Access to Justice Committee

The Access to Justice Committee develops and implements policy and initiatives to assist lawyers, the organized bar, law schools, legal services organizations & pro bono programs in providing access to the justice system for the poor & marginalized.

Immediate Past Chair
Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison
150 3rd Ave S #1100
Nashville, TN 372012011
International Paper Company retired
8507 Level Creek Drive
Germantown, TN 38139

MALS Narrows Search for New CEO

For more than 20 years, Harrison McIver III led Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. (MALS) as its CEO. In March, he retired from the organization and since then the nonprofit has been looking for someone to take the reins, the Memphis Business Journal reports. The interim CEO, Dick Cullison, who previously ran a legal aid firm in Kentucky, said the organization has narrowed down its search to three people. The search committee will meet with the finalists on Oct. 28. Cullison also reports that the new CEO will face some funding challenges next year as the organization has lost about $400,000 due to expiring grants.

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Veterans Legal Clinic Next Wednesday in Nashville

Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands will hold a Veterans Project Legal Help Clinic next Wednesday at Operation Stand Down Tennessee. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Operation Stand Down is located at 1125 12th Ave. S., 37203. The clinic helps veterans and their family members with a range of legal problems. Call 615-244-6610 for more information.

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