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Teacher’s Discipline Act – A New Way to Manage Discipline in Tennessee Schools

During the pandemic, issues with student discipline rose drastically.  Legislators nationwide have responded to this emergent issue by developing new laws that empower teachers with more control over their respective classroom environment.  Despite legislative intent, however, it remains crucial for state and local governments alike to be mindful of Tennessee’s legislative answer that has a…

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John Owings Named as New Harriman City Attorney

Our own John Owings, was selected to be Harriman’s new City Attorney during a recent City Council meeting. “Of all the candidates we interviewed, Mr. Owings had the most experience to represent Harriman in the best possible way,” Harriman City Manager Scott Mason said. We couldn’t agree more! Congratulations, John! You can read the entire…

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OWC Attorneys Named 2022 Top Attorneys

Four Owings, Wilson & Coleman attorneys were named by Knoxville’s CityView Magazine as Top Attorneys in 2022 in their respective fields. CityView calls upon the members of the Knoxville Bar Association to vote for their peers in various practice areas, bringing forward those whose legal acumen remains unmatched in their practice. We are proud to…

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