Remembering Selma Cash Paty: A Trailblazing Advocate for Women’s Rights and Religious Freedom

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee – Selma Cash Paty, a pioneering lawyer and advocate for women’s rights, passed away on May 1, 2016, at the age of 89. Paty was a trailblazer in the legal profession, entering the field before the acceptance of women as equal counterparts in law. Known for her strong advocacy for women’s rights, abortion, and various causes in the Hamilton County community, Paty made a significant impact in the courtroom. She was respected by her peers, who admired her passion for the law, family, socializing, and embracing outdated practices such as smoking cigarettes. Notably, … Read more