The attorneys and professional staff at Litchford, Pearce & Associates, PLLC, share a strong commitment to giving back to their communities via philanthropic support, whether through pro bono representation or public service. We believe it is our higher calling to support underprivileged and/or underserved individuals as well as nonprofit organizations to strengthen and build future generations.
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Lead, Serve, and Volunteer
As part of our firm's commitment to increase awareness of world-wide poverty, Litchford, Pearce & Associates, PLLC, is a sponsor of Compassion International which is a Christian humanitarian aid child sponsorship organization dedicated to the long-term development of children living in poverty around the world. Compassion International, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, functions in 25 countries such as Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Haiti, and Kenya and provides aid to more than 2 million children.
Our attorneys and professional staff contribute substantial time, energy, and philanthropic support to a wide array of social service and community organizations. They perform public service work and volunteer their time on the boards of educational institutions, charitable, service and faith-based organizations, youth sports leagues, civic organizations and local government entities.
Our commitment to pro bono is driven by a dedication to ensuring fair and equal access to justice for all members of our society, regardless of their financial means or background. Our attorneys participate in the Chattanooga Bar Association's volunteer programs and also represent clients supported by Legal Aid of East Tennessee. These organizations allow access for legal representation to indigent residents of Hamilton County, and the surrounding area. We encourage our attorneys to pursue their individual pro bono passions wherever they may lead. We take great pride in the pro bono efforts of our legal staff and their commitment to sharing their expertise with those who cannot afford legal representation.
Legal Societies and Professional Organizations
Our attorneys keep pace with the legal community by participating - often in leadership roles - in state and local bar associations and a host of legal societies and professional organizations.
These involvements enable us to keep updated on the latest developments in the law, interact with public officials and members of the judiciary, and build relationships with colleagues outside the firm. They also present crucial opportunities for our staff to share their knowledge and experience with the legal community by publishing legal articles and hosting educational events and symposia.
Our attorneys and professional staff regularly participate in and/or provide services to the following bar associations and legal societies, among others:
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Colorado Bar Association
- Chattanooga Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- El Paso Bar Association
- Legal Aid Services of East Tennessee
- The Justices Ray L. Brock Jr. Robert E. Cooper American Inns of Court
- Brock-Cooper Inn Mentor Program
- Hamilton County Court Appointed Special Advocate
- Chattanooga Area Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Tennessee Paralegal Association
- Georgia Paralegal Association
Additionally, our attorneys and professional staff serve on the boards of, or provide services and aid to, the following professional and nonprofit organizations, among others:
- Compassion International
- Boyd Buchanan School (Board of Trustees)
- East Ridge Needy Child Fund
- Nightingale Network / Women's Fund of Greater Chattanooga
- Scenic City Women's Network
- Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga
- Chattanooga Room in the Inn
- American Heart Association
- Young Life
- Salvation Army
- Water Mission
- Mary's Home