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Legal Leaders Honored in Hillsborough County

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March 26, 2021
The Hillsborough County Bar Association recognized five leaders in the local legal community at a special awards ceremony on March 25. The virtual event honored the following award recipients:
  • 2020 Liberty Bell Award: Col. Jim Fletcher (Ret.)
  • 2020 Outstanding Lawyer Award: Karen Buesing, Akerman LLP
  • 2020 Robert W. Patton Outstanding Jurist Award: Judge Thomas Palermo, 13th Judicial Circuit Court
  • 2020 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award: Traci Koster, Nelson Koster
  • 2020 Outstanding Government/Non-Profit Lawyer Award: Janae Thomas, State Attorney’s Office