Nelson Honored as Fellow of the Chattanooga Bar Foundation
June 24, 2016
Miller & Martin attorney, Ward Nelson, has been recognized for his outstanding professional achievements and for his commitment to the Chattanooga community. Mr. Nelson recently received an invitation to become a Fellow of the Chattanooga Bar Foundation (CBF). Each year the CBF invites a select few to join the ranks of the local Fellows. The Fellows work to improve the study of law, improve the administration of justice, elevate the ethical standards of the bench and bar, improve relations between the members of the legal profession and the public, help lawyers who are ill, award scholarships and provide funds for charitable causes.
Ward has been with Miller & Martin since 1987 and is a Member of the firm's practice groups for Mergers & Acquisitions and Health Care. A Chattanooga native, Nelson attended The McCallie School and received a Morehead Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1980 and from the University of North Carolina School of Law with honors in 1985.
About The Chattanooga Bar Foundation
The CBF was incorporated in 1989 and is a qualified charitable organization under the Internal Revenue Service. The funding of the Foundation comes from the Fellows. To be honored as a Fellow, a lawyer must be a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association (CBA), must have practiced law for ten or more years, and must have demonstrated leadership and service to the CBA and to the community.