YLD Recognizes Award Recipients, CASA Volunteer

At its Mid-Winter Board Dinner this past Saturday, TBA Young Lawyers Divison (YLD) President David Veile recognized a number of young lawyer volunteers. Franklin lawyer and YLD District 11 Representative Shauna Billingsley was honored for her service to the YLD and for chairing the Children’s Subcommittee of the TBA Public Education Committee. Clarksville lawyer and Wills for Heroes Committee Chair Brad Carter was recognized for his work coordinating Wills for Heroes clinics across the state. And, Murfreesboro lawyer and YLD CLE Committee Chair Tommy Santel and Nashville lawyer and YLD CLE Committee Vice Chair Mary Beth Haltom were recognized for their work producing two educational programs for young lawyers. Learn more about their service.

Also at the dinner, Knoxville lawyer and chair of the YLD Membership & Law School Outreach Committee Joe Fanduzz recognized law students serving as TBA liaisons at each of the state's law schools. Capping off the evening, Knoxville lawyer and chair of the YLD Children’s Issues Committee Katrina Atchley Arbogast presented the 2013 CASA Volunteer of the Year Award to Dale Hedges of Clinton. Hedges has been a volunteer with CASA of the Tennessee Heartland for 18 years, serving 29 children. See pictures from the dinner.