Heartfelt congratulations to retired Weston Hurd partner, Hilary Taylor, who was honored by the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) at its annual meeting in Cleveland. The OACTA Inclusion and Equity Scholarship shall now be known as the OACTA Hilary S. Taylor Inclusion and Equity Scholarship in honor and in appreciation of Hilary’s many years of service and leadership to the organization.
Hilary’s service to OACTA has included:
Chair of OACTA’s Diversity Committee from 2010-2017
Member of the OACTA Board of Trustees in 2017
Recipient of the Frank Seth Hurd Member of the Year Award in 2014
Under Hilary’s leadership, “OACTA developed a Diversity Statement, initiated a Diversity Committee, was nationally recognized in 2011 as the recipient of the DRI (Defense Research Institute) State and Local Defense Organization Diversity Award, developed the OACTA Foundation to provide a funding source for the scholarship, and provided financial support to twenty-two (22) law students, to date, all in an effort to support and promote inclusion and equity in our profession and in the community.”