Law School Will Recognize Pillars of Excellence at Aug. 22 Dinner

July 28, 2015 - The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter will honor seven individuals for their contributions to the law and to the community and recognize two others as friends of the School at its 2015 Pillars of Excellence dinner. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and program at 7 p.m.

This year's Pillar honorees are George H. Brown, Joe M. Duncan, David S. Kennedy, Arnold E. Perl, Julia S. Sayle, Donn A. Southern and Blanchard E. Tual. Kathy and J.W. Gibson will be recognized as Friends of the Law School.

For more information on the event, visit memphis.edu/alumni/getinvolved/academic/pillarsofexcellence.php or contact Marina Carrier at m.carrier@memphis.edu or 901-678-2461. The deadline for reservations is Aug. 19.

Recipients of the Pillars of Excellence Award must be living at the time of selection; must have been admitted to the practice of law for more than 45 years; given significant service to the legal profession, including membership in bar associations and participation in bar association activities; given significant service to the community, including involvement in civic and charitable organizations; served in leadership roles in the legal and civic communities; made other significant contributions to the practice of law; and must be generally recognized among the Memphis Bar to possess the highest legal skills and ethical standards.

Contact: Gabrielle Maxey
901.678.2843
gmaxey@memphis.edu