April 13, 2023 - April 14, 2023
All Day

Registration is now open for TACC’s Annual Spring Meeting, which will be held at The Tennessean Hotel in Knoxville on April 13 – 14, 2023. We look forward to seeing you in person and hope you will join us to participate in the high-level continuing legal education program tailored to a practice in the construction industry and to socialize with fellow construction attorneys from across the state.

TACC has a block of rooms reserved for Thursday and Friday. Call the The Tennessean Hotel at (865) 232-1800 on or before March 24 to reserve your room at our group rate of $229 per night. Identify yourself as a member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel.

The Thursday night reception and dinner will be at Lonesome Dove.

You may register online via the Bookings section below.

We have a great program lined up and look forward to seeing you there.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 13, 2023

6:00 pm Registration/Cocktails: Lonesome Dove
7:00 pm Dinner: Lonesome Dove

Friday, April 14, 2023

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast
8:30–8:45 am Welcome and Introduction including New Member Introductions
David Garst, Director Emeritus, Lewis Thomason, PC
8:45–10:15 am Foreign Owners Contracting in the United States
Ryan A. Lee, K&L Gates and John B. Critchfield, Volkswagen Group of America
10:15–10:30 am Break
10:30–11:30 am Early Mediation: When, Why, and How
L. Wearen Hughes, Wearen Hughes ADR
11:30 am–12:30 pm Hot Topics in Legal Ethics
Steven J. Christopher, Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel, Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility
12:30–1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30–2:30 pm Transforming a Community: Knoxville Multi-Use Stadium
David A. Draper, Lewis Thomason, PC presents Guest Speakers Doug Kirchhofer, CEO Tennessee Smokies Baseball and Kelly Headden, Executive Vice President and COO Barber McMurry Architects
2:30–3:30 pm Optimizing AAA-Administered Arbitration: Insights and Best Practices
Bryan Corbett, Director of ADR Services AAA; Erik Goss, Director of ADR Services AAA; Timothy M. Gibbons, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel, PC
3:30 pm Adjourn

CLE Credit

This program will apply for 4.5 hours of General CLE credit and 1.0 hours of Ethics CLE Credit.


> Click here to download the brochure (158KB PDF)


Bookings are closed for this event.