphis for 23 years. He is an alumnus of Millsaps College, the University of Mississippi, the University of Memphis and U of Ms law school. He concentrates his practice in civil litigation, employment law and broker/dealer litigation. Created in 1950, the college includes members of the civil and criminal trial bar from every segment of the United States and Canada.
"Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Management Approaches to Tenants" is the topic for the Dec. 14 luncheon meeting of Memphis Chapter 20 of the Institute of Real Estate Management at the Ridgeway Inn, 5679 Poplar Ave. The speaker is Dr. Phyllis Betts of the University of Memphis sociology department. For reservations, call 377-5736.
Wanda Everson, Tina Gaines, Raymond Lapone and Alyse Masserano have joined the General Sessions Criminal Court Division of district Attorney General Bill Gibbons staff as prosecutors. Everson graduated from University of Illinois College of Law. Gaines, Lapone and Masserano are University of Memphis graduates.