Honors & Awards
Ian McWilliams of New England Trial Services was presented with The 2017 MATA President’s Award, “For his unwavering commitment and true dedication to” the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. Ian has worked with MATA leadership and members in creating a series of video productions, teaching Massachusetts Attorneys how to conduct panel Voir Dire, use focus groups and effective use of video at trial.
Trina N. Brown, The Paralegal Manager, received the Pro Bono College award of the State Bar of Texas. This award was given for meeting the standard of eligibility by making outstanding contributions of legal services to low-income Texans. Trina provided more than 100 hours of pro bono services.
Dennis Thompson, Trial Lab LLC, was the recipient of the 2011 Steve Chaney Friend of the Law School Award presented by the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Alumni Association. This annual award honors non-alumni for service to the law school. He is the first non-attorney to receive this award. Dennis is a frequent guest lecturer. Also, he is volunteer coach of mock trial, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and client counseling teams in regional, national and international competitions.
Andrea Schrager, Meadowlands Consumer Center, Inc. was named one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business. This award recognizes women who have been making headlines in their fields. Ms. Schrager started her company over 25 years ago and she now has nearly fifty employees. Meadowlands is a global marketing research and consulting company with technologically innovative focus group facilities.