State treasurer to speak in Oak Ridge

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Tennessee State Treasurer David Lillard will speak at the Nov. 16 Lunch with the League, a twice-monthly event of the Oak Ridge League of Women Voters.

The luncheon at Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, 1500 Oak Ridge Turnpike, begins at 11:45 a.m. Lunch is available on a first-come, first-served basis for $6.

The program starts at noon.

Lillard was elected state treasurer in January 2009.

He is an attorney who earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida in 1983.

He also holds bachelor’s law degrees from the University of Memphis. He is listed in multiple years’ editions of The Best Lawyers in America, including the 2009 edition.

Lillard has more than 25 years of experience as an attorney practicing finance law, health law and tax law, including serving as counsel in equity and debt securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions.

He also practiced municipal law, emphasizing the fields of economic development and municipal finance.

Lillard is married to Patricia Newton. He has two children, Scott Lillard and Brooke Lillard, and a stepdaughter, Rachel Newton.

He is the recipient of The Cameo Award with Sterling Silver Ribbon for outstanding volunteer service to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in government and works to increase understanding of public policy through unbiased studies of public issues.

Attendance at League events is open to the public. Membership is available to both men and women.

Contact Brenda Parker at 865-685-5989 or www.lwvoakridge.org for details.