2012 CASA Volunteer of the Year

Raymond M. Wood of Manchester has been named the 2012 CASA Volunteer of the Year by the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD). The award recognizes Wood's 11 years of service as a volunteer for CASA Works Inc., which serves children in Bedford and Coffee counties.Knoxville lawyer Katrina Atchley, chair of the YLD Children's Issues Committee, presented the award and a cash gift to Wood at a dinner in Nashville on Jan. 13. In announcing the YLD's selection, Atchley said the group sought to honor Wood's longtime service, willingness to take on tough cases and commitment to finding creative solutions for difficult situations. Read more