The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services has introduced the Janice M. Holder Award to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions to expanding Access to Justice in Tennessee.
The Janice M. Holder Award is named in honor of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice M. Holder, who personifies the qualities that this award recognizes.Justice Holder served as the first female chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, is a passionate leader in Tennessee's Access to Justice initiative, a courageous champion of the rights of the historically marginalized, and a dedicated servant to the people of this state.
The recipient of this award is someone who has advanced the quality of justice statewide by ensuring that the legal system is open and available to all.
To nominate someone for the Janice M. Holder Award, visit the Access to Justice Awards webpage. The deadline to nominate an individual for the Access to Justice Awards is July 18, 2014.
The presentation of the Access to Justice Awards will take place on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in conjunction with TALS' Equal Justice University conference.