By Andrea Schmauss –
March 27, 2014 – The Nations Law Firm is pleased to announce that Howard L Nations received the Professor W. McKinley Smiley, Jr. Lighthouse Award at the 2014 Southern Trial Lawyers Association Mardi Gras Conference in New Orleans on February 28, 2014. This prestigious award is presented annually to America’s Most Outstanding Lawyer in the field of academics, legal scholarship and advocacy teaching and training. It recognizes lifelong devotion to the noble profession of trial law. Honorees stand out as mentors to young lawyers and professional peers, thus the award’s name “Lighthouse Award” – the light that shines from the lighthouse provides guidance and direction to those weathering the storm. W. McKinley Smiley, Jr., for whom the award is named, embodies all that the award seeks to uphold. Congratulations Mr. Nations!