Ed Yarbrough with the CLE Excellence Award. The CLE Excellence Award recognizes a Nashville Bar Association member who has provided exceptional service to the NBA’s Continuing Legal Education program. The award identifies someone and who has demonstrated dedication and commitment to the NBA's mission to provide quality continuing legal education and who, through NBA programs, has significantly advanced the education of the Bar.As part of their 2017 annual celebration, the Nashville Bar Association presented Bonelaw’s
“We are very thankful of the ways Mr. Yarbrough has supported and strengthened our CLE program at the Nashville Bar Association,” said Monica Mackie, Executive Director of the NBA.
Yarbrough played a key role in producing the 2017 Historical Committee CLE, Marcia Trimble, and he was influential in the development of past programs Baker v. Carr, HOFFA! and Blanton. These groundbreaking historical seminars, offered free of charge to local attorneys, have educated our community on important Tennessee historical legal events and are available for the public online.
A successful trial lawyer in Nashville for more than 40 years, Yarbrough is well known for his past experience as a state and federal prosecutor. He he now focuses his practice on criminal defense and government investigations defending major criminal cases. He also helps clients with government investigations and handles civil litigation for plaintiffs and defendants.