Melanie Murry, University Counsel at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, received the 2014 A.A. Latting Award for Outstanding Community Services from the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association.
Murry was hired at the University of Memphis is 2002 as assistant University Counsel and was promoted to her current position earlier this year. She also has served as an adjunct professor in higher education administration in the university’s College of Education.
Murry is a graduate of Saint Louis University in Missouri, where she majored in criminal justice. She earned her law degree at the University of Tennessee.