Legal Aid Society Forms Gilbert Family Fellowship

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced this week that it has established the Gilbert Family Fellowship with a $100,000 gift from legal aid co-founder Harris A. Gilbert and his children. The fellowship will fund staff efforts to identify and resolve legal issues facing children and young adults in all 48 counties served. Attorneys to be designated as fellows are Paige Barbeauld, Clarksville; Sonya Bellafant, Columbia; Rachel Moses, Cookeville; Cherrelle Hooper, Gallatin; Aimee Luna, Murfreesboro; Kimberly deMent and Emma Sholl, Nashville; Theresa-Vay Smith, Oak Ridge; and Rae Anne Seay, Tullahoma. Vidhi Joshi, who focuses on helping low-income individuals with criminal records, will provide assistance to the fellows.

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