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Dr. Merriel Bullock-Neal to receive 5th Annual Unity Day Award for Community Service


Clarksville Unity DayClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 21st, 2014 Attorney Dr. Merriel Bullock-Neal will be honored at the 5th Annual Unity Day Awards event which will take place at the Governors Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard Clarksville, TN starting at 5:00pm.

The Unity Day Awards is a day set aside to unite the community and celebrate the accomplishments of those in leadership who serve and help make a difference.

The event promotes unity among family as well as peace among people of all walks of life. Unity Day is created with a focus on family values and multiculturalism.

“My family and I are both blessed and honored to be a part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community,” said Dr. Merriel Bullock-Neal. “I am very honored to be receiving this Unity Day Award for serving my community.”

Dr. Merriel Bullock-Neal is very active in her community and has and continues to serve it very well in the following capacities:

  • Former Chairperson and Current Member of the Two Rivers Chapter (formerly called the Clarksville-Montgomery County Chapter) of the American Red Cross Board;
  • Chairperson – Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Task Force and Member of the Statewide DMC Task Force;
    Member of Clarksville Civitan;
  • Conference Chairperson for the Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice;
  • Conducted numerous presentations in local, statewide, national and international conferences;
  • Faculty Advisor- Austin Peay State University Red Cross Club and the Student Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Additionally, she has volunteer for charitable organizations and projects such as Room in the Inn, Hurricane Katrina Relief, Teen Court, Back to School Bash and Haiti Relief.

Dr. Bullock-Neal is a practicing Attorney, licensed school psychologist and special educator, as well as a Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator. She has donated countless hours in defense of special needs children and low-income youth inside and outside of the juvenile justice system.

For further information please contact the Committee to Elect Merriel Bullock-Neal for Judge at 931.551.8300 or

About Attorney Merriel Bullock-Neal

With a Law Degree and Ph. D. in Special Education with support fields in Clinical Child Psychology and Family Therapy from The American University, Dr. Merriel Bullock-Neal is Uniquely Qualified to Serve as Juvenile Court Judge for Montgomery County, Tennessee. As a general practitioner in the areas of civil and criminal law, she has litigated cases in Juvenile Court, General Sessions, Circuit Court, Chancery Court, Court of Appeals and US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. Additionally, Dr. Merriel Bullock–Neal has chaired the Joint Conference on Juvenile Justice for years.

More information about Dr. Bullock-Neal’s candidacy can be found at




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