Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, one of Memphis’ largest law firms, today announced that Ameshia Forrest has been elected to the board of the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Memphis Bar Association.
Forrest joins a dedicated group of attorneys who are passionate about serving the legal community and promoting the practice of law in Memphis. The division provides opportunities for young lawyers to network, gain valuable experience, and contribute to the legal profession through various programs and initiatives.
“We are thrilled to have Ameshia represent Harris Shelton through her work with the Young Lawyers’ Division,” said Christopher Campbell, Chief Manager at Harris Shelton. “Her election reflects her outstanding reputation and commitment to excellence in the legal field. We are confident that she will be a valuable asset to the division and its mission.”
Forrest specializes in business and corporate law and bankruptcy. With a bachelor’s degree in political science from Belmont University and Juris Doctor and Master of Business degrees from the University of Memphis, her legal career began as an extern for Chief Magistrate Judge Tu Pham in the Western District of Tennessee during her law school years. Subsequently, she served as a law clerk at Harris Shelton and later undertook a federal judicial clerkship for the Western District of Tennessee under Judge John T. Fowlkes.
The Memphis Bar Association continues to attract talented young legal professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the legal community. The young lawyers division offers a wide range of opportunities for networking, professional development, and community involvement.