Friday, April 14, 2006

U-Memphis Law Student Wins Tennessee Volunteer Award

Betsy Prendergast, a third-year law student at the University of Memphis, recently received the Law Student Volunteer of the Year Award at the Tennessee Bar Association's annual public service luncheon in Nashville.

The TBA selected Prendergast as the Tennessee law school student who has provided outstanding volunteer service by working with an organization that's dedicated to representing the indigent. 

Her work has included family law matters, landlord-tenant disputes, consumer law cases, estate and probate issues and elder law.  Pendergrast named U-Memphis elder law professor Donna Harkness as one of her mentors.

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