AAJ Recognizes Member Achievements at the 2018 Annual Convention
- Recipient Karen Beyea-Schroeder of Schroeder Law Office PLLC was recognized for her outstanding service following the devastation Hurricane Harvey caused in August 2017. On the ground in Houston, Karen helped collect and distribute 124 backpacks and close to 4,000 other items for schools, students, and teachers in need. Her commitment to the community is ongoing as Houston’s classrooms work to get back on track.
- Kent Emison, Brett A. Emison, Robert L. Langdon, and Mark A. Emison of Langdon & Emison were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty for their pro bono work through the Midwest Innocence Project, which seeks civil justice for the wrongfully convicted.
- The AAJ Civil Rights Section recognized Bryan Stevenson, the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and professor of law at New York University School of Law, for his lifelong commitment to fighting poverty and racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.
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