The Richmond Free Press highlighted the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) honoring of Senator Henry L. Marsh III. At the VTLA’s 50th Annual Convention in Williamsburg, VA on March 14th, VTLA president and Allen & Allen attorney W. Coleman Allen, Jr. presented Senator Marsh with the 2009 Distinguished Service Award.
The award honors Senator Marsh’s extraordinary career in leadership and public service, as well as his commitment to further the cause of justice to improve the lives of Virginians. Senator Marsh practiced civil rights law for 50 years and served as the first black mayor of Richmond and state senator.
Source: “Trial Lawyers honor Marsh.” Richmond Free Press. 2-4 April 2009: B5