For release: July 29, 2008
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey
Sen. Lamar Alexander will be the keynote speaker when the University of Memphis’ Cecil
C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter honors four of the legal community’s “Pillars
of Excellence.” The Law Alumni Dinner will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at the University
Holiday Inn, 3700 Central. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner
and program at 7.
The honorees will include Walter Bailey, attorney and former Shelby County commissioner;
W. Emmett Marston, director and shareholder in Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston; John
Thomason, retired attorney and founder of Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell;
and Lee Winchester, partner in The Winchester Law Firm. John Stokes, vice chairman
of Morgan Keegan & Company, will be honored as a Friend of the Law School.
Seats are $75 per person, $600 for a table of eight, and $35 for members of the class
The deadline for RSVPs is Aug. 11. To make reservations, call 901-678-1562.