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20/20 Vision for 2020

Lewis Thomason kicks off its weekly webinar series 20/20 Vision for 2020 on May 27, 2020 Each week we will discuss: What we know right now What we are monitoring What we don’t know but are awaiting guidance Join us Wednesday May 27th at 12:00 pm for our first weekly webinar updating business owners on COVID-19 developments For more information ... Read More

By Sandra Cannon
Mary Beth White Inducted into The American College of Transportation Attorneys

Congratulations to Mary Beth White who has been inducted into the American College of Transportation Attorneys. ACTA is a non-profit association consisting of a select group of experienced transportation defense lawyers who have joined to serve as a confidential, reliable and supplemental legal resource to the trucking industry. A key component of ACTA’s mission is the publication of white papers ... Read More

By Sandra Cannon
Lisa Cole Panelist for Tennessee Bar Association’s The Personal Balance for Well-Being CLE

Lisa Cole was a panelist for the Tennessee Bar Association’s The Personal Balance for Well-being CLE. The CLE was on May 7 and was a live roundtable discussion via Zoom which discussed the need for attorneys to create and maintain personal balance. The expert panel discussed the resources for fiscal, physical, and mental well-being, and their applicability to young lawyers, ... Read More

By Sandra Cannon
The Sinking of the S.S. Marine Electric

“Our problem is: we don’t know exactly what our situation is.”[i]     Captain Phillip Corl, master of the S.S. Marine Electric, radioed this message to the Coast Guard shortly before the doomed shipped capsized 30 miles off the coast of Virginia in 1983.          After weeks of sheltering at home, being disorientated, feeling isolated, and fearing for the future, I’ve been thinking ... Read More

By Christopher Sullivan
Charles W. “Chuck” Cagle, has been appointed as Tennessee representative and counsel to the Council of Administrators in Special Education (CASE)

Charles W. “Chuck” Cagle, shareholder and chair of the Education Law and Government Relations Practice Group at Lewis Thomason, has been appointed as Tennessee representative and counsel to the Council of Administrators in Special Education (CASE).  In this role, Cagle will assist CASE, a group representing special education directors nationwide, in its meetings with the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor ... Read More

By Sandra Cannon
How do I return a decedent’s stimulus check, and what happens if I don’t?

Today on Twitter, the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Treasury Department answered at least one of the questions on many Executors’ minds these days.  While many Americans are wondering when they may receive their Economic Impact Payment (EIP) that was promised in mid-April, the family members of the recently departed have been wondering what to do about the surprise $1,200 ... Read More

By Andrea Anderson
Martin v. Rolling Hills Hospital, LLC — The final word on non-compliant HIPAA releases under Section 121?

Probably not.  When I saw the opinion was released, I was initially hopeful that the Tennessee Supreme Court’s April 29, 2020 opinion of Martin v. Rolling Hills Hospital, LLC, may be the last Section 121 non-compliant HIPAA release case I would ever need to read.  Perhaps—finally—all of the often-convoluted issues that have festered for the past decade would be put ... Read More

By Justin Joy
Lewis Thomason Welcomes Ashton Smith

Lewis Thomason is pleased to welcome Ashton Smith. Ashton will be in the Nashville office anda he is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee College of Law.  During his time with the University of Tennessee, Ashton spent time in San Luis de Monteverde, Costa Rica and while in law school, he spent a summer ... Read More

By Sandra Cannon
Random Thoughts and Observations from Quarantine By: David Changas

I swore to myself that this column was not going to be another Coronavirus/COVID-19/Quarantine piece. That was too unoriginal an idea. I could come up with something. Maybe a recap of the NFL Draft, or a discussion of what the sports landscape will look like (if and) when it returns, or something about Jeremy Pruitt’s dominance on the recruiting trail ... Read More

By David Changas
Who’s With Me?! By: George Scoville

5/4/20 UPDATE! Thanks to everyone who contributed to George Scoville’s haircut fund! George raised $1,100 to benefit the Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by Smile Direct Club. Now, rather than live streaming his haircut on Facebook, WSMV’s Big Joe on the Go will be carrying the event Wednesday (May 6) during his Joe on the Go segments at 5:45 am; 6:15 ... Read More

By George Scoville
Christen Blackburn & Daniel Olivas Inducted as Fellows

Congratulations to Christen Blackburn and Daniel Olivas who have been inducted to the Nashville Bar Foundation as Fellows. Related Posts Lewis Thomason is Proud to Announce Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers Lewis Thomason Hosts Beazley Insurance Company’s Counsel Meeting Mark Castleberry Elected to Board of Governors Brian Faughnan’s TBA Ethics Road Show is Now Online

By Sandra Cannon
Virtual Mediation

View Our Website Related Posts Lewis Thomason is Proud to Announce Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers Lewis Thomason Hosts Beazley Insurance Company’s Counsel Meeting Mark Castleberry Elected to Board of Governors Brian Faughnan’s TBA Ethics Road Show is Now Online

By Sandra Cannon