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Court Grants Summary Judgment to Defendants in Craig v. City of Alcoa, et al.

Posted on March 25, 2015

On December 17, 2014, the Honorable Thomas A. Varlan granted summary judgment to all defendants in the lawsuit Ryan Darres Craig v. City of Alcoa, et al. No. 3:13-cv-00241, filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville. The Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged a violation of the Fourth Amendment’s protections against the use of excessive force by City of Alcoa, Tennessee police officers in their use of a taser to apprehend the fleeing Plaintiff.  After briefing by the parties, the Court granted full summary judgment to the City of Alcoa and defendant police officers, dismissing the case.

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Hanson R. Tipton Elected Treasurer of Knoxville Bar Association

Posted on December 28, 2017

Hanson R. Tipton was elected Treasurer of the Knoxville Bar Association at the Knoxville Bar Association Annual Meeting and Elections on December 8, 2017.  The KBA serves more than 2,000 members with an eighteen-member Board of Governors...

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Firm Sponsors 2017 Knoxville Challenger Tennis Tournament

Posted on December 28, 2017

The firm recently sponsored the Knoxville Challenger Tennis Tournament, which returned to Knoxville on November 5 – 12, 2017 at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center on the University of Tennessee campus. The Knoxville Challenger is the largest prof...

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