TALS Board of Directors

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2018 Executive Officers


Chair Lisa Primm

Disability Rights Tennessee

Treasurer Emma Covington      

West Tennessee Legal Services 

Secretary Spring Miller   

Vanderbilt Law School

Vice Chair Cathy Clayton   West Tennessee Legal Services



Cathy Allshouse                     

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Wendy Bach                       

College of Law, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Kevin Balkwill Board of Professional Responsibility

Jim Barry                                

International Paper

Sydney Beckman                    

Duncan School of Law, Lincoln Memorial University

Barri Bernstein 

TN Bar Foundation

Caitlin Berberich                     

Southern Migrant Legal Services

Ellen Black

College of Law, Belmont University

Alandis Brassel Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts

Cathy Clayton                         

West Tennessee Legal Services

Emma Covington West Tennessee Legal Services

Judge Richard Dinkins             

Tennessee Court of Appeals

Sheri Fox                                

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Susan Gruber                         

Private Practice

Donna Harkness The University of Memphis
Debra House Legal Aid of East Tennessee 

Gary Housepian                      

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Michele Johnson                     

Tennessee Justice Center

Susan Kay                            

Vanderbilt School of Law

Anidra Lomax Memphis Area of Legal Services

Anne Mathes                      

Community Legal Center

Neil McBride                           

General Counsel

Harrison McIver, III               

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.

Spring Miller Vanderbilt University Legal Clinic

Wade Munday                        

Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors

Lisa Primm                           

Disability Rights Tennessee

Liz Todaro                            

Tennessee Bar Association

Anne-Louise Wirthlin           

Administration Office of Courts

David Yoder                         

Private Practice

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