On Jan. 1, lawyer-spouses of members of the military who face career obstacles because of geographic reassignments will be able to practice law in Tennessee under a temporary license approved by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

The state high court’s action makes Tennessee the 16th state to permit temporary licenses following a grassroots effort initiated by the Military Spouse J.D. Network. Since 2011, the network has been advocating for licensing accommodations for military spouses, including bar membership without additional examination.

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