The Daily Record said that nearly 400 women were nominated for the statewide honor. Nominees were asked to describe their educational and career histories, professional and community activities, corporate and nonprofit board memberships, and mentoring experience. They were encouraged to submit letters of recommendation.
A panel of judges made up of business professionals and past winners reviewed the applications and selected this year’s honorees.
Green has served in UB’s Law Career Development Office since December 2008. She began teaching at the law school as an adjunct professor in 2006 after completing an appointment as a visiting clinical professor at the University of Maine School of Law. Before her clinical appointment, Green practiced as an attorney for more than 10 years, working on behalf of victims of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect.
Green started the School of Law’s newest leadership initiative, Women Lawyers as Leaders, and is behind UB’s Pro Bono Challenge and Alternative Spring Break. In 2014, she received both the Robert M. Bell Award for Leadership in Public Service and the James May Faculty Mentoring Award.