The Legal Aid Society of Middle tennessee and the Cumberland takes pride in celebrating recognition and honors bestowed upon its staffing attorneys. Not every attorney enters the practice of law with the intention of earning millions of dollars in billable hours. Many people become attorneys out of a sense of public service and a deserve to help their fellow man. The Legal Aid Society is blessed to have many of these type of people find their way to its doors. When their goodwill and professional are recognized, such honors and recognition deserve commendation and mention.
Such is the case of the following staff attorneys listed here:
Nicole Sibilksi joined Legal Aid Society as the grant writer for the firm. Sibilski was previously director of development for The Nashville Shakespeare Festival and did grant writing on a consulting basis. She has also worked as a personnel and legal assistant for Oyster Capital Associates, LLC in Franklin. Prior to moving to Nashville four years ago, Sibilski worked as in-house counsel for First National Assets, LLC and as an attorney at the Cook County Public Defender office, both in Chicago. She has a juris doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Millikin University. She is a member of the Tennessee and Illinois bar associations.
Rachel Moses, staff attorney for the Cookeville Legal Aid Society office, has been nominated for the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. The award recognizes an ABA young lawyer in good standing who exhibits professional excellence, service to the profession and the bar, service to the community and/or a reputation for or the advancement of legal ethics and professional responsibility. The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) YLD nominated Moses. The winner will be presented at the 2014 mid-year meeting.