Pro Bono Work in Tennessee Recognized by Tennessee Bar Association

March 6, 2017

The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala was held March 4. Among the speakers was Co-Chairman of the TBA Corporate Counsel Committee, Andy Branham, who encouraged attendees to participate in the Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Initiative's #HELP4TNDAY.

Among others recognized was Chancellor Bill Young, who first proposed the idea of hosting a corporate counsel gala. The Tennessee Justice Center was also highlighted and gave examples of how corporate counsel and large firms can do pro bono work. Michael Sposato, of Caterpillar Financial Legal Department, was the keynote speaker.

Chief Justice Bivins, Justice Page, Chancellor Young, Andy Branham (TBA Corporate Counsel Co-Chair), Jim Barry (TBA Corporate Counsel Co-Chair), Justice Clark, Jim Doran (Waller Lansden), Jason Long (TBA President), Andrew McRee (Lincoln Memorial University), John Farringer (TBA ATJ Committee Chair), Allan Ramsaur (TBA Executive Director).

Andy Branham, Co-chair of the TBA Corporate Counsel Committee, holds up a flyer promoting #HELP4TNDAY, kicking off March 21 in Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Chattanooga and Knoxville.