OAPABA Board Members Hong Dao, Liani Reeves and Kim Sugawa-Fujinaga honored by Oregon State Bar for their Contributions

Hong Dao is the recipient of the OSB President’s Public Service Award, which honors attorneys for their commitments to public service and pro bono work. The criteria for is as follows: Must have made significant contributions to the public through recent efforts in one or more of the following areas:

a.       pro bono legal service to individuals or groups,
b.      law-related public education,
c.       coordination of public service law-related events (such as those associated with Law Day),
d.      service with community boards or organizations,
e.      or similar activities which benefit the public

Liani Reeves and Kim Sugawa-Fujinaga are co-recipients of the OSB President’s Diversity & Inclusion Award, which recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the goal of increasing minority representation in the legal profession.

The criteria for the Diversity & Inclusion Award is as follows: the nominee must have made recent significant contributions to the goal of increasing minority representation in the legal profession in Oregon through creative employment efforts, innovative recruitment and retention programs,advocacy or other significant efforts.

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