TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 14, 2015

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) is accepting nominations for its 2015 Access to Justice Awards now through June 26. The Janice M. Holder Award recognizes an individual who has advanced the quality of justice statewide by ensuring that the legal system is open and available to all. The B. Riney Green Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated leadership in encouraging collaboration and inter-program cooperation to strengthen access to justice. And the New Advocate of the Year Award recognizes attorneys who have excelled in the first five years of working in public interest law. Nominations should be submitted to Samantha Sanchez. The awards will be presented Sept. 2 in conjunction with the 2015 Equal Justice University, which is hosted by TALS and co-sponsored by the TBA.