LAET Honors Pro Bono Stars at Event

Legal Aid of East Tennessee tonight is honoring attorneys and firms who donated their time serving pro bono clients over the past year. U.S. Rep Chuck Fleischmann will be receiving the Chief Justice William M. Barker Equal Access to Justice Award for his lifelong commitment to access to justice. Also being honored is Chattanooga attorney Max Bahner of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel P.C., who is receiving the Bruce C. Bailey Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award for his work on two challenging, litigation-heavy and compelling cases. A third award will be presented to Miller & Martin PLLC, which is being named the Pro Bono Firm of the Year for its strong support for Legal Aid of East Tennessee.