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Monday, November 4, 2013

Boyd Alumnus Terry Johnson '11 Named 2013 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

Terry Johnson '11
William S. Boyd School of Law alumnus Terry Johnson '11 on Oct. 23 was named 2013 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by Nevada Legal Services.

He was recognized at the annual Champions of Justice Luncheon, honoring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

"Despite Terry’s important role as member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Terry continues to take the cause of equal justice to heart, continuously maintaining a pro bono case load of three or more cases at a time," said AnnaMarie Johnson, Executive Director of Nevada Legal Services, during her presentation of the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award. "Terry has made a tremendous difference in the lives of numerous pro bono clients and is an outstanding role model for all attorneys."

In addition to Johnson, several Boyd alumni were recognized for their pro bono work in the community.

The following alumni accepted pro bono cases through Nevada Legal Services in 2013:
Craig Bourke '01
Hai Ling Chu '11
Tera Hodge '09
Terry Johnson '11
Leighton Koehler '12
Chan Lengsavath '11
Joseph Maridon '03
Morgan Shah '11

The follow alumni served as Clinic Attorney Volunteers in 2013:
Millie Barfield '08
Kristy Black '12
Brian Blaylock '12
Rebecca Blood '10
Chris Cannon '05
Hai Ling Chu '11
Kim Cooper '05
Courtney Dolan '03
Nichole Duru '11
John George '04
Lorrie Haug '02
Terry Johnson '11
Carol Kingman '02
Chan Lengsavath '11
Sue Martinelli '03
Dave Rhamy '05
Linda Williams '10