Cindy Chappell has been appointed Chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s General Sessions Practice Committee. Appointments are made by the NBA President.
In the March 2016 Nashville Bar Journal, Eleanor Wetzel writes a memorial piece describing the life of John Jay Hooker. Cynthia Chappell is quoted regarding the death of her friend and client.
Cynthia Chappell has been selected to serve as an expert in criminal defense practice for the American Bar Association’s Tennessee Public Defender Workload Study.
Chappell recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for a group admission to the United States Supreme Court sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
On July 10, 2015, Hal Hardin and Cynthia Chappell argued in Davidson County Chancery Court on behalf of John Jay Hooker, who is seeking the right to death with dignity for terminally ill Tennesseans.
Cynthia Chappell has been named to the Tennessee Bar Association’s Pro Bono Honor Roll. The honor acknowledges pro bono service during 2013.
Cynthia Chappell has accepted an invitation to join the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court as a Master for a four-year term. The Harry Phillips American Inn of Court was founded in 1989 by a group of judges and attorneys in order to enhance the advocacy skills, professionalism, and camaraderie of the attorneys and judges working in Middle Tennessee. The Inn is comprised of only 100 members.