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Robert Watson Honored by Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool

Posted on June 24, 2014

On Friday, June 20, 2014, the Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool held a ceremony honoring its longtime Chief Trial Counsel, Robert H. Watson, Jr. in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Many Pool administrators and employees were present, along with many attorneys who practiced with and knew Mr. Watson.  Various speakers shared memories of Mr. Watson, both personally and professionally.  Robert Watson defended members of the TML Risk Management Pool for 30 years, and helped pioneer the defense of governmental entities in civil litigation under federal law, and under the Governmental Tort Liability Act.  During the ceremony, Dawn Crawford, President of the Pool, dedicated the Pool’s conference room to Mr. Watson, and the Pool announced that the library and reading area at the new Municipal Technical Advisory Services (MTAS) building would be dedicated in Robert Watson’s memory.  The ceremony was organized and planned by the TML Risk Management Pool and its President, Dawn Crawford. 

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Hanson R. Tipton Sworn In as President of Knoxville Bar Association

Posted on December 13, 2019

Hanson R. Tipton was sworn in as President of the Knoxville Bar Association at the Knoxville Bar Association Annual Meeting and Elections on December 13, 2019. The KBA serves nearly 2,000 members with an eighteen-member Board of Governors. All KB...

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Dan R. Pilkington presents continuing legal education seminar

Posted on October 14, 2019

Member Dan R. Pilkington presented a continued education program on September 25, 2019 to educate other lawyers on new and revised laws legalizing hemp, cbd and cannabis products. The program was part of the Knoxville Bar Association’s Summer Fun ...

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