News Archives

Christian to serve on NALP nominating committee

April 2, 2020 1:41 pm
Joe Christian, the assistant director of the College of Law’s Bettye B. Lewis Career Center, has been elected to the nominating committee of NALP (the National Association for Law Placement).

Alumnus honored as one of nation’s best under 40

March 31, 2020 4:31 pm
College of Law graduate Taylor Wirth has been named one of the 40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association.  Each year the LGBT Bar recognizes LGBTQ+ legal professionals from among practicing lawyers, law professors, corporate counsel, members of the judiciary or politicians.

Loan repayment assistance available to recent graduates

March 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Recent graduates with student debt who work in public interest law can receive assistance through a program being offered by the University of Tennessee College of Law. Four graduates each will receive up to $4,000 this year through the Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC Loan Repayment Assistance Program.

Faculty Forum: February 2020

March 1, 2020 3:37 pm
Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Michael Higdon highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. Professor Eric Franklin Amarante was featured in the NPR/WUOT piece “Reckoning With the Past as the Knoxville Science Museum Proposal Moves Forward.

College of Law announces dean candidates

February 11, 2020 12:30 pm
The search committee for the next dean of the University of Tennessee College of Law has identified four candidates who will be visiting campus throughout the month of February. Candidates will be meeting with students, faculty, staff and alumni of the College of Law during their visits.

Annual Honors Banquet recognizes outstanding students, staff, faculty

January 31, 2020 10:41 am
The College of Law celebrated the outstanding achievements of students, staff and faculty on Jan. 30 at the college’s Honors Banquet and Awards Program. STUDENT AWARDS Knoxville Auxiliary to the Tennessee Bar Association AwardKaleb Byars Herbert L.

Faculty Forum: January 2020

January 30, 2020 10:19 am
Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Michael Higdon highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments.