Dean’s Circle

Alumni and Donors

College of Law alumni are partners in our ongoing efforts to provide quality legal education.

Alumni and Donors

College of Law alumni are partners in our ongoing efforts to provide quality legal education.

Dean's Circle Members

Roy L. Aaron

Class of 1972

Member
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
Knoxville, Tennessee

Margaret Behm

Class of 1976

Partner
Dodson Parker & Behm
Nashville, Tennessee

Hugh B. Bright, Jr.

Class of 1976

Member
Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter
Knoxville, Tennessee

Suzanne N. Forlidas

Class of 1993

Vice President
Coca-Cola Enterprise, Inc.
Marietta, Georgia

Randy
Hafer

Class of 1983

Partner
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Marietta, Georgia

J. Reginald Hill

Class of 1980

Chief Compliance and Policy Officer
Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Angela Humphreys

Class of 1996

Member
Bass Berry & Sims
Franklin, Tennessee

Sam J. LaPorte

Class of 1975

Partner
LaPorte Law Offices
Elizabethton, Tennessee

George T. Lewis, III

Class of 1980

Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Memphis, Tennessee

Arthur E. McClellan

Class of 1973

Member – President
McClellan, Powers, Ehmling & Rogers, PC
Gallatin, Tennessee

Richard L. Rose

Class of 1974

Director
Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee, PC
Houston, Texas

Jerry Summers

Class of 1966

Supervising Member
Summers & Wyatt
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Cheri Beasley

Class of 1991

Justice
Supreme Court of North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina

Cary S. Blancett

Class of 1983

Vice President
Cary Steven Blancett
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth B. Ford

Class of 1977

Director
Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Wendy Goggin

Class of 1976

Chief Counsel
Drug Enforcement Administration
Alexandria, Virginia

Michael Hickey

Class of 1978

Vice President and Attorney
Rosetta Resources, Inc.
Dandridge, Tennessee

Odell Horton, Jr.

Class of 1986

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Cordova, Tennessee

Joel Katz

Class of 1969

Founding Shareholder
Greenburg Traurig, LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

Sharon Lee

Class of 1978

Supreme Court Justice
Tennessee Supreme Court
Knoxville, Tennessee

Melvin J. Malone

Class of 1989

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC
Franklin, Tennessee

Elizabeth Enoch Moore

Class of 1988

Member
Sherrard & Roe
Nashville, Tennessee

W. Allen Separk

Class of 1969

Member
W. Allen Separk
Atlanta, Georgia

John G. Brock
Class of 1996
Gentry, Tipton & McLemore, P.C.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Lisa Ramsay Cole
Class of 1993
President and Managing Shareholder
Lewis Thomason
Nashville, Tennessee

Carl Colloms
Class of 1966
Judge
Charleston, Tennessee

Jason I. Epstein
Class of 1996
Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Nashville, Tennessee

Marcos M. Garza
Class of 2001
Owner/Attorney
Garza Law Firm, PLLC
Knoxville, Tennessee

Edward G. Phillips
Class of 1978
Partner
Kramer Rayson LLP
Knoxville, Tennessee

Ann Jarvis Pruitt
Class of 1993
Executive Director
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Nashville, Tennessee

Mike Sontag
Class of 1984
Member
Bass Berry & Sims
Nashville, Tennessee

R. Kyle Williams
Class of 2001
Partner
Williams Teusink, LLC
Decatur, Georgia

Roy L. Aaron

Class of 1972

Member
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
Knoxville, Tennessee

Cheri Beasley

Class of 1991

Justice
Supreme Court of North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina

Margaret Behm

Class of 1976

Partner
Dodson Parker & Behm
Nashville, Tennessee

Cary S. Blancett

Class of 1983

Vice President
Cary Steven Blancett
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Hugh B. Bright, Jr.

Class of 1976

Member
Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter
Knoxville, Tennessee

Elizabeth B. Ford

Class of 1977

Director
Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Suzanne N. Forlidas

Class of 1993

Vice President
Coca-Cola Enterprise, Inc.
Marietta, Georgia

Wendy Goggin

Class of 1976

Chief Counsel
Drug Enforcement Administration
Alexandria, Virginia

Randy
Hafer

Class of 1983

Partner
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
Marietta, Georgia

Michael Hickey

Class of 1978

Vice President and Attorney
Rosetta Resources, Inc.
Dandridge, Tennessee

J. Reginald Hill

Class of 1980

Chief Compliance and Policy Officer
Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Odell Horton, Jr.

Class of 1986

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Cordova, Tennessee

Angela Humphreys

Class of 1996

Member
Bass Berry & Sims
Franklin, Tennessee

Joel Katz

Class of 1969

Founding Shareholder
Greenburg Traurig, LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

Sam J. LaPorte

Class of 1975

Partner
LaPorte Law Offices
Elizabethton, Tennessee

Sharon Lee

Class of 1978

Supreme Court Justice
Tennessee Supreme Court
Knoxville, Tennessee

George T. Lewis, III

Class of 1980

Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Memphis, Tennessee

Melvin J. Malone

Class of 1989

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC
Franklin, Tennessee

Arthur E. McClellan

Class of 1973

Member – President
McClellan, Powers, Ehmling & Rogers, PC
Gallatin, Tennessee

Elizabeth Enoch Moore

Class of 1988

Member
Sherrard & Roe
Nashville, Tennessee

Richard L. Rose

Class of 1974

Director
Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee, PC
Houston, Texas

W. Allen Separk

Class of 1969

Member
W. Allen Separk
Atlanta, Georgia

Jerry Summers

Class of 1966

Supervising Member
Summers & Wyatt
Chattanooga, Tennessee

John G. Brock
Class of 1996
Gentry, Tipton & McLemore, P.C.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Lisa Ramsay Cole
Class of 1993
President and Managing Shareholder
Lewis Thomason
Nashville, Tennessee

Carl Colloms
Class of 1966
Judge
Charleston, Tennessee

Jason I. Epstein
Class of 1996
Partner
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Nashville, Tennessee

Marcos M. Garza
Class of 2001
Owner/Attorney
Garza Law Firm, PLLC
Knoxville, Tennessee

Edward G. Phillips
Class of 1978
Partner
Kramer Rayson LLP
Knoxville, Tennessee

Ann Jarvis Pruitt
Class of 1993
Executive Director
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Nashville, Tennessee

Mike Sontag
Class of 1984
Member
Bass Berry & Sims
Nashville, Tennessee

R. Kyle Williams
Class of 2001
Partner
Williams Teusink, LLC
Decatur, Georgia