Attorney and former Davidson County Circuit Court Judge Matt Sweeney of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz has been named chair-elect of the board of trustees for The National Judicial College, which works to educate judges. Sweeney will on the role of chair in June of next year.
Davidson County Chancery Court Chancellor Russell Perkins today ruled in favor of Southern Land Co., allowing the development company to move forward on its $100 million mixed-use development in Green Hills, Nashville Business Journal reports. After Perkins issues a written version of his ruling, Green Hills Neighborhood Association — which tried to stop the project, claiming it will be out of scale with area buildings and will exacerbate traffic woes — will have 30 days to appeal to the Tennessee Court of Appeals, according to NBJ. Read more here.