The Tennessee Bar Association has awarded the Justice Joseph W. Henry Award to Knoxville attorney, Monica J. Franklin, C.E.L.A., for her article Saving Momma's Home, published in the February 2006 Tennessee Bar Journal. This award, established in 1981, is given each year to the lawyer who writes the most outstanding article that is published in the Tennessee Bar Journal for the preceding year.
Ms. Franklin's article was chosen by a committee composed of the Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Honorable William M. Barker, Edward Rubin, Dean of the Vanderbilt Law School, and TBA President Larry Wilks. The Award was presented to Ms. Franklin at the Annual Tennessee Bar Association on Friday, June 15, 2007. To read Saving Momma's Home go to: http://www.tba.org/Journal_Tbarchives/tbj-2006_02.html. or http://hillfranklin.com/publications.htm.
Ms. Franklin is Certified as an Elder Law Specialist by the National Elder Law Foundation (www.nelf.org) and the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Certification. Her practice is focused exclusively on elder law which includes Life Care Planning, estate planning, special needs trusts and conservatorships. She is a 1992 graduate, cum laude, of the UT College of Law and a member of the National Association of Life Care Planning Law Firms, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Knoxville Bar Association, the Sevier County Bar Association, the East Tennessee Elder Watch Coalition, and the East Tennessee Alzheimer's Association Planned Giving Board. For more information, go to www.hillfranklin.com, or call 865-588-3700, or email: email@example.com.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.