McIver, Harrison 1991



Interviewer: Perry, Sue
Date of interview: 1991-07-24
Where relates to: Mississippi and Tennessee
Topics: Civil legal aid: General
Collection: NEJL

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Biographical / Historical
Mr. McIver began his legal career as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow at North Mississippi Rural Legal Services in 1978. Later, Mr. McIver became a managing attorney of the former Southwest Mississippi Legal Services and North Mississippi Rural Legal Services before becoming Executive Director of the Central Mississippi Legal Services in Jackson, MS.

After 14 years in Mississippi, Mr. McIver was appointed Executive Director of the Project Advisory Group (PAG), the national organization of legal services programs in Washington, D.C., where he advocated for PAG’s member organizations, the membership of which included legal aid law firms from across the country. There, he provided technical assistance to them while coordinating and authoring communications, which included the informative PAG Update, for the national legal aid community.

In 1998, McIver was hired as Executive Director of Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. (MALS).

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Abstract: The interview was conducted at the Don CeSar Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida. Topics include McIver’s experiences with the creation of the Southeast Project Directors Association and its functions.