Monday, March 2, 2015

Carrie Searcy announces her candidacy for Metro Council District 2.

Carrie Searcy
Press Release- Metro Council District 2 candidate, Carrie Searcy, prepares to officially kick off her campaign on Thursday, March at the Al Menah Shrine Temple, 1354 Brick Church Pike at 5:30p.m., with Dwayne Bell, Sr. serving as campaign Treasurer. Attorney Searcy has practiced law in Nashville since 2011. She currently provides legal services focused on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury in a firm with Edward J. Gross. Prior to practicing law, Mrs. Searcy worked in the title insurance industry. Mrs. Searcy also worked with the Tennessee Initiative for Gifted Education Reform, as well as Special Education Services to promote appropriate education services for children with special needs. While in law school she completed an internship at the Metro Nashville Public Defender’s Office. During this time, while working on a case, Mrs. Searcy was shot during an unrelated altercation between two young men. This strengthened her resolve to assist not only those accused of crimes, but also working with young people and residents to reduce criminal activity in local communities.

"I have worked hard all my life in school, as a parent, and as a practicing attorney. When elected as your council representative, I will work hard for you. I thank you for your support and would appreciate your vote of confidence”, says Mrs. Searcy. She has been solving problems and conflicts for clients and community members, and wants to help our District 2 by applying this experience to benefit our community. She will use her skills to protect the history of our neighborhood, improve our services and amenities, and encourage those who live in District 2 to participate alongside her in “Taking Pride in Our Community”.

Mrs. Searcy and her husband are members at Mount Zion Baptist Church and have been active community volunteers, including participating in the Tennessee Adopt a Highway Program covering two miles of highway along Trinity Lane and Whites Creek Pike. She is currently serving on several non-profit boards, including the Northwest YMCA, Disciples Village Retirement Community Executive Board Secretary, Bordeaux North Chamber of Commerce Legal Committee Chair, Judge Rachel L. Bell Beautification Project Community Coordinator, and NAACP Nashville Branch Executive Committee and Legal Redress Committee. She is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Napier Looby Bar Association, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Women In Numbers, Davidson County Democratic Women, Tennessee Democratic Committee, National Democratic Committee, Eastern Star Rock City Chapter and Nashville School of Law Cooper’s Inn Society.

She invites the community to join her at her community kick off Thursday, March 12th, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at Al Menah Shrine Temple, 1354 Brick Church Pike for complimentary refreshments.
For more information you can visit www.ElectSearcy.com, connect on Facebook at Carrie Searcy Metro Council District 2, on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram, or call Mrs. Searcy at her office at 615-259-9725

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