N.C. Bar Association Honors W&L Grad

Walter Hanna and his wife, Nancy

Walter Hanna and his wife, Nancy

The North Carolina Bar Association has honored Washington and Lee law alumnus Walt Hannah of the Class of 1950 with the dedication of the Walter L. Hannah Justice Fund. Walt ws the first associate of the Greensboro firm, which was called King, Kleemeier & Hagan when he joined in 1955. As the article in the NCBA News notes, Walt had served the  he has served in numerous leadership roles and received several honors fro the bar association. He was, for instance, the first recipient of the Evelyn M. Coman Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Construction Law. He’s also a 2002 inductee of the General Practice Hall of Fame. At the ceremony in Walt’s honor, his daughter, Nan, a 1993 W&L law grad and a Raleigh attorney and president-elect of the Wake County Bar Association and 10th Judicial District Bar, provided remarks on behalf of her father and family.



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