Congratulations Josh Gillispie, ATLA’s 2017 Outstanding Member – Young Lawyer Division!

May 19, 2017

Little Rock Attorney Josh Gillispie Named 2017 Outstanding Member – Young Lawyer Division

LITTLE ROCK, ARK – Little Rock Attorney Josh Gillispie of Green & Gillispie, Attorneys at Law was recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Member – New Lawyer Division by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA). The award was presented at ATLA’s 54th Annual Convention on April 28th, 2017. Mr. Gillispie was chosen for the award because of his demonstrated level of professional excellence and dedication within ATLA.

“Josh has helped to develop our next generation of leaders which is an invaluable service,” said outgoing ATLA President Robin Smith. “His dedication to protecting the civil justice system drives his efforts to connect with law students and younger lawyers, encouraging them and engaging them in the effort protect the rights of their clients.”

Gillispie has been in practice with Green & Gillispie, Attorneys at Law, since 2010. He handles all types of personal injury cases and is passionate about advocating for crime victims injured due to lack of security measures on various premises. He is successfully cultivating a new generation of ATLA members by serving as the New Lawyers Network Law School Liaison for the Bowen School of Law ATLA Student Chapter, and through his leadership role in the ATLA New Lawyers Division. Under his guidance, the UALR Bowen School of Law ATLA Student Chapter won the Best New/Reactivated Student Organization, and also won another award in recognition of the Educational Advocacy Program. Remarkably, in the past year the Bowen Student Chapter of ATLA has grown to over 120 members, which is a direct result of Josh’s dedicated leadership.

Gillispie is an active member of the Arkansas Bar Association and the Pulaski County Bar Association, volunteers as a crime victim assistant, and also regularly aids the Pulaski County Humane Society.

Founded in 1963, The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) is a statewide association of approx. 1,000 attorneys from all 75 counties that was established to protect the people of Arkansas’ constitutional right to a trial by jury. ATLA supports its mission through advocacy, communications, and continuing legal education.

Original article published here.