Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has named Senior Clinical Instructor and Co-Managing Director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic at GBLS, Nancy Kelly, as one of its Top Women for 2016. A ceremony will be held on October 27th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place to recognize her and the other honorees.
Ms. Kelly has worked as a Harvard Law School Human Rights Program fellow and also as an adjunct professor of immigration and asylum law at Northeastern University School of Law. At the Human Rights Program, she initiated the nationally and internationally prominent Women Refugees Project, a centerpiece of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic’s work. Among other honors, Ms. Kelly received the 2000 John G. Brooks Award of the Boston Bar Association for her work with refugee women and children, and for her teaching at the clinic.
Each year Lawyers Weekly honors women attorneys who have made tremendous professional strides and demonstrated great accomplishments in the legal field, which includes: pro bono, social justice, advocacy and business. The awards highlight women who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers, and role models.
Our office extends heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Kelly on this great achievement!