Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) attorney Mary Christine Reed has been honored by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association and the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation with the 2015 Public Interest Award.
The Public Interest Award is intended to honor an individual practicing law in Travis County who shows their merit in their work, their volunteer activities, and the atmosphere they create in the workplace. The award was presented on Friday, May 1st as part of the Annual Grants and Awards Luncheon held by the groups.
Reed is currently the director of TRLA’s Foster Youth Justice Project. She has been with TRLA for more than 20 years and was previously the director of TRLA’s Telephone Access to Justice (TAJ) program. She is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.