News Release ~ 08/08/2013b

Knoxville, TN., Attorney Paula Henderson Elected to Board of Directors of Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar

Washington, DC (Aug. 8, 2013) – Knoxville, Tennessee, attorney Paula R. Henderson was elected to an Affiliate Representative seat on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) on July 27, at the Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.

Henderson is currently a practicing attorney at the Law Offices of James A.H. Bell, P.C. in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she specializes in criminal defense. Prior to joining the Law Offices of James A.H. Bell, P.C., Henderson spent 12 years as an Assistant District Attorney for the Knox County (Knoxville, Tennessee) District Attorney General’s Office and an additional six years working as a sole practitioner focused on criminal defense and family law.

Henderson is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the state courts of Tennessee. She is also a member of the Loudon County Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association and the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She earned both her bachelor’s degree and her law degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Please contact Ivan J. Dominguez, Director of Public Affairs & Communications, (202) 465-7662 or idominguez@nacdl.org for more information.

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's approximately 10,000 direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.

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