Attorneys Honored For Pro Bono Work

A Memphis attorney and a Nashville law firm have been honored for doing free work for low-income families.

Jeffrey C. Smith, partner in charge of the Memphis office of Adams and Reese, was named pro bono attorney of the year by the Tennessee Justice Center.

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis of Nashville was chosen pro bono firm of the year.

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee made the presentation at the Chattanooga office of the Legal Aid Society of East Tennessee.

The Nashville-based justice center is a nonprofit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need.