TALS Board of Directors

2024 Executive Officers


Chair: Cindy Ettingoff

Memphis Area Legal Services 

Vice Chair: Debra House

Legal Aid of East Tennessee 

Secretary: Alix Rogers  

Belmont University College of Law

Treasurer: Steve Hieatt

International Paper



Zach Arnold

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Dan Berexa

Nashville School of Law; Cornelius and Collins, LLP

Laura Berlind             

Adaptive Leadership Network

Barri Bernstein

Tennessee Bar Foundation

Amal Bouhabib

Southern Migrant Legal Services

Alex Brinson

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Mari Campos Araujo

Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition

Carita Cole

West Tennessee Legal Services

Diana Comes

Community Legal Center

Beth Cruz

Vanderbilt School of Law

David Esquival

Bass, Berry & Sims

William Gill

LMU Duncan School of Law

Nicole Grida

Bowman and Brooke, LLP

Craig Hargrow

Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth

Donna Harkness

The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphries School of Law

Ashley Holliday

West Tennessee Legal Services

Michele Johnson

Tennessee Justice Center

Tessa Lemos Del Pino

Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors

Anidra Lomax

Memphis Area of Legal Services

Judge Alexander McVeagh

Hamilton County General Sessions Court

Rachel Moses

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Lisa Primm                       

Disability Rights Tennessee

Rita Roberts-Turner

Klein Soloman Mills PLLC

Julia Tate-Keith

TN Baby Law

Liz Todaro                          

Tennessee Bar Association

DarKenya Waller

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Anne-Louise Wirthlin

Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts


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