Michael G. Derrick appointed to Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program

Michael G. Derrick, member of Shuttleworth PLLC has been appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as a Commissioner on the Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program .

The Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program (“TLAP”) was established by order of the Tennessee Supreme Court in 1999 to provide consultation, referral, intervention, and crisis counseling for lawyers, judges, bar applicants and law students who are struggling with substance abuse, stress or emotional health issues. TLAP’s work contributes to the protection of the public and the improvement of the integrity and reputation of the legal profession.

Mike’s three year term on the Commission begins June 1, 2015.