Associate attorney Justin Campbell has been selected for the 2016-2017 class of the Nashville Bar Foundation’s (NBF) Leadership Forum. He joins Jennifer Lankford as the second attorney from Thompson Burton PLLC to be chosen for this honor.
Campbell and 23 other attorneys were selected to participate in this nine-month professional development program that begins this September and will run through May 2017.
“I am looking forward to participating in the Leadership Forum program and am honored to have been chosen by the Nashville Bar Foundation to participate,” said Campbell. “Continuing professional development is essential to legal professionals, and the entire team here at Thompson Burton is committed to refining and building of our skills on an ongoing basis.”
Campbell focuses primarily on bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He is experienced in representing both individual and commercial clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies, along with Chapter 7 Trustees.
This is the Nashville Bar Foundation’s third year of offering this innovative opportunity to learn, collaborate, network and serve the local community and the legal profession. The NBF Leadership Forum is intended for lawyers with three to eight years of experience, encourages diversity in the practice of law and will aid in building relationships among attorneys with diverse backgrounds and practices.
“At Thompson Burton, we’re constantly sharpening the saw, developing our skills as attorneys and leaders in the community.,” said Walt Burton, named partner at Thompson Burton. “The NBF’s Leadership Forum is a great fit for our attorneys, and we’re proud that Justin was selected to participate in this year’s class.”
In addition to participating in the Leadership Forum, Campbell is a member of the Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations, the Young Lawyers Division of the Nashville Bar Association, a Board member for the Music City Classic, and serves as Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Court Committee.
The mission of the Nashville Bar Foundation is to support and expand the provision of law-related educational and charitable programs and services that promote the knowledge, understanding, and respect for the law among students, the general public, and the legal community; to preserve the honor and integrity of the legal profession; to foster collegiality among members of the legal profession; and to improve the administration of justice throughout the greater Nashville area.[social_warfare]