Membership and Community

Committees focus on the function of the Memphis Bar Association and often serve as a bridge between the MBA and our surrounding community. Every member is encouraged to join a committee that interests them. From Access to Justice to Bench Bar, committees are a great way to network, and promote the values of the legal profession. 

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Committee Leadership - 2021

Access to Justice 

Recruits & trains attorneys for legal advice clinics
Chair: Danielle Woods  

Alternative Work Arrangements

Supports those in non-traditional work arrangements
Chair: Andrea Malkin

Bench Bar Conference

Plans the annual event for attorneys and judges
Chair: Matt May
Vice Chair: Judge Rhynette Hurd
Vice Chair: Judge Charmiane Claxton

CLE

Plans continuing legal education seminars for our members and the legal community
Chair: Janika White

Diversity & Outreach

Educates and plans programs for members, students and the community
Chair: Ashley Satterfield

Executive Committee

President: Peter Gee
Vice President: Tannera Gibson
Secretary/Treasurer: Jennifer Sink
YLD President: Quinton Thompson
Members: Will Perry, Adam Johnson

Judicial Practice & Procedure

Considers issues affecting the judicial system
Chair: David Wade

Membership

Recruits and retains members and works to enhance member benefits

Professionalism

Promotes professionalism in the practice of law
Chair: Yvonne Chapman
Vice Chair: Lauran Stimac

Publications

Oversees content for the quarterly magazine
Chair: Sean Hunt
Vice Chair: Jake Strawn

Sections

Sections focus on a particular area of practice, have separate meetings, social events, and CLE opportunities, and are a great way to network and gain knowledge from experienced lawyers in a given area of law
Chair: Adam Johnson

Social

Plans social events for members and the legal community
Chair: Josh Wallis

Sponsorships

Recruits sponsors and advertisers to support MBA activities and events
Chair: Dawn Campbell
Vice Chair: Andre Mathis

Summer Law Intern Program

Provides diverse high school students the opportunity to experience the legal workplace
Chair: Zayid Saleem
Vice Chair: Melisa Moore

Wellness

Promotes activities to improve the physical, emotional and mental health of the legal community
Chair: April Bostick

YLD

Provides new attorneys with tools to navigate the early years of a career, opportunities to network, and resources to grow skill sets
President: Quinton Thompson
Vice President: Chris Williams

 

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