Attorney Jim Exum has received the Bruce Bailey Volunteer Attorney of the Year award from Legal Aid of East Tennessee.
Officials said Mr. Exum is known for his commitment in assisting individuals entering the court system. With more than 15 years of legal experience, he spends a great deal of time assisting those who cannot afford legal representation.
Mr. Exum’s commitment to providing “…exceptional service to clients in need” was recognized by Legal Aid of East Tennessee at its annual Pro Bono Night where Mr. Exum was presented with the award.
Debra House, executive director of Legal Aid of East Tennessee presented the award to Mr. Exum.
Mr. Exum said, “Individuals coming into the court system do so at some of the most challenging times of their lives. I am honored to make the process easier for them to understand and enjoy helping individuals and families reach a reasonable resolution. I am honored and humbled to be this year’s recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award that honors the standards set by Bruce Bailey.”