- Gerry Dick
Volunteer Lawyer Program Names DirectorPosted: Updated:
The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana has named Scott Wylie staff director. He previously served as president for the Evansville Bar Association. Wylie will assume the role after nearly a decade as a board member and then director of the Vanderburgh Community Foundation. VLP provides indigent legal services and coordinates attorney pro bono efforts in the 11 counties around the Evansville metropolitan area. Wylie has been involved with VLP since 2007. This is the first time the organization has had a full-time director. In addition to numerous local nonprofit boards, Wylie serves on the boards of directors of the Indiana Bar Foundation, Indiana Legal Services, the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and was recently appointed by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush to serve on the inaugural Coalition for Court Access. He also previously served as president of the California Bar Foundation and as a vice president of the California Bar Association, the largest state bar in the nation. Wylie will follow retiring plan administrator Beverly Corn, who recently received the Randall T. Shepard Award for Pro Bono Service for her years of service to the agency.