College of Law


Environmental law conference set for Oct. 20-22

Posted October 6, 2017

The University of Tennessee College of Law will host the eighth annual Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law Conference later this month. Lawyers, activists, students, scientists, faculty, and members of the community are invited to the international, three-day conference that centers upon achieving environmental and social justice throughout the Appalachian bioregion and surrounding areas. Read more

Open position: Director of Clinical Programs

Posted September 29, 2017

The University of Tennessee College of Law invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Clinical Programs, a twelve-month appointment in the College of Law.  The successful applicant will be a current member of the faculty of the College of Law, who has demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, legal scholarship […] Read more

Faculty Forum: September 2017

Posted September 29, 2017

Faculty Forum is a monthly feature written by Teri Baxter highlighting the achievements of faculty at UT Law including publications in academia and the media, speaking engagements, interviews, awards, and other accomplishments. TaxProf Blog’s Article of the Week for the first week of September was Professor Eric Franklin Amarante’s article with Lori D. Johnson and Jeanne Frazier Price, Research […] Read more

UT Law alumnus honored as construction “Lawyer of the Year”

Posted September 22, 2017

College of Law graduate Randy Hafer, (’83) has received the Best Lawyers 2018 Litigation – Construction “Lawyer of the Year” award in Atlanta. Hafer, a partner with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, is the team leader of firm’s construction and infrastructure projects team. It was named the Construction Team of the Year by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for […] Read more

Jewel earns recognition for legal communication scholarship

Posted September 6, 2017

Lucille Jewel, Professor of Law at UT, has been awarded the inaugural Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication from the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. The Phelps Award highlights individual works of outstanding scholarship specific to the legal writing discipline and helps set aspirational standards for other writings. Read more