The College of Law’s fall hooding ceremony will take place on Friday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. in the UT Law rotunda. Cynthia Wyrick (LAW ’94), the current president of the Tennessee Bar Association, will serve as the principal speaker.
Wyrick obtained her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Tennessee, graduating from the College of Law in 1994. She began her legal career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Houston M. Goddard of the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and then for the Honorable Gary R. Wade, who was then a judge on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals and is now chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court. In 1996, Wyrick joined the law firm of Ogle, Gass & Richardson PC and was named a member of the firm in 2000. She practices in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, business formation and litigation, wills and estates, and general civil litigation.