TALS Names 2019 Access to Justice Award Honorees - Articles

All Content


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 6, 2019
The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) announced today its Access to Justice Award recipients, which will be honored at its annual Equal Justice University conference in Murfreesboro, August 28-30. Deborah Taylor Tate, Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, is the 2019 Janice M. Holder Access to Justice Award recipient for her strategic leadership to ensure the legal system is open and available to all. Jeannie Kosciolek, Managing Attorney of Memphis Area Legal Services’ (MALS) Family Law and Senior Law practice groups, is the 2019 B. Riney Green Access to Justice Award honoree based on her leadership in promoting inter-program cooperation within the access to justice community statewide. Lucy Boateng, attorney with Community Legal Center in Memphis, and Benjamin Danford, staff attorney at Legal Aid of East Tennessee, will be recognized as the 2019 New Advocates of the Year. Register for the conference and read more here.