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
8507 Level Creek Drive
Germantown, TN 38139

CEO McIver to Retire After 20 Years with MALS

Harrison D. McIver III, CEO of Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS), is retiring after leading the organization for more than 20 years. During his tenure, MALS' budget nearly doubled, staff grew to 50, the firm expanded to include partnerships with Methodist Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, and it implemented programs addressing the needs of homeless veterans as well as seniors.
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Office on Aging to Host Knoxville Legal Clinic on March 9

The Community Action Committee's Office on Aging will host a Free Legal Advice Clinic on March 9, 9 a.m. to noon at the Knoxville-Knox County CAC, located at the LT Ross Building, WATE reports. The Office on Aging Pro Bono Legal Service Clinic is sponsored by the Rise Above Crime program of the Office on Aging, and Legal Aid of East Tennessee along with the Knoxville Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee.
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