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Kane Appointed to Board of Directors for Nashville Conflict Resolution Center

January 29th, 2015

Tracy D. Kane has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Nashville Conflict Resolution Center. The Center helps community members work together to safely resolve conflict and avoid litigation. Over 60 highly-trained volunteers provide mediation services in more than 700 cases per year.  Services are offered either for free or on a sliding scale.

Kane, a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 listed mediator, will serve a three-year term on the Board.

Henry, Yarbro named to TBA 2014 Pro Bono Honor Roll

January 9th, 2015

Candi Henry and Tyler Chance Yarbro were each named to the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2014 Pro Bono Honor Roll.  Being named to the list reflects that an attorney has volunteered for one of several Tennessee Pro Bono programs.  Henry has been named to the list each year since 2011, and Yarbro has been included since 2012.

Sitgreaves Nominee for ATHENA Young Professional Award

January 7th, 2015

The Lawyers’ Association for Women-Marion Griffin Chapter has named Elizabeth Sitgreaves as its nominee for the 2015 ATHENA Young Professional Award.   For 25 years, the Nashville ATHENA Award Program has been a unique community-supported program, organized and sponsored through the collaborative efforts of local women’s organizations in partnership with local businesses and individual sponsors

The winner of the 2015 ATHENA Young Professional Award will be announced publicly in March.

Capparella, Gichner, Yarbro Lead Ethics Seminar, Raise Funds for Nashville Shakespeare Festival

December 18th, 2014

Donald Capparella, Jason Gichner, and Tyler Chance Yarbro presented “Much Ado About Ethics,” a continuing legal education seminar for lawyers, at the Downtown Nashville Public Library on Thursday, December 18.  The popular seminar series is presented as a benefit for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and this presentation resulted in more than $7000 in proceeds for the Festival.  Nashville attorney Ed Lanquist was also a featured presenter.

Mastroianni Article on Estate Planning to Protect Your Pets Featured in L.A.W. Newsletter

December 12th, 2014

Jill Mastroianni‘s article, “How Much is that Doggy in the Window?  Planning to Protect your Pets” examines estate planning options in Tennessee to ensure your pets are cared for. It appears in this month’s newsletter for the Lawyers’ Association for Women–Marion Griffin Chapter.  Read the article here.

Kane Presents at Arts & Business Council’s Annual “Art Crawl” CLE

December 11th, 2014

Attorney Tracy D. Kane was a featured presenter at the Nashville Arts & Business Council’s Annual “Art Crawl” CLE held on December 11 and hosted by three downtown art galleries.  Her presentation was titled “Understanding Nonprofit and Fiduciary Duties for Board Members.”  A significant portion of Tracy’s legal practice involves representing nonprofit entities.

Tracy D. Kane Discusses Forming New Businesses at NALS-Nashville Lunch & Learn

December 10th, 2014

Tracy D. Kane was a featured speaker at Lunch and Learn session presented by the National Association of Legal Professionals–Nashville Chapter.  She discussed the basics of forming a new business and how to handle the challenges associated with a new business venture.

Capparella Honored by Nashville Bar Association with CLE Excellence Award

December 7th, 2014

At the Nashville Bar Association’s annual meeting on December 4, 2014, Donald Capparella was presented with the CLE Excellence Award, marking the hours he has devoted to preparing and presenting seminars for the Continuing Legal Education of the members of the bar.