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Baltz Named MVP by Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project

October 22, 2012

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) Attorney Melissa Baltz has been named one of ten MVPs by the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP). Baltz will be honored by MVLP during its Pro Bono Awards Reception on Oct. 24.   

“We are so proud and congratulate Melissa on her recognition,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “This acknowledgment reinforces her commitment to service and community involvement which is echoed by our firm. 

Baltz is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Industry Team and e-discovery task force. She focuses her practice on medical liability defense and drug and medical device litigation. Prior to joining Butler Snow, Baltz represented the Department of Veterans Affairs in U.S. District Court, New York state courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board and the Veterans Board of Contract Appeals. She also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in New York. In 2009, Baltz received the Outstanding Service Award from the Capital Area Bar Association and she currently serves as Chair of the Web Technology Committee.       

The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, or "MVLP," is a 501(c) (3) non-profit legal aid organization. Formed in 1982, MVLP is the nation’s first formal association of a state bar association, the Mississippi Bar Association, and the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). MVLP’s long-standing relationship with the Mississippi Bar and the LSC has resulted in a professional and productive partnership, with attorneys unselfishly offering their time and talents to serve Mississippi's poor and less fortunate. MVLP names individuals as MVPs who have provided outstanding service to MVLP and its clients.  

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