Maryland Legal Services Corporation Rising Star Award (MD UCEDD)

October 15, 2018

The Maryland Legal Services Corporation board of directors selected Mallory Finn as the 2018 recipient of the Rising Star Award. This award is presented to an attorney who has practiced law for 10 years or less and has significantly contributed to expanding access to justice by serving the civil legal needs of low-income Marylanders or advancing the delivery of civil legal services.

Ms. Finn has been a staff attorney with Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law) at Kennedy Krieger Institute since August of 2014. She represents children with disabilities and their families in special education disputes across the state of Maryland. As a law student, Ms. Finn spent four semesters with Project HEAL. Ms. Finn will receive this award at MLSC's Annual Awards Reception, to be held Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore.