Rhonda Hill Wilson Honored with American Association for Justice Distinguished Service Award
The American Association for Justice honored Philadelphia Nursing Home Negligence attorney Rhonda Hill Wilson with the Distinguished Service Award.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 21 2008] The American Association for Justice (AAJ) gathered in Philadelphia, PA, the birthplace of America, last month to recognize extraordinary contributions to the civil justice system. The five-day convention culminated with an awards ceremony to honor individuals who have worked to protect the constitutional right of all Americans to a trial by jury. Philadelphia Nursing Home Negligence attorney, Rhonda Hill Wilson, received the Distinguished Service Award.
Mary Alice McLarty, President at The McLarty Firm, P.C. in Dallas, TX; Don Beskind, Partner at Twiggs, Beskind, Strickland & Rabenau, P.A. in Raleigh, NC; and Larry Tawwater of The Tawwater Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in Oklahoma, OK were also honored.
According to the 2007-2008 AAJ President, Kathleen Flynn Peterson, “Rhonda and the other distinguished attorneys were honored for their public education and political outreach efforts for the 2007 – 2008 year. These individuals give of their time and talents to make a difference and promote fairness, diversity and justice publically.”
Hill Wilson is dedicated to the AAJ and its mission to promote a fair and effective justice system and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms. She recently served as an educator for four different 2008 Annual Convention programs. She addressed topics on navigating the ranks of leadership and applying focus group research to voir dire. Earlier this summer, she served as a faculty member and speaker for the AAJ’s Trial Advocacy College educational program “Litigation Nursing Home Cases” held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Hill Wilson is also a member of the organization’s Executive and Membership Oversight Committees and the National Finance, Justice List, Law Schools, and Organization Review Committees.
“I am thankful to have been honored by my colleagues at the American Association for Justice,” said Rhonda Hill Wilson. “The organization works tirelessly to provide the legal and general community with education and support programs that make a difference. I’m proud to be a part of it.”
Hill Wilson is an award-winning attorney who has been practicing law for nearly three decades in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She concentrates her practice in nursing home negligence, while also handling medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, motor vehicle accident and premises liability matters. She brings a high level of integrity and compassion to her clients. Hill Wilson also serves on The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia’s Advisory Board and as Chair for the Philadelphia Area “A Mind Is” Annual Giving Society to support the United Negro College Fund. She resides in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
About the American Association for Justice (AAJ)
As the world's largest trial bar, AAJ promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, defends the constitutional right to trial by jury, and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. Serving members worldwide, AAJ provides attorneys with the information and professional assistance they need to serve clients successfully and protect the democratic values of the civil justice system. Visit http://www.justice.org.
About the Law Offices of Rhonda Hill Wilson
The Law Offices of Rhonda Hill Wilson, P.C., headquartered in Philadelphia, handles civil litigation of personal injury claims such as nursing-home abuse and negligence, brain injuries, medical malpractice, wrongful death, work injuries and motor-vehicle and pedestrian accidents. One of the firm’s most recent successes includes a multi-million-dollar settlement for a woman who was left in a vegetative state following a Caesarean section. Hill Wilson has been named the Pennsylvania Ambassador for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) “A Mind Is” Annual Giving Society and has been named one of the Top Black Lawyers in the Tri- State Area by The Network Journal. She has also received the Presidential Award from the National Bar Association, is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been listed in Who’s Who in American Law. To learn more about the firm, visit www.rhwilson.com.