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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Boyd Alumni Featured in Nevada Lawyer Magazine

(l-r) Eighth Judicial District Judge Elizabeth
Gonzalez, Eunice Beattie '06, and Eighth Judicial
District Chief Judge Jennifer P. Togliatti
Several Boyd alumni were featured in the January issue of Nevada Lawyer, the State Bar of Nevada's monthly magazine.

Terry "TJ" Johnson '11 and Eunice Beattie '06 were spotlighted in the Many Become ONE for Pro Bono Celebration 2013 article.

The American Bar Association observed a nationwide Pro Bono Celebration from Oct. 20 to 26. The State Bar of Nevada and the Access to Justice Commission launched a "Become the One" campaign to encourage pro bono work.

Terry "TJ" Johnson '11 and his wife, Yvonne
The Many Become ONE for Pro Bono Celebration 2013 article focuses on the volunteer services attorneys provided to Nevada residents during the month of October.

Johnson was featured for being named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by Nevada Legal Services. Beattie was featured for receiving the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Volunteer of the Month award.

Alumna Kendelee Works '05 authored the Young Lawyers: What to Do? article, a column she regularly writes as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section. 

Kendelee Works '05
"As the holidays come to a close and we begin a new year, many of us will take time to reflect on the events of the past 12 months and to create goals for the coming year. For a majority of newly-minted andyoung lawyers, goals take the shape of professional ambitions," Works writes in the article. "I would caution you, though, not to lose sight of who you were before you became a lawyer and to at least attempt to maintain some semblance of that person. It is all too easy to become entirely consumed with the practice of law, especially during the first few grueling years of practice."

To see the entire January issue of Nevada Lawyer, visit http://nvbar.org/articles/article/january-2014