Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 23, 2009 -
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center(NSVRC) recently announced that attorney Steven Rowe of law firm Verrill Dana has been awarded the 2009 Visionary Voice Award for developing task forces, conference sponsorship, and other efforts to address stalking and violence against women and children.
Former Attorney General and Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, Rowe currently serves as Counsel in Verrill Dana's Litigation & Trial Department.
This award recognizes the creativity, hard work, and dedication of individuals around the country working to address and prevent sexual violence. Winners are selected by their respective state, tribal, or territory anti-sexual violence coalitions and represent a wide range of individuals doing this critical work at the local level.
Karen Baker, NSVRC Director, notes that April, nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, is an appropriate time to acknowledge the commitment and success of these outstanding individuals.