At present, the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society has one staff member – Kate Eyler -- who volunteers her time to the Society as Administrator. Ms. Eyler holds a B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of New Mexico and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University. She was admitted to practice in 1979 and clerked for Supreme Court Justice Joe Henry. After her clerkship, Ms. Eyler joined the Attorney General and Reporter’s Office, where she practiced for twenty-four years. Ms. Eyler concentrated her practice in the areas of banking, securities, insurance and education. While at the Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Eyler received the esteemed William M. Leech Award, for excellence in service to the State of Tennessee, and the National Association of Attorneys General’s Marvin Award for the development of a management course for supervising attorneys nationwide.
Now retired, Ms. Eyler continues to be active in the legal community through her volunteer work for the Society, as a presenter of continuing legal education seminars and as a member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Lawyer’s Association for Women (Marion Griffin Chapter).