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Dedication of Robert H. Watson, Jr. Research and Information Center

Posted on February 18, 2016

On January 14, 2016, members of the firm attended the dedication of the Robert H. Watson, Jr. Research and Information Center at the University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service.  A bronze commemorative plaque was unveiled in recognition of Mr. Watson’s work with the Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool and municipal governments in Tennessee.  The program included comments by Jim Thomas of MTAS, Dr. Joe DiPietro, President of the University of Tennessee, Dawn Crawford, President/CEO of the TML Risk Management Pool, Mrs. Pat Watson, and Dr. Herb Byrd III, Vice President of Institute for Public Service.

Pictured in the photograph are Benjamin K. Lauderback, Pat Watson and Beth Drinnen.  (Photo: Adam Brimer/University of Tennessee).


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Dan R. Pilkington Provides Training to Local Law Enforcement

Posted on April 15, 2019

Dan R. Pilkington assisted local law enforcement officers by providing training on use of force and other constitutional claims as part of a course of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training in March. CIT is a first-responder model of police-based...

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Hanson R. Tipton Elected President-Elect of Knoxville Bar Association

Posted on March 15, 2019

Hanson R. Tipton was elected President-Elect of the Knoxville Bar Association at the Knoxville Bar Association Annual Meeting and Elections on December 14, 2018.  The KBA serves nearly 2,000 members with an eighteen-member Board of Governors....

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