Legal Aid Names New Managing Attorney, Staff

The Legal Aid Society has named Iska Hoole as managing attorney of its Tullahoma office. Prior to joining the agency, Hoole was a solo law practitioner. She also previously worked for legal aid from 1998 to 2003, served as a human rights representative for the Tennessee Human Rights Commission and as an attorney for the Tennessee General Assembly. The agency also recently announced that Joshua Thomas joined its Columbia office as a staff attorney. Thomas previously was an assistant district attorney in Gulfport, Miss., worked for the general counsel at The University of Southern Mississippi; and was a summer associate at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada and a law clerk at Barrett Johnston.