Contact: Gabrielle Maxey
July 17, 2014 - The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter will honor six
individuals for their contributions to the law and to the community and recognize
another as a friend of the School at its 2014 Pillars of Excellence dinner. The event
will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, 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: Arthur T. Bennett, David R. Farmer, Albert C. Harvey,
Charles F. Newman, Max Shelton and Maurice Wexler. James S. Gilliland will be recognized
as Friend of the Law School.
For more information on the event, visit http://memphis.edu/alumni/law/pillarsofexcellence.php or contact Kaylee Pierce at email@example.com or 901-678-2905. The deadline for reservations is July 29.
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.