July 05, 2013
Juvenile Law Center's Marsha Levick Honored With Inaugural Arlen Specter Award
The Legal Intelligencer, the oldest law journal in the United States, presented Juvenile Law Center Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Marsha Levick with its inaugural Arlen Specter Award in a ceremony on Thursday, June 27.
The Legal Intelligencer created this prestigious award to honor the late senator's legacy. It recognizes Marsha as "an attorney who in the past 10 years has done the most to promote the law, the legal profession, or the cause of justice in Pennsylvania."
The award was announced at a gala attended by hundreds of Pennsylvania luminaries. Marsha and the two other finalists for the award, Senior Judge John M. Cleland and attorney Joe H. Tucker, Jr., were selected by a special panel that included Legal Intelligencer staff, Dauphin Court of Common Pleas Judge Jeannine Turgeon, and attorney Thomas Kline, of Kline & Specter, P.C.
Special thanks to our Board member Dan Segal and Rebecca Melley, both of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, who accepted the award on behalf of Marsha and who have worked tirelessly alongside Juvenile Law Center to pursue justice for the children and families involved in the Luzerne County "kids-for-cash" scandal. Marsha was in Okinawa at the time of the gala, doing trainings on children's law and trial advocacy.