Fasanelli receives Cardin Award from MLSC

afchjHPRP executive director Antonia Fasanelli (left, with Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera) was awarded the Benjamin L. Cardin Distinguished Service Award by the Maryland Legal Services Corp. earlier this week.

The Cardin Award is given annually to an outstanding public interest lawyer who has dedicated their career to legal services. Fasanelli has worked with homeless people her entire 15-year legal career, including nine years as executive director at HPRP.

Fasanelli shared the Cardin Award with Blaine A. Hoffmann, director of legal services for Heartly House, a domestic violence program and emergency shelter in Frederick.

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