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Alumna Appointed to Tennessee Justice Center Board

Rebecca McKelvey, associate attorney at Stites & Harbison and a 2003 cum laude graduate of Belmont University, has joined the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Justice Center. The non-profit public interest law and advocacy firm serves underprivileged populations and gives priority to policy issues and civil cases in which basic necessities of life are at stake and where advocacy can benefit deserving families statewide.

McKelvey practices primarily in the area of domestic relations. After graduation from Belmont, McKelvey went onto Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and received her juris doctorate in 2006, where she was lead articles editor of the Mercer Law Review, president of the Christian Legal Society (2005-2006) and vice president (2004-2005) of the Legal Aid Clinic. In June 2011, she was named one of Nashville’s “Top 30 Under 30” by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.