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Front Page - Friday, October 7, 2016

Chambliss attorney, Alex McVeagh, appointed to Legal Aid of East Tennessee board

Chambliss Bahner attorney Alex McVeagh will serve on the board of directors of Legal Aid of East Tennessee. - Photograph provided

The Chattanooga Bar Association has nominated Alex McVeagh, attorney for Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, as the newest member of the Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) board of directors.

McVeagh, one of four Chattanooga attorney board members, has substantial experience with LAET from past work as chair of LAET’s Annual Campaign for Justice committee and through various volunteer roles in the Chattanooga community.

In addition to providing pro bono assistance to LAET through his practice at Chambliss Bahner, McVeagh has worked with LAET to coordinate numerous pro bono clinics in East Tennessee through his position in the Tennessee Bar Association as Hamilton County representative for the Young Lawyers Division.

In his day-to-day work, McVeagh is a civil litigator who also counsels Chambliss Bahner clients on municipal, governmental, and intellectual property matters. Before joining the firm, he worked with the Tennessee District Public Defenders Conference and the Senate Judiciary Committee in the state Legislature.

“We are thrilled to welcome Alex to our board of directors,” said Don Mason, president of LAET’s board of directors. “He comes to us with a wealth of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas, as well as through his work with LAET and its clients over the course of several years. Perhaps more importantly, Alex has a servant’s heart and a roll-up-your-shirtsleeves work ethic that will make him an invaluable part of the board and of the LAET family as a whole.”

The LAET board of directors is comprised of attorneys from the Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Tri-Cities areas, as well as client-eligible representatives appointed by community agencies.

Source: Chambliss Bahner