Mary Akhimien Recognized with “Star of the Quarter” Award by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
On May 6, 2017, Mary Akhimien was recognized as an American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD) Star of the Quarter at the ABA YLD Spring Conference for her 2016-2017 leadership role on the ABA YLD Affiliate Assistance Team. The conference was held on May 4-6, 2017 in Montreal, QC, Canada and included dynamic speakers and experts from across the globe, including panelists from the Supreme Court of Canada. This is Mary’s second time receiving the award. She was also awarded an ABA YLD Star of the Quarter in 2015 for her 2014-2015 leadership on the Affiliate Assistance Team.
The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division is the home for young lawyers. With over 150,000 members and 300 affiliated groups, the ABA YLD is the largest young lawyer organization in the world. The ABA YLD gives Star of the Quarter Awards to emerging leaders of the legal profession who have had a meaningful impact on the ABA YLD’s work in public service, member and professional service, diversity, and advocacy on behalf of the profession. Stars of the Quarter are normally given to those whose level of professionalism and service deserve special recognition.