Miller And Martin Named Pro Bono Firm Of The Year By Legal Aid Of East Tennessee

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Each year, Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosts Pro Bono Night, an event to honor the contributions of local volunteer attorneys and raise awareness and funds for the Pro Bono Project of the organization.

This year, Legal Aid of East Tennessee will recognize Miller & Martin as the Pro Bono Firm of the Year for the firm’s strong commitment to access to justice in Chattanooga.  Miller & Martin was the first firm in Chattanooga to offer automatic payroll deductions to support Legal Aid.  

It is also home to two Pro Bono Attorneys Hall of Fame inductees, Mr. Richard Crotteau and Ms. Marcy Eason, among several other Miller & Martin attorneys who have been recognized by Legal Aid for their individual volunteer efforts throughout the years.  In 2012, Miller & Martin attorneys offered their services in more legal advice clinics than any other firm.

“Our firm is honored by this recognition.  As attorneys, we hopefully possess a unique ability to serve those in our community who cannot afford to pay for civil legal services.  Our firm and our attorneys have supported Legal Aid of East Tennessee for many years, and we are committed to continuing to support our community in this way,” said Jim Haley, chairman of the firm.

Pro Bono Night will be held on Thursday, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Bessie Smith Hall with Judge Marie Williams serving as Master of Ceremonies for the evening.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer will be served. Silent auction items will be available to benefit Legal Aid of East Tennessee.  

Tickets for this event may be purchased online at www.probononight.eventbrite.com



DEML Opens Counseling Practice

Gloria Deml, PH.D, ME.D, BSN of Chattanooga announces the opening of her counselling practice.  She is a 2007 graduate of the National Christian Counselor Association in Sarasota, Fl. and a 2016 graduate from Winchester School of Christian Counseling and Seminary.  Dr. Deml additionally holds a BSN in nursing from the University of Maryland and a master’s in education ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Calendar Of Events Nov. 20-24

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Red Bank Council Meeting 12:00-1:00 p.m. Red Bank Community Center: Tom Weathers Drive, behind Erlanger North Speaker: Senator Bo Watson Meetings cost $10. .............................. .............................. .............................. .... (click for more)

Longest-Serving County Official Knowles Is First In Line To Sign Up For New Term

Bill Knowles is one of the longest-serving officials in Hamilton County history, and he's not through yet. County clerk since 1974, he was the first in line on Friday morning to pick up his petition for re-election. Then he beat everyone back with the completed form. Mr. Knowles said, "I ran in 1974 on a campaign of ending the long tag lines. We put in a tag by mail system ... (click for more)

River Gorge Explorer Will Log Final Cruises In January

After operating on the Tennessee River for more than nine years, Aquarium President and CEO Keith Sanford informed staff and volunteers that cruise operations aboard the River Gorge Explorer will be ending in January. “After developing a new strategic plan and carefully evaluating the Aquarium’s resources, we have decided to stop operating the boat,” said Mr. Sanford. “We are ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Should Be Problem Solvers Around The City

Re: Roy Exum’s “Stay, Signal Mountain, Stay”  Well this article is something to think about. I think the split could go either way, and Signal Mountain schools would still flourish, as they have done for the past several years. What I'm worried about is why Signal Mountain has not yet had the guts to go be problem solvers at Howard, or Tyner, or Central. Why do ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: How Would I Vote?

I don’t know what to think or who to believe in the debacle surrounding Alabama’s Roy Moore and his quest for a Senate seat. I have no earthly idea what he did or how he acted 40 years ago. Heck, I can’t remember what I did or how I acted 40 years ago but I do recall I kissed some minors back then. To be real honest, they were the only ones that would let me, this because I was ... (click for more)