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Chattanooga Bankruptcy Lawyer Heather B. Stanford 

Heather B. Stanford


Heather B. Stanford joined Clark & Washington, LLC as an associate attorney in 2009.  Before joining the firm, Heather did work in labor and education law at the National Education Association in Washington, D.C.  Heather graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 2004 with a B.A. degree in Psychology.  She then went on to attend American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., where she graduated cum laude with a J.D. degree in 2008.  While in law school, Heather served as Editor-in-Chief of the American University, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law.  She was also the rush chair of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, an active member of the Women’s Law Association, a Marshall-Brennan fellow and a peer mentor.  She was nominated for Outstanding Student Note or Comment for the class of 2008 and completed the highest level of pro bono honors pledge hours available at the school.  Heather resides in Chattanooga with her husband and twin daughters. 



State of Tennessee, 2008

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2010



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“Pick”ering the Speech Rights of Public School Teachers: Arguing for a Movement by Courts Toward the Hazelwood-Tinker Standard Under the First Amendment, 3 FAMU L. Rev. 41 (2008).

Note, DNA Databanks and the Fourth Amendment Prohibition on Unreasonable Searches and Seizures: Taking the “Banks” Out ofBanks v. Gonzales, 15 Am. U.J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 547 (2007).