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2010 Recognition Awards

First District Pro Bono Award

Julie Seymour (center) accepting the First District Pro Bono Award presented by the Honorable Richard G. Spicer (left) and LADC’s Executive Director, Katie Trotzky, at the annual meeting of the First District Bar Association.

The 2010 First District Pro Bono Award went to attorney Julie K. Seymour, in recognition of her remarkable dedication to the development and delivery of legal services to the poor as a volunteer attorney with Legal Assistance of Dakota County. Ms. Seymour has provided representation, pro bono, to many low-income individuals and volunteered on a regular basis at the Dakota County Family Court Self-Help Center, a joint project of LADC, District Administration, and the Dakota County Law Library.

Dakota County Bar Association Award

Attorney Patricia O’Gorman was presented with a special award at the 2010 Dakota County Bar Association Holiday Party. The award honored Ms. O’Gorman’s stalwart support of LADC.

LADC’s Director Award

Attorney James Carlson was presented with an award by the LADC’s Board of Directors in honor of his extraordinary service as a board member.