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Front Page - Friday, March 1, 2019

LAET welcomes new board member


Joanie Sompayrac has been added to Legal Aid of East Tennessee ‘s board of directors.

Sompayrac is a Judith Finley Stone Alliance Professor Accounting in the Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting at UTC and a law degree at the University of Cincinnati.

She is a licensed CPA in Tennessee, an attorney in Ohio and a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty. She was in practice as a tax attorney before entering academia and has taught courses in estate and gift taxation and accounting for 25 years at UTC.

She is president-elect of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance, chair of the Finance Council at Holy Spirit Catholic Church and coordinates the Ladies of Black Creek Book Club.

LAET serves eligible persons in 26 counties through offices in Blountville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Knoxville, Johnson City, Maryville and Morristown.

Source: LAET