Tennessee Lawyers Honored for Public Service at ABA Events

Tennessee lawyers received recognition across the board during this past week at the ABA Annual Conference in Boston. 


YLD Recognized for Diversity, Public Service, Overall Programming


YLD ABA Award Winners

The TBA's Young Lawyers Division was presented three major awards at the ABA YLD General Assembly in Boston: First place in the diversity category for its Diversity Leadership Institute; first place in the public service category for the Library Education Project; and first place in the cumulative category. On hand to receive the awards were TBA YLD District 6 Representative Jason Hicks; TBA YLD Immediate Past President David McDowell; Immediate Past ABA YLD President Mario Sullivan; Matt Potempa, ABA Affiliate Representative to the TBA YLD Board; Mary Beth Haltom, ABA YLD District Representative for Tennesse and Kentucky; and YLD Board Secretary Troy Weston. Read more about the programs that won awards.


TBA Recognized for Legal Handbook for Seniors



McIver Honored for Legal Aid Service


ABA Annual in Boston

TBA Executive Director Allan Ramsaur, Immediate Past President Cindy Wyrick and TBA Programs Director Liz Todaro accept the LexisNexis Community and Educational Outreach Award for the Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors during the NABE Annual Meeting in Boston.

ABA Annual in Boston

Harrison D. McIver II, executive director/CEO of Memphis Area Legal Services, receives the 2014 Dorsey Award in recognition of exceptional work as a legal aid adviser.


TBA Tennessee Reception Honors Harrison McIver


Memphis lawyer Harrison D. McIver was honored at at the Tennessee Reception during the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston. The event is made possible through the generous support of the University of Tennessee College of Law, University of Memphis School of Law, Belmont University College of Law and Vanderbilt University Law School. McIver is executive director and CEO of Memphis Area Legal Services. Below are photos from the event. (Photos by Allan Ramsaur)
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McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception
McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception
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McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception
McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception
McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception
McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception McIver Honored at Tennessee Reception