Nexsen Pruet Attorney Recognized by the Richland County Bar Association
December 16, 2015
Nexsen Pruet attorney Rick Mendoza has been honored with the 2015 Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award from the Richland County Bar Association.
The award is given by the Bar's Executive Committee in recognition of exemplary civility in the legal profession.
"No one exemplifies civility better than Rick," said Nexsen Pruet Board Chairman, John Sowards. "Anyone who has met him can attest to that. We are honored to work alongside him."
Mendoza was recognized at the Richland County Bar annual meeting and Christmas reception on Thursday, December 10th.
Rick Mendoza is a Certified Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law Specialist in the State of South Carolina. He chair of the Bankruptcy & Debtor-Creditor Law Specialization Advisory Board, appointed by the Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.
Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Civility Award
The Civility Award of the RCBA is named after the US District Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. It is awarded to the judge and to the lawyer who, in the opinion of the Executive Committee of the RCBA, best exemplifies the word “civility.” The Executive Committee recognizes that it is a high honor to be nominated or selected for this recognition as attorneys perform their responsibilities in various capacities of the legal profession.
Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 200 attorneys in Greensboro,Charlotte, and Raleigh, N.C as well as Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.