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Law firm gives first pro bono award

January 1, 2008
A recent graduate of Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington has been given the first Terry and Judy Albright Pro Bono and Public Interest Award. The law firm Baker & Daniels has sponsored the award in honor of the couple.

Alex Kornya received the award for the significant work he's done in pro bono and public interest areas. Kornya served as a student advisor and co-director of the Protective Order Project and worked with other anti-domestic violence organizations. He also was a student intern for the District 10 Pro Bono Project and for Indiana Legal Services in Bloomington. Kornya will work for Iowa Legal Aid next year.

The award is named after law school graduate Terry Albright and his wife, Judy. Terry has worked as a senior trial attorney in the Indianapolis office of Baker & Daniels for the last four decades and is currently involved with the state's alternative dispute resolution movement. He has helped lead the growth in commitment to access to justice and public service through pro bono and public interest work in the bar and IU School of Law - Bloomington.

Judy, who passed away earlier this year, served as a president of the Indianapolis YMCA, was a president of three Parent Teacher Associations, and worked at the Volunteer Action Center.
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