2013 Award Recipients
1. Attorney in the Public and Non-Profit Sector Award Recipient:
Stephanie Klupinski – Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Stephanie Klupinski, a graduate of Michael E. Moritz College of Law, is VP of Legal and Legislative Affairs at the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She was selected as the Attorney in the Public and Non-Profit Sector honoree not only for her work at OAPCS but also for being an excellent steward of the community. She is a supportive mentor to current Moritz Students and a great champion of the Moritz Education Law Society. She serves as an advocate for schools, law students, and the community where she lives and works.
2. Attorney in the Private Sector Award Recipient:
Sherri Lazear – Baker Hostetler
Sherri Lazear, a graduate of Michael E. Moritz College of Law, is a partner at Baker Hostetler in Columbus. She was selected at the Attorney in the Private Sector honoree for her work in establishing the YWCA Family Center Pro Bono Legal Aid Clinic. The clinic brings volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law students together to provide full-service brief advice and referrals to YWCA residents on a broad range of issues from criminal process, to landlord-tenant disputes, to bankruptcy and public benefits, to family services and more.