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Catherine Clayton

West TN Legal Services
Executive Director
Jackson, Tennessee
Catherine (Cathy) Clayton returned to West Tennessee Legal Services (WTLS) in October 2015 as Executive Director after over two decades of private practice where she was a partner, civil litigator, and Tennessee Supreme Court approved Rule 31 civil and family mediator with special training in domestic violence. A graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, she previously worked at WTLS as a staff attorney and as a judicial law clerk for the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Throughout her legal career, Clayton has volunteered her time and skills in pursuit of justice for individuals who cannot afford legal representation, serving as a past board member and board president for WTLS and volunteering as a pro bono attorney and mediator. She is an elected Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an organization that honors attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their profession that supports law-related public interest projects; and member of the Lawyers Association for Women, Tennessee, and Jackson-Madison County Bar Associations. Clayton currently serves on the Tennessee Bar Association Access to Justice Committee; the Tennessee Supreme Court Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice & Procedure; and is vice-chair of the Tennessee Association of Legal Services (TALS).