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REMEMBERING KATRINA

Ten years ago this weekend, Hurricane Katrina devastated the beautiful city of New Orleans. At the time of this tragic event, I was serving as President of the Tennessee Bar Association. 

In my President’s Column in the October, 2005 edition of the Tennessee Bar Journal, I wrote about the experience of Katrina and how Tennessee lawyers responded to it. With the permission of the Tennessee Bar Association, I am republishing this column, “Heartbreak Followed by Action.”

ZAIJIAN, CHINA!

BEIJING, CHINA, August 1, 2015 - 

This afternoon Claudia and I will board a United Airways jumbo jet for the long flight home to the good ole U.S. of A. Our flight leaves Beijing at 4:00 p.m. today. It arrives in Chicago at 4:00 p.m. today.

NI HAO FROM CHINA - PART 2 - THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT LIVES ON

During my brief time in China, I’ve learned that I have at least one important thing in common with the Chinese people. I’m a sports fan, and this is one sports-crazy nation.

NI HAO FROM CHINA!

SHANGHAI:  Ni Hao from China where it is already tomorrow!  China is a day ahead of Tennessee.  Actually it’s about a century ahead.

WHY ATTICUS IS STILL MY HERO

On Tuesday during my lunch hour, I made a beeline to Burke’s Book Store in midtown Memphis.

Burke’s is one of my favorite places in Memphis.

It is literally a literary landmark.