“Legal and Illegal Immigration: What the General Assembly Did and Didn’t Do   |   Joanne Bregman

Joanne Bregman is a Tennessee lawyer who began her practice in the field of public utility regulation and civil litigation in federal courts. Her professional path eventually led to providing pro bono services to families of children with disabilities and subsequently establishing and leading a state-wide advocacy network to address the education of students with disabilities. In that capacity Joanne served as a governor appointee to the State Advisory Board on the Education of Students with Disabilities and assisted in rewriting state special education regulations. Since 2010, Joanne has focused on issues and advocacy related to the balance of power between state and federal governments with a specific focus on legal and illegal immigration.