Kerri Smith Named 2018 Generation J.D. Honoree

Silverman Thompson


Baltimore, Md., April 18, 2018 The Daily Record selected Kerri Smith of Silverman Thompson to receive the 2018 Leadership in Law Award.

Leadership in Law Awards recognize Marylands legal professionals lawyers and judges whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding.

The top winner of this year’s Leadership in Law Awards will be announced at the celebration event May 17 at the BWI Hilton. The honoree will be determined by a vote of this year’s Leadership in Law winners.

In addition, The Daily Record ‘s Leadership in Law Awards include additional honors recognizing up-and-coming legal professionals through Generation J.D. and legal professionals with exemplary careers through the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nominations for all the awards were received from The Daily Records readers in addition to area law firms, bar associations, chambers of commerce and the business and legal communities at large. Nominees were asked to complete an application that outlined their career accomplishments, community involvement and mentoring activities that would distinguish them as outstanding leaders in the law. Winners were selected by a panel of legal and business leaders.

The Daily Record launched the Leadership in Law Awards in 2001 as a way to recognize the outstanding work being done by members of the legal community throughout Maryland.

“The recipients of this year’s Leadership in Law and Lifetime Achievement awards are outstanding leaders in the legal profession and also in the greater community. They are actively involved in making the communities in which they live and work the best they can be,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “Following closely in their footsteps are the Generation J.D. honorees who are already making a difference in their profession and in their communities. The Daily Record is honored to recognize all the award winners.”

The 2018 Leadership in Law Awards will be presented May 17 at a reception and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. at the BWI Hilton, 1739 West Nursery Road in Linthicum Heights. The event hashtag is #TDRawards.

Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the May 18 issue of The Daily Record and will be available online at The Daily Record Website.

Sponsors of The Daily Records 2018 Leadership in Law Awards include the Presenting Sponsor, the Maryland State Bar Association, and Congratulatory Sponsors Epsilon Registration and VPC Inc.

For more information about sponsorships and tickets for The Daily Records 2018 Leadership in Law Awards, visit The Daily Record Website or call 443-524-8161.

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