IPL Advisory Board

The Institute for Professional Leadership advisory board is a group of committed alumni and friends who promote excellence in leadership. Members serve as advocates and advisors in support of the college’s students, faculty, staff, and administration and collaborate in support of leadership opportunities for legal students.

 

Board Members

Kate Atchley
Faculty, Executive MBA Program
UT College of Business
Knoxville, Tennessee

Ursula Bailey
Attorney
Law Office of Ursula Bailey
Knoxville, Tennessee

Leslie L. Beale
Certified Life Coach
Profusion Strategies
Knoxville, Tennessee

Stuart Brotman
Beaman Professor of Communication and Law
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Lee Bussart
General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge
Marshall County Courthouse
Lewisburg, Tennessee

Keith Carver
Chancellor
University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, Tennessee

 

 

Lisa Cole
Attorney
Lewis Thomason
Nashville, Tennessee

James Cornelius
Attorney
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Joan Cronan
Executive Degree Program
Brenda Lawson Athletic Center
Knoxville, Tennessee

Beth Ford
Director
Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Houston Gordon
Attorney
Law Office of Houston Gordon
Covington, Tennessee

William Harbison
Attorney
Sherrard & Roe
Nashville, Tennessee

Rob Holland
Center for Profitable Agriculture
Middle Tennessee Experiment Station
Spring Hill, Tennessee

 

 

 

T. Scott Jones
Attorney
Banks & Jones
Knoxville, Tennessee

George “Buck” Lewis
Shareholder
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Memphis, Tennessee

Jack H. (Nick) McCall, Jr.
Attorney
Tennessee Valley Authority
Knoxville, Tennessee

Dennis McClane
Attorney
Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC
Knoxville, Tennessee

Bob Rider
Dean
University of Tennessee
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Knoxville, Tennessee

Pamela Reeves
United States District Court Judge
Eastern District of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Stephen E. Roth
Vice President & General Counsel
Jewelry Television
Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Paula Schaefer
Professor of Law
UT College of Law
Knoxville, Tennessee

Clifford Shirley
U.S. District Court Judge
Knoxville, Tennessee

Deborah Stevens
Circuit Court Judge
Knoxville, Tennessee

Kevin Thompson
Attorney
Thompson & Burton
Franklin, Tennessee

John Weaver
Chancellor, Chancery Court, Part I
Knoxville, Tennessee

Laura S. Woods
Senior Attorney
Eastman
Kingsport, Tennessee

Cindy Wyrick
Attorney
Ogle, Gass & Richardson, P.C.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Doug Blaze

Director and Founder

Institute for Professional Leadership

1505 W. Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
Phone: 865-974-6820
Office: Room 272

 

 

Buck Lewis

Larry Wilks Distinguished
Practioner in Residence