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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 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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