Mary Akhimien Recognized with “Star of the Quarter” Award by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
On May 15, 2015, during the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Spring Conference in Tampa, Florida, Mary Akhimien was awarded an ABA YLD Star of the Quarter for her 2014-2015 leadership on the Affiliate Assistance Team. The Affiliate Assistance Team offers bar leaders support and serves as an additional conduit for connecting bar leaders and organizations to relevant tools and resources. The ABA YLD is home to 150,000 young lawyers and 300 affiliated groups. The Division is committed to assuring it is best able to represent the newest members of the profession, ensuring that it reflects the society it serves, and providing young lawyers and young lawyer organizations with the tools and opportunities for professional and personal success. 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.