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Liz Huntley Awarded American Bar Association’s Outstanding Activity Award for work with The Johnson Institute

March 22, 2022

Lightfoot Senior Counsel and Director of Community Relations and Engagement Liz Huntley was recently recognized for her work as a board member of the Johnson Institute on a National Law Day Program executed in May 2021. Each year following Law Day on May 1st, the American Bar Association awards an individual, group or organization the “Outstanding Activity Award” for a Law Day program that educates and enriches their community. 

Huntley was a featured panelist in the Johnson Institute’s Program, “What is Due Process,” a virtual panel for high school students to explore and understand the idea of due process and role of law in society. The Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Institute works to support and protect the U.S. Constitution’s impact through sponsoring events and programs, providing resources and promoting civil dialogue and open conversations. 

A seasoned advocate beyond the courtroom, Huntley currently serves on the Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Institute Board of Directors, Auburn University Board of Trustees and University of Alabama School of Law Board of Governors. She serves as a Birmingham Bar Association and Alabama Law Foundation fellow and is a dedicated member of the Alabama School Readiness Alliance, Magic City Bar Association and Defense Research Institute. Huntley is also the co-founder and president of The Hope Institute. 

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