MILWAUKEE, June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, June 18, 2015, the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) held its 157th Annual Meeting & Luncheon and honored Attorney Michael Hupy, President of Hupy and Abraham, S.C., with the Distinguished Service Award.
Every year, the Milwaukee Bar Association recognizes outstanding accomplishments of members of the legal community at this premier celebration. Out of the thousands of lawyers in the community, Attorney Hupy was selected as this year's Distinguished Service Award recipient. The MBA presents the award to a member of the bar whose extraordinary service over the years has helped to support and better the legal profession. Attorney Hupy has surpassed normal expectations for his work with his legal peers and the community.
He has been involved with several lawyer-run organizations and is a member of the National Trial Lawyers, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Additionally, Attorney Hupy is past president of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Trial Lawyers Board of Directors.
Attorney Hupy is well known for believing that the best way one can support the community is by giving back to the people served. He has made numerous efforts to ensure that organizations made to assist disadvantaged members of society continue to thrive. These efforts include donations of more than $100,000 to Marquette University Law School and $150,000 to the Milwaukee Justice Center as a founding member and supporting the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee.
The law firm of Hupy and Abraham, S.C. congratulates Attorney Michael Hupy for receiving this well-deserved honor, and for being a dedicated philanthropist in the Milwaukee community.
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