Access To Justice Commission

Supreme Court Rule 50 -- The Access To Justice Commission was created by the Supreme Court to develop a strategic plan for improving access to justice in Tennessee that shall include education of the public, identification of priorities to meet the need of improved access to justice, and recommendations to the Supreme Court of projects and programs the Commission determines to be necessary and appropriate for enhancing access to justice in Tennessee.

View biographical information about the Commission members


Douglas A. Blaze
Knoxville, TN

Vice Chair
Marcia "Marcy" Meredith Eason
Chattanooga, TN

Gail Vaughn Ashworth
Nashville, TN

David R. Esquivel
Nashville, TN

J. Houston Gordon
Covington, TN

George "Buck" T. Lewis
Memphis, TN

Ann J. Pruitt
Nashville, TN

Sharon R. Ryan
Memphis, TN

D. Billye Sanders
Nashville, TN

Anthony Alan Seaton
Johnson City, TN

Supreme Court Liaison
Justice Cornelia A. Clark
Tennessee Supreme Court
Supreme Court Building
401 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 318
Nashville, TN  37219-1407

AOC Staff Contact
Anne-Louise Wirthlin, Esq.
Administrative Office of the Courts
Nashville City Center, Suite 600
511 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (615) 741-2687
Fax: (615) 741-6285