Legal Aid Lawyer Receives Lifetime Achievement Distinction

The Nashville Business Journal has awarded its 2024 Lifetime Achievement distinction to Nashville lawyer David Tarpley, the lead attorney for housing and consumer law at Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. Tarpley graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 1971 and joined Legal Aid Society the same year, becoming managing attorney of the consumer section in 1974. He has served on the board of directors for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Middle Tennessee for more than two decades and has won numerous awards and recognition, including the TBA’s Public Service Attorney of the Year in 1997 and a lifetime achievement award from the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services in 2021. An interview with Tarpley will appear in the journal’s July 26 print issue.

Published by Tennessee Bar Association June 5, 2024.


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