Attorney and Rhodes Alum Josh Spickler ’97 Makes MBJ’s Top 40 Under 40

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Josh Spickler ’97, attorney and director of the Defender’s Resource Network at the Shelby County Public Defender′s Office, is among Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 honorees for 2013. These successful business and community leaders will be recognized at the Hilton Memphis on Nov. 14.

Spickler has a B.A. in economics from Rhodes and has worked at his own law practice and for a Memphis firm; he also served briefly as a social media manager. At the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office, he works on the Special Litigation Team and writes for He also speaks frequently on justice reform issues.