Legal Public Service Efforts Recognized During EJU Conference - Articles

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Posted by: Elizabeth Todaro on Sep 3, 2019

More than 200 lawyers, law students and advocates gathered last week at the 2019 Equal Justice University (EJU) in Murfreesboro under the theme “One Voice, One Person, One Vote: Reflecting on Tennessee’s Role in the 19th Amendment and Exploring New Voting Rights Frontiers.” TBA President Sarah Sheppeard was the keynote speaker at the event’s Leadership Luncheon. Other highlights included the presentation of the Janice M. Holder Award to AOC Director Deborah Taylor Tate; the presentation of the Founder's Award to Harrison D. McIver III; the presentation of the R. Riney Green Award to Jeannie Kosciolek; and presentation of New Advocate of the Year Awards to Lucy Boateng from Community Legal Center and Benjamin Danford from Legal Aid of East Tennessee. Chief Justice Jeffery Bivins, Justice Connie Clark and former Justice Janice Holder all delivered remarks during the conference. Learn more and see photos of the event.