LSGM honors Mills and Emami

first_img July 1, 2010 Regular News LSGM honors Mills and Emami L SGM honors Mills and Emami Mandy Mills and Shahrzad Emami received awards for their work on behalf of the poverty community at the Legal Services of Greater Miami’s annual awards ceremony.Mills received the Blanca Fiallo Memorial Award for her “vigorous advocacy and for dedication and professionalism to her craft.”Emami was honored with the Alfred Feinberg award for “outstanding advocacy on behalf of the poverty community” and specifically for helping to bring $89 million in HUD funding to a consortium of nonprofit developers to create 200 single family homes and 1,200 multi-family units of affordable housing for low income residents of Miami-Dade County.The following LSGM attorneys were also presented with awards: Kimberly Derry and Ilenia Sanchez-Bryson were recognized for five years of service, and John Little was recognized for 25 years of service.Miriam Harmatz of Florida Legal Services and Juanita Cendan of Legal Aid Society of Miami-Dade County were also recognized for their contributions to LSGM.last_img

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