Michael Millemann, Jacob A. France Professor of Public Interest Law and Director, Leadership, Ethics & Democracy Initiative received a 2010 Leadership in Law Award from The Daily Record. The award recognizes lawyers and judges who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the legal profession and the community. The Daily Record recognized Professor Millemann, Law School graduates, and other award recipients during a ceremony on November 19.
Professor Millemann began his legal career as a legal services attorney. He served as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow in the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau from 1969 to 1971. For the next two years he was chief attorney in Legal Aid East, Baltimore City and supervisor of the law school's Legal Aid Clinic. During this time, Professor Millemann founded the Legal Aid Bureau's Prisoner Assistance Project and worked as a staff attorney for the National Prison Project. During 1973 he was deputy director of the Multnomah County, Oregon Legal Aid Service. He returned to Maryland to teach full-time at the University of Maryland School of Law in 1974. Professor Millemann has been chairman of the Maryland State Bar Association's Judicial Nominations Committee, and was the first Secretary to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation He was also a longtime Board Member and chairman of the Correctional Reform Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.
Along with Professor Millemann, The Daily Record recognized a dynamic group of alumni.
Robert R. Bowie, Jr. '77
Partner, Bowie & Jensen, LLC
The Hon. Kathleen Dumais '83
Principal, Paley Rothman
The Hon. Zakia Mahasa '86
Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Thomas D. Murphy '73
The Law Offices of Murphy and Mood, PC
Donna Shearer '82
CJA Supervising Attorney,
United States District Court for the District of Maryland