Wyc and Lyn Orr Distinguished Lecture Series News

‘Lions of the Bar’ Lawyer Bernie Nussbaum to Speak at UT College of Law

From Watergate to the Twin Towers, attorney Bernie Nussbaum has been involved in many headline-making cases during his long career. Nussbaum will visit UT Knoxville for the annual Wyc and Lyn Orr Lecture, which will take place at noon on Friday, November 18, in room 132 of the College of Law. The event is free and open to the public.

Lawyer Who Represented Bush in 2000 Election Dispute to Speak

Lawyer Fred Bartlit Jr. had to slip away from his daughter’s wedding reception in 2000 when he was called to represent presidential candidate George W. Bush in the Florida election dispute against opponent Al Gore. It was just one of the many high-profile battles the 77-year-old lawyer has taken on during his 45-plus years as a trial lawyer. Bartlit will speak at noon on April 5 at the UT Knoxville College of Law Room 132.