Business Digest: DeCamp joins Leitner, Williams and more

Business Digest: DeCamp joins Leitner, Williams and more

January 24th, 2016 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region
Mary DeCamp

Mary DeCamp

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DeCamp joins Leitner, Williams

Attorney Mary C. DeCamp has joined the Chattanooga office of Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC. She will focus primarily on civil litigation in employment law, education law (including special education), construction law and general insurance defense.

DeCamp has represented school districts, school boards, governmental entities, corporations, small businesses and individuals in a variety of litigated matters. She graduated from the University of Georgia, School of Law in 2008.

Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors logo.

Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors logo.

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Realtors award Tucker honor

The Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors has awarded Kathy Tucker, a Realtor with Crye-Leike Real Estate Services in Hixson, the George Kangles Community Citizenship Award.

Established in 2011, the award recognizes a member of the real estate community who demonstrates a proven track record of active political involvement and positive impact on governmental affairs directly affecting Chattanooga Realtors, homebuyers and sellers.

Tucker has served on the boards of Chattanooga Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service for the past 11 years, including two terms as president of each association. She is an active member of the National Association of Realtors' board of directors, and a former division vice president and board member of the Tennessee Association of Realtors.

"Kathy's voice is one that is heard and heeded in the realty community," said Randy Durham, the 2013 winner of the George Kangles Award who chaired this year's nomination committee. "She understands firsthand how vital it is for Realtors to weigh in on governmental issues and make the community's needs known."

Uhorchuk joins CLM Alliance

Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC announces that Robert J. Uhorchuk has been invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration, the organization's goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.

Uhorchuk has more than 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer. His practice areas include tort liability defense including catastrophic injury cases, trucking and transportation, construction defect litigation, workers' compensation and automobile injury. He is a member of Spicer Rudstrom board of directors. Rob has also received an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell.

Bechtel picked as CAPA president

Sherrell J. Bechtel, a therapist with the Bechtel Gray Smith Counseling Center, has been elected president of the Chattanooga Area Psychotherapy Association. Tammy Gray Smith, a nurse and therapist, has been named president-elect.

CAPA is a professional organization that offers and promotes education, support and high ethical standards for its members.

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