David Nelson Receives Washington State Bar Association Local Hero Award

(Pictured L-R): Local Hero Award recipient David Nelson, WSBA president Bill Pickett, and Local Hero Award recipient Lisa Lowe (Clark County).  Photo credit: WSBA

The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) has named David Nelson as the most recent recipient of the Local Hero Award in recognition of his extensive community service and volunteer work in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties. The Local Hero Award is given to those who have made noteworthy contributions to their communities. WSBA President Bill Pickett presented the award at a luncheon on Friday, July 27, at the Hilton in Vancouver, Wash. Nelson was nominated by the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association. “David Nelson is a leader in our local legal community and frequently attends events and lends support to many agencies providing services to under-served and low-income people,” said Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Legal Aid Executive Director Lori Bashor.