Access to Justice Committee

The Access to Justice Committee develops and implements policy and initiatives to assist lawyers, the organized bar, law schools, legal services organizations & pro bono programs in providing access to the justice system for the poor & marginalized.

Sherrard & Roe PLC
150 3rd Ave S #1100
Nashville, TN 372012011
Immediate Past Chair
International Paper Company
6400 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38197

2015 Celebrate Pro Bono Month Resources

The 2015 Celebrate Pro Bono Initiative is in full swing with more than 50 events planned across the state during the month of October. Tennessee lawyers help thousands of clients throughout the year by providing free legal advice, but this assistance is especially celebrated and emphasized during the month of October as part of a nationwide celebration. Now in its seventh year, the Tennessee initiative brings together bar associations, law schools, law firms, legal services providers and individual lawyers to offer free services to those unable to afford a lawyer. This year's celebration is expected to involve more than 300 volunteers -- including lawyers, law students, paralegals and language interpreters. A summary of events is posted online and will be updated throughout the month.

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Share Your Celebrate Pro Bono Event Photos

Celebrate Pro Bono Month is underway with more than 50 events planned across the state of Tennessee. We have a complied an online list of events and volunteer opportunities. If you or your firm attend a Celebrate Pro Bono event, please share photos with us to help us promote the good work happening across the state during this initiative. Send photos to or tweet them to us by tagging @TennesseeBar.

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