Anthony R. Palermo, Esq. of Woods Oviatt has been selected by the Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association as the 2012 John H. Pickering Achievement Award Recipient. The award is given to an attorney who demonstrates outstanding legal ability; and has compiled a distinguished record of service to the profession and their communities, resulting in significant contributions to improving access to justice for all. It was established in 2007 in recognition of John H. Pickering's brilliant legal work, his advocacy of pro bono service, his dedication to the cause of equal justice for all and his promotion of the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the law. This award is co-sponsored by the ABA Commission on Law and Aging, Section of Individual Rights and Responsibility, and the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants.
The ABA Senior Lawyers Division will present the 2012 John H. Pickering Achievement Award at the SLD Dinner on August 2, 2012 in Chicago.