LAS VEGAS – Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce the election of Patricia Lee, Esq. as board president. Lee succeeds Robyn Ratcliffe Manzini who served on the board of directors for ten years, four-and-a-half as board president. Prior to her election, Lee served as president-elect for two years. Lee was elected board president at the 2017 annual meeting on November 8, 2017 and will serve a two-year term.
Lee is a partner with Hutchison & Steffen, practicing primarily in business and commercial litigation. She attended the University of Southern California (USC) and obtained a dual degree in psychology and communications in 1997. Among the awards she received while attending USC were the Thurgood Marshall Leadership Award and Order of Troy for academic achievement. Her dedication to community activism continued at George Washington University where she was elected as the Community Service Director for the Student Bar Association as well as the Student Director over the Small Business Clinic where she assisted small businesses in economically distressed communities with their legal needs.
In 2014, Patricia was awarded the prestigious Pro Bono Publico Award from the American Bar Association, which is awarded each year to five lawyers across the country that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteer legal services for the poor and disadvantaged. Lee was the first attorney in Nevada to receive this distinction.