Memphis Lawyer Honored with Public Service Award

Harrison D. McIver II, executive director/CEO of Memphis Area Legal Services, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Dorsey Award in recognition of exceptional work by a public defender or legal aid adviser. The American Bar Association established the award in honor of the late Charles H. Dorsey Jr., long-time executive director of Maryland's Legal Aid Bureau, and a champion of the poor and underprivileged. The award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston this August.