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Bone McAllester Norton Attorneys Speak at the Tennessee Bar Association’s Ethics and Professionalism in Elections Program

Veteran litigators Stephen Zralek and Paz Haynes, both Members at Nashville law firm Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, recently spoke on “The Ethical Campaign,” a CLE sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association. Stephen’s panel guided judges and judicial candidates on the ethical rules that govern running for office in Tennessee.  Paz shared war stories and best practices that he has observed from the trenches in campaign finance.

A Nashville native, Zralek has more than 20 years of experience as a commercial litigator and focuses his practice on intellectual property, business and entertainment disputes. Zralek also serves on the board of directors for the Nashville Bar Association. He regularly advises candidates, elected officials, PACs and businesses on campaign finance and election law issues.

Haynes is a veteran attorney with experience in labor and employment law, administrative law, healthcare law, and commercial and civil litigation. In 2017, Haynes was appointed to the Board of the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance, and he currently serves as board chairman.

Read more on the event here, and for more information on the Tennessee Bar Association, visit its website

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Bone McAllester Norton Attorney Maria Campbell Recognized as a “Pro Bono Hero” by Tennessee Bar Association

Maria Q Campbell Attorney at Bone McAllester NortonMaria Q. CampbellBone McAllester Norton attorney Maria Campbell was recognized as a “Pro Bono Hero” in a list compiled by the Tennessee Bar Association’s (TBA) Access to Justice Committee in January 2019. According to the article, attorneys in the state reported performing an average of 53.1 hours of pro bono in 2016—the second highest rate among all states taking part in an American Bar Association survey.

As a litigation attorney and public interest advocate, Campbell gives her time to the Tennessee Justice Center’s TennCare Appeals project and Military Spouse JD Network. A California native, Campbell recently moved to Tennessee and has also become active in many local professional activities, including the TBA Young Lawyers Division’s Diversity Committee.

From the firm’s beginning, the leaders at Bone McAllester Norton have valued creating a culture founded upon making a difference for good. We are proud of the various ways the firm’s attorneys choose to serve the Nashville community.

To read the full article, visit Tennessee Bar Association’s website.

Will Cheek Talks About Liquor Laws With the Tennessee Bar Association

When talk turns to liquor laws in Tennessee, everybody has a question.

• Why can’t I Kroger for wine? If 69% of Tennesseans favor wine in grocery store, what's the holdup?

• I can buy tequila but not beer, limes or shot glasses at my liquor store, what's up with that?

• Why was the right for women to vote crucial to prohibition?

• Why would we ban the sale of all alcohol?

Attorney Will Cheek of Bone McAllester Norton delivered a one-hour CLE webcast with the answers to these questions and more concerning the labyrinth of liquor laws in Tennessee, a place where liquor has played a pivotal and sometimes controversial role in the state's history and economy.

Read Will's blog to learn more on this topic.