Vélez Martínez to receive IMPACTO Award

Professor Sheila I. Vélez Martínez, of the Pitt School of Law, was named the recipient of the 2019 IMPACTO Award.

The award is presented by the Latinx Law Students Associations to a Latinx lawyer or ally whose work in the legal academy, judiciary, private practice of law, government, public service agency, or community organization has positively impacted Latinx communities.

Vélez Martínez will accept the award on Sept. 19 at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.