LAS VEGAS, NEV (September 16, 2014) – The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) awarded the law firm of Bailey Kennedy, LLP the distinctive “Law Firm of the Year” award at their 25th Annual Scholarship Gala for its commitment to community service.
Since 1987, the LVNBA and the LVNBA Foundation has hosted their Annual Scholarship Gala to provide financial support to law students who are committed to serving minority, low income, and other underserved communities. The LVNBA Law Firm of the Year Award is awarded to a local law firm that has demonstrated a commitment to diversity at all levels (hiring, retention, promotion, pro bono efforts, etc.), and/or has handled cases or matters yielding a positive benefit to the greater community, especially communities of color or low income communities in Southern Nevada.
Incorporated in 1981, the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) is an active affiliate of the National Bar Association, which was formally organized in 1925 and is the oldest and largest association of predominately African-American lawyers, judges, law professors, law students and other legal professionals. The LVNBA organizes and co-sponsors numerous mission-driven annual and special events and programs. For over 30 years, the LVNBA and its members have advocated for equal opportunity and justice for all. For more information about the LVNBA, its mission and events, please visit http://lasvegasnba.org/. For more about the National Bar Association, please visit http://www.nationalbar.org/.
Bailey Kennedy, LLP was founded in 2001 by John R. Bailey. The firm focuses on litigation, appellate work, healthcare law and administrative law. Its dynamic team of professionals represents, among others, top healthcare facilities, publicly traded corporations, municipalities, gaming companies, financial institutions, travel and tourism leaders, public entities, real estate developers, entertainment concerns, and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.BaileyKennedy.com or call 702.562.8820