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May 15, 2012
NBA honors Holifield

Marilyn Holifield Marilyn Holifield of Holland & Knight was presented with the Gertrude E. Rush Award at the National Bar Association’s Awards Dinner April 19 in Tampa.

The award recognizes recipients for their pioneering spirits, community and professional leadership, concern for human and civil rights, and for being a model of excellence in legal education.

Other honorees included former NFL coach Tony Dungy; former general counsel of Florida A&M University Bishop C. Holifield; charter member NBA Women Lawyers Division, Judge Alice A. Bonner; Florida Judges Karla Foreman Wright and Mary Scriven; and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority President Carolyn House Stewart.

[Revised: 05-23-2016]