OCBC congratulates one its valued investors, Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila of Snell & Wilmer LLP, who received the Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award from California Women Lawyers on the eve of the State Bar Convention on October 12, 2013. The Soley Award is presented only when, in the CWL Board of Directors view, a worthy candidate is presented. Sungaila is the first to receive the award since it was created in Soley’s honor in 2011.
The award celebrates someone who is an excellent, civil and honorable lawyer; possesses a demonstrated commitment and passion regarding civic and charitable engagement; values compassion and empathy along with advocacy when addressing clients’ individual needs; works to improve the legal system through education and involvement in bar associations; participates in the public life of his or her community, state and nation; is a leader, a role model and mentor; and demonstrates a commitment to the mission of California Women Lawyers to advance women in the law. Congratulations M.C.! For more information, contact Delaine Moore, Communications Manager.