April 18, 2016


Clifton N. Miller, a partner in Henry, McCord, Bean, Miller, Gabriel & LaBar, PLLC (“Henry & McCord”), in Tullahoma, TN, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (“ABF”).  Founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association, the ABF is widely recognized as the premier institute in the United States for social science research on law.  It’s mission is to serve the legal profession and the public through impeccable research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law and its overall impact on society.

Membership as a Fellow of the ABF is strictly limited to one percent (1%) of the lawyers admitted to practice in the United States and its territories.  In order to earn this honor, Mr. Miller had been recommended and nominated by the organizations National Fellows Officers and the Fellows Leadership within the state of Tennessee.  The ultimate selection as a Fellow of the ABF serves as a recognition of a lawyer whose career has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the profession, service to society, and commitment to the ideals and objectives of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Miller represents a diverse variety of corporate and individual clients in complex commercial and other civil litigation matters in State and Federal courts throughout Tennessee.  In addition, Mr. Miller represents a range of financial institutions.  Mr. Miller serves as general counsel and a member of the Board of the Directors for Tennessee Bancshares, Inc. and Southern Community Bank.  Further, Mr. Miller represents school systems as general counsel and in litigation matters.  Mr. Miller currently serves as President of the Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys.

Henry & McCord was founded in 1950 by James H. Henry and John M. McCord whose commitments to excellence in community service still provide the foundation of the firm as it exists today.  The firm is dedicated to the philosophy of providing superior service to its clients with a unique blend of “small town” service and “large city” capabilities.  This unique combination underscores Henry & McCord’s commitment to its clients.  Henry & McCord attorneys have a history of public service in addition to their practices.  Attorneys from Henry & McCord have held many positions on committees with the Tennessee Bar Association, every office in local Bar Associations, been commissioners of local public commissions, and serve on a multitude of charitable boards of directors and area scholarship committees, as well as foundations established for the benefit of the City of Tullahoma and Motlow State Community College.


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