Chambliss Attorneys Aiken, St. Charles And Yost Honored By The Chattanooga Bar Association

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Attorneys St. Charles, Yost, Aiken
Attorneys St. Charles, Yost, Aiken

Three Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel attorneys have been honored by The Chattanooga Bar Association for contributions to their profession and the local community. Mike St. Charles, William P. Aiken and Kirby Waddell Yost were presented awards Wednesday afternoon at the Bar Association’s 116th annual meeting.

Mr. St. Charles was honored with the Ralph H. Kelly Humanitarian Award. This award is presented annually to a “member of the legal profession or judicial officer who in the opinion of the Board of Governors has displayed exemplary service to the community of Chattanooga by civic, professional and other activities directed toward improvement and preservation of the lives, property and dignity of its citizens.”

Mr. St. Charles focuses his practice in the business and real estate areas. His business practice involves providing advice on issues ranging from startup businesses, to acquisitions and dispositions. His recent business transactions include capital equipment purchasing, joint ventures, mergers, sales and financing.

Mr. Aiken received the Harry Weill Zealous Practice of Law Award. The Bar Association presents the award annually to a “member of the bar whose energetic and enthusiastic service to clients is worthy of praise, and whose polite and dignified manner, even in the most contentious situations, provides a model of civility that is worthy of emulation."

Mr. Aiken is a member of the firm's Business Section and focuses his practice in the areas of corporate and securities law, commercial contracts and business transactions, manufacturing law, automotive law, mergers and acquisitions and health care.

Ms. Yost received the Young Lawyers Division Volunteer Award. The Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division presents the award annually to a member with outstanding contributions to the community, through service and leadership.

Ms. Yost is a member of the firm's Business Section and Startup Group, focusing her practice in the areas of general business, commercial lending, corporate transactions, real estate, land use and property law.

“Our entire team is infinitely honored and extremely proud of Mike, Bill and Kirby for their accomplishments both this year and throughout their careers,” said Dana Perry, managing shareholder at Chambliss. “Mike’s integrity, Bill’s passion and Kirby’s commitment to community service bolster Chambliss’ mission and make everyday a pleasure to be in their company. We look forward to all of their continued successes.”


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