Tonya A. Hunter Honored for Community Service by Ohio State Bar Foundation
September 19, 2017
Columbus, OH (Sept. 19, 2017)—Tonya A. Hunter received the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 3 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under on September 19, 2017.
A graduate of Ohio Northern University receiving both her B.S. and J.D. respectively, Tonya works in Findlay, OH at Marathon Petroleum Corporation in the Operations group. In her spare time, she is leading the next generation of volunteers through her service.
Hunter received this award because of her dedication to her community through her volunteer work as a Guardian Ad Litem with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in both Hancock and Clark counties. CASA works to provide abused and neglected children with quality advocacy in the court system.
She serves as a trustee for Legal Aid of Western Ohio and is the current Vice President of the Ohio Northern University Alumni Association Board.
About the Award
The Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under is presented to attorneys, 40 years of age or younger, who contribute substantial time and effort in service to a local social service or to a local civic, artistic or cultural organization. The service must be outside the recipients’ practice of law and given without compensation. Emphasis is placed on current service. Recipients represent the ideals of the legal profession and, by example, are a credit to the profession.