In her life and work, Veronica demonstrates the finest qualities of Pennsylvania trial lawyers.
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Veronica A. Richards, Esq. of Richards & Richards, LLP, Pittsburgh, will be awarded the 2013 Milton D. Rosenberg award by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), the state’s largest trial lawyer association, at its annual Retreat in Bedford Springs, PA on Saturday June 29.
This award is given to a trial lawyer whose devotion to injured victims and qualities of leadership and service best represent the life of the late past PAJ president after whom the award is named.
“I am proud to be presenting this award to Veronica Richards,” announced PAJ President Scott B. Cooper. “In her life and work, Veronica demonstrates the finest qualities of Pennsylvania trial lawyers.” Cooper added. “She is a shining example to all members, and is the perfect PAJ member to receive the award,” he concluded.
Richards is the managing partner of the law firm of Richards & Richards, LLP. She received her BSN in 1978 and a JD in 1989 from Duquesne University. She also received a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration and a Master’s Degree as a Clinical Nurse Practitioner in 1983. She entered the practice of law after spending over ten years in the health care field as a Clinical Hospital Administrator and as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner.
A compassionate advocate for the mentally disabled, Richards serves on the board of Our Own Home, which is a charity dedicated to providing housing and employment opportunities for the mentally ill. Our Own Home has a waiting list of over 200 individuals that face mental health challenges and want to work in their vocational program.