The University of Tennessee College of Law community will commemorate student Joseph Aaron Moore at the college on Jan. 31.
Moore, 38, died unexpectedly on Jan. 1 at his home. He began attending law school in the fall of 2017, was employed as a law clerk at Shepherd & Associates in Maryville, and worked in the College of Law Legal Clinic.
After earning a Ph.D. in renaissance literature and early modern studies from the University of Texas at Austin, Moore worked as a lecturer prior to law school. He also held a master’s degree in English literature from University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31 in the College of Law Rotunda.