GreenLaw welcomes three new attorneys to its Board of Directors
GreenLaw is pleased to announce three new members to the Board of Directors. All three are attorneys with a variety of professional practice areas but they share a commitment to protecting Georgia’s environment.
For Immediate Release
September 2, 2014
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield
GreenLaw welcomes three new attorneys to
its Board of Directors
New board members provide balance and diversity of experience
Atlanta, GA– GreenLaw is pleased to announce three new members to the Board of Directors. All three are attorneys with a variety of professional practice areas but they share a commitment to protecting Georgia’s environment.
The three new board members are:
“GreenLaw has had a loyal Board of Directors who serve the organization well,” said Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Executive Director of GreenLaw. “Our goal in recruiting these new members was to find attorneys who are well respected within the legal community. It was also important in our search to find diversity in practice areas and community outreach.”
Mr. Hawkins practices business litigation and law firm development and is active with the Atlanta Bar Association. Ms. Shamp is a successful trial lawyer with her own firm. Ms. Strum is an environmental attorney who has deep knowledge of water issues and has co-authored A Citizen's Guide to Fighting Water Pollution in Georgia.
Board members serve a term of three years and set general policy and direction for GreenLaw’s work.
“The Board of Directors at GreenLaw is one of our largest assets. It’s great to have so many dedicated advisors willing to work on protecting Georgia’s environment.” said Benfield.
“It makes the work of GreenLaw so much more meaningful.”
GreenLaw is GreenLaw is a Georgia-based nonprofit law firm serving environmental and community organizations that have been adversely impacted by pollution. Since 1992, GreenLaw has achieved these goals by providing free, high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia. For more information, visit www.greenlaw.org and follow @greenlaw_GA on Twitter.